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The Kings Arms Inn

Certificate of Excellence
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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We met friends and family for a birthday celebration over Sunday lunch. We all had a carvery and a choice of 4 meats and beef cooked rare and also well done. Good selection of vegetables too, but I didn't like the queuing system as I felt in the way of the bar and entrance to the seating area. A selection... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Kings Arms is a friendly, professionally run pub, providing competitively priced lunches with good food and service. We haven't been for a little while but were pleased to find its good reputation continues. Can't wait to return.

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I cannot recommend the Kings arms strongly enough . I'm a businessman who spends his life on the road staying in mediocre, supposed 4 star accommodation. The Kings arms rooms are comfortable , simple and clean , the welcome is warm and the food is outstanding- way exceeding my expectations . Congratulations to the team here who have worked out... More 

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Northants
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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