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All 1 Knowstone Restaurants

The Masons Arms

The Masons Arms, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
01398 341231
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Knowstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $32
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Woldingham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We returned for the masterclass on stocks and sauces, which is followed by lunch in the restaurant giving an opportunity to taste the sauces with the appropriate food. It was informative and interesting and the food as excellent as always. The owner/head chef was the head chef at three * Waterside at Bray for 12 years and the excellence of... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I went here with my mother for lunch and we were very impressed by the hospitality we received; having had the restaurant on our "to-do" list for far too long. Mid-week, lunch time in the middle of January- it was unsurprising that we were the only diners- although I know this is certainly not the case at almost any other... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Rang and asked to be squeezed in for starters and mains early on a Saturday evening. Turned up and we were treated superbly. Great staff and worth putting a clean shirt on for! Great food , presented well and tastes beautiful. Worth that bit extra. Menu is on the web so don't complain about the prices. I looked at a... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Firstly, Sarah and Mark Dobson very kindly accepted a voucher I was gifted which had reached expiration embarrassingly! I dined at lunch as a party of four, with my partner and "in-laws" for their birthday treat, what a treat it was! Fabulous Devon olde-worlde charm but with refinery. a relaxed but impeccably professional and charming service welcomed us. We opted... More 

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London
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142 reviews 142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

And it really is in the "countryside"! with the lane leading to it being decidedly single track !!! But don't be put off, the trip is well worth the effort and you are also on the edge of beautiful Exmoor. The chef was at The Waterside Inn and it really shows both in the style of cooking and presentation of... More 

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

In truth North Devon is a bit of a food backwater. There are a few pockets of greatness but few and far between. This however is worthy of all its accolades. Not exactly pub grub and perhaps not the fine dinning of the London elite, but very high quality ingredients, great cooking and excellent service make this worth pushing the... More 

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Somerset
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30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

visited at lunch time with friends, and dog, dog welcome in the bar. Very warm and cosy, friendly staff. Food excellent, pre drink nibbles etc served. Starters of scallops, ginger smoked salmon and pigeon terrine all quite excellent, main course of black pudding stuffed pork belly was succulent, tender and full of flavour. Desserts equally delicious added to that a... More 

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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Recently had lunch here with my husband, we have been before. It is a very relaxed place for lunch with a mixture of people obviously there for a special occasion, and others in jeans ready to go for a walk afterwards. All seemed to be enjoying themselves. The food was delicious, I had scallops (always my favourite), followed by the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went here for lunch for birthday treat. Lovely atmosphere and the food lived up to expectations. My husband had the hare which we had never tried before it was delicious. Lovely devon views from the restaurant . Good service just the right amount of time between courses. What we were really pleased with was that they didn't try to rip... More 

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

lived up to all our expectations! On a very stormy night we found The Masons's Arms warm and welcoming even though we were a little late due to appalling driving conditions. Lovely little dinning room ( very interesting ceiling), all the right touches of detail and we quickly ordered from the interesting menu. Started with the special smoked salmon and... More 

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Additional Information about The Masons Arms

Address: The Masons Arms, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
Phone Number: 01398 341231
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Knowstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 32
Cuisine: English

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