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King's Head

Upper Street
CT14 8BJ

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Premises Description

A traditional 18th-century village pub.

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

5.30 - 8 Tues
5.30 - 9.30 Thu - Fri
12 - 2.15, 6 - 9.30 Sat
12 - 6 Sun



About the Pub

A traditional 18th-century village pub a short walk uphill from the sea.

There are three beamed rooms surrounding a central bar. Local historical photos adorn the walls and the frosted glass front door advertises the long-closed local brewery, Thompsons of Walmer. In the winter months there's a welcoming log fire in the public bar.

The back bar opens onto a spacious dining/family room, from which there is access to a quiet rear courtyard which has a skittle alley and covered, heated smoking area.

Three real ales, four ales during busier times, are served. with ales from Goachers and Ramsgate making regularly appearances. Cider from Kentish Pip is served during the summer.

A good range of home-made food, including vegetarian and gluten-free, is served in the evenings and at lunch time on Saturday and Sunday with a roast on Sunday.

Events include a regular quiz nights, a guitar club and other fund-raising events.

The pub can be booked for free for private functions

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Goacher's --varies--
  • Ramsgate --varies--

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King's Head, Kingsdown


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Cider from Kentish Pip is served during the summer.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Ales from Goachers and Ramsgate breweries are usually available.


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Saturday and Sunday.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Large patio with heated covered area.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Dogs are allowed in the public bar and patio but must be kept on a lead.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children are allowed in the dining/family rooms.

  • Camping Camping Nearby 650m

    Kingsdown International Camping Centre.

  • Events Events

    Tuesday quiz night with supper deal.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Pub can be booked for free for private functions, even outside listed hours, and up to 120 can be catered. for.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, skittles, shove-halfpenny, Shut the Box.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional live music events are held.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Seating for around 55 people.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Heated covered area in the patio.

  • WiFi Wifi

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King's Head

Upper Street
CT14 8BJ

Sat Nav Reference

51.18465, 1.399514


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Stagecoach: 82

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