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    Ye Olde King's Head

    48-50 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
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    “the pub” (82 reviews)
    “low beams” (6 reviews)
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    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    The ambience is great, open from 1622 in the time of James 1st of England and James 6th of Scotland. The food is great and reasonably priced, the quality good and the service friendly and efficient. We really must book to stay for a few...More

    Thank ebonylynton
    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, General Manager at Ye Olde King's HeadResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello Ebonylynton, Thank you very much for your lovely review of our inn. Its great to hear how much you enjoyed our food and service and your welcome back anytime! Thanks again, Boyd

    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    We like to start off this review with a big thank you to all the staff including, Tom, Boyd, Luke, Damien and Harry and the chef's. Our 5 night stay in room 6 with you was as ever amazing!!! (Wish we could take the super...More

    1  Thank DWest1983
    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, General Manager at Ye Olde King's HeadResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi Dwest1983! Thanks again for your lovely review of ye olde kings head. As always, it was a pleasure to see you. I will be sure to pass on your thanks to Tom, Luke, Damien, Harry and of course our chefs and we all look...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

    A great place to say in Chester as it's just what you would expect from a 17th century B&B. The rooms were not huge, but we're clean and there were lots of original features. The shower is not powerful due to it being an old...More

    Thank TonyJo18
    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, General Manager at Ye Olde King's HeadResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello TonyJo, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! I do apologise but thank you for your understanding regarding the water pressure. It is something that we are striving to improve but are hindered by our status...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    Arranged to meet our cousin at the Kings Head , we were greeted warmly by Luke and he told us to sit wherever we liked as it was quiet. He was very polite and helpful , brought our drinks whilst we waited for family to...More

    Thank joyce w
    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, General Manager at Ye Olde King's HeadResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello Joyce! Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. As we are a small, independent business positive feedback such as yours really means the world to us! I will be sure to pass on your thanks to Luke and the chefs and we hope...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    This is a very old building, and if you stay here you should expect a quirky room, stairs and non-traditional furnishings. You should not expect to walk into a bedroom (room 6) with a torn, stained carpet. This turned me off so much that I...More

    1  Thank ellenjdlmsw
    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, General Manager at Ye Olde King's HeadResponded 1 June 2017

    Hello ellenjdlmsw, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are constantly striving to improve our business and its valuable feedback such as yours that helps us do so. The tear in question was unfortunately caused by the residents that stayed...More

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    Kelly D
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from OldeKingsHeadChester | Property representative |
    Hi We have a hair dryer in each room and irons are available on request :)
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    debkat
    15 May 2017|
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    Response from lorrylos | Reviewed this property |
    parking is free but only 3 or 4 spaces more with double parking. there is a multi storey 5 minutes away which was about £13 per day
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    Elemalthouse
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from Lee b | Reviewed this property |
    About 4 miles £10 in a taxi .
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    "Even though we had a road-facing room there was little noise at night."
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    "We had a front room and were not bothered by noise at all."
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    "this is a civil war aged inn, all the rooms are good"
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