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King's Arms

Inn on the Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW, England
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The food was very good & the staff were helpful & friendly, But the room was very dated & in need of modernising. In the bathroom included the walkin in need of decoration wardrobe because of the age of the building the floors are a bit up & down in places(if you are over 5FT 9 you might hit your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend my Dad and his 2 children aged 5 & 6 really enjoyed our food here. My dad being a vegetarian sometimes finds it limited or a bit "samey" when we go out to eat. I noticed a local item called "Homity Pie" which I was curious to find out more about. It was a potato chess and spinach... More 

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Thank Damiena B
Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this pub again the food was excellent service very good from when I put in the order to when I got it.I twice had a Sunday lunch here and also a meal in the week all meals were served hot and there was plenty of it I can recommend the steak it was cooked to perfection... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I stayed here with my 2 sons in the family room. The room was very dated and the decor very old. It was in desperate need of updating. This is the first time I have found a radiator within a wardrobe! The staff were very friendly and the landlady made sure our bicycles were put within the safety of the... More 

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Thank Rich W
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Called in for our breakfast on a short trip to Bideford, staff were so friendly and polite. Breakfast came steaming hot an cooked perfectly, we enjoyed that much we nipped back a few days later before setting off home. A must try for anyone and we will be dropping in for lunch on our next visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a traditional pub that has a few rooms upstairs. If you are looking for a posh hotel with lots of service, this is not the place for you. However if you are looking for a fascinating place to stay with crooked walls, winding stairs, and brimming with a sense of history for a pretty good price, this is... More 

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Shaldon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Oh dear, thus is a lovely proper pub, well kept beers, and welcoming bar staff. It was quiet, we only ordered two sandwiches and two lite bites, but 35 minutes later they still hadn't appeared. The sandwiches were quite nice eventually, but the camembert bites are to be avoided. Clearly something seriously wrong in the kitchen, let the side down... More 

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Winkleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The beer is always on top form. The clientele can be a bit strange but there harmless enough. I've not tried the food for about 5 years so I'm not commenting on what it's like. The menu looks like the pub belongs to a chain but of course it doesn't which is a surprise that they would want it to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited in feb lovely old pub lovely staff not to keen on the menu good choice of beer. Locals very friendly cant wait to sit outside and watch the world go past in the summer. It used to be packed on a friday and saturday night not so much now but never mind im sure it will come back to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The three (?) small rooms are very comfortable, but can get a little noisy on a Friday/Sat night. If you're expecting 5 star comfort, this is not the place for you - the rooms are clean and comfortable, but they are pub rooms. Keep your expectations in line with the reality and you'll be fine. The staff were fantastic -... More 

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