About us

Andrew was born in Jersey ( a long time ago), schooled there and completed 2 years at Catering College before working as one of the Chefs in 2 of the top hotels on the Island. After working in France for a spell he returned to Jersey, where he met Niki who was born just outside Oakhampton - nearly as long ago....schooled in Warwickshire and travelled to Jersey to work a summer season in a local restaurant.

Shortly after meeting, Andrew & Niki went on holiday to South Africa & stayed for 9 years! During that time they got married. Both worked in some of the top hotels and restaurants of the fairest Cape, until Niki saw the light & went to work - very successfully - for a national newspaper as a photographer.

They returned to Jersey in 1989 & over the next five years had 2 boys, Alex, now 25 & Jamie, now 22.  In 1994 they went en famille to live and work in Mauritius and over the next five years enjoyed paradise in the Indian Ocean. The sale of Lonrho forced them back to the U.K.in early 1999 and then the job of General Manager at the Nare Hotel bought Andrew and his family here to Cornwall.

Throughout their time together (30 years married at the beginning of this year!!!) it had always been at the back of their minds to have a place of their own and finally the opportunity arose 14years ago here at the Kings Head

The rest.....as they say.....is history!

The Staff 

We have a great team of staff here at the Kings Head. We just the one Chef here at present & that is Andrew,  helping Andrew when needs be are Rebecca, and the lovely Ann, Then back of house we now have 'Sally' who keeps it all 'clean'.. with a wicked sense of humour... the pub would not run without her!! 

With Niki out front there is Niamh, Alison & Emily who all do the bar, Karen  & Beth, & occaisonally Emma.. a great team that we are lucky to have.

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Opening Hours

Autumn/Winter Opening Hours

Monday - All day closed, Tues Lunch Closed

From Tuesday evenings  - Saturday

Open 12-2.30pm Last food orders at 2.00pm

Open 6.00pm -until close,  last food orders at 9.00pm

Sunday's 12.00 - 2.30pm last food orders at 2.00pm

Sunday evening, Closed.


The Kings Head closes in the afternoons.

Meet the team

We have a great team of staff here at the Kings Head. We have Andrew in the kitchen, with some help from Ann & and occaisonally Rebecca.  We have Sally, who keeps us all ship shape, here in the mornings.. Out front, Niki, Alison, Niamh, Emily, Beth, Karen, and occaisonally Emma. 

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Pub Location

Just a few miles outside Truro, deep in the beautiful Roseland countryside, you'll find the Kings Head in the tiny hamlet of Ruan Lanihorne. At the head of the Fal Estuary and close to the magical Lamorran Woods.

This is a traditional Country Pub with a warm welcome, great beers and an imaginative menu. More >>