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The Scott Arms

West Street | Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
+44 1929 480270
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (12 reviews)
“pork” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
West Street | Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dropped into the Scott Arms after a walk on the coast . Beer was great but the cheese sandwich bread was stale. The bar man was pleasant but was preoccupied and started pouring the wrong beer. Also food overpriced. I would not return.

Thank 1908a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us had very nice lunch indeed today. Admittedly it was very quiet, but we sat near the roaring fire and had friendly service and not rushed at all. We Had hake and chips plus steak and ale pies - proper pies, not a...More

1  Thank thisisveryodd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the Scott Arms for a drink we were very impressed and booked to eat on New Years Day. The atmosphere and service were very good. A good choice on the menu. Everything was very good except the chips. They were burnt, soggy and...More

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service in this lovely traditional pub looking over the historic Corfe Castle. If you’re silly enough to leave Sydney in summer for the south of England in the middle of winter (family visit) then you’ll spend plenty of times in pubs and this one...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service and pleasant decor but soggy chips and heavily spiced chicken (which was not highlighted on the menu) combined with being asked to order all our food at the bar (the table next to us seemed to be able to order at the table,...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After booking a table for 8pm, we arrived early on a quiet Saturday night at about 7 and were able to assume our dining position early. Unfortunately, even though it was quiet, we were put on a table right by the staff entrance to the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at the Scott Arms after a long walk around Durlston Country Park. The pub is beautiful and sprawling, the view from the front room over the castle is fantastic but on this occasion the restaurant was extremely busy and we ended up...More

Thank RHI12292
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last evening, there were five of us celebrating a friends birthday. From entering to leaving we were made to feel very welcome, the staff were excellent. The food was great, we started with the sharing platter and the cheese box. Three of...More

Thank Maureen Q
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Superb location overlooking Corfe Castle with a superb beer garden and outside bbq area - not for Nov but I guess stunning on a summers day. The staff were outstanding and made us very welcome. The menu would suit all tastes especially if you like...More

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 21 November 2017

From the garden you get a very different view of Corfe Castle looking at it from above, at least if you can see it over the hedge. Admittedly we did arrive here at around 1.45/2.00 so late lunch and ordered their jerk chicken and rice...More

2  Thank annej18
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Clare L
4 February 2015|
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Response from gordonxwalker | Reviewed this property |
There are different parts of the location. We had a very nice meal in a part of the pub that allowed dogs. Take your dog and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Street | Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480270
A great pub in an amazing location. Food and drink delicious with a Caribbean BBQ all summer.
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