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Reviews of The Old Kings Head (Average Rating: 7 of 10) see review guidelines
Will Larter left this review about The Old Kings Head
This is a nice old stone building in the old part of town, which has the feel of a separate village, and this is reflected in the pub's atmosphere. It's quite compact, with what I would imagine were originally two small rooms made into one - I didn't explore the upstairs room mentioned by a previous reviewer. The landlady was friendly and chatty, and there was a bank of five hand pumps on the small bar: Marstons Pedigree was doubled up, and there were also Brakspears Bitter and one or two others from the Marstons stable whose names I have been unable to decipher from the notes I made. I was offered the Brakspears without the sparkler, which is a nice touch, and this was a very good beer. The décor of old branches painted white and festooned with fairy lights would perhaps not meet with everyone's approval, but it didn't spoil my enjoyment and I would certainly return.
On 6th March 2014
- rating: 6
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Andrea Hughes left this review about The Old Kings Head
On visiting Belper, I couldn't find anything out about this pub at all, and we went in purely on spec as last call on Sunday evening, I think they had four good hand pull beers on, and it seemed a really friendly welcoming pub, busy in the downstairs bar, it was quiz night with free food, but the landlady said there was some room upstairs so we sat up there.
On 17th February 2012
- rating: 8
[User has posted 21 recommendations about 21 pubs]
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