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Pound Road, Thornford, England
+44 1935 872294
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Today
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Now The Kings Arms?

I think this is now called 'The Kings Arms' it is the only pub in Thornford Dorset. The pub is awesome! The owners I believe have only been there for about a year. They are extremely welcoming to us and the dog. The made my family and Beagle welcome on 5 of the 7 nights of our stay at Bay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Mark S
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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English first
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I think this is now called 'The Kings Arms' it is the only pub in Thornford Dorset. The pub is awesome! The owners I believe have only been there for about a year. They are extremely welcoming to us and the dog. The made my family and Beagle welcome on 5 of the 7 nights of our stay at Bay... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Visited this pub last Wednesday evening with friends. Decided to book after trawling the internet and have to say we were NOT disappointed. Excellent food, good sized portions and lovely fresh vegetables. The 2 males decided on the steak (which was a special deal 2 for £15 Wed evenings) which they found to be as good as steaks they had... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Popped in on a Thursday night and struggled to get a table but the staff were great and fitted us in. We had a super meal whilst enjoying watching the pub fill up with locals who were all very nice. Not from the area but would certainly go back if we return. Oh, and the beer was really nice!

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Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

had a meal at the kings arms last night the restaurant lacked atmosphere not sure if this was because we were the only ones in there or if it was actually the pub. decoration was ok. had music in the pub end but no atmospheric music in the dining room. had a "special" sunday menu? which consisted of 3 starters... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Visited here with some friends last Wednesday night. We were sooooo impressed. The food was delicious and a lovely big plateful. Wednesday night was 2 steaks for £15. Some of us had that, some had the chicken and some the lasagne and I have to say they all looked amazing and massive portions. Very good value, so good actually that... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Ten of us went here for Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed. The food was all served freshly cooked and hot and the amount and variety of vegetables one of the best we have had in any pub for lunch

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I booked a table for me and my partner after having had a recommendation from a work colleague. We were not disappointed! We both had roast turkey which came with pigs in blankets, tons of veg and beautifully done roast potatoes, all washed down with a nice ale. So much veg we had to leave some. All beautifully cooked and... More 

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Dorset
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Have eaten here a couple of evenings and had lovely meals. My friend had a salad which she said was the best she had ever had - and she is very picky! Great value as well.

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England
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have to echo the recent opinion since the change of ownership and name. I opted for what should have been one of the safest options on the menu in the form of a steak and ale pie. What was served lacked any discernible pastry content and regrettably lacked any flavour, as well as looking like a plate of stew.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great food, good service, excellent value deals each evening, worth a visit. A good selection of beers and very nice locally brewed cider. Wines fine too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pound Road, Thornford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Thornford
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 872294

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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