Betony by Matt Tomkinson

“Refreshingly uncomplicated, thoughtful cooking in a fine old pub” - AA Inspector



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You’ll find Matt Tompkinson’s latest venture, Betony, in The Kings Head, a lovely old village pub. The stylish, intimate dining room, with its mix of old and new, is the perfect setting for an evolving menu that centres local produce. It’s small, so book ahead for the chance to try things like confit duck croquette with smoked morteau sausage and pickled pear; and fish of the day with braised artichokes and fresh borlotti beans.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Betony by Matt Tomkinson
The Kings Head, The Street, WHITEPARISH, WILTSHIRE, SP5 2SG
Phone : 01794 884004


  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
Opening Times
  • Open all year

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Discover Wiltshire

A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.

Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.

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