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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Small town pub and the only one in town but a good one. Cozy with a local crowd and us walkers. The food is typical pub grub and lots of it. This is a pub and not a place to get a room which Trip Advisor should make clear.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

What a welcoming place. Staff were great and on top form . A group of 9 of us had our evening meal and everyone was satisfied. The staff have excellent banter with customers. An amazing end of our first day Hadrians cycle. Thanks again guys.

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Thank Noel C
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We did not stay overnight but we had dinner at the Kings Arms and enjoyed our meal. There was a nice typical pub atmosphere and the staff were friendly and helpful. The Chicken Kiev was good and the fish and chips was great. The fish tasted really fresh.

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Thank Judi F
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A warm welcome on the mat for our weary souls and a glowing smile from the pleasant staff. We enjoyed a fantastic selection of beers and delicious local food, including the succulent locally caught fresh salmon - we loved the character of The Kings Arms too.

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Thank MajorWalker2
Scarborough
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The only place in the village to obtain an evening meal and you can tell. Admittedly the pub was busy but we waited for over an hour for our meals with no updates or reasons why and then my steak and ale pie arrived cold! Discussed this with the bar staff when we paid the bill and eventually with the... More 

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Thank The_Daddy64
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were fortunate enough to eat here 3 times while staying in Bowness on Solway. This is a lovely, friendly pub and we were made to feel welcome. Service is excellent. The menu has lots of options including specials and all food is very reasonably priced. We would definitely recommend it.

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Thank shellp633
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Lovely pub and very friendly welcome. Menu had many options to choose from and food was great! Everything was very reasonably priced and there was a great atmosphere! Hadrian's wall passports can be purchased here which is very handy! Thank you!

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Thank Alison L
lichfield
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83 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our group of exhausted but thirsty Wall walkers arrived mid afternoon and got a fantastic welcome to go with the good beer. Great honest pub and landlady and her staff sorted us out with transport back to Carlisle without us having to lift a finger. Great pub even if you didn't arrive from Newcastle. Thoroughly recommended

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Called in for lunch after finishing the Hadrians Wall walk. Welcoming staff, quiet atmosphere and fantastic food made it a relaxing experience after a hard few days walking. Add in cheap prices and I left happy.

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Thank TheRoboprop
Manchester
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We ended our Hadrian's Wall walk at the pub - it was also my 50th birthday and we invited a group of friends to celebrate with us. The pub isn't 'posh' but it's all the better for it, the atmosphere is absolutely great, the food very reasonably priced and it's so much nicer than ending the walk in some smart,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Kings Arms

Address: Bowness on Solway CA7 5AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Bowness on Solway
Number of rooms: 4
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“This is not a place for lodgings unless we missed something. It is a pub.”
 of 5 bubbles M7449EXstephenl, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay”
 of 5 bubbles Chuffer81A, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here, just eat!”
 of 5 bubbles 679michelew, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“There are no double rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AliI216, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Try to get the room opposite the bathroom, there are no ensuite rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Dionherbike, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
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