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Kings Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Howells Road | Stratton, Bude EX23 9BX, England
+44 1288 352396
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

A follow up visit from last year, the food was just as good,the choice of menu just right for a family meal.The food was hot & plentiful served by a genial landlord,who later asked if all was ok.We would certainly recommend The Kings Arms & visit again for a good value meal.

1 Thank Vdoo
Cricklade, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Driving through needed lunch so stopped at the Kings Arms. Presumably, the landlord and landlady were friendly and although we were the only ones there on a cold and dreary December day they opened the restaurant and fired up the heating. They have a saloon bar which walks through into the restaurant area which has its own linked bar. We... More 

1 Thank Tony G
Leicester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had visited this pub last year and was impressed then , so we where a bit concerned as to the standard had been maintained , we had no worries what so ever , stakes where ordered and when arrived we where glad to see that the standard had not dropped one bit , the stakes where fantastic melt in... More 

3 Thank David H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went on the 2 night of our stay and went back again, excellent food, dog friendly and the quiz night was a laugh although some take it very seriously you may need to book on quiz night.

1 Thank boxer2210
Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were delighted to find The Kings Arms in Stratton, a short drive from Bude. It is a regular pub with a very good restaurant, and we received a genuine welcome when we arrived. The staff were cheerful, the service was friendly without being OTT, and the meals we had were spot on. It is probably sufficient to say that... More 

1 Thank Peter T
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our first night in the area so we decided to walk to the local village and try this pub for supper. I had one of the board specials, smoked fish, grilled with a cheese topping, potato and vegetables. Unfortunately there was too cheese which resulted in sloppy fish. Such a shame. My husband had a ploughmans, which was fine. We... More 

Thank Linda H
Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The owners and regulars in this pub always make you feel welcome. It has a good range of well kept real ales and the food is always freshly cooked. It is dog friendly and has a really fun pub quiz on a Tuesday night. Well worth giving it a try!

1 Thank JoLiFo
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After reading other reviews we were looking forward to visiting the Kings arms As we were staying in the village, unfortunately we were disappointed. It felt more just a pub for locals and I felt a little uncomfortable. From the outside it looks lovely and welcoming but the inside not so much so. The food was average much of which... More 

Thank Stellafan
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have an evening family meal. Being the day of annual Bude carnival many of the Bude and Stratton restaurants and pubs were fully booked. I'm actually glad they were, otherwise we wouldn't have come across this gem of a pub. Excellent local ales on tap. The food was fresh and arrived piping-hot. The portions... More 

1 Thank lifeaudio
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The menu is standard British pub grub and good - I had a lovely steak, kidney & ale pie. Good range of local beers.

1 Thank AshteadPhillips

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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$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howells Road | Stratton, Bude EX23 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude-Stratton  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 352396
17Th century Cornish former coaching inn serving many homemade traditional pub classic dishes. We specialise in local real ales and are in the Good Beer guide and cask marque accredited. We guarantee you a great pint!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?