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The Masons Arms Restaurant

| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
+44 1398 341231
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not the kind of inn you just come across so it's worth the trip down very narrow roads to find this Michelin starred cross between a country pub and restaurant. We were settled in a comfy little lounge with drinks with plenty of...More

Thank notacouchpotato
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your favourable review, glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us and hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A Michelin Star restaurant, set in an out-of-the way 13th Century inn on the Devon Somerset borders. It's not your average place and definitely do visit if you get a chance. The dinner is quite expensive, but in line with the quality, We paid £135...More

Thank chris_butler_uk
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your detailed and positive review. Do hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful balance between fine dining and a friendly local pub. This is not a cheap restaurant but offers great value for money. The set lunch was wonderful and the atmosphere and ambience matched it. We had drinks and olives/salted almonds in the snug...More

Thank wisborough1
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review, so pleased that you enjoyed our lunch menu and do hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandering round lookin for a pub for a pint and a sandwich. Came across this lovely pub which didn't do bar snacks but served a beautiful lunch. Set menu for lunch 3 courses for 25 pounds. Beautifully prepared and presented. We felt spoilt. So pleased...More

Thank Christine S
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review, so satisfying for us when we get this response from guests who didn't know what to expect! Not everyone wants to give it a try so carry on in their search for sandwiches and jacket potatoes!!! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped here for a snack on our way to Woolacombe for four nights. But the Masons Arms do not do snacks. This place is a culinary delight. Want to return to have lunch or dinner here some day soon. Instead we just had a...More

Thank PammyJane24
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your post, so pleased that you found us! We look forward to seeing you again for a lunch or dinner, and yes, although we don't serve snacks, we are happy to offer one course lunches.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met friends for lunch here - our second visit. The three-course lunch is of exceptional quality and from the bar to the bill, the service was helpful, efficient and charming. Little touches, from the choice of bread to the petit four with the coffee...More

Thank DPJP
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review, so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. Do hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Visited whilst staying at the little owl for our wedding anniversary. Had pre-drinks in the garden with olives & nuts brought out to us and our order taken. Seated inside at a table overlooking the farmland which was lovely. The food was fantastic, crab bisque...More

Thank kimorg
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post your review, so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us and we do hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed June 5, 2017

My son and daughter-in-law took me to this lovely restaurant for a treat. I have been before on a few occasions and so already knew that we were in for a gastronomic treat. We weren't disappointed!

1  Thank Carol C
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thanks for your great review, do hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Michelin starred restaurant in deepest devon. Met by Tom the dog and after ordering drinks,where shown to a cosy room with sofa and armchairs. Olives and nuts offered,then canapés. Handed menus to order then waited until order was ready when we where shown to a...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We have been many times before to The Masons Arms, not just for lunch and dinner but for the masterclasses too. I felt compelled to write another review because I noticed the reviewer a few below was disappointed. We had the same set lunch menu...More

Thank kateandchris2
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thank you for your really lovely review, we appreciate your comments and your continued support of us and it was lovely to see you all here last week. Perhaps Little Miss Sunshine(below) was having a rainy day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$24 - $32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
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, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Knowstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1398 341231
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