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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
A friendly local

We ventured here on a Sunday night after finding the Abbot's Fireside Closed, hence we did feel a little overdressed but the atmosphere was very friendly and relaxed and the place was very busy. After a short wait we managed to find a table to accommodate us (we were 3 couples) and had a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
FrankandTrisha
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Steaks undercooked and tough. Beer was good. Staff friendly. Not much atmosphere the night we went. Not too expensive.

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Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have visited this pub many times with my dog,but last visit she was not allowed to lick gravy from platewhen i had finished meal which she has done many times before.it would appear that someone complanted before,so I say if you have a dog give this place a wide berth! maybe they do not have a dishwasher.as next they... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We ventured here on a Sunday night after finding the Abbot's Fireside Closed, hence we did feel a little overdressed but the atmosphere was very friendly and relaxed and the place was very busy. After a short wait we managed to find a table to accommodate us (we were 3 couples) and had a very enjoyable meal together. A typical... More 

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kent
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our cycling group had lunch at the Kings Arms today. It's located in the square of this pretty village in the heart of Kent. There's a large and well tended garden with plenty of tables and parasols. The food is delicious and very reasonably priced. I had the Seniors menu at £7.50 and chose roast lamb with all the trimmings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Really pleased with the friendly service, and very generous portions. Steaks were cooked to perfection. Salmon was light and very tasty, and my Tikka was just right. Puddings were just as filling and certainly not shy on the portion size. Very nice experience and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Pretty location nice food and friendly staff. Steak and ale pie excellent We had stopped for lunch with party of 6...and all enjoyed it !!

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just been here and enjoyed my first visit here. Staff were very welcoming and polite. Went on a Tuesday which has a 'Buy one get one half price' deal running. Which is very good value for money. I had the cottage pie which was a very good sized portion and the other half had the lasagne, which was also a... More 

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kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 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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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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Address: The Square, Elham CT4 6TJ, England
Phone Number: 01303 840242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Elham
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • 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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