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The Masons Arms

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The Masons Arms, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
441398341231
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying locally for one night on our Devon Coast to Coast walk. We only popped in for a beer and a glass of wine (which wasn't expensive) and were VERY impressed. This place may have a Michelin star (and deservedly so according to other guests staying in our B & B who ate here), but the staff were... More 

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1 Thank BristolMark1
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we are still very much the village pub and so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us, we do hope to welcome you for a meal next time you're passing! MD More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an unusual review. We booked a table here on recommendation, but the restaurant we thought we were booking has the same name but is a different place altogether. When we turned up at the wrong place, they had no table for us and so we managed to figure out that we had indeed booked the wrong restaurant! We... More 

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1 Thank Travellhound
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we do hope that you will make it to us in the future! More 

Okehampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience. We chose to visit The Mason's Arms for my wife's birthday, and were not disappointed. The service was excellent, and the food superb. I chose the seared tuna starter, with oriental salad and micro vegetables, which was absolutely fantastic. My wife chose the cured salmon on fennel, which was also delicious. My wife had the monkfish... More 

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Thank Steve P
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, we do hope to see you again soon. More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service!!! Food exceptional !!! A lovely quaint village location in country surroundings. Would visited again.

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Thank Janet H
Exeter, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mason's Arms is a good hours drive from us, but it proved to be worth the trip. The pub is charming, as is the small dining room. We were lucky to have a table with an idyllic view of farmland. The service was excellent. My starter of goats cheese arancini was ok, but the cheese was so subtle as... More 

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Thank HipAitch
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that you had a pleasurable experience with us and we do hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit on our holiday and we are so pleased that we did. Great service, delicious food and a beautiful restaurant. Well worth a visit! Loved the canapés - salmon and cucumber and blue cheese scones. The chicken was well presented and a very generous portion. Our friends had the lamb and beef and they were very impressed... More 

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Thank leesathomas
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, so pleased that you enjoyed everything including our canapés and petits fours, sometimes it's the small details that make a difference! Hope you enjoyed your holiday in lovely North Devon! SD More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A "Chocolate Box" building and, in keeping with its age, has small rooms at the front. However the dining room seats around 25/30 people and is very nice. Plenty of choice to tempt you with, but not too much. Excellent wines. Service is superb and the food is absolutely fantastic. Not cheap, but truly wonderful. You HAVE to go.

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Thank Tony A
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thanks very much, we do hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our second anniversary meal at the Masons Arms, a place we have had the pleasure of dining at quite a few times now!! A lovely small friendly pub with a relaxed atmosphere, fabulous food as always, this place certainly deserves its Michelin star!!

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1 Thank Nicola P
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and for choosing us for your wedding anniversary. We do hope to see you again soon! More 

South Molton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we don't get to eat here as often as we'd like, whenever we do, its first class. Last night was my husbands 60th birthday so we treated ourselves and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing, the staff faultless and nothing was too much trouble. My husbands only criticism was that he couldn't eat my dinner as well... More 

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1 Thank Joolie7
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review of your special evening. We do hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

Margate, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Randomly ended up in this quaint little village and stumbled across this restaurant. The food was good and staff attentive. Only criticism would be menu selection was limited. But well worth a visit if in the area.

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1 Thank Simon C
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendation from your visit on Friday. We do only provide a small a la carte menu but this enables us to prepare and cook everything from scratch by our small team! The majority of our guests do take 3 courses which does then offer a more diverse dining experience. MD More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$24 - $32
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Masons Arms, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Knowstone
  • Phone Number: 441398341231

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?