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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
Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Gillingham
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you have a Sunday carvery or a normal lunch time / evening meal you will find the food is excellent ( especially the Haggis ) very good service and always a friendly greeting. There is a large garden to the rear of the Pub, so ideal to take your dog, however, should the weather be against you, your pet... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a superb find, excelllent accommodation at a fair price in todays market , very attentive staff with any personal requirements carried out without fuss. The food offer was wide and varied and again my personal menu changes were accommodated without that dreadfull word ,"the computer said No", . At last a place if you ask you do get and... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not stay here! A total rip off. I had the unfortunate experience of staying there last night with my husband and two young children. They tried to charge us £35 each to stay in the same room and £10 each for the breakfast. So for 4 of us to stay for one night in one rather dirty room with... More

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England
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
55 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were staying in a local B & B but had arranged to meet a friend locally when we found an eaterie. We phoned and booked a table and good job too as it was very busy. Swift service, excellent food but a bit limited and unimaginitive on the specials board. Lovely large portions of well seasoned food but thought... More

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It was always going to be a busy affair but the service and food were excellent and even though we were the 4pm reservation the enthusiasm and diligence were top drawer. Beer good. Well go back when it is a little less hectic but suspect we will still go back on a Sunday for the roast!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The restaurant was adequate, However, was disappointed as the previous reviews were so complimentary, Overall, the service seemed a little tired and not focussed. It reminded me of an old works canteen type service, The beer I was served had bubbles stuck on the side of the glass. I find this very off putting. I apologise if the review is... More

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Well cooked variety of vegetables and traditional sides with a chice of four meats, good choice of homemade desserts, and excellent value. Very busy between noon and 1.30pm, but thins out considerably after that for those who prefer a late lunch. Service good. Only complaint is that it's hard to park as it's so busy!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Excellent food and superior service. They even packed us a cheese board to take home for later!. Would recommend to anyone. Enough variety on the menu to keep most people happy and tasty Vegetarian options.The Eton Mess was particularly lovely too.

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UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We travel here from Sherborne as the Sunday carvery is excellent. You need to book as it is so busy and popular. The service and quality of food is superb and there is a good choice of food even on a Sunday. The carvery is lovely with a choice of at least 4 meats and you can have a slice... More

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Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We have driven past this pub many times but never ventured in before. The decoration inside was not what I was expecting, it was very light and contemporary. The staff were very freindly and showed us to a table and took our drink order while we looked at the menu. There was a very wide choice of food and prices... More

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

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