Set at the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck, in the picturesque Dorset countryside, The Kings Arms is an historic village inn steeped in character and warmth. An inn has stood at this site for the last 400 years, and there is no sign of this tradition changing anytime soon. The building itself was once used as a butchers, and you can still spy the old hooks hanging below the canopy. Today, the inn serves pub food in a different style, with a tempting mix of modern and traditional dishes created by our experienced kitchen team.

To complement your meal, or for a superb evening without the food, an array of award-winning wine and real ale is served at the bar.

Our food is locally sourced and made fresh to order by our talented chefs ~ because of our fresh ingredients we are proud to offer DAILY SPECIALS

Current opening hours

Monday – Thursday
Bar: 11am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Kitchen: 12pm – 2.15pm & 5.30 – 8.30pm

Bar: 11am – 10pm
Kitchen: 12pm – 3pm & 5pm – 8:30pm

Bar: 11am – 10pm
Kitchen: 12pm – 8:30pm

Bar: 12 noon – 10pm
Kitchen: 12 noon – 8pm


Quick questions

Q Awards

Featured in the FOOD & DRINK GUIDE 2019
Recommended on Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence

Q Dogs allowed

We love your doggy companions and they are welcome in the bar area and gardens. We always have a supply of treats for them if they are well behaved!!

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  • Monday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Tuesday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Thursday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturday11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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