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The Queens Head

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with family for my birthday last Saturday - got a very nice welcome, and a lovely table by the window. Struck immediately by the great views of Hythe Quay - and the fact that the Queens Head has a Gluten Free menu. We all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CeeLeeYak
Reviewed 6 days ago

When we arrived we were unable to find seats so went for a short stroll before returning and managing to find seats. Because of the time of year, most people were seated indoors although a few hardy souls sat outside in the extensive area overlooking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank muskateer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family meal out here, the dining room was nice and slightly away from the pub area. Menu was good and there were specials of the day. We all enjoyed our food and found the prices very good, staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brendacunningham2016
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is a friendly pub restaurant with good beer and wines. Well cooked basic English food but nothing really exciting. Good value for money though.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paxlot
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Went in here for coffee early afternoon, dog friendly pub, very reasonable prices, also had Sausage & Onion in French bread with salad, only £5.25. Bright day which made the views across the estuary even better from where we were sitting. worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank snowballtoad
Reviewed 29 October 2018

On a sunny day in October 2018, my wife and I did a little tour of South Essex and decided to have lunch in Maldon. We went down to the Queens Head, which is near Promenade Park and overlooks the Blackwater estuary. We had been...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RTS780
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Ordered drinks at the bar. There were 10 of us. A couple of us did not want a drink. After ordering and paying, we were told that if everyone wasn’t drinking, they would have to leave. The manager was rude, unprofessional and spiteful. Absolutely do...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank P8041QVwilliamb
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. Nothing special. Today’s pan fried sea trout was served with samphire, some of which was a little Woody. Sea bass was fine. Good beer but wine list is poor. Suggest reviewing the wine list. Staff nice. Great location

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 310amandahh
Reviewed 10 October 2018

had a birthday lunch with family and friends we all have something different but all came up together and was lovely

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lolcole
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Had the house special of chicken stroganoff with rice and garlic bread. It was very tasty but the portion was on the small side for a male. Nice ambience and lovely view out to the river and boats from our seat

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank keith b
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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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