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The Kings Arms

40 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SP, England
+44 1865 242369
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Great Friendly Pub

Visited this pub for lunch with baby granddaughter and pet dog. We were all made very welcome and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynn G
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London, United Kingdom
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Full of folk and food

Had a quick walk around the Christmas market in Broad street and then felt a bit thirsty, all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oxforjustice
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“bar snacks” (3 reviews)
“large pub” (3 reviews)
“chain pub” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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40 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SP, England
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+44 1865 242369
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this pub for lunch with baby granddaughter and pet dog. We were all made very welcome and the food was great! They even provide treats for the dog. If you want a friendly, relaxed pub in Oxford that is handy for the main shops...More

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick walk around the Christmas market in Broad street and then felt a bit thirsty, all the tables seem full but it’s one of those pubs which seems endless and has a few nooks and crannies. Having smelled the food a drink wasn’t...More

Thank Oxforjustice
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

It took an age for our order to arrive. Other diners who ordered after we did seemed to be served sooner. The place wasn’t busy. When it did arrive the server seemed uninterested to hear that my wife received items she hadn’t ordered - he...More

Thank WalterLockhart
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I stopped here for a beer whilst in oxford the bar was very busy and staff overrun but other than that the bar was alright

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I asked the bar attendent for his advice and he recommended the fish and chips. He was right - it was very good. This is a reasonably-priced good pub in a great location. Service was good and friendly. The atmosphere was relaxed but civilised.

Thank Lee829
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We went again to the Kings Arms. We booked and got a great table by the bar. They were very welcoming of our puppy dog. The food (sandwich, jacket potato, burger and side of chips) was unfaultable. Great service, great value for money, great range...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After a successful trip on the Hop-on Hop-off bus we decided to drop in for a drink and a sandwich. The pub was characterful and quite busy. We eventually found a table for 4 by an exit. I had just ordered the drinks when my...More

1  Thank Will M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of our hop on hop of stops on the city tour bus. What a pub! Steeped in history and a must see for a drink. We never ate but the menu looked good and everyone seemed to be having the pies!!! They...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We asked about sandwiches and were told they had run out of bread! And the toilets were smelly. Won't go again.

Thank Fritz L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Like a throwback to the worst of British food from the past in the Kings Arms in 2017 you can still enjoy curled up sandwiches made with the cheapest sliced bread and a beetroot salad with LESS than 1 slice of beetroot in it. This...More

Thank Robin W
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
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Response from Family00traveller | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely - plenty of space & the staff make a real fuss of them. Dog water bowls & treats available from behind the bar when you order your drinks. Haven't come across a more dog friendly pub.
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