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The Kings Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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13 Top Street, Wing, Oakham LE15 8SE, England
+44 1572 737634
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Derby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked to Wing on New Year's day for pre booked lunch.A very warm welcome for us and our dog. We sat by the fire ordered our food then moved to a dining table to return to the fire after eating.A very relaxed time with fabulous food only negative was the local cider was off - many beers to choose from.Our... More 

Thank Angiet66
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

The Team & I really appreciate your taking the time to leave us a review. As you note the large roaring open fire is quite the draw and loved by everyone seeking some warmth on these now chilly days. Visiting dogs and local ones are also great lovers of the fire and our hand made doggy meals after a cold... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here last week. The menu is fantastic. Wonderful. The service was first class ( sorry cannot remember the ladies name ). Interesting wine list that we enjoyed and finished off with a bottle of pudding wine with pudding. They know their game and how to cook it. I could not recommend this place enough and look forward to... More 

Thank Roaminglad
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Its always nice to receive a pat on the back, we all really appreciate your kind words and your taking the time to write and post this review. All the staff enjoy to see that their work and training is appreciated and always goes to put a little spring in their step. As a country pub that does good food,... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at the Kings Arms tonight and were thoroughly disappointed. This was to be a birthday meal for my daughter and having dined at The Kings Arms previously we had high expectations. It was a relatively quiet night as not all of the tables were used but curiously the waiting staff seemed more preoccupied with what I took to... More 

Thank den542016
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your observations with us, we appreciate the time you have taken to leaving us feedback. We take all reviews seriously and would like to assure you that we have reviewed the night in question and would like to add the following. As a village pub that serves good food you have us correctly pegged, our locals, diners... More 

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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We booked 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed sampling the food from the various menus. Produce is supplied by very local farms and plenty of choice. Many locals enjoy using the pub for food and drink so you need to phone and book a table as busy even off season Enjoyed the sloe gin so much we bought a couple of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

On a short trip from Norfolk to Rutland we decided to stay at the Kings Arms in Wing for two nights with breakfast & evening meals. The room was very good, tidy, clean etc etc. Very comfortable bed. Both breakfast & evening meals superb. The staff were very friendly, polite and helpful. We will stay here again in the future.

Thank Jeff A
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The building is lovely, the food is excellent but when we visited with two active children the staff were terse and uncooperative, and we were very much under the impression that unless the children were 'seen and not heard' they didn't want them there. Sad, because the food is gorgeous.

Thank Scrivener2014
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us. All of us here are glad that you enjoyed your meal and as a new father myself would not want to seem discouraging to family's with children, it is why we have a menu solely dedicated to children available all the time. We always believe... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We will travel out of our way to eat here. That will tell you one thing the food is very good and I do mean good . The portions are always just right . They never cut back on nice touches. There is game proper game not your weak small cut stuff.chef always changes the specials. The menu is all... More 

Thank Stuart G
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night break & felt compelled to write a glowing review about the Kings Arms. We received a warm welcome from a very knowledgable, friendly & helpful Michelle on arrival and nothing was too much trouble throughout our stay. If you love fantastic home made food cooked to exceptionally high standard which is locally sourced with... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Make a point of coming here when staying in the area now. Been here for third year. The home smoked meats are superb and best sampled by ordering the platter on the starters. They are also very obliging as I wanted to try their smoked short ribs as a starter which came as part of a main and they obliged.... More 

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James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your meal with us. Glad you love all our smokehouse produce, we really love making it. It's a passion for local ingredients and seasonality that drives us. Hope to see you again next time you're in the area. The Team at The Kings Arms More 

March, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a lovely friendly pub.We have only visited in the summer but would be fabulous in the winter ,cosy with log fires.The food was amazing.Will return when in the area again.

Thank Diane G
James G, Owner at The Kings Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time for leaving your review. Its always nice for the team to get positive feedback. We would love to see you in the winter, the pub really does come into it's own over the winter season. The big fire is quite a show stopper on a cold winters day. A haven for dog walkers, hikers, nature... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 31
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Top Street, Wing, Oakham LE15 8SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham  >  Wing
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 737634
The Culinary Heartbeat of Rural Rutland.The Kings Arms is a 17th Century Inn situated in the peaceful & secluded conservation village of Wing. Surrounded by beautiful buildings of local stone and Colly Weston slate this quintessential English Inn nestles amidst rolling green hills and picture postcard villages. Within easy reach of Peterborough, Stamford, Melton Mowbray, Uppingham and Oakham and only 2 miles from Rutland Water.A laid back, relaxed ambiance is complemented by award winning cuisine created by our team of chefs dedicated to providing the finest food in the area. Villagers and visitors will be found side by side at the Kings Arms creating that wonderful British country pub ambience. Our friendly and motivated staff serves traditional, artisanal and innovative pub fare on rustic wooden kitchen tables, surrounded by beamed ceilings, flagstone floors & open fires. All this alongside a large selection of fine wines, local ales, ciders and traditional soft drinks and you have an experience worth coming out for.The Kings Arms Wing also offers a total of 8 Bedrooms and Suites rated 4 Star by the AA since 2004. 4 rooms in the adjacent ‘ Old Village Bakehouse’ and 4 more in ‘Orchard House’ further up the long private drive. All of our spacious bedrooms are ensuite, with large flatscreen televisions and wi’fi is available throughout.At the top of the long private drive surrounded by a small young Orchard, fruit cages and our laying hens, we have a large off-road car park which can also accommodate small boat trailers, horseboxes and even motorhomes.

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