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The Masons Arms Restaurant

| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
+44 1398 341231
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We really enjoy coming to this restaurant. The ambience, Sarah and her front of house team, and the excellent food by Mark and his brigade, have never disappointed us. Last night was a Very special evening. The canapés ...and all the courses were from Marks...More

Thank Westwinds95
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We booked a weekend away in a cottage in Knowstone and booked Saturday night at the Mason's Arms for dinner. We weren't disappointed. On arrival we were greeted by the friendly front-of-house staff and ushered into an anteroom for drinks and canapes along with some...More

Thank s17g
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Found due to brown road sign on main road. Nice country lane to get too it, in a quaint village setting. We arrived 15 minutes before end of advertised lunch period, but still got served full meal. Very friendly staff & beautiful food. Personally surprised...More

Thank AxbridgeClaret
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Found this pub when searching the internet for good pubs in Devon as my partner and myself like to try new places and enjoy quality food,we've eaten in some really nice places, the food in The Masons Arms was of good quality but defo over...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I read about this restaurant/pub in The Sunday Times and as we were fairly close made a detour for lunch...we had booked which is advisable...what is really great is the owners are there..the husband (Mark) is the chef and his wife leads the front of...More

Thank mike c
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for your super review, so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us. Do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 25, 2017

I was visiting relatives in North Devon and suggested we try the Mason's Arms. We were not disappointed. We were brought nuts and olives, then 2 'amuses bouche' while we waited for the table to be ready (the duck bob-bons were fantastic) The meal itself...More

Thank tbagpuss
Reviewed September 25, 2017

What a really wonderful restaurant this is! The prettiest chocolate-box thatched building and with an AMAZING 'decor' surprise in the dining room!! 1st class in every way - divine food and fantastic friendly, welcoming service. The set lunch menu is excellent value - 2 courses...More

Thank AndieH
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

All I can say is that this place is well worth the trip. Cannot fault the food or service and the dinner we had was a fabulous way to mark the end of our Devon holiday. Wish it was my local.

Thank ConnieA66
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Thanks for your "fabulous" review, do hope to see you again if you holiday in Devon/Cornwall.

Reviewed September 22, 2017

The building is just incredible with thatched roof and very thick walls. It has a good feel to it. This place is in the middle of nowhere right on Exeter moors, but the restaurant was booked fall. We had 3 courses. The first course of...More

Thank Cherry M
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Two of us ate here at lunchtime today, it is busy so it is best to book a table. The food was stunning, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The fact that I am a wheat and dairy free diabetic who doesn't like fish...More

Thank Jenny1997186259
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thanks for your "wonderful" review, always happy to help out with dietary requests when we can, hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$24 - $32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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