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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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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I went with my aged Uncle who eats there quite often on Sunday evenings. He had raved about the carvery, so I was expecting big things; and I wasn't disappointed. I had some beautiful roast beef with a good selection of vegetables, all cooked to perfection. The 'haggis stuffing' was a sublime touch.I look forward to eating there again soon.

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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ate here twice during our holiday in Dorset last week. On Sundays they serve a carvery which looked great and a range of other pub food. During the week there is a longer menu to choose from. The food was lovely - large portions and very tasty. The puddings are huge! On both occasions it was busy and there... More 

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Address: East Stour Common | East Stour, Gillingham SP8 5NB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Gillingham
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
The Kings Arms Hotel Gillingham
The Kings Arms Inn Dorset/Gillingham

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