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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%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (14 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Market Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the roast chicken with roast potatoes, carrots, cabbage, Swede/pumpkin and Yorkshire pudding on top. Firstly is was all very hot and very tasty, thought we might have come to a tourist trap but it was great food and staff were excellent. One negative,...More

Thank Dogsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in a hotel in Stow for a few nights and decided to eat out a couple of nights. We walked around Stow on a wet Sunday morning and checked out various menus. We decided on the Kings Arms as they did Sunday...More

Thank farthews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only had a drink- coke and a tonic water £5.35!!! Fleece the tourists???? Although lunchtime in the height of season was very quiet

Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of evening meals including pub classics such as burgers, fish and chips, steak. Tasty food, particularly recommend the mussels starter. Competitive price for the Cotswolds, though not the cheapest you’ll find in the UK. The staff were really friendly and the atmosphere lovely!

Thank Em C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mister and I really enjoyed our dinner here. I had the garlic and rosemary bread with olives and the salmon and haddock fishcake with a gin cocktail, and he had the burger and the brownie for dessert. The service was lovely and the place...More

Thank Megan v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here recently with my elderly mother (who was just about able to manage the various steps and stairs) and sister. Very good location in town and for touring Cotswolds. Clean rooms, spotless bathrooms and comfortable beds, good food in bar/restaurant and pretty good breakfast....More

Thank Deirdre Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub was recommended to us by the owner of our B&B, and we were so glad we went! Charming pub atmosphere, but the menu and the quality is really more like an upscale restaurant. I ordered the pork chop, (from locally bred and raised...More

Thank Marvox
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This place is adorable and the staff is friendly. We went in at lunch time and ordered sandwiches that were incredibly tasty and surprisingly simple but fixed perfectly. I would highly reccomend.

Thank Charlene L
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

4 of us (2 couples ) stayed 2 nights . The staff were friendly and efficient and the rooms curious/ quaint/ interesting as to be expected in an 18th century coaching inn . Access to some rooms could be challenging if one wasn’t completely mobile...More

Thank AP4948
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Walked in on Sunday evening and seemed like a popular place. My wife ordered the 8 oz burger and I the Fisherman's Pie. My wife said it was the best burger she's had in the UK, and the sample I had was excellent. The tomato...More

Thank wwhughesjr
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Questions & Answers
Michael W
31 May 2018|
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$6 - 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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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