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The Kings Arms

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch and dinner at the Kings Arms before departing on our walk along Hadrian's Wall. On both occasions, the food was hot and fresh, and the staff was friendly. The wine was so-so, but the tap beer was very tasty. This is a simple but very pleasant place. Expect that, and you'll have an enjoyable time.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After a fell walk in the lakes we were all very hungry the food ordered came quickly and was good quality and nice big portions. It was a nice friendly pub with a mixture of walkers and locals. The beer was also very nice.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the kings arms for drinks and a meal we were met by the landlady and one of here staff with a very warm welcome also by the locals who were very friendly the meals we had were excellent and every thing was home made hot and very tastie (the entertainment was a bit of fun the landlady was...

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St Margaret's at Cliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

After completing the Hadrian's Wall walk on the 30th Dec what an ideal place to warm the cockles!! Good food, beer and staff entertainment - always good to end on a high. It may be the only pub in Bowness on Solway but one with a warm welcome

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Small town pub and the only one in town but a good one. Cozy with a local crowd and us walkers. The food is typical pub grub and lots of it. This is a pub and not a place to get a room which Trip Advisor should make clear.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

What a welcoming place. Staff were great and on top form . A group of 9 of us had our evening meal and everyone was satisfied. The staff have excellent banter with customers. An amazing end of our first day Hadrians cycle. Thanks again guys.

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We did not stay overnight but we had dinner at the Kings Arms and enjoyed our meal. There was a nice typical pub atmosphere and the staff were friendly and helpful. The Chicken Kiev was good and the fish and chips was great. The fish tasted really fresh.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A warm welcome on the mat for our weary souls and a glowing smile from the pleasant staff. We enjoyed a fantastic selection of beers and delicious local food, including the succulent locally caught fresh salmon - we loved the character of The Kings Arms too.

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Scarborough
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The only place in the village to obtain an evening meal and you can tell. Admittedly the pub was busy but we waited for over an hour for our meals with no updates or reasons why and then my steak and ale pie arrived cold! Discussed this with the bar staff when we paid the bill and eventually with the...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were fortunate enough to eat here 3 times while staying in Bowness on Solway. This is a lovely, friendly pub and we were made to feel welcome. Service is excellent. The menu has lots of options including specials and all food is very reasonably priced. We would definitely recommend it.

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Address: Bowness on Solway CA7 5AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Bowness on Solway
Number of rooms: 4
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“This is not a place for lodgings unless we missed something. It is a pub.”
M7449EXstephenl, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay”
Chuffer81A, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here, just eat!”
679michelew, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“There are no double rooms.”
AliI216, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Try to get the room opposite the bathroom, there are no ensuite rooms.”
Dionherbike, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
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