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The Kings Arms

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££ - £££, British,
Stainton, Penrith CA11 0EP, England
+44 1768 862778
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pie” (19 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Stainton, Penrith CA11 0EP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little pub with a good range of food. All our group had different meals, all delicious, piping hot and excellent value. Friendly family and a warm welcome. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Pie of the day and good selection of vegetables, hot and tasty although altogether was too big a quantity to finish. Others at neighbouring tables also struggling to finish.

Thank lakesue
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited numerous times and every time the team at the Kings Arm have delivered wonderful home cooked food with fabulous customer service. The Sunday lunches are incredible, a decent size with brilliant mash potato. The lamb is the best I have had. Children’s...More

Thank MelissaJoK
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Just as a pub should be. Clean, cosy, friendly professional staff. Traditional Pub food done very well, good range of ales, very happy to recommend.

Thank al2015164
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I was recommended the King's Arms by the landlady of my guest house. Didn't have my TomTom and it was a tad difficult to find but got there in the end. It's a characterful wee cottage with low ceiling and beams, and it felt a...More

Thank Blood1
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We visited this cosy village inn for Sunday lunch and were delighted that we did. A friendly welcome and quickly shown to our table then the charming young waitress was immediately on hand to take our drinks order. Plenty of choice from the a la...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Essentially a small village pub in Stainton, Cumbria. Cozy, and the service is good, we were a bit early, which was no problem whatsoever. Got a nice table, orders were taking swiftly, and neither was the wait for the grub long. I han Cumberland sausage...More

1  Thank Stefan A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Friendly pub with a cozy village feel to it, which for a long time could be relied on for keeping a superb pint of Black Sheep ale...alas it seems they will not be selling it any more. The pie pastry was soggy, which is a...More

1  Thank Englishlakedistrict
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We have been several times because it is reliably good and always manage to fit in a wheelchair. Friendly service and the OAP menu is excellent value with a good choice.

Thank Abby1005
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Called in on Sunday lunchtime very busy despite this we managed to get seated at table. Staff very friendly and helpful, 2 soups roast dinner and a three chees leekan asparagus crumble later, we were very satisfied, would definitely go back.

Thank Tricia A
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8 June 2015|
Response from james f | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed in the building under the new management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stainton, Penrith CA11 0EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 862778
Recommended by the staff at Travelodge. Fabulous food at this small country pub/restaurant. Friendly staff, good quality food, very generous helpings & very reasonable prices. Ate there twice and would highly recommend.
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