62 Yeoman Street
Monday from 9pm. Tuesday from 6.30pm. Wednesday - Saturday from 12noon & 6.30pm.
Sunday from 12noon
The Kings Head public house is in the charming Derbyshire village of Bonsall, with Matlock being a mere stones throw away. The pub stands in the tiny market square next to the remarkable stepped Market Cross. Diamond-leaded windows, thick weathered stone mullions and the mellowed stone structure is the cosy and homely King's Head and indicate the pub's great age.
Local word has it that it was opened on the day King Charles I was executed in January 1649, although a more reliable date is the 1677 included in the structure.
Inside are the Yeoman's Bar and the Kings Lounge, both full of atmosphere. Expect dark wood panelling, glowing wood-burning stoves, old benches and pews, a wealth of porcelain and china and scrubbed tables topped with candles.
Don't forget our tip-top ales from Bateman's Brewery Wainfleet.
Look to the menu for steak and kidney pudding and other traditional dishes, parsnip and sweet potato bake and vegetarian sausage also curries and a choice of fish dishes. There is also an excellent range of steaks cooked to your liking and a massive mixed grill. The chalk board features a variety of daily specials. Don't forget they also do the Traditional Sunday Roast.
Visit the Kings Lounge area where children can choose from their own 'kids menu' and you could even eat 'al fresco' in the sheltered courtyard area. Sorry but no children in the bar area or in the pub after 9pm.
Dogs and hill walkers are most welcome from the Lime Stone Way. Inside the pub there are books and folders about local walks and history to browse through before you continue your walk in either direction.
Live music on Saturday - acts are advertised outside the pub or ring for details. Quiz night is Sunday - 9pm start, with cash prizes.
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Town Head Farmhouse, 70 High Street
Bonsall, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2AR
01629 823762, Website
From: D:£28-32pp, S:£28-45