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At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly

The hamstone-built Kings Arms has stood in this picturesque village, at the foot of Mons Acutus (thus, supposedly, Montacute) since 1632. Along with cask ales and fine wines, you can eat in several places as there are two restaurant areas, a bar/lounge, and a large beer garden which has games for both adults and children. Seasonal dishes based on locally sourced produce are offered on both the traditional bar menu and the à la carte. Perhaps try ham hock and pea pie with champ mash and gravy; slow-braised shoulder of lamb with minted jus; or grilled salmon fillet with ginger and crayfish tail sauce. There are plenty of events to watch out for.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 7.30am-11pm
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-3
  • Dinner opening: all wk 6-9

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Ruddles Best & IPA, Morland Old Speckled Hen, Timothy Taylor Landlord
  • Real ciders: Thatchers

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A303 onto A3088 at rdbt signed Montacute. Inn in village centre

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