Dinner Menu


PLEASE NOTE - Whilst we welcome ' Well Behaved' little ones, we don't keep a children's menu, however please ask to see what is available.


Da Bara Focaccia to share

With Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar & Herb Butter

For 4 persons £7 .50       For 2 persons £3.75

Tiger Prawns

Pan-fried Tiger Prawns in a lovely Garlic & Tarragon Butter £7

Smoked Ruan Duck Breast

Slices of Ruan Duck Breast, served with a drizzle of Plum, Ginger & Chilli £8

Goats Cheese Tartlet

Goats Cheese, with a red Onion & Beetroot Marmalade in a pastry Tartlet, served with a Tomato Coulis £7.50

Chicken Liver Parfait

A smooth Chicken Liver Parfait, topped with Madeira Jelly & served with Sourdough Toast


Apple, Leek & Cheddar Cake

Bramley Apple, shredded Leek & Cheddar Cheese Cake, pan-fried & served with toasted Almonds & a Basil Cream Sauce

£7.75 - £13.50

Soup of the day

Served with a Da Bara Roll


Wild Mushroom Compote with Da Bara Brioche

Wild Mushrooms in a Cream Sauce, served on top of a Brioche Croute & topped with melted Parmesan Cheese.                                                                                                                         £7.75

Antipasto -  A board of sliced Chorizo, Salichon & Serrano Meats, with Olives & Da Bara Foccacia £8

 Pasta/Rice Dishes


Fresh Linguine Pasta with Wild Mushrooms £11.50

Fresh Linguine Pasta with a green Chilli & Coriander Pesto £11.50



Main Courses

Trio of Local Sausages

Old Cornish, Farmhouse & Warren's original Sausages from Phillip Warren Butchers, served with a caramelised Onion Gravy, Mash & Vegetable of the day. £12.50

Chicken Saltimbocca

Local Chicken Breast, topped with Parma Ham & melted Mozzarella, served with Salad & Sauteed New Potatoes £16.50

Roasted Terras Ruan Duck – our signature dish…

Half a Ruan Duck…. Hand reared in Grampound Road on a diet of Classic F.M. &TLC, slow roasted for 2 hours…. all bones removed, served with a Fondant Potato, Vegetables of the day & Pepper sauce £26


The Ruan Burger

The Ruan Classic!! 100% Beef Burger, in a soft Da Bara Roll, with our own secret Basting Recipe, served with Fries & Salad - £12.50

Little Ruan Burger £9

Topping options - £1.50 each:

Bacon, Cheddar, Blue Cheese, Mushrooms.

Prime 8oz Cornish Sirloin & Fillet Steaks, from Calenick Farm, aged for 21 days.

Sirloin - £21

Fillet - £28

Served with baked Balsamic Tomato, Mushroom Compote & French Fries

Pepper Sauce £2.50  Herb Butter £2.50


Side Orders

Portion of today’s Vegetables £3.50

Chips £3.20

Focaccia Bread with Balsamic Oil & Herb Butter

For 2-  £3.75    For 4 - £7.50

Bowl of Mixed Olives £3.50

Side Salad of mixed Leaves &  Tomatoes £3


Specials Board

The board changes daily according to availability.

Don’t forget that if you want to order ‘something special’, for example, ‘Lobster’, then give us 2 days notice and we’ll be delighted to oblige.

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Opening Hours

Autumn/Winter Opening Hours

Monday - All day closed

From Tuesday - 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.

Dogs are welcome in the Bar only

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 & Steve. We have Sally, who keeps us all ship shape, here in the mornings.. Out front, Niki & Steph, Emma, Niamh, Karen, Holly & Beth. 

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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 >>