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“A warm welcome and great food”
Review of The Kings Arms

The Kings Arms
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Wing
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $33
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Culinary Heartbeat of Rural Rutland.The Kings Arms is a 17th Century Inn situated in the peaceful & secluded conservation village of Wing. Surrounded by beautiful buildings of local stone and Colly Weston slate this quintessential English Inn nestles amidst rolling green hills and picture postcard villages. Within easy reach of Peterborough, Stamford, Melton Mowbray, Uppingham and Oakham and only 2 miles from Rutland Water.A laid back, relaxed ambiance is complemented by award winning cuisine created by our team of chefs dedicated to providing the finest food in the area. Villagers and visitors will be found side by side at the Kings Arms creating that wonderful British country pub ambience. Our friendly and motivated staff serves traditional, artisanal and innovative pub fare on rustic wooden kitchen tables, surrounded by beamed ceilings, flagstone floors & open fires. All this alongside a large selection of fine wines, local ales, ciders and traditional soft drinks and you have an experience worth coming out for.The Kings Arms Wing also offers a total of 8 Bedrooms and Suites rated 4 Star by the AA since 2004. 4 rooms in the adjacent ‘ Old Village Bakehouse’ and 4 more in ‘Orchard House’ further up the long private drive. All of our spacious bedrooms are ensuite, with large flatscreen televisions and wi’fi is available throughout.At the top of the long private drive surrounded by a small young Orchard, fruit cages and our laying hens, we have a large off-road car park which can also accommodate small boat trailers, horseboxes and even motorhomes.
Reviewed April 27, 2013

We met up with My brother n law and his wife at Wing Hall camp site and decided to try a meal at the Kings Arms. It being a Friday night and us not having booked we thought it prudent to arrive early, which turned out to be just as well. No free, un-booked tables were available. The staff checked and offered us a table that was booked from 8pm, which was fine with us.
The food was absolutely superb, I opted for, as it turned out, the last portion of a seafood tagine from the specials menu, the missus had a butternut squash risotto. My brother in law chose the beef, onion and mushroom pie, the best pie he has ever had he reckons and he is a bit of a pie expert, and his wife had rack of lamb, succulent and perfectly cooked.
The sweet menu was very tempting but only 2 of us had room, I had a beautiful creme brulee with fruit compote and my wife had the chocolate mouse, lovely.
Local beers and Aspall's cider were our choice to drink but the wine list looked quite interesting and with a nice, if expensive rum topped it off, although we were warned about the price of the rum before buying it.
We ended up leaving at about 10.30 having vacated our table by 8pm and taken up residence at the bar. On the whole a thoroughly enjoyable, and to be repeated this evening, night out.

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Thank Drew-Alison
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

I searched the Good Pub Guide for a pub with the knifes & Forks symbol (denoting good food) and found 4 recommended. The kings Arms in Wing being closest to where we were staying plus good reviews it seemed the ideal one to book. I called and left a message on there automated booking system which was duly responded to very quickly with confirmation of our request for a table. Having lost three stone on the Wieght Watchers diet already and still dieting it is not always easy to find your ideal meal eating out. However, with the flexibility of the diet you can incorporate perhaps a few indulgences now and again ! Being good we plumped to share a starter of Beef Carpaccio although it was served with a beautiful warm bread. Having cut out bread largely on the WW's diet it was hard to resist and even harder after tasting !! My partner had the Rutland Trout and I had the Wing burger - we both enjoyed our choices. The burger was home made, nice and meaty with local cheese and bacon served with home made tomatoe relish. I asked for English mustard but was persuded to try their home made whole grain mustard which was delicious. It is nice that they make home made condiments because it adds to something different. They also have there own smoker which allows you to purchase variously different meats and fish. I also had a very nice locally sourced real ale. The service and hospitality was very good in a very warm cosy pub environment - open log fire with a grand copper canopy. When parking you will see there own chickens thus very fresh eggs. The pub demonstrates a real policy of sourcing local produce and preparing home made delicious traditional and not so traditional good pub grub in generous proportions. This may not be a fine dining pub in the real sense of the word but one that delivers very fine gastro type comfort food. It will be a pleasure to go back went next in the area.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

What a delight to visit a restaurant that tries (successfully) to do something different. They certainly have their own usp's. Although not restricted to, the attraction of the mains menu was game. Starters (quite expensive) were not completely to my taste (I'm not a fan of horseradish, celeriac or mustard!) so I started with a magnificent French Onion soup that blended beautifully with Lincolnshire Poacher croutons. My husband was more adventurous and thoroughly enjoyed his eel starter. The menu changes every 2 weeks which is encouraging for our next visit.
Both of us chose a beautiful pidgeon dish for our mains but because we had filled ourselves up with their homemade soda bread (and thank you for actually serving bread, so many establishments don't now) we didn't get to deserts.
There appeared to be two eating areas. Ours small and cosy and was distinctly for tables of two. We were celebrating our anniversary so were pleased with the ambiance.
We were served by 4 members of staff who interacted well, were very curtious and genuinely made us feel welcome on this our first visit.
We eat out every week. We like our local pub because the quality is good and we can walk there. The Kings Arms, a 20 minute rural drive away, felt more like a special occasion venue but I am now looking forward to finding the next excuse to visit!

Thank GrettonDiver
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

We arrived at lunchtime on Mothering Sunday and somehow the very helpful staff managed to find room for us. Wonderful atmosphere with big log fire. Excellent menu, with choice of size of dish, and delicious food. Also great sofas to sit on before and afterwards.

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Thank 247Poppy
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

We stopped by for a nice meal, prior to returning to the United States. We were extremely satisfied with the food and service. It topped off a very nice vacation!

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Thank kheagler
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