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The Kings Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
+44 1451 830364
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had drinks and some dinner without a reservation. Staff was attentive and helpful with providing food for my ailing stomach. My husband, on the other hand, had the “best dinner ever” consisting of a huge pork chop and sides. Very nice atmosphere too and centrally...More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Stow and we saw the Kings Arms whilst we walking, as it is the middle of town and in easy reach of where we were staying. We decided to give it a try. Good decision as we enjoyed our meal here...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Kings Arms while staying overnight in Stow. We booked a table and were pleased we did as the pub was busy and people were being turned away. There was a nice welcome and we were quickly shown to our table, but then...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at the restaurant twice throughout our stay, once in the downstairs pub area and once upstairs in the main restaurant . We would have gone more often, however this pub seemed very popular and we were unable to secure a table on one occassion....More

Thank TravelagentHM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually eating out is a disappointment but we had a very enjoyable dinner here. Staff were very friendly.

Thank 899diane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the salmon roulade to start which was devine and for mains I have the venison which was cooked perfectly with perfect fondant potatoes and a deep sauce. Vegetables were also lovely. The chicken supreme I was told was also very good and I...More

Thank Phill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While touring the Cotswolds, we stopped here for a evening meal. We did not have a reservation but were able to get a table right away. There were four of us and we all had the specials of the day. It was Sunday and was...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at the Kings arms whilst staying at Stow for a couple of days, food was ok...I had the sea bass risotto, I thought the bass was a little overcooked, a bit dry....the risotto was good & creamy...hubby had the steak, which he said was...More

Thank Suziejane51
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The nine people in our walking group ate here for two nights. We thought the food was excellent - varied menu, cooked well and served by a waitress with a friendly nature and a warm smile. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Just had a 2 night stay @ the Kings Arms in Stow on the Wold. This 500 year old pub had lovely quirky features. This included our room up a very steep staircase tucked under the eaves. The bar was tastefully decorated and the food...More

Thank Tommy C
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Michael W
31 May 2018|
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Response from lilyCheltenham | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't know about dogs or dartboard, there is a separate bar so there might be a dartboard in there, If you ring them they will let you know as they are very helpful. It is one of the classier pubs in that area as far... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think there was a tv in the bar
8 December 2016|
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Response from Lucinda H | Property representative |
We welcome children and offer a separate childrens menu or if you prefer can offer smaller portions of from our main menu where possible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 830364
  • E-mail
Serving food daily from 12 noon to 9.30pm (9pm on Sundays) The Kings Arms offers traditional classics along side more complex dishes always using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Specials board changes daily with a separate Dessert and Childrens Menu on offer. Our Sunday Menu changes weekly always offer a choice of Roasts alongside a selection of other dishes. Seating is available in our downstairs pub area or in our upstairs restaurant with views of the Market Square.
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