Here at the Queens Head we are very saddened by the passing of Queens Elizabeth II.

On the day of the State funeral Monday 19th September the Queens Head will open at 11am and be closing at 9pm, the kitchen however will be closed all day


From 12th - 29th September the Queens Head will be operating reduced opening hours and menus. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, further details of both hours and food offering can be found on this website.

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The Recent story of the Queens Head 

'Awarded Pub of the Year 2014, by the Bromley section of CAMRA, and included in the good beer guides for 11 years (just included in 2022), it is an independant family run 16th century traditional country pub in the centre of Downe Village, a short drive or bus journey from Orpington or Bromley. The public bar (Darwin Bar, yes Charles Darwin himself drank here) has three roaring log fires (in the winter), along with leather chesterfields, a piano and a darts board. It also has three small restaurant areas as well as a small snug bar for quiet, more intimate drinks. For the summer, it has a large walled patio / garden area currently covered by a marquee, perfect for relaxing after those country rambles. Bar Snacks, full menu and  specials available daily, made from localy sourced produce.'


To book a table please call a member of staff on 01689 852145 between the hours of 11am and 6pm, for all other communications please email us (Nigel, Jackie, Lana or Jura) on the email below or complete the form opposite and we will endeavour to get back to you within 48 hours

To contact Jura, our Head of Marketing and Barking at Queens head, please use the form below, she will get back to you when finished her walk, sleep or eating (its a hard life being an 11 year old boxer), could take up to 48 hours



Queens Head

25 High Street


Kent. BR6 7US


01689 852145