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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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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A recent visit as a couple .Hot meals and good service . Clean and pleasant in and out . Reasonable priced . Actually ; excellent meals and excellent value . If you have not been , it is worth you seeing for your self . I'm your local trip advisor ; so you cannot go wrong .

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Thank thomas w
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We often use this pub for lunch on a weekday - usually Thursday or Friday ,last week we decided to book for Sunday lunch and we arrived on time for our table which was situated in the back room of the pub. There were around 35-40 other people in this lounge sized room and the noise being produced by thees... More 

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Thank Gerard H
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My wife and I have visited this pub on previous occasions and were most impressed so on this time nine family members enjoyed the carvery. This is a popular venue so booking is advisable for what is surely of the very best pup restaurants in the area. The staff are friendly and efficient ensuring your experience is a happy one:... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
59 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Having moved to the area only recently, the local pubs have to be tried so we went for dinner one night, on Spec. I was surprised to find only a small bar and even then, meals were being consumed in it. It looked very crowded with little room for anyone wanting a quiet drink. The vast majority of the pub... More 

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Thank TJA950
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Met up with some friends here as it was half way between us...only reason. Looks like a pub, inside and out, and wasn't expecting anything exciting. First of all, the staff are warm, fun and welcoming, always a nice start! We had a dog with us, so ate in the bar area, and they made a real fuss and made... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Been to this Pub quite a few times over the years, we were there last night with my Son, Daughter-in-law and Grandchildren. As is the norm the food was excellent and the portions quite large. The staff provide an excellent service. Would recommend this pub to anyone. Have only eaten there never used it as a B&B so have no... More 

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Thank Sarah M S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I had the Sunday carvery. Pork was a little dry and the crackling was not the best but the accompaniments more than made up for the pork. Excellent roast potatoes and parsnips together with a cheesy leek disk. My wife had the fish pie and said it was good. Most impressed with the at tentative staff. The restaurant was packed... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We originally found this Pub 3 years ago whilst staying in the area , and was very impressed . Once again staying nearby we decided we just had to go back . First meal was a Sunday evening , so very busy as Carvery is very popular, and as this was my husbands choice it was obvious why , beautifully... More 

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Gloucester
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Service couldn't be faulted. Excellent choice of food - including vegetarian - served fresh and hot. Selection of mouth-watering sweets. Good range of well kept draft beers as well as wines and spirits. Ample off road parking.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

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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