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King's Head Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Lakeside Hotel A591, Thirlmere, Keswick CA12 4TN, England
+44 17687 72393
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Lakeside Hotel A591, Thirlmere, Keswick CA12 4TN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 5 nights here and explored every part of the Lakes radiating out each day. Great hotel, very comfortable room and great choice of breakfast... the full English setting me up for the whole day! I was travelling alone and was able to take...More

Thank Sarah S
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah S, Thank you for sharing your kind words about your stay with us. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time here and felt well looked after. We like to make sure guests are well fed for days exploring The Lakes, so I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The King’s head is a typical inn with nice staff and good food. Very good location. Plenty room for parking and you can’t hear the road at night. Keswick is nearby for shopping. The staff is very helpful and hard working. Next time we visit...More

Thank JossP63
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi JossP63, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your time spent with us. I am so pleased to know we could offer everything you felt you needed to make your stay enjoyable. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was a great addition to our Lakes District holiday. We wanted to stay at a traditional roadside inn - what a fine choice this was. The staff at the front desk were very helpful, parking is ample and accessible and the pub and...More

Thank bluesonwhyte
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi bluesonwhyte, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us. I am so pleased to know you found our team helpful. The whole team work really hard to show the guests we genuinely care about their stay and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steak and kidney pudding was huge but the meat was tough, dry, grizzly and fatty. Clearly very little attention had been paid to preparing the meat properly. The pudding itself had a strange aroma which I put down as paprika. I'm unsure why paprika would...More

Thank JackTheLad77
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi JackTheLad77, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We appreciate all comments as it can help us improve our service. I am saddened to hear that you felt we weren't as good as we once were. I'm an unsure whether you mean this in more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving past the car park was always full/ busy so decided to give it a go one evening whilst staying locally, outdoor seating area on the grass is nice, bar area quite nice too and seating around the bar, as you go in and turn...More

Thank 12njh
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 12njh, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your evening with us. We appreciate all feedback we get as it helps highlight areas we may need to pay more attention too. I am glad to know you felt welcomed by...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

A first class Hotel with pleasant and hard working staff. Excellent food, but not the cheapest. A Wonderful place to chill out.

Thank RobertBeverley
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi RobertBeverley, Thank you so much for sharing your kind words on your stay with us. I am so pleased to know you were welcomed warmly by our team and enjoyed the meals. Hopefully we will see you again. Kind regards, Jess

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Visited twice now, both occasions food and drink have been good. Good views from the beer garden - overlooking Thirlmere and the fells. Bizarre setup regarding the staff, I have placed orders at the bar numerous times, for either drinks or food, the staff member...More

Thank Andy M
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Andy M, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your visit to our Inn. I am glad to know you have chosen to eat with us numerous times and always enjoy it. Our beer garden is in a fantastic location...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We wanted to escape from Keswick once again and rather then to Braithwaite came into this great spot. Called to book table at 7 and got option at 8! Friday evening! Absolutely awesome Food and drink great(beetroot risotto spot on); reasonably priced. The only fault...More

Thank Jiri B
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hi Jiri B, Thank you for taking some time to share your kind words. I am so pleased you both enjoyed your meal with us. I deeply apologise for the flies though. We normally don't have an issue as we have those luminous lights, however,...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

nice pub, good staff, beer and food. We sat outside in a lovely little garden area, well shaded with umbrellas, and trees. Had really good food and huge portions. Recommend.More

Thank Michael W
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Hi Michael W, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. I am so pleased you chose to stop off and have some food with us. We are in the perfect location to enjoy this summer sun with a nice cold pint and...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

My husband booked this for my birthday, what a little gem, Peter and his team was brilliant so friendly and nothing was to much trouble, the rooms were very clean and comfortable, also the views from our room, well the breakfast, there was nothing they...More

Thank Alice A
Jessica J, Manager at King's Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Hi Alice A, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us. I am so happy to know you all enjoyed your time here and you felt special for your birthday. I am glad to know you enjoyed all...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakeside Hotel A591, Thirlmere, Keswick CA12 4TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Thirlmere
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72393
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