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The Kings Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
18 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
+44 1548 842202
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (20 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 10 November 2017

We visited the Kings Arms for Friday tea time drinks and I have never been put off by a pub before. This pub is clearly for the locals and they feel very at home here. The most off putting thing about this pub is the...More

Thank Lau27111
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Cannot thank the staff of the kings arms enough for putting themselves out especially for us for an evening meal that was not even advertised on the menu. We made a request for a cooked lobster as we have had lobster thermadore here previously which...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here both lunchtime and evening as well as stopping for drinks. The place has the feel of being disinterested. The menu is more limited than in previous years and the food, although adequately cooked is largely bland. Service is patchy. I booked a table...More

1  Thank Baszunia
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Sat on the lower deck terrace for lunch after long walk around Salcombe. Had crab sandwich and hake & chips, both good choices for lunch

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here 2 evening during a 5 day stay in the village. Very pleasant place, ate in the main dining room( boat house). Lovely choice of menu good variety of additional specials as well. Large portions. Great food well presented and nicely cooked. Would happily...More

1  Thank colettehibbert2
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We have becoming to Salcombe for many years & have only had drinks here, as despite its location it looks a tad tired. But credit where's its due we had lunch here this week and it was excellent! Probably one of the best fish n...More

1  Thank Ashers50
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Have to say we have just had the most amazing meal here. We had the tempura scallops and halibut with pea and prawn risotto from the specials and fish goujons and king prawn jalfrezzi. It was fabulous, all fresh and served hot. Luke the waiter...More

2  Thank Victoria Q
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Nice place but overpriced. Small bowl of chips £3. Open sandwiches had plentyful 'filling' but served on the sole of a shoe.

Thank campeys51
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have been going down to Salcombe, since I was young and over the years have sampled all the pubs. The Kings Arms has been good over the years and I've had friends work there over the summer months a few years ago. Popping down...More

Thank RachBrucie
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great takeaway fish and chips, so wrapped up separately so it doesn't go soggy. Just like having it in the restaurant.

Thank SPS2704
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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