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The Masons Arms Restaurant

| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
+44 1398 341231
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seared tuna” (9 reviews)
“macaroons” (10 reviews)
“souffle” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
| The Masons Arms Knowstone, Knowstone EX36 4RY, England
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141 - 150 of 413 reviews

Reviewed February 4, 2016

We visited the Mason's Arms for our anniversary and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience, from the welcome at the bar, comfy sofa in the lounge and delicious amuse-bouche, through to the cosy dining room and a delicious meal. I am more than happy to recommend...More

Thank Tawviewers
Sarah D, Manager at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2016

Thank you for your great review, so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us, we have tried to create a warm friendly atmosphere, and as this is Devon countryside, dogs are also warmly welcomed! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. MD

Reviewed February 2, 2016

The Mason Arms seems to have found a fantastic blend of local pub meets Michelin Star Restaurant. We were greeted with a bar full of locals (and very cute puppy), before being led through into a cosy lounge area and given some menus. The food...More

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Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you so much for your great review, we do hope to welcome you back in the future, if only for you to try the Cheesecake again!!!

Reviewed January 29, 2016

The Masons Arms in Knowstone is an attractive thatched Devon building in a small village, off the A361 between Tiverton and South Molton. We (my wife and I) arrived on a cold wet dull day in January for a special Birthday lunch, without booking in...More

Thank Robert M
Sarah D, Manager at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review, I will pass on your great comments to all of the staff who helped make your meal "excellent" !

Reviewed January 24, 2016

Im writing this as the other half! The welcome was lovely and we were invited to sit in the lounge to browse the menu whilst being served canapés! The order was taken and we were shown to our table. The starters arrived very quickly and...More

Thank BDK757
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2016

Thank you so much for your review, glad that you tried a couple of our Game dishes, great to stay local and seasonal! Do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 13, 2016

The Masons was recommended by friends, who had been for an evening meal late last year, so I decided to try it for my partner's birthday lunch. This turned out to be one of my better ideas! It was wonderful from the moment we walked...More

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Sarah D, Manager at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2016

Friendly and fabulous, thanks so much, that is what we are aiming for! Do hope to see you again very soon, thanks for your great review. MD

Reviewed January 2, 2016

We had the most wonderful experience , our car club(not post Meridian) likes to visit nice restaurants and hotels but it has to be said this was an unexpected pleasure , a pub with a London /Paris/Rome) restaurant pedigree ,

2  Thank phil t
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2016

Thank you very much for your review, so pleased that our pub fitted the bill and gave you an unexpected pleasure, always nice for us to surprise guests!

Reviewed December 30, 2015

It is so nice to find a Michelin starred restaurant which is so friendly, relaxed and not at all pretentious. We had a wonderful "mix and match" lunch with elements from both the set menu and a la carte. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful. The...More

2  Thank Elaine B
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2016

Thank you so much for your very positive review, our Festive Trio of Desserts is definitely something we will do again next Christmas! Hope to see you again soon! MD

Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We had never before been to a Michelin-starred restaurant. What a joy! Fantastic food, relaxed and friendly. Not too pricey. Loved it.

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Reviewed December 11, 2015

restaurant in North Devon by a long way. It was some time ago when we last visited, but delighted to find that standards have been maintained. Great seared tuna starters, although some discussion as to whether it was Bluefin (very endangered) or Yellowfin. We were...More

1  Thank hollandNorthDevon
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to post your great review, we do hope to welcome you back to the Masons Arms before too long.

Reviewed December 7, 2015

We were staying in North Devon for a pre Christmas get together with friends and having self catered on the Friday night treated ourselves to dinner at the Masons Arms. We were not disapointed. The staff were very helpful and efficient and bought appetisers to...More

1  Thank Chelseagirl47
Sarah D, Owner at The Masons Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Masons Arms, it was lovely to meet you all and so pleased that you enjoyed everything, we do hope to welcome you back in the near future! MD

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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
Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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