Kings Arms

Charlton Horethorne, Somerset

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Charlton Horethorne, Sherborne, Somerset, DT9 4NL

(01963) 220281

www.thekingsarms.co.uk

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 8am-11pm

Saturday: Contact pub for details

Sunday: 8am-10pm

Directions

B3145 Wincanton--Sherborne

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Bustling inn with relaxed bars and more formal restaurant, good ales and wines and enjoyable food; bedrooms

Although many customers are here to enjoy the interesting food, the hands-on landlord offers just as warm a welcome to those popping in for a pint and a chat. It's a smart place and the main bar has an appealing assortment of local art (all for sale) on dark mulberry or cream walls, nice old carved wooden dining chairs and pine pews around a mix of tables, a slate floor and a woodburning stove. Leading off is a cosy room with sofas and newspapers on low tables. Butcombe Bitter and a couple of guests such as Butcombe Heathcliff and Dorset Tom Browns on handpump are served from the rather fine granite bar counter; they also keep 14 wines by the glass, nine malt whiskies and local farm cider. To the left of the main door is an informal dining room with Jacobean-style chairs and tables on a pale wooden floor and more local artwork. The back restaurant (past the open kitchen which is fun to peek into) has decorative wood and glass mirrors, wicker or black leather high-backed dining chairs around chunky, polished, pale wooden tables on coir carpeting, and handsome striped curtains. The attractive courtyard at the back of the inn has chrome and wicker chairs around teak tables under green parasols; a smokers' shelter overlooks a croquet lawn. Bedrooms are comfortable, well equipped and contemporary.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Food Award

Food Award

Stay Award

Stay Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Bedrooms

Bedrooms

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dedicated children area

Dedicated children area

Ratings and Reviews

3 / 5 - 26 votes cast


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