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The Kings Arms

Certificate of Excellence
North Road, Charlton Horethorne DT9 4NL, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to the Kings Arms a few times, always to eat, have never actually stayed (as this is where I grew up there's always a bed or three on offer). In its most recent guise, the Kings Arms has turned into a very decent country pub with very decent pub grub. Service is pretty good too. There's a garden... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hope your return to enjoy some summer sunshine in our garden More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pleasant evening in this very hospitable pub - friendly service, food was good enough. We had chips which I believe are cooked three times - for me they seemed to taste too much of oil steak was good and we had a trio of icecreams and sorbets which my son enjoyed. Nice surroundings, and a pleasant evening.

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We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and your son enjoyed our homemade ice creams and sorbets More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed overnight for a funeral in the village, and after the church, the day centred around the King's Arms. It could not have been done better, the food was first class restaurant food, with an impressive open kitchen and immaculate standards. Despite being crowded, service was excellent and energetic, and the bar lively for a Wednesday night. The pub... More 

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Over the years The Kings Arms has become one of our favourite places to meet friends for supper or lunch as we know that we are going to enjoy a very pleasant meal with good unobtrusive service and a small but interesting wine list. We have enjoyed two visits during the last few weeks, one for supper and one for... More 

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Tony L, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely feedback and we are delighted that you are so happy with each visit. We hope there will be many more to come! More 

Devon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We booked a meal for my birthday onMonday evening. The safe were very friendly and welcomed us to the pub and said hello to our small dog too. We had a pre-meal drink in the side relax area with a lovely fire burning. We later had what we would say without hesitation was one of the most delightful and delicious... More 

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Tony L, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted that you had a birthday meal to remember with us and hope to welcome you back again soon More 

Dorking, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed at Kings Arms last weekend as we were attending a wedding at the nearby wonderful North Cadbury Court. On arrival the staff were welcoming, friendly and attentive and helped us to our room with our bags. The room itself was large and bright, with modern décor, the best under-floor heating in the bathroom I have ever experienced and... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We enjoyed a good lunch at the Kings with my visiting US based aunt, parents, sis and children. Nice pub, good roast beef and coffee, slightly expensive but not too out of kilter. Had to laugh when a green caterpillar crawled out of a salad.....and even more when a spider started moving around in a pool of mango in a... More 

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Thames Valley, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We have had lunch here many times and have always been impressed by the quality of the food. This time we stayed for one night so I thought it was about time I wrote a review. Dinner was excellent, I had the Jospered Local Ribeye Steak which was one of the nicest steaks I have eaten, their thrice cooked chips... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

stopped here for an overnight business trip, overall the owners are doing a very nice job, first impressions it was just a country pub, but the insides have been decorated to quite a very high standard. The presentation and taste of the evening meal was first class, they obviously have worked very hard with the chef to create a nice... More 

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Tony L, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel and I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay and rated our facilities so highly. We have cleared the area at the top of the stairs now and very much hope to see you again soon. More 

Essex, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The good things. 1 The friendly and professional staff 2 The evening restaurant meal 3 The location - a charming part of the country 4 Rooms are adequate, if in need of minor repairs The not so good things. 1 The breakfast leaves much to be desired falling short in both quality and quantity. 2 Over priced when compared with... More 

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