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We are a traditional Inn situated on Bideford Quayside serving traditional pub food with our chefs specials thrown in. We offer fine cask marque awarded ales along with a selection of wines with which can be enjoyed outside whilst watching the world go by. Three comfortable en-suite rooms are available(breakfast is also available) with views over the the river Torridge.
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Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
55Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
10Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
5Room tips
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Firstly, this used to be a proper pub. The kind of place to go with friends for a long chat over decent ale or wine. A place where time stood still amidst the calm background noise of the estuary rolling in or out. Now, it’s the worst kind of hovel possible. I am truly
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After hearing only good things about the newly renovated Kings Arms, myself and my husband decided to visit on a busy Friday afternoon with our two children. We were not disappointed! The decoration was brilliant and felt modern, but with a cosy feel. The drinks on offer
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What a fantastic little pub. We were in Devon and literally called in for a drink and some food and we are so glad we did. There was a fantastic atmosphere and although we were total strangers we came away feeling like we'd made new friends. There was a meat raffle going on
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We had a pint of beer in 4 different pubs whilst holidaying in Bideford and this was exceptional compared to the other three. It was also the cheapest by far. We would ha e gone back but some of the clientele who acted as if they owned the place were intimidating and not nice
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The Kings arms has been through a difficult period over the past two years or so. It’s most recent ‘reinvention’ is as a sports bar. After Enterprise (the company that own the pub) failed to secure landlords they have finally invested in a refurbishment. The interior is now far
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"Didn't stay in the hotel just used the restaurant"
"All three rooms face the main road Opposite the quay"
"Please remember that this is a 16th century pub so you are not going to get 5 star quality - if that is what you are after, you are going to be staying at the wrong hotel. It is clean, comfortable and the staff are fantastic."
"All rooms accessed by stairs and through the bar area. Be aware this is an historic building with all the low beams and sloping floors that go with it."
"I'm not sure if it is possible, but I would advise asking for a room that is not directly over the pub and does not look directly onto the main street."
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