Kings Head

“Historic inn with modern food” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

RICHMOND, NORTH YORKSHIRE

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Dating from around 1720, The Kings Head benefited from an extensive refurbishment in 2016 but it has retained much of its character. All-day dining is available in the ground-floor restaurant which offers quality local produce on the menus. A typical meal might include grilled venison sausages with parsnip mash and blueberry gravy, and pan-roasted fillet of chalk stream trout with confit potatoes, pancetta, samphire and lemon butter.

Kings Head
Market Place, RICHMOND, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DL10 4HS
Phone : 01748 850220

Features

Facilities
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.

 

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