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The Kings Arms - Rotherfield

££ - £££, British,
High Street, Rotherfield TN6 3LJ, England
+44 1892 853441
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street, Rotherfield TN6 3LJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was held for 24 people at Sunday lunchtime,a busy time for the staff anyway. 3 course meal, main being roast beef and trimmings, excellent starter and pud. The roast beef was excellent, and to serve 24 people within two minutes was incredible. The setting...More

Thank pebbles82015
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times over the years and have always been underwhelmed. Today, however, I had the BEST chicken tarragon dish I have ever tasted. Very friendly staff and they have clearly employed a FABULOUS chef! Will definitely return!

Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Had a brilliant evening trying six different gins and tonics, each chosen to demonstrate the history of gin and each accompanied by a selected dish to complement the drinks. Very interesting and enjoyable and excellent value. The Kings Arms is a great pub anyway and...More

Thank PaulofPleshey
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We are in the middle of a move to Rotherfield and we visited the pub to see what it was like. We were delighted to find it doggie friendly as well as human friendly ! The staff were really nice which makes a massive difference...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had a stunning Sunday lunch at the Kings Arms, excellent portion size, well cooked beef, fresh vegetables and lovely crispy roast potatoes. Attentive service, just everything anyone could want for a Sunday lunch. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Davidffc
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The menu is a bit limited but contains all the normal pub choices. Good is well cooked but I think a more inventive menu would be better for this brigade. Front of house were all excellent

Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed 23 August 2017

but the salad was good and the service was quick. Unfortunately the pub lacks interesting outside areas. Either one sits on a road junction or in a field.

Thank Julian M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Six of us went for lunch here on a wet and windy Wednesday. The bar was comfortable and we ordered our lunch while we had drinks in comfortable arm chairs. When the food was ready we moved to the table which was ready for us....More

Thank Doghank01
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times over the past couple of months. Always fabulous service. Polite warm and friendly. Food is always hot and plentiful and fast. Yesterday I had salmon en croute it was delicious. Would certainly recommend this place for both food...More

Thank cbeebob
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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
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25 October 2016|
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Response from Simon R | Reviewed this property |
Stick to beer, its better value.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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 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 Kings Arms is renowned for its local ales, fines wines including a selection from British producers and its award winning chefs. The menu offers a variety of classic & modern homemade dishes, including delicious homemade & stone baked pizzas. The kitchen is now open all day everyday.
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