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The Kings Arms Inn

East Stour Common | East Stour, Gillingham SP8 5NB, England
The Kings Arms Inn
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked around for an affordable B&B local to a relatives birthday party venue. this was the nearest but also the cheapest for miles around. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was an excellent choice as the rooms were clean fresh and smart as well as the great price. We had all three rooms between us(one family, one double... More 

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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We've been eating at The Kings for over 8 years and can honestly say we've never been able to top it for food and friendly staff. No matter where we eat my husband and I always say after 'not as good as The Kings'.... And Its not often you find a pub with as good a Carvery as their full... More 

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Selsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have eaten at the King's Arms a couple of times and have always been satisfied. Today, Sunday at 1500, we had an excellent carvery, the best we have had for years. The quality of the meats and vegetables was outstanding. Lovely ambience and excellent staff. We do not live in the area but are looking forward to visiting again.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We were visiting friends in nearby Gillingham (Dorset not Kent) and saw how highly this place was rated. And found there was good reason for the ratings. Very welcoming staff and head chef/owner who squeezed us in even though the place was rammed. Good, fresh Carvery, nice change to have choice of meat temperature rather than just the usual stock... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent. They were very busy but service was good. Their website suggested they had a good selection of single malt whiskies. I did not think the selection was very good and the bar staff knew nothing about them. This was disappointing. However, the food was good and I would be quite happy to go there again.

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Dorset U.K.
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Doing the Christmas rounds of wreath laying at family graves, we needed to find a stopping off place for lunch. By chance we had heard good reviews of The Kings Arm. Arriving right on opening time, we were fortunate to have the last table for two that was not booked. Groups of People were arriving all the time, the staff... More 

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Essex
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This pub had been recommended to us for Sunday lunch whilst staying in the local area. What a find. The portions are massive, I didn't even manage a pudding but our son did! We had the choice of turkey, chicken, lamb, beef or a slice of each. The vegetables were fresh and beautifully cooked and my son said the stuffing... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Lovely food and plentiful and the carvery is really delicious, BIG portions and you don't leave hungry unlike some carveries who offer tiny portions. Will be back and will be bringing friends this time.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went their for a lunchtime carvery. Table was booked for 18 people, for 3pm. Lovely food and service. Good time was had by all. Highly recommend. The staff were friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was cosy and comfortable

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Bournemouth
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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I visited here with my wife , mum and another couple for dinner , we arrive and were shown to our table , the restaurant has a very relax feel to it and we were made at home by the staff whose attention to detail was very good and a credit to the place , we were given some haggis... More 

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