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The Kings Arms

Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
+44 1451 830364
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (14 reviews)
“burger” (38 reviews)
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While touring the Cotswolds, we stopped here for a evening meal. We did not have a reservation but were able to get a table right away. There were four of us and we all had the specials of the day. It was Sunday and was...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The nine people in our walking group ate here for two nights. We thought the food was excellent - varied menu, cooked well and served by a waitress with a friendly nature and a warm smile. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a 2 night stay @ the Kings Arms in Stow on the Wold. This 500 year old pub had lovely quirky features. This included our room up a very steep staircase tucked under the eaves. The bar was tastefully decorated and the food...More

Thank Tommy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are local to the area but decided on the Kings as we hadn’t eaten there for ages....and we certainly won’t be leaving it for so long again! All 3 courses were really good, efficient, knowledgeable and attentive service but Tim earns a special mention...More

Thank leannebvec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate on a Wednesday and took the opportunity to order a pint and their Beer&meat pie with mash (for £12). It was excellent! Absolutely recommended! Service was also good and swift.

Thank Klas2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fab place there were 6 of us all couples and we had food here the food was top notch would recommend the lamb and the burger the relish was out of this world, presented beautiful and drink selection was good, fab atmosphere...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to understand this building is over 500 years old & it has some funny quicks but the service you get is 1st class The room (dedham) was large with all the things you need - the shower is a bit slow but as...More

Thank Davidjohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night on our way to Isle Of Wight. It is said that Charles 1st stayed here. We were in Room 11 which was right at the top of the hotel up a very steep flight of stairs. If you have mobility issues you...More

Thank casefam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Stow to meet Australian relatives staying in the town, we decided to eat at the very atmospheric Kings Arms. The restaurant was full but after a brief wait Lee was able to show us to our window table overlooking the Medieval Church. The boys...More

Thank NeilD888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How strange to walk into an establishment and have them try to send you elsewhere! Once we worked it out that we would indeed be staying there for drinks, the drinks we had were very nice. The gin, blood orange, and thyme cocktail was amazing....More

Thank Amy W
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Michael W
31 May 2018|
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Response from lilyCheltenham | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't know about dogs or dartboard, there is a separate bar so there might be a dartboard in there, If you ring them they will let you know as they are very helpful. It is one of the classier pubs in that area as far... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think there was a tv in the bar
8 December 2016|
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Response from Lucinda H | Property representative |
We welcome children and offer a separate childrens menu or if you prefer can offer smaller portions of from our main menu where possible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 830364
  • E-mail
Serving food daily from 12 noon to 9.30pm (9pm on Sundays) The Kings Arms offers traditional classics along side more complex dishes always using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Specials board changes daily with a separate Dessert and Childrens Menu on offer. Our Sunday Menu changes weekly always offer a choice of Roasts alongside a selection of other dishes. Seating is available in our downstairs pub area or in our upstairs restaurant with views of the Market Square.
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