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The Kings Arms Inn

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East Stour Common | East Stour, Gillingham SP8 5NB, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was so good we went back a second day, staff were great nice very nice food they went out of their way to cook us food after 9 pm and with a very warm welcome the pub had a good choice of drinks and food.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a family Sunday roast dinner at the Kings Arms Inn. Excellent food, sunny garden room and large garden for the children to run off some energy after lunch. You need to book as this is a very popular venue. We also had a meal on a Friday night, good service and a extensive choice of meals, including... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very attentive staff, tasty meals, calm ambience, we had a great eating experience here, my mum lives in near by Marnhull and we weren't sure what to expect, but needless to say we will be returning. Only constructive feedback is the children's meals could be slightly bigger. 😊

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Bampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited on several occasions and when the current owner took over it made great advances with food choice, and quality and the restaurant was refurbished and Robert the waiter did an excellent job front of house, friendly, informative and good with kids. Since those early days the high standards have slipped, still a nice dining room, and good... More 

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Yeovil
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family lunch party. All ordered from the £7 menu. Excellent variety, generous portions. Fish pie was cracking, macaroni rich and creamy, lasagne huge and very tasty, lovely ham and chips. Topped off with delicious sticky toffee pudding and custard. Service was top notch and staff very friendly. We have been here several times and are never disappointed. If you fancy... More 

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South West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Third visit tonight in the last two months. All three visits have been faultless, this includes the Sunday carvery and two evening dinners. Generous portions and food served to a high standard. The staff are friendly and attentive. I love your vegetarian Thai curry and your chicken, ham and mushroom pie, and your vegetables are cooked to perfection. Highly recommend.... More 

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Cheshunt, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed for one night a few weekends ago. The bedrooms (three in total, we had two) were average. Clean room, Comfortable bed, small bathroom. A very large extractor fan from the kitchen was just outside our window and went on at about 8am. There was noise from downstairs that could be heard in our bedroom at 1am. A couple... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We popped in for lunch and were told the bar was full so we would have to use the restaurant. In we went and ordered a drink. We waited, waited and waited to give our orders. We noted a lot of tables waiting to get their orders and customers sitting with the glazed annoyance which comes from lengthy delays. Eventually... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have visited The Kings Arms many times for Sunday lunch. They do amazing roasts. They have a good selection of meats (the chef is definitely not shy with his portions) along with a big range of freshly cooked veg and all the trimmings. The cheesy leeks are a family favourite along with the lovely homemade stuffing. Today we broke... More 

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Tollard Royal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had a girlie catch up lunch here today, the menu and specials sounded so yummy it was difficult to choose, so we were indulgent and shared three starters, a bowl of creamy garlic mushrooms, hoisin duck spring rolls with beansprout salad and tempura tiger prawns with lightly curried egg noodles, all three were absolutely delicious. Our mains of steak... More 

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