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The King's Arms Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 54 Restaurants in Sandwich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 25, 2013

The atmosphere is charming, the staff is very friendly and attentive, the site is rich in history and the food is wonderful!

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Thank Zaticia
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

I was at Prince's Golf Club with three friends for a golfing weekend and after a hard day's slog on the fairways and greens we drove the three miles into picturesque Sandwich in search of some refreshments and sustenance.
The receptionist at The Lodge had recommended the King's Arms and with the help of a few friendly locals we soon find ourselves standing outside the pub. We were then faced with the most difficult task of the evening, namely to find the way in. No entrance on the right hand side of the building, no entrance on the left either, but hold on - there's the car park. And true enough, from the car park, through the back door, past the kitchen we finally made it inside.
After that, everything went swimmingly. The landlord found us a table, the waitress brought us drinks and advised knowledgeably about the menu and the specials and soon after the food arrived.
We had ordered quite a wide selection and none of the dishes disappointed. I had a rib-eye steak, perfectly cooked medium rare, with crispy chips and a crunchy salad and it was as good as (if not better than) in any steakhouse I have been to recently. Two of our party had the locally caught Dover Sole and they also declared themselves very happy with their choice.
Puddings and coffees followed and when the bill arrived, we were pleasantly surprised. High quality food in a pleasant environment with friendly service and at good value - you really couldn't ask for much more.
The King's Arms will be my first choice for lunch or dinner at my next visit to Sandwich.

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. We eat there regularly and it can't be beaten for good English pub food.

Thank WhiteRoseSandwich
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Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

If you like bland food come here tried this pub for the first time due to this site very miss leading if you want a great steak go to the George and dragon which is ten times superior on a plus service was friendly

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Thank Pamela3456
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

We have now eaten at this charming pub on two occasions - once in the dining room and once in the bar. On both occasions the food was excellent and the staff most welcoming and attentive. We will visit again very soon!

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