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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always have a good meal and can never manage desert as the mains are 'generous'. Nice ales and the staff provide a friendly service - We will be back. This review is obviously for the restaurant and not B&B.

Thank NeilLanning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited The Kings Arms Inn many times for lunch and have always received great service, food in a pleasant atmosphere. A highly recommendable Inn to visit for a great value excellent meal. We will return soon.

Thank Mistingglas
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to the Kings Arms for a family dinner between Christmas and New Year.The main courses were all very tasty with the only suggestion being that as the Fish pie already had a fair amount of potato in it the option of vegetables instead of chips would have been preferred. The puddings were also tasty but portions were way...

Thank Kathy L
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We booked a table at The Kings Arms Inn on Sunday to follow a countryside walk. The food was excellent, we all (four of us) had carvery and the selection and quality of the food was great. Definitely have dessert! Highly recommend.

Thank Hannah T
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My husband treated me to a birthday meal here last week, despite them having a large party in another room our meal came in no time at all, I had the braised lamb shank and my husband had the chicken curry both was delicious, and the Eton mess is to die for!

Thank dormouse53
Heraklion, Greece
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant several times but never eaten in the bar area. Although the food is the same in both the bar and restaurant. Since the restaurant looked empty we opted for the bar. Small intimate and cosy. Only thing off putting was a guy who was drinking at the bar had a laugh like a drain and it...

Thank Barrie H
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for the Sunday Carvery - loads of meat put on your plate and unrestricted access to vegetables etc. so great value and more importantly great quality - if the chap carving the meat had smiled it would have been a full 5 star rating! Overall brilliant and the fact it was so busy speaks volumes -...

Thank 422SteveP422
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Party of 18 for family birthday booked in for Sunday carvery. Beautifully cooked meats with choice of lamb, pork, beef or turkey with all the trimmings. Excellent choice of veg. All piping hot and really good value too. Can't comment on desserts as were stuffed after main! That said, the ones that we saw being delivered to tables around us...

Thank Jaynand
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We live locally and eat out quite frequently. Although we do try other establishments this one is our benchmark and we return regularly. The service is excellent, the menu varied. The portions are extremely good and very good value for money. You are not hurried, even at particularly busy periods. The surroundings are light and spacious and you can have...

Thank Vix H
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Usual restaurant in Shaftesbury was closed so had to find somewhere else. This was a good find. Really lovely inside. It was busy which is always a good sign. Lots of choice on the menu including £7 lunch specials. My Mum opted for a delicious Chicken, ham and mushroom pie and chips. Some peas would have been nice instead of...

Thank sammylouSomerset

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Additional Information about The Kings Arms Inn

Address: Kings Arms The Common | East Stour, Gillingham SP8 5NB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
The Kings Arms Hotel Gillingham
The Kings Arms Inn Dorset/Gillingham
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