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Local cuisine, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene
David and Jackie welcome you to The Kings Head Inn. Built in the 16th century it is renowned for its warm, friendly atmosphere and personal service - truly a 'home from home'. Set on the edge of Theddlethorpe a village in the county of Lincolnshire, England. Situated approximately four miles north of Mablethorpe on the coast of the North sea The Kings Head Inn owned by David and Jackie, believes that everyone should enjoy food made from the best ingredients and prepared with care and imagination. On the restaurant page are some sample menus with a flavour of what you can expect at The Kings Head Cards are accepted apart from American Express and if a purchase is under £10 there is a £2 surcharge
USD 7 - USD 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here before had a great time ,very well looked after,the food was loverly.and jackie and dave made us very welcome.we made this our first stop over as we was so looked after before lockdown just had to get back.thanks jackie and dave .

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic weekend at this pub. Stayed in the motorhome, couldn’t ask for better hosts or better food. Thanks Jackie and Dave

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed yesterday

We visited here. 15 April I don’t usually do reviews. The land lord lady are very welcoming. Nothing to much for them food was. Better then better pet friendly camper van friendly. Could not do enough for us. Even did us a free coffee before...we went home. Dave landlord was extremely helpful. Let me use his tools due to a fault on van socials distancing was adhered to. I would recommend the fish. And steak marks out of 10 I’d give them a 11. Don’t take my opinion for it go try it. I don’t think if you have a sense of humour you will when you’ve gone Jackie is barking mad. But so kind. I now need a second visit just to make sure. I wasn’t dreaming look forward to visiting these genuine people againMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 27 October 2020

Visited to have an outside drink with our 3 dogs with a view to booking our wedding reception meal here. Was ignored at the non restaurant bar for 15 mins as staff pulled drinks....eventually was spoken to and told they were too busy to serve...outside drinks....had driven 26 miles each way to look and appraise for a reception...my partner went in to ask how long we would have to wait for seated service outdoor and was told rudely...it wouldnt happen....there were a dozen people outside who had been refused service (the first time in my adult lifetime...I am very over age....but still youthful looking...that I have been refused)....so we drove to another village pub close by....had a drink with the dogs and booked our reception....very poor show....wont ever patronise them again......our own village pub has a restaurant and a bar and a marquee for overflow service and we dont refuse to serve outside patrons.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Today we had Fish and Chips from here and it really is legendary. Massive piece of fresh haddock beautifully cooked. Will definitely return next year when this is over and we can eat in the restaurant. Just thinking should we have a full English breakfast...before heading home!!!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020

Very pleasant, accomodating, welcoming owners. Stayed 2 nights in our motor home, no charge if you have your evening meal with them. Food good & reasonably priced, limited menu which is understandable in these unprecedented times. Fish and chips is massive! Outdoor dining available. Toilets...open 24hrs if needed. Nice quiet countryside area, slept well. Thank you Dave & Jackie!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Lovely 16th century pub with amazing thatched roof. Due to Covid 19 the pub is being run as a B&B but we were welcome to park up our motorhome with electric hook up. We could not have been made more welcome by Jackie and Dave....Due to restricted dining numbers Jackie cooked us gorgeous fish and chips and brought them to the motorhome. Dave brought a couple of beers across. They could not have been more friendly and accommodating. We will definitely stop over here again on our travels.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020

thank you Jackie and Dave for a fantastic couple of days in your beautiful Inn. the room is lovely, everything you need, soft towels, refreshments and toiletries, bathrobes and towels for the hot tub. the little garden and hot tub are brilliant for a nice...relaxing stay. You both did more than enough to welcome us and Charlie the Springer. The atmosphere is very friendly and relaxing in the restaurant. The food you cook is gorgeous, steaks are cooked to perfection and nothing was to much trouble. There are lovely quiet beaches minutes away for walking along. This is definitely a place we will be returning to. Thanks again and hope to see you soon, Lisa, Mark & Charlie xMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Fantastic food, service and hosts, we stayed for 2 nights at the start of our holiday and returned to spend the last 3 nights with friends. (The hosts) Jackie and Dave. We cannot reccomend this place highly enough! Just don't all turn up at once!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 5 August 2020

Nice atmosphere and quiet enough to relax at night and breakfast was offered, tidy clean room, only criticism is the room was far too warm and the mattress was like a ROCK! Slightly over priced, but not bad considering we booked on the day of...our stay.More

Date of visit: July 2020
jacquelinedougray, Owner at Kings Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Well well, how strange. I’ve got a few questions for you, if that’s ok........... what is the wallpaper like in the room where you stayed?? What colour is the pub????? Do you have any idea where you stayed because I can tell you it wasn’t...More

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1 May 2019|
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Response from Kenneth S | Reviewed this property |
This is a very old building yes you can just get in but to get to restaurant may proove difficult
22 April 2019|
Response from Iain_Cameron55 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, went in the winter so not sure about the beer garden, there are certainly seats outside. Can't help about the dog either.
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  • Kings Head Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5