The Queen's Head

John, proprietor for 21 years, is delighted to welcome you to the Queens Head, Kirkby-La-Thorpe, one of Lincolnshire’s finest traditional dining experiences. Visitors to the Queens Head will experience the best in traditional English cuisine with a touch of modern flair and local theme set in luxurious informal surroundings.

We pride ourselves on the fact that all produce is sourced locally guaranteeing freshness, variety and choice. All food is homemade on the premises including  many different types of bread, succulent sweets and with a fresh fish, meat & vegetable delivery every day, we hope that every visit will be a pleasant surprise! We look forward to welcoming you very soon.

The Queen's Head

Finest Lincolnshire Food

Head Chef John Clark having been trained to the highest level in France has a long list of culinary awards to his name including winning the Lincolnshire Life Taste of Excellence Award & Gold Citation  winners in successive years and more recently  finalist in the best restaurant taste of excellence 2015. Other achievements include Lincolnshire Pride Restaurant of  the year and Lincolnshire Today Platinum  Award 2015. We are also recommended main  entries in: ‘The Good Food Guide’ ‘The Good Pub Guide’ & ‘The AA Pub Guide’ 2015.

The dining experience at the Queens Head revolves around total freshness. 

Dining at the Queens Head is an informal experience with a choice of two no-smoking restaurants capable of seating up to 120-diners in one sitting.

We have a range of menus ranging from our full A la Carte menu through to Suppertime Specials. Please view our menus here.

Suppertime Specials

Every night (apart from Saturdays) between set times, we have a range of incredible value for money Suppertime Specials available. Offerings include succulent steaks, fresh wet fish, Sunday classics and a range of delicious vegetarian options. Please click here for more information.


Real Ales & Wine

There’s no point having fine food without fine beer and wine, the Queens Head is no exception. On offer are perfectly kept Batemans and regularly changing guest ales; superb wines from France and the New World offering choice at affordable prices and a Connoisseur Wine collection guaranteed to make your event go with a bang!

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Alfresco Dining

We also have a large patio area which on a hot summer night is the perfect place for some alfresco dining under the stars or just to relax and have a drink with your friends.

From the moment that you walk in the door, our staff will look after your every need ensuring that your visit to the Queens Head is as pleasant an experience as possible.

We strongly advise that you pre-book your table (evenings in particular) as we do get very busy and don’t like to disappoint customers.

Whatever your culinary preferences whether it be a fresh juicy sirloin steak or melt-in-the-mouth Dover Sole, our extensive menu and specials board has something for everyone and if it doesn’t, just ask us and we will do our best!

To view and download our latest menus please click here.