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The Scott Arms

West Street | Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
+44 1929 480270
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“prawns” (12 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West Street | Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
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1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Your staff are Rude. To be more precise, Julie was rude. I was genuinely made to feel like a second class citizen. Made me wait over a minute while she continued to make up a table in the room. Other tables were available for guests....More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed the night, recently. The Scott Arms is full of character and has a wonderful view. Sadly we were not greeted properly, as the member of staff just said to her colleague "Are we expecting anyone?" Fortunately, a room had been booked for us....More

3  Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lack of mobile phone coverage prevented us from booking a table, so when we turned up, it was busy. Straight forward menu, but look out for the specials. We had jerk chicken - delicious! Plenty of fish on specials menu as well. Make a note...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a cottage for the week in Kingston just a mile from Corfe Castle. The pub is the hub of the village and I would suggest booking at busy periods but we managed to get a table midweek without a problem. The staff are...More

Thank WYobserver
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to the Scott Arms after a walk along the coastal path, for a quick pint. We liked the look of the place and the views over Swanage bay, so we returned in the evening for a meal. It was excellent, I ordered...More

Thank steersy
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy pub due to the wonderful views. Not 5 stars menu. but still enough of a selection to chose from.

Thank biggles200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I had a lovely table directly overlooking Corfe Castle. The food and service were great. There were various rooms to choose between all had lovely atmosphere, with an open fire place in the one we were in. Well recommended!

1  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying up the road for a wedding and a group of us went down there for a couple of drinks the night before the wedding. Nice little pub.

Thank lisababe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Scott Arms is a pleasant walk when staying at the Kingston Country Courtyard and we ate here two evenings in succession. First night we enjoyed the sharing meat & cheese platter with a glass of merlot. Second night, the sausage & mash and the...More

Thank ellie345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The young lady behind the bar was sarcastic and rude when we tried to place an order but the location swung our decision to stay. Having visited this venue many times over recent years I was saddened to see the garden has become neglected and...More

3  Thank Jonathan T
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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