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Kings Arms

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN, England
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely greeting and great service came with the fresh and tasty food. The kids loved it and our waiter went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our visit. Would go again

Thank Jackiemumof2
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

On passing through Kirkby Stephen, we noticed an Indian restaurant we would quite like to try. It was closed, so tried the kings arms a lovely old pub with modern décor. The food was excellent I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Den S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and a few beers yesterday with Julie. Loverly pub friendly staff and a really nice homemade burger topped with mushrooms fried onions and BBQ sauce homemade chips as well. Will deffo be back.

Thank Andrew C
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We called in here for a mid afternoon drink and were made to feel very welcome. The drinks were well priced and we enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Robjacko
England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Staying about 5 miles from town and popped in for lunch which was excellent. Having heard our selections on the well stocked jukebox the friendly barmaid suggested we might like the live music that evening. Having explained our possible transport difficulties we were asked when we would like to start and finish that night and within 2 minutes the job... More 

Thank ErnestBilko
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,328 reviews
784 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 778 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We dropped in here for pre-dinner drinks after a fairly easy day's walking from Orton on the C2C path. A pleasant enough pub with reasonable ales on offer, but we decided to eat elsewhere as we needed a change from pub food.

Thank GrumpsDC
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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478 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Four of us called in during the day to check out the evening meal menu and we welcomed by friendly staff. We returned this evening for an early meal. We all had different choices Chicken melt, Steak pie, Cumberland sausage and Lasagna. The portions were good and filling so only 2 of us had room for dessert and we had... More 

Thank bdon257
Chris L, Owner at Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We at the Kings arms are very happy that we satisfied your needs with the food. We are still up and coming. We are doing everything we can to make every customer walk out of here with with a positive attitude towards our hotel and food. Once... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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248 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Had an early meal at the kings arms. The dining room is quite nicely furnished. The waitress was prompt and friendly. I had the BBQ chicken melt which was very tasty and the chips were big and crisp. Cost 10 pounds so was pretty reasonable.

Thank Vladvonbounce
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had looked to go in the Kings Arms on the saturday but due to the vintage rally on the place was heaving! So we ended up going midweek for a meal instead and the dining area was empty for the majority of the time we were there (the bar area was busy though). This was fine though as the... More 

Thank AlexMacdd
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a Bank Hol Monday and received friendly welcome from staff. Given free upgrade to room with ensuite. Small bar downstairs us quaint as is the dining area off it. Tables appear to go quickly on an evening and we were advised to book. As it happens ate elsewhere as planned but if full English the following morning anything... More 

Thank LOuise F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Kirkby Stephen
Pub with rooms and restaurant in Kirkby Stephen
(by the way - type of cuisine above does not accept any entry)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?