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The Kings Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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St Thomas Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9NB, England
+44 1590 381335
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North West England, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Lymington with fiancée and her brother and he recommended this place for lunch. Service was reasonably friendly - the beer was good and the feeling/décor quite traditional. Fiancée and I had roasts which were excellent; her brother had a vegetarian dish which he was happy with. Price was £47 which for food and drinks was more than satisfactory.

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Thank Richard P
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for a spot of lunch. Basic bar menu but adequate for what we wanted. Served quickly and politely. Food arrived quickly too. Very tasty! Sat near a large open fire. Very welcoming. Highly recommend.

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Thank gresleyboy666
Colchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed while in lymington for work ... cost effective room, in a good location with parking, shame the on suite didn't have a bath and that breakfast wasn't included but not really an issue for an overnight visit. Staff were friendly and helpful, room was clean and comfortable, bathroom and entrance to room a little tired. Little tip for improvement,... More 

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Thank Rachel C
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Couldn't fault the welcome very friendly .. great location .. food was ok not great ... charging £60 for just a room was over the top ..

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Thank Sarah H
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were in Lymington and came here after seeing the good reviews. Lovely menu - just right for today with Specials too. The Landlord was very attentive and gave advice about what to choose. The waiting time was perfect and the food served piping hot. We all cleared our plates. Thanks for a welcoming, warm experience on this very chilly... More 

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Thank Jackie W
hampshire
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have eaten in this place and I've got to say the food is excellent. We came here in January this year for a meal and said we would return later in the year. The food is lovely. We chose from the light bite menu. I had soup of the day and my husband had... More 

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Thank HampshireTeresa
Lymington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

only ever had lunch there but it was totally delicious. They certainly have some superb cooks there. I had a mushroom dish there which was most enjoyable.

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Thank Antonio. F
leeds
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Big portions and good value. You definitely need to book to be sure of a table and recommend the snug in the back - very cosy.

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Thank suzie y
New Milton, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Sorry guys not the same taste- I know it probably saves you a fortune but not worth cutting corners even in your early bird Gin O Clock , could make customers wonder if other corner cutting going on . Apart from that lovely bar and service , also enjoyed the restaurant. If every penny counts maybe use a different cocktail... More 

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Thank Mike G
wendy R, Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Dear sirs are you sure you were in the kings Arms st thomas street top of the high street and not in the kings Head by the cobbles as we are traditional pub and don't do cocktails More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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163 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends recently. The restaurant had lots of good support from local friends so we decided to try it. The Kings Arms has nice atmosphere and friendly, efficient staff. Good beer, and a small, but very good wine list. However, the meals were just ok. I was disappointed with my risotto, but I do know risotto... More 

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Thank Roger F
wendy R, Manager at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Dear sir very interesting comments made about the kings Arms st thomas street are you are sure you were in the kings Arms st thomas st not the kings Head top of the cobbles More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Thomas Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 381335
Description
Traditional English pub offering pies from pieminster and freshly baked jacket potatoes with lots of different filling also lots of bar snacks available ,in the winter a lovely log fire is lit daily and in the summer we have a wonderful south facing pub garden

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