Welcome to The Kings Head

Set in the heart of the picturesque village of Whiteparish, on the edge of the New Forest, The Kings Head is a warm welcoming country pub.
We offer all day dining from the Kings Head Bar & Grill menu and our signature restaurant Betony by Matt Tomkinson, is open for Dinner from Wednesday to Saturday.
From early Spring, we will offer luxury bed & breakfast accommodation called The Rooms.
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By Matthew Tomkinson

Betony is the brand new restaurant by Roux Scholar, and Chef Patron of the Kings Head Whiteparish, Matthew Tomkinson. Betony serves modern British cuisine in a relaxed yet stylish environment. You can chose from a full a la carte menu, or be brave and try Matt’s 5 course tasting menu. Betony is open Wednesday – Saturday evenings for dinner.
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The pub is open all day every day serving lunch and dinner from a comprehensive bar & grill menu, which is devised and overseen by our Chef Patron & Roux Scholar; Matthew Tomkinson.

On the Bar& Grill menu you will find traditional pub favourites, all freshly cooked to order, using locally sourced ingredients from the surrounding counties wherever possible. read more


Overlooking our large garden at the back of the Kings Head is the old barn, which has been lovingly converted to become home to our luxury Rooms offering bed & breakfast

We have 8 luxury en-suite rooms, all unique and all different. We have taken great care to make each of our rooms contemporary yet warm and comfortable.
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Celebrate with us!

Nothing is better than celebrating your birthday with friends and family, well maybe one thing…

Celebrating your birthday with friends, family and a drink on the house!

What’s On

Betony by Matthew Tomkinson opening 21st March

Roux scholar and Great British Chef , Matthew Tomkinson joins the Kings Head in March , opening up his own signature restaurant called Betony Betony by Matthew Tomkinson will serve modern British cuisine offering both an a la carte and a 6-course tasting menu....

Orangery extension due for completion spring 2019

Construction of the orangery extension is well under way and due for completion Spring 2019. During construction  access will only be through the front entrance on The Street. We apologise for any inconvenience, please bear with us whilst we extend the Kings Head to...

New Chef Patron Mathew Tomkinson joins March 2019

We are delighted to announce that Matthew Tomkinson will be joining The Kings Head as Chef Patron . Matt is a Roux scholar, one of only 34 in the uk  and a Michelin rated chef. Matt joins the Kings Head on 4th March 2019

Rooms@ The Kings Head now Open!

The Rooms @ The Kings Head now open Our brand new luxury accommodation is open for bookings check rates / availability and special offers using the “book a room” button

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Where to find us

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Our Mission

Using only the best locally sourced produce from the New Forest, Hampshire and Wiltshire , it is our aim to provide our customers with a memorable eating and drinking experience in a lovely comfortable environment.

Opening Hours

Monday and Tuesday: Open 12:00 - 22:00 Food: 12:00 - 20:30
Wednesday and Thursday: Open 12:00 - 23:00 Food 12:00 - 21:00
Friday and Saturday: Open 11:00 - 00:00 Food 12:00 - 21:30
Sunday: Open 11:00 - 22:00 Food 12:00 - 20:30

Betony by Matthew Tomkinson 
Wednesday to Saturday: Open 18:00 - 23:00

We are pleased to announce that due to customer feedback we will be allowing dogs in the Bar area of the Kings Head

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