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***Covid-secure*** This traditional 16th Century thatched Devon Village Inn offers today's traveller great food and comfortable accommodation. Beamed ceilings, open fireplaces - a traditional Country Inn with cosy and characterful rooms, including a four-poster bedroom. And, plenty of on site parking. The history of yesterday and comfort of today will ensure you enjoy your visit to the Kings Arms Inn - where fine food and drink have combined to refresh travellers for four centuries.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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All reviews fish and chips venison lasagna kings arms sunday carvery beer garden the main road lovely pub very reasonable price en route to cornwall local pub excellent value for money warm welcome bottle of wine friendly atmosphere st mary lunch stop
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick pint but didn’t stay for food as the smell from the drains was off putting really need to get that sortedMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?5  
TomTomCornwall, General Manager at The Kings Arms Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am always amazed and bewildered when people leave reviews over 4 months after visiting the premises and incredibly this review you left on New year's Eve you must have been really bored. I was not aware of any problems in August without drains or...More

Reviewed 16 November 2020

We were staying in a local B & B and the Kings Arms was recommended to us by our hosts. We had a warm welcome by friendly staff and tried the local ale while sitting outside in the rear garden. Our food was very good...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 22 October 2020

We stopped off the A38 on a Saturday evening, attracted by the brown sign and suddenly hungry after a day walking. The pub is a unfussy village all-rounder with lads drinker and a lot of mature couple and groups dining. The back dining room felt...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020

Excellent meal and ambience. Very careful attention to relevant safety. The food was excellent as was the service. Very lucky to have such an excellent venue close by.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Such a Shame we expected more from this place Booked via phone and wasn't actually told the restaurant area was booked and we'd be eating in the pub. A lukewarm welcome shared with the luke warm totally bland overpriced food. Very much Freezer to Fryer...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?5  
TomTomCornwall, General Manager at The Kings Arms Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2020

Thanks for your annual posting, shame we had to get the brunt of your regular dissatisfaction. It always amazes me how one person can be so negative amongst so many other positive people/reviews. Our prices have not increased since lockdown, nor indeed before, unlike many...More

Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Great menu - great food - good vfm - friendly staff and landlord - serving food all day - we had the cod and the steak and ale pie which were excellent

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020

We’ve had several meals at the Kings Arms and all were excellent. Particularly liked the fish and chips. Look forward to eating there again soon.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020

Another lovely birthday meal here last nite, as it is everytime. great staff, amazing food. lovely atmosphere! can’t wait to come again. :) well done Tom :)

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

Dinner on a Saturday night. Not full but fairly busy. Attentive service from 2 members of staff. Drinks arrived quickly and food order taken with no delay. Food arrived before we started wondering where it was and was excellent. Had the seafood platter which we...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

My wife and I dined there last night (31st August 2020). They had a one way system to enter and the tables were well spaced out. It is not a "fancy" place or one with "fancy menu". A simple straightforward pub with a straightforward basic...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Dogs are welcome
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Don't know - suggest you phone or email the pub!
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    The Kings Arms Inn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4