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The Kings Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
18 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
+44 1548 842202
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (19 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wandering around salcombe looking for some decent seafood ended up in the king's arms very cosy and candlelit friendly and attentive staff. I ordered the seafood platter at £22 seemed good value. My partner had steak. I was pleasantly surprised with my plate the mussels...More

Thank mippy2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great chips!! We had ham egg and chips and scampi and chips, when ch was lovely, we sat out on the roof terrace and had beautiful views across the water, inside could do with a update but all is forgotten when sat outside in the...More

Thank Rprice88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting The Kings Arms for a number of years, mainly for drinks and a lunchtime snack but this week we visited in the evening. When we arrived (on a damp, cool May evening) the inside restaurant area was full. We were told...More

Thank AndMarGeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised how attentive the staff were on a busy Saturday night. Great pub food and large servings. Will definitely be going again.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Nice pub, Good food and portion sizes. Nice dining room. Shame the staff don't check the glasses before serving as mine had lipstick marks on it but no problem when I asked for it to be change.

2  Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Good evening meal in the bar with very helpful and friendly staff and reasonable prices. Somewhat spoiled by out of control dogs not on leads jumping up at the table during the meal. Owner looking embarrassed but making little attempt to deal with them!

1  Thank PHNF
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Great location over looking the harbour. Menu simple, prices high I guess due to the beautiful location. However we had seafood sharing platter disappointing no lemon no spare plate nowhere to put shells off mussels or prawns. Would I eat here again No. Great for...More

1  Thank jstils
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Sat outside this pub enjoying a beer with the wife and noticed an amazing portion of fish n chips being served on the next table I'm having some of that later I thought ! We went back later at 7pm ish to find they not...More

1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Waitress friendly by highly inefficient had to remind her of several things and we were not ever asked if we wanted a desert. Seemed like they just wanted us out of the restaurant even though it was only 9.30pm. Given the competition in Salcombe would...More

2  Thank janeandclivekirby
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Very few things are better in life than sitting outside on this pub's sun terrace by the harbour with a pint of good beer. Absolute perfection. Decent food menu from the looks of it too.

Thank Matthew L
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Paula C
17 April 2017|
Response from Kingslady122 | Property representative |
I'm sorry Paula have only just seen this question! Yes we do allow dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842202
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