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King Henry VIII Inn

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Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NH, England
+44 1732 862457
12:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the closest restaurant to the castle and is within walking distance. You need to book as it is very popular. The pub is cozy and well appointed. Friendly staff and decent beer (Shepherd Neme on tap) I had the Deviled Whitebait and one of the specials for main, the steak and kidney pudding. Both perfect. The pudding actually... More 

Thank John H
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing .... really cannot fault this lovely little pub, it had great service with an amazing menu then take in the history of the pub and surrounding area it's all bonus to

Thank Ben B
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband booked a meal in the Henry vlll pub/restaurant as we were staying at hever castle we first went for a lunch time drink and was greeted by a lovely young lady behind the bar I ask if there was any shops nr buy as I needed to get some sweets as I am diabetic and wanted... More 

Thank kingkent
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a wonderful lunch at this establishment. I highly recommend the Belly of Pork, which I always seem to choose when I dine here. The Pub has a lot of charm, I love the big fire place. Always busy which is a good sign. Friendly and helpful staff. Well worth a visit!

Thank TGWK
Hartfield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic more than pub food. Need to book what ever the day, great menu at a reasonable price, great in the summer as it has extensive gardens, child friendly. One of our favourite local pubs, never disappointed. Great place to end a golf day or having been to the castle, both really local. Good parking.

Thank Marion G
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice pub, people were friendly and helpful. Its located across the road from Hever castle and gardens

Thank anne w
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time .All courses very nice , service great despite restaurant being very busy. Henry VIII would have been proud of the interior. Would recommend

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a few tables for a number of my immediate family the Sunday after our wedding. We were married at Hever Castle, had THE MOST amazing day and evening and everyone was in uplifted spirits. The male manager of the Henry VIII was so, so utterly rude I responded to his behaviour by leaving the pub and telling everyone else... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A charming (and unspoiled) old village pub with a well-deserved reputation for good food. We went there for the first time for Sunday lunch and it was one of the best I've had. Two of us chose traditional roasts (beef and turkey) and my husband had mushroom risotto. All were delicious; it is rare to get a roast which compares... More 

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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily for us we could not get into a nearby pub for lunch as they were so busy! We thought we would try this old pub after driving past a few times. Plenty of parking opposite, we entered and it was really busy with a nice friendly atmosphere. I asked at the bar if they had any tables available and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Hever
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 862457
The King Henry VIII is a truly historic English pub, from its dramatic Tudor chimney stacks to its oak beams, open fires and panelled bars, all restored using traditional Tudor craftsmanship. The current building dates from 1647 but a pub has occupied the site since 1597.Opposite the entrance to Hever Castle, where Anne Boleyn spent her early years, this half-timbered and peg-tiled pub is a real gem. In summer the beautiful beer garden and pond make visits especially memorable and the roaring fires and polished wood panelling make it a welcoming and cosy place for colder months.Customers can expect excellent food in generous portions and a wide range of ales, beers & wines.

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