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“Outstanding Night. ”

The Kings Arms Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 162 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 41
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Alex Aitken from Le Poussin, Limewood and The Jetty, is now in charge of the food and menus at The Kings Restaurant.The Restaurant serves the very best local and seasonal food – with sophisticated simplicity and a unique and charming English setting, overlooking the Kings Arms Bowling Green and historical castle ruins.The Kings Restaurant is honoured to introduce the new 'Josper Grill', a technique that imparts a distinctive charcoal flavour to all the local and handpicked ingredients placed upon its coals. The delicious menu makes use of the very best local ingredients either caught, grown or prepared close to Christchurch from the New Forest and the waters of the South Coast.
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Our starters were proper gorgeous to look at. Overall, presentation was never less than Outstanding. The Baked avocado and prawn Thermidor was beautiful. Also the orange smoked duck.

The hotel restaurant is exceptional, not only because every meal we enjoyed had a variety of options even vegan and it was flavorful but also because the prices were so reasonable.

They have now introduced a vegan menu so we were spoilt.

The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing.

The mushroom and aubergine moussaka was a hit for my vegetarian friend.

The staff here are just wonderful and we will have great memories. We sat at the same table where we ate there before and I can actually say the ambience and delicious dinner and wine is a Must try!
Please give our thanks to the Manager(s) chefs and others for the wonderful evening.
I would like to say that everyone was always accommodating and helpful when needed for our meal Thanks for doing such an outstanding job to make the evening so pleasurable.
We will be returning with friends very soon.

Thank 186262Lisa
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NicolasRoulier, General Manager at The Kings Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you Lisa for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your dining experience, it is always exceptionally pleasing to read that our guests have enjoyed their experience and that the team looked after their every need and please rest assured I will pass your kind words on. I very much hope you choose to return soon, contact me directly nicolas.roulier@harbourhotels.co.uk

Kind regards.

Nicolas.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Visited for a friends birthday meal. Food was of excellent quality. Waiters, prompt and efficient. All meals cooked to perfection.

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NicolasRoulier, General Manager at The Kings Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. See you again very soon.

Kind regards.

Nicolas.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Very good value early evening meal ,Good choice for vegetarians wine,not overpriced.Waiting staff very pleasant .

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Thank jonathan k
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NicolasRoulier, General Manager at The Kings Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Great Feedback! Thank you.
See you again very soon.

Kind regards.

Nicolas.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came for dinner last week, and we shall certainly be returning! For starters we had smoked salmon and avacdo, and a cheese soufflé (which we had been told to go and try) delicious! For our mains we had the fillet of bream and the ham hock, a lovely waitress who looked after us the entire night (blonde English girl) I can't remember her name, helped us choose our food and her sommelier skills were spot on! It was so nice To go to a restaurant and feel really looked after so thank you to our waitress for making our night fantastic!

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NicolasRoulier, General Manager at The Kings Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely feedback!; I will pass it on to the team.
We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Kind regards.

Nicolas.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Visited here last week for dinner and was very impressed with the food and service. I'd heard a lot about the cheese soufflé and it was delicious. All of the food was to a high standard. Our waitress Lauren was lovely and welcoming from start to finish, she also made great wine recommendations for what we were eating which was very impressive! We will definitely visit again as the service and food were fabulous.

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Thank Emily W
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NicolasRoulier, General Manager at The Kings Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Great Review and thank you for choosing The Kings Restaurant; I will pass on your comment to Lauren, she will be over the moon!
We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.
Kind regards.

Nicolas.

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