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The Kings Arms

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13 Top Street, Wing, Oakham LE15 8SE, England
+44 1572 737634
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ok, 3 of us, late April, last minute decision for reservation. Staff undeniably friendly and efficient on a night with a big special event. My companions seemed "ok" with their choices of chicken curry (mild) and fish pie, but I thought the fish pie deplorable. It was just mush. Side vegetables were fresh but not well cooked. The appetizer of... More 

Thank Picky-Missy
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Dear Picky Missy. Many thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts with us, it may have been easier for us to address these issues if you would have told one of the 3 waitresses who checked with you multiple times on the night. It would have been nice if you could have plucked up the courage to raise... More 

Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The jewel in the crown of this pub/restaurant with rooms is the great staff team who made us so welcome and looked after us so well from the time of booking and throughout our stay. We stayed two nights (Friday and Saturday) and ate in the restaurant both nights. Food was very good, beautifully presented and local sourced ingredients. Service... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night whilst visiting Rutland Water. The room we had was excellent - in some accommodation in the pub courtyard. Wing is a very quiet village but ideal for Rutland Water. The restaurant is quite small but high in atmosphere. Food was very good - we had the home smoked fish and meats followed by red... More 

Thank southboundchris
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. The team is always happy when their hard work is appreciated all the way through, from housekeeping, service staff and the guys in the kitchen. Our bacon like everything else here is made onsite, so we can guarantee the quality of it and everything else on our AA Award Winning... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been far too long since our last visit as evidenced by our somewhat circuitous route to Wing. Once safely arrived, everything fell into place. Friendly service, cracking local ham for me and some splendid haddock for Mrs R all complemented by an interesting selection of wines and beers. With some delicious pudding and coffee to follow, we were... More 

Thank reynom99
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. We really value your feedback and glad to know that as a repeat customer you were still sated, inspired and already planning another visit in the future. We all look forward to seeing you soon. James, Kate & The Team More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Every few months my wife and I meet up with her brother and his wife around the Rutland area as we live in Buckinghamshire and they live in Lincolnshire. The restaurant we were going to was unavailable due to a function and we were recommended The Kings Arms. We were given a warm welcome and no pressure to hurry our... More 

Thank David S
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for the kind words, always nice when we are able to exceed expectations. We hope to see you in the future, maybe even as your first choice dare I say. James, Kate & The Team More 

Oakham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Despite only living 4 miles away for the past 30 years we had never visited the Kings Arms, a mistake ! as the food and service was very good, and all the food is locally sourced, the Beef and Pork was delicious and the portions very generous. The sticky Toffee pudding & the cream brûlée likewise. Wing itself lost the... More 

Thank Mr David R
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

So glad you made the trip over to us, even if it did take 30 years. Our Sunday lunch is the bedrock of everything we hold dear about, food, hospitality and the great British Pub. Quality produce, cooked well with tradition as our guide. It is true that The Cuckoo closed albeit 13 years ago and a few others besides,... More 

Harringworth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was a special birthday meal for an elderly relation. We were greeted in a polite, attentive and friendly way throughout, and enjoyed a lovely meal in a relaxed atmosphere. Good food and beer, and locally-sourced produce.

Thank Richard L
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Its nice to hear you all enjoyed this special occasion with us and we look forward to welcoming you again. James. Kate & The Team More 

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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Veal, Hare, smoked eel, fresh bread, chefs chutneys, roaring fire, good wine list, home made desserts. what more can one ask for.

Thank JoNorthampton
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thanks, so glad you enjoyed it. All the things we love too. Hope too see you again. James, Kate & The team More 

Oakham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have been a few times for pub lunches during the week and always enjoyed the experience. The choice of beers is good and there is plenty of variety in moderately prices sandwiches and ciabatta type offerings. The bar staff are friendly and the pub atmosphere as an original type of pub is very accommodating and warm.

Thank Jasprhi
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review, its always nice when our guests take the time out to tell others of their experience when dining out. Hope to see you again. James, Kate & The Team More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Walked to Wing on New Year's day for pre booked lunch.A very warm welcome for us and our dog. We sat by the fire ordered our food then moved to a dining table to return to the fire after eating.A very relaxed time with fabulous food only negative was the local cider was off - many beers to choose from.Our... More 

Thank Angiet66
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

The Team & I really appreciate your taking the time to leave us a review. As you note the large roaring open fire is quite the draw and loved by everyone seeking some warmth on these now chilly days. Visiting dogs and local ones are also great lovers of the fire and our hand made doggy meals after a cold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Top Street, Wing, Oakham LE15 8SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham  >  Wing
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 737634
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.

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