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King William IV

Chishill Road, Heydon SG8 8PW, England
+44 1763 838773
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Chishill Road, Heydon SG8 8PW, England
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1 - 10 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived just after Christmas and stayed in the B&B part of this pub, rooms poorly cleaned, dirty bathrooms, very uncomfortable beds and budget pillows all for £110 per night which we think is expensive. Breakfast was also very poor with no choice and poor...More

Thank mileslady2014
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the King William. I am sorry that you felt your stay didn't live up to expectations. I am concerned that your opinion of the room cleanliness was negative as we have a checking system in place backed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself & two Friends popped in for a NEW YEARS EVE AFTERNOON BEER, haven’t been to this pub for a long time. We were greeted well by cheerful friendly lady,Sat by a log burner at a very comfortable table. Beer good, service & setting excellent....More

Thank CHRIS L
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive review, its much appreciated. Happy New Year and we are looking forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I called in at this lovely place whilst in Heydon for a very short time to attend to a matter nearby. We hadn't booked, but hoped for a quick lunch - we only had an hour. Several large lunch parties had arrived,...More

1  Thank ProfMikeFerguson
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the great review, it is really appreciated. We always aim to please and are so happy when our guest's expectations are exceeded. Have a happy new year and do let us know when you are returning!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a Gem we just found! Highly recommend this place. Four of us have just had an excellent meal here today. Starters were delightful, tasty and there was plenty on the plate. I personally had a sirloin steak for main of which I’m very fussy...More

Thank Nikki C
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind comments, we appreciate you taking the time to note them. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the new year.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant for an evening meal. It wasn't particularly busy for a Saturday night, but that may well be because it is near Christmas. Although it was fairly quiet, it was still atmospheric. We don't often have 3 courses, but couldn't help...More

Thank Emily C
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review and for the great comments. Merry Christmas and we hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Good service, excellent food - both meat and vegetarian - in a pleasant, comfortable place. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Weeley1
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. Merry Christmas!

Reviewed 12 December 2017

I booked a meal for 16 Guests including 4 teenagers. Our table was not ready on arrival we had to simply stand around whilst it was made up. The place was not busy. After an hour we still had no drinks and our food order...More

Thank Mabof
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

I am very concerned with this review as it does not resemble any of the recent bookings we have had at the King William nor does it sound like us. We have not had any bookings for 16 guests over the past week and certainly...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We had been when the place was dirty staff poor and the food reheated in a microwave Now it is better Although the menu hasn’t changed much the wine and staff have so it’s a real improvement Although a bit pricey food wise the dust...More

Thank Anna v
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Many thanks for this review .... You are absolutely right about the King William being under new management. It is early days and we are striving to make improvements every week. The menu will be reviewed in the new year, however there are plenty of...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Cosy pub, friendly staff, prompt service and great food.....what's not to like? The dark chocolate and raspberry retro trifle is to die for.

Thank dougalmcdougal
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

BIG thank you for such a nice review. Do come and see us soon!

Reviewed 25 November 2017

Just had a lovely lunch, but was spoiled by Restaurant being so cold, I had guests with me, who complained of being cold throughout their dining. We have been going to King William for a number of years, and this last experience have left us...More

Thank _sandrarose_lester1
Gillian M, Manager at King William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

So sorry for you feeling the cold. its an issue that we are aware of and are trying to fix. Do come and again and by all means check whether we have rectified the room temperatures.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chishill Road, Heydon SG8 8PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Heydon
  • Phone Number: +44 1763 838773
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Description
Our 16th Century Inn is set in the heart of the glorious Cambridgeshire countyside yet only one hour's drive from London or twenty minutes from the beautiful University city of Cambridge. We serve real ales and an excellent selection of bar meals. The restaurant is a perfect for a romantic evening for two or a party of up to 70. An excellent venue for business lucheon or dinner parties by arrangement. Please note that our opening hours are slightly different to our serving hours. Serving Times: Mon-Fri: 12:00-2:00 pm 6:00 - 9:30 pm Sat: 12:00-9:30 pm Sun: 12:00-9:00 pm
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