The Kings Arms (The Quay)

This is a waterfront place you can go to for some drinks and food, especially the fish and chips. Take a pit stop in one of your evenings!

The Kings Arms (The Quay)

The Kings Arms is an 18th century traditional pub situated on the waterfront of Bideford, Devon

Its strong link with the local fishing community makes it a great spot for visitors to get a sense of the area’s maritime heritage

The Kings Arms provides guests with typical traditional pub favourites such as ale and cider selections, signature cocktails, and mouth-watering food from its bistro menu

Its historical building gives off a cosy atmosphere, perfect for casual dining and drinks with friends or family

At The Kings Arms, visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the River Torridge as well as take a stroll along the quayside and bask in its local charm


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Traditional 16th-century pub with river-view rooms, all-day dining, wine tasting and free breakfast.

Below are the latest reviews of The Kings Arms.

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 10:00 PM
Address: 7 The Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 1
Reservable: No
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: No

Stan Doyle avatarStan Doyle
2 months ago
Tucked away in a side street this gem of a place was found by us by accident as the rain was pouring down and we were looking for somewhere to shelter. Lovely manager who made us truly welcome ..great beer and even allowed us to eat our locally purchased pasties to top off giving us plates knives and forks to use. A real genuine local pub and would if visiting Bideford again drop in for a pint or 2 😃
Great pub with friendly locals. Nice location right next to the river and I will come back again.
Stuart Dransfield avatarStuart Dransfield
2 months ago
Such a shame the regular clientele used fowl language and it was obvious a good number of them were regular drug users.
Andrew Speed avatarAndrew Speed
5 years ago
🍺🍷Nice pub that has now had a bit of a makeover. Perfect location for sitting out the front with a cold beer on a hot sunny day watching the world go by. To date no one has discovered what happened to the rest of the kings body….
edmund price avataredmund price
2 years ago
Wonderful convenient location and good atmosphere.Not so good to go as a family, but more for if you are on your own or with a group of friends and you want a drink in a lively atmosphere.They don't serve food, but they let you bring in your own, if you buy a drink of course, and it is located right next to a takeaway fish and chip shop.
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