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The Kings Arms - Rotherfield

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Rotherfield ££ - £££ , British,
High Street, Rotherfield TN6 3LJ, England
+44 1892 853441
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street, Rotherfield TN6 3LJ, England
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a family lunch for Father's day. The menu selection was very good with plenty of variety and good value for money. We ate outside in the spacious garden and had a lovely relaxing afternoon. The pub was really busy and they forgot our...More

Thank binkieSussex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great friendly village boozer, very well run by Chris and his wife. Wine a bit on the expensive side, but the food is outstanding and great value! We probably had (all in all) 2 bottles of wine before and during the meal, and the full...More

1  Thank wittsy_64_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

came with 3 little ones on the weekend. the outdoor area is brilliant with a sand pit (pétanque area but nobody was petanque-ing so all good) little chickens and piggies too, great for the little ones to run around in. The staff are lovely, the...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very quaint place to stop for a coffee. The coffee and walnut cake was amazing. It took a little time to arrive but it was definitely worth waiting for. We spent a very pleasant hour just sitting and talking. Recommended.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We had a Sunday roast here this Sunday past. Mushroom soup to start which was delicious I had roast beef hubby had chicken off the bone. Was absolutely lovely. Great staff great service. Been here a few times this was good. The good thing is...More

Thank cbeebob
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We have written about the Kings Arms over the last few years and it really is quintessentially how a village pub should be! The service is excellent as is the food which is fresh, local and cooked to order. A fine selection of Wines to...More

1  Thank CookRE
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We are family of 5.. the food was excellent, Sunday roast was delicious and burgers were tasty, although presentation of children's meal could of been better, but that is very picky as the children did not mind at all!! Service excellent, friendly and efficient. Thank...More

Thank Katy R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We received cold food when we ate here. They took the food back to warm it up and even then it was only just a bit warmer! You would think it would come back hot after a complaint! Most of us thought that the food...More

Thank stargate128
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my family for Mother's Day. We didn't book until that day but they managed to squeeze us in. The roast was delicious. I didn't have desert but the rest of my family assured me they too were very tasty. The gin menu...More

3  Thank RDLMN
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited The Kings Head last night for dinner. The 5 of us were very impressed in all respects. Friendly, prompt service. Excellent food and great surroundings. Douglas and the other staff really went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed ourselves. Thank you.

Thank Kenders777
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How does a pint of lemonade cost £3.20?
25 October 2016|
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Response from Simon R | Reviewed this property |
Stick to beer, its better value.
How does ice melt miraculously out of interest, and the tonic go flat the minute it leaves a bottle ?
25 November 2015|
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Response from Stu1073 | Reviewed this property |
Knowing the pub very well and the wide choice of quality artisan gins, different garnishes and fruit ice offered are you sure you are in the same pub ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Rotherfield TN6 3LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rotherfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 853441
  • E-mail
Charming Grade II listed 17th Century Coaching Inn set in the heart of the beautiful historic village of Rotherfield. With unspoilt views over the High Weald (AONB) from the extensive garden and patios, to the open fires and exposed beams of the bars and restaurant area. The venue offers an atmospheric and inspirational location to share and enjoy food and drinks with friends and family whatever the season. The Tythe Room can be hired for private dining or functions and regularly hosts wine tastings and meet the chef events. The Kings Arms is renowned for its perfectly conditioned local ales, fines wines including a selection from British producers and its award winning chefs. The menu offers a variety of delicious classic and modern homemade dishes reflecting the abundance of fresh seasonal local produce, this includes home reared pigs and fresh eggs from the brood of Sussex chickens. The focus on fresh local produce even extends to their Farm Shop which showcases produce from the local farmers and market gardens.
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