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The Kings Arms

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The Square, Elham CT4 6TJ, England
01303 840242
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good quality pub food

We went here for Easter Sunday lunch and had booked a table for seven in advance. There was a very busy bar at the front with a restaurant seating area at the back. They served good real ale. The menu had a traditional Sunday roast as well other choices. Some of us had starters and most had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Brigg, United Kingdom
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kent
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We used this as a halfway lunch point on a circular walk on my birthday around the lovely Elham valley. The restaurant was full but we were happy to eat in the bar area. The steak and ale pie was substantial but average but the roast lamb was good. The service was pleasant but slow, but became almost non existent... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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85 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went here for Easter Sunday lunch and had booked a table for seven in advance. There was a very busy bar at the front with a restaurant seating area at the back. They served good real ale. The menu had a traditional Sunday roast as well other choices. Some of us had starters and most had desserts. The food... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely 16th century inn in the heart of this delightful village, on the square opposite the church. It's bigger than it looks from the outside. There is a cosy bar area at the front with an extensive restaurant behind and a beer garden outside. We came here for lunch after a walk through the surrounding countryside. The... More 

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Folkestone
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Took the whole family along for Mothers Day dinner. Quick, friendly service and food that let you clear your plate, but best of all was that the prices for Mothers Day dinner remained the same as last week and the month before. No price hike at the Kings Arms on a special occasion and they also catered for young children

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Kent
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a 16th century pub with a small bar at the front and a larger dining area at the rear. It is in a quiet location on Elham's village square, opposite the church. It's a free house so the cask beer varies, but is well kept. The menu is varied with something to suit all tastes, augmented by daily... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited today, 3 adults, 2 children and a dog. We were greeted in a welcome & friendly manner and nothing was too much trouble. Dogs on leads are welcome in the bar area, so we sat down and ordered off the menu - plenty to choose from and at reasonable prices. It was great to see a children's menu... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Together with a bunch of friends, I called in at the King's Arms for lunch after a lovely walk around Elham. We had a wonderful warm reception, and an excellent pint of draught Boddingtons (unusual in these parts) was just what I needed when we arrived! Top marks for that, landlord! This is a great little Kentish country pub -... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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74 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

A great village pub, great beers s really nice food. Nothing fancy but good wholesome pub grub, with some very good offers during the week.its been busy every time I,ve been there. Very friendly efficient staff. A great setting in a lovely village and the pub is very much part of the community. Always a pleasure eating or drinking here!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We took our friend here on Saturday lunchtime for her 99th birthday. The meal was excellent and the staff efficient and polite, and very attentive. We have eaten here on a few occasions in the evening and the food has always been exceptional. Being Saturday, I expect everyone was out doing their Christmas shopping, and there were not many people... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Recently visited the The Kings Arms in Elham for a birthday meal with a large group of friends, approximately 30 people. The staff were all friendly and welcoming and the restaurant coped very well with 30 people ordering food at the same time. We visited on a Sunday and was given the choice of 3 meats for a Sunday roast.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Square, Elham CT4 6TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Elham
  • Phone Number: 01303 840242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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