We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Kings Arms

The Street, Boxley, Maidstone ME14 3DR, England
+44 1622 755177
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (12 reviews)
“roast dinner” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (11 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Street, Boxley, Maidstone ME14 3DR, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (549)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 547 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice friendly atmosphere when you arrive. There is a very good choice of meals, beer and wine. It is a very popular pub and it is best to book a table in advance. A good size beer garden is behind the pub.. The only...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even on a Monday evening, a lot of people were enjoying the charming old country pub. I was with a large group, but we had a table for 10 waiting for us. The service was very good, and the food was great. My wife had...More

1  Thank davidkhrc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow !!! What a fabulous evening ! The marquee looked stunning, the hog roast was out of this world. Beautiful setting my mums BIG Birthday. Jano and his team excelled themselves The children thoroughly enjoyed the gardens too.

1  Thank MrsMuzza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years we used to drive past the Kings Arms wondering what it was like. Finally having been impressed by the Trip Advisor reviews. Aware that parking was very limited on our first visit we booked taxi’s each way (more of that later). The pub...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here 3 times now as a party of 4. The food each time has been really good,service was timed to perfection. Could not fault this place in any way.

1  Thank Morally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife booked us in for Father’s Day early evening Always a great welcome Lovely olde worlde decor Good range of beers and cider We have t been for a while but we’re welcomed like old friends I don’t like giving negative comments but thought...More

1  Thank andy j
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We've eaten here six times in the last year in groups of between 4 and 8. Every time we've been, the food has been fantastic across all 3 courses and for each one of our party. The menu regularly changes and the pub has a...More

1  Thank CaptMorgan1964
Reviewed 10 June 2018

As a party of 6 we arrived courtesy of the free taxi service (mileage distances from pub apply) for our table booked for 7.30pm. We all had 3 courses, together with plenty of wine. The food and service was good, and it was an enjoyable...More

1  Thank Celery2015
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a friendly, cosy traditional pub and we were made to feel very welcome, despite being strangers to the village. The free transport provided was fantastic since it meant all 4 of us could enjoy a drink and I'm glad I wasn't driving there...More

2  Thank LesleyScarborough
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Good atmosphere and friendly service, we enjoyed dinner for a party of six and, despite it being a busy Saturday night, all the food arrived promptly. Be aware there is restricted parking outside the pub!

1  Thank JD2015A
Nearby HotelsSee all Boxley Hotels
Hilton Maidstone
1,775 reviews
1.17 miles away
Village Hotel Maidstone
2,136 reviews
1.36 miles away
Premier Inn Maidstone (Sandling) Hotel
472 reviews
1.57 miles away
Detling Coachhouse
238 reviews
1.61 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Yew Tree Inn
506 reviews
1.06 miles away
Chiltern Hundreds
835 reviews
1.15 miles away
The Cock Horse Inn
285 reviews
1.27 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Kent Owl Academy
75 reviews
1.55 miles away
Southern Segway Day Tours
353 reviews
1.96 miles away
Cobtree Manor Park
322 reviews
1.66 miles away
Maidstone Museum
218 reviews
2.07 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Alex H
18 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from cakeandeatit | Reviewed this property |
Ring them on 01622 755177 to ask your question.
16 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Jackie P | Reviewed this property |
yes they are fine
9 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Darren E | Reviewed this property |
Hi we have eaten their a few times and each time they have met our dietary needs, including vegetarian. They change their menus frequently so should be fine.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Boxley, Maidstone ME14 3DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Boxley
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 755177
  • E-mail
A warm welcome awaits you at this historic traditional country pub and restaurant serving freshly prepared food from the best locally sourced ingredients complimented with a wide selection of real ales, wines and spirits.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing