We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ye Olde King's Head

€€ - €€€, European, British
116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
+1 310-451-1402
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (57 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (17 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (357)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always pop in here if in LA for a bit of home cooking . Love the food and friendly service . Take a look at the pictures on the wall of the stars who have visited Always seems busy which says something

Thank SF102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was lovely.. bacon sausage tomatoes eggs fried bread beans cup of tea Heinz sauce great waitress was lovelybest brekkie in LA

Thank Angie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for late drinks... lively place with a few comedians trying to play darts, music etc... only negative was my Wife's 'Pinot Grigio' wine tasted more like dog urine and was quite undrinkable, my Guinness was great however!

Thank Craigside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pub in wonderful location. Shop has huge selection of old country favorites. I have eaten here many many times and have always found teh breakfast to be good, hot tasty and great value. The beer is exceptional. The lunch and dinner has always failed...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Olds King's Head in Santa Monica is a good place for a drink and some food while you are in the area. It is easy to get to and the food and service are good, too.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We liked the atmosphere of the restaurant, so stopped there but noone came to seat us so after a while we gave up. Later we decided to give it another try so returned and were seated this time .... but then noone came to take...More

Thank pengemex
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I spotted this restaurant at we parked our car across the street. When we returned from the beach a half block away, we were ready for dinner. We ate inside as it was a hot evening, Awesome pictures on the walls. lots of wood. The...More

Thank SherrysPortkey
Reviewed 5 August 2017

As Brits living in LA for a while we couldn't resist trying this place. They definitely have the British vibe down to a tee, even with the "I'm not really interested" service that us Brits get used to. Having said that the food was really...More

Thank cheesecake0509
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Came in here for some drinks on a Saturday night, the place was half full but everyone was sitting or standing around the bar which made it hard to get a drink, the staff were too busy and interested in talking to their friends instead...More

Thank eblac
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Well we had finally reached the end of our journey from Chicago to LA on Route 66 with our Aussie friends. Just before we went to find the pier and get to official end of our journey we though a lunch stop was long overdue....More

Thank wannabeaussie
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
Nearby Restaurants
The Misfit Restaurant & Bar
680 reviews
.11 km away
Boa Steakhouse
751 reviews
.07 km away
Water Grill Santa Monica
918 reviews
.08 km away
Blue Plate Oysterette
822 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Third Street Promenade
5,088 reviews
.17 km away
Ocean Avenue
565 reviews
.16 km away
Santa Monica Visitor Center
72 reviews
.21 km away
Camera Obscura
5 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ye Olde King's Head staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-1402
  • E-mail
British Pub, Restaurant, Gift Shoppe & Bakery in the heart of Santa Monica. World famous for over 40 years serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. LIVE sports, Patio Dining, Happy Hour Mon - Fri 4-7pm. Full bar.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing