The King's Head Inn
Friday, Saturday: 8:15am - 9:30pm
The place was buzzing. Excellent customer service.
good food, but the restaurant was soooo hot inside, there were doors that could have been opened but wasnt even the staff commented on how hot it was, would have sat and had a drink after but just had to get out of there because of the heat.
Always a great dinner
I love this Inn, it has a lovely atmosphere, good food, lovely setting especially if you visit in summer. The staff are attentive and do not make you feel rushed over your meal, I have never had a poor experience
Starters and sweet very good and evening off to a good start with friendly waitress saying a request for a cup of tea was no problem! My wife and I both chose the steak and mushroom in ale pie, something we both eat reasonably frequently when dining in pubs. The vegetables were very good as was the pastry on the pie, nice and short. However, the contents between the two pies varied incredibly. I fished out a large piece of fat from my mouth about half way through the pie, and was then astonished to find myself doing the same thing again on two other occasions. My wife's pie contained no fat on the meat. I brought it to the waitresses attention when we had finished, she apologised and said she would tell the chef. She didn't come back to us so we asked her what the chef had said, and she stated that he said some people like it like that! I cannot remember the last time I ate a steak pie out in a pub having any fat on the meat. I felt I needed to say more so on the way out of the pub I brought it to the attention of I assume the manager. He immediately knew what we were talking about, said he'd examined the fat on my plate and thought most of it was meat not fat! I was so incensed we walked out mid sentence. Very poor customer service in my view and it spoilt an otherwise nice evening. I was not looking to gain anything out of this complaint, but felt I had been very poorly treated. Needless to say no tip was left.
This was our first visit to the Angel and we'll go back again. The lunch menu whilst not extensive was full of good things. It is moderately expensive but you get what you pay for. Very attentive staff.
Great food, good atmosphere and excellent service. Good selection of beers too.
This was the first time that we had visited The King's Head and had a really fabulous Sunday lunch, the most delicious Sunday lunch ever anywhere. Very good atmosphere and divine roast pork and all the trimmings. Even the cavolo Nero was not overcooked. Good value too, we will certainly be back.
We come here quite often and it just never disappoints! We came with friends from out of town and can honestly say they will be returning again.
The Sunday roast was just delicious. Between the table we have both the beef and pork, both of which were amazing. The anise cooked carrots were definitely worth a mention along with the large Yorkshire pudding and crackling.
The team were great and given how busy they were, very professional and efficient.
We’ll definitely be back.
Excellent food and service
We had sunday lunch in the garden on a lovely September day. The food, setting, and staff were all absolutely lovely. A real gem!
this is my 5th visit to the Kings Head and it never fails to dissappoint outstanding pub/restaurant that ticks all the boxes Congrats to the owners and all the staff.
Really lovely atmosphere, combination of locals in the bar area where you can dine, or there is a more formal dining room.
Incredible food, exceptional menu choice, lovely service, great price for the quality.
Have booked to go back in a couple of months!
Superb atmosphere and great food.
A new found local favourite.
A beautiful setting and a beautiful pub. Lots of choice for us all, including our 12 year old daughter, who is vegetarian. Polite and friendly staff and a simply delicious, healthy and flavoursome supper.
A lovely village pub in a super setting. Pretty gardens where you can eat out in good weather. Will be coming back soon!
It is good that you welcome well-behaved dogs which suits the friends we met and we were given a table away from another dog which was not too happy with our presence.
Lovely place. Would definitely go back. Food was great. Accomadation was lovely as well
Excellent meal. Great friendly service. Reasonable prices. Couldn’t fault the food.
A proper English pub in every sense. Lovely.
Great food, even better service! Everyone's food was great and the atmosphere was really nice.
We were seated in a small dark bar at the front and were not told of other tables further in to the building that would have been nicer. It was hot in the bar and the settle we were seated at was most uncomfortable. We wish we'd chosen the garden or further into the restaurant. Two of us ordered the fish and chips and both felt the fish was dry and over battered. The pudding was strange too. My partner asked for Caeser salad with out the anchovies, but they were left in and he had to pick them out. Nothing was too bad to complain but there are loads of other places nearby that are better. It was where we were seated that was the worst of the visit.
Having escaped from the Cornbury festival for a couple of hours, we visited on Sunday for lunch.
We've been to this pub on a few occasions (we live in Sussex) and it didn't disappoint, in fact I'd go as far as saying this was the best Sunday roast that I've ever bought in a restaurant - top marks for lovely tasty moist pork and gorgeous crackling..... you'll need to book, this is a popular spot.
Very good friendly service and wine sold by the carafe, which is always a winner if there are only two of you and one is driving!
Wouldn't hesitate to recommend and hope to be back again when we're in the area.
We booked the restaurant and were seated instead in the bar, as the restaurant was booked for a party - why not inform us of this? Other diners arrived later to receive the same news despite booking 3 months previously. I stated that my husband (whose birthday it was) is gluten intolerant, no information was forthcoming; on a previous visit, last year the service was excellent and the maitre d carefully went through the menu explaining what was available. The table was adjacent to a noisy bar, the seating a pew whereby we perched uncomfortably next to one another, rather than opposite one another, which as a replacement restaurant table goes - is pretty rubbish. The mixed meat platter we shared as a starter was very good, however my husband's main of fresh crab didn't come with the side order of fries as stated on the menu, we queried this with the server who said, yes we had got everything we ordered. We began to eat, and then a bout 5 minutes later the fries arrived with no apology. My risotto had a good balance of flavours but was overcooked and sections of it were lukewarm, as if it had been sitting in the kitchen for some time. Overall very disappointing and we will not be returning.
We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon after an excellent lunch we were loathe to leave and decoded to sit in the garden for a drink. The flowers were delightful and the service first class. Next time we will have afternoon tea. Many thanks
Good family lunch, relaxed and accommodates our dogs and children
Super charming spot. Warm and attentive staff. Service was superior to many other places we’ve visited during our stay in U.K. food was AWESOME!
Exceptional meal. Great location, beautiful setting, great atmosphere inside and authentically decorated. Plenty of space outdoors too, with wonderful beer garden and views. Staff very attentive and welcoming. Food was fantastic, Sunday Roast (beef), was one of the finest I've had in a while.
Only tiny criticism would be perhaps having more than just one set of swings outside for children, but in general I cannot recommend this place highly enough
We were a party of 5 and excited to be dining at a pub that had won pub of the year. We went out of our way geographically as a result to try the Kings Head and did so with reasonably high expectations having eaten in some of the previous winners of this award. The pub is charming, full of character and in a lovely, you could say quintessentially English village setting. The bar staff were fun and engaging and created a great first impression as they organised our first round of drinks. We were shown to our table which was in a slightly quieter area off the main bar and then given the menu's. Our first reaction was that they were quite limited but this is often a sign that more care is taken over delivering a smaller number of dishes to a very high standard. We ordered and the reality is that the dishes were perfectly fine. They fell a long way short of being outstanding in our opinion though. The service wasn't great either with long periods between courses and although the waiting staff were all very courteous and asked good questions, we actually had four different staff over the course of the evening so the continuity suffered a little. Don't get me wrong, it was a perfectly acceptable meal and far from a bad experience but all five of us were left feeling just a little underwhelmed. I wouldn't consider driving out of my way to go back but I'd be delighted if this was my village local.
Lovely setting, friendly, good atmosphere and food was great
Tasty pub food, great service, light and relaxing ambience
Winner of the Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2018 and deservingly so. Had lunch and evening meal. Delious food and room for a dessert. Smart bedrooms and variety of seating areas inside and out. Very attentive service too. Beautiful
Good food Great atmosphere Desserts are not particularly good value though
The food was very good but spoiled by our pudding order being forgotten and we had a 45 min wait for it. Most good restaurants would have waived the pudding cost but no such goodwill gesture was made.
Not quite as good as I expected based on its accolades. The feel of the pub/restaurant was more of a commercial enterprise rather than a homely pub, not that there is anything wrong with that, it was not just the experience I was hoping for.
Visited the Kings Head Inn after hearing that it had recently won the best pub 2018. Was really disappointed with my visit. Beer was served warm, and when questioned why we were rudely told that all their beers are served this way. The young gentleman behind the bar was very abrupt and unfriendly. Although I should note that the female waiting staff were very attentive and bubbly. Food was hugely overpriced. Only one main vegetarian option, which wasn't that great at all. I'd save your money and go elsewhere. Whilst the ambience of the pub is cosy and cute, it's nothing to should about.
Lovely pub, great food and atmosphere! Highly recommended and will be back :)
A lovely country pub with an excellent selection of spirits, friendly staff and tasty food.
Desserts however are VERY expensive for the amount you receive.
Lovely pub in a picturesque location. Very good food and great service. Good value. Definitely would recommend
We went for dinner while away in the Coswolds. The food was very good and well presented and the restaurant has a great atmosphere.