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The Queens Head

€€ - €€€, British,
The Hythe, Maldon CM9 5HN, England
+44 1621 854112
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (38 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Hythe, Maldon CM9 5HN, England
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1 - 10 of 380 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had heard good things about this place but never again!! Lady taking my order seemed more interested in her phone than what I wanted to eat. After finally getting the food it was cold, asked for it to be taken back and I was looked...More

Thank maldonking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a spot of lunch during the half term break. Good menu, nice range of choices, friendly and quick service and tasty food when it arrived.

Thank Benchambers99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here we go.... The big review, that I have been waiting to publish for some time. Reason for the delay is due to the terrifying experience I had at this establishment. So... I arrived on a cold winter morning with a good friend to enjoy...More

4  Thank HTRTYD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub food, great beers and excellent service. I’ve been there a number of times now and rarely have to wait longer than 2 minutes to be served at the bar. Food service is excellent too and there is a good choice on the menu....More

1  Thank Gary R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had a nice vibe to it...So I thought. When you get there you are greeted by the wonderful smell of wet mud and salt. This though, wasn’t even half of the problem. So my friends and I went for a few drinks on...More

3  Thank Josh R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A good well priced Sunday lunch much enjoyed by myself and husband. The pub is very comfortable and ideally located by the water side. There is also plenty of outside seating for the summer months.

Thank tonik3
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here on the 31st Dec to ask on the off chance if they had a table for 7. We were seated in the Port Hole. 2 steaks, 4 slow cooked beef and a wild mushroom pasta was ordered, and I must say even tho...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to go and eat, the staff are friendly, the food is great and it’s dog friendly.

Thank paul19611
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Ate here with a group of friends and one other table occupied. The food was nice but there wasn't much of it. The dining room was shut away and felt isolated. For the price I wasn't impressed.

2  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We have often had meals in the Queen's head, Maldon and have always been more than satisfied. There is always a good selection of well cooked and prepared meals at a reasonable price and the staff all very pleasant and helpful. Yesterday's meals were to...More

2  Thank John G
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2017|
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Response from AlandeWalden | Reviewed this property |
This is a legal question, so I suggest googling to find out the law on the employment of young people in premises serving alcohol.
26 April 2017|
Response from Charles L | Property representative |
Sorry we don't do a cooked breakfast at the moment. We do run our full menu from 11am every day if that is of any use
20 October 2016|
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Response from gsmiley475 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in both bars which also serve food. Not in the restaurant away from the bars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Hythe, Maldon CM9 5HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 854112
The best pub venue in Maldon, set on the Blackwater river.Thames barges aline the quayside. Large patio area, with seating for over 100 people. Over looked by Maldon St Marys Church. A wonderful setting on the quay, a fantastic old working dock fo yesteryear.
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