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Shortlisted for the best burger in Bristol

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Well, we have been working very hard in the kitchen indeed, perfecting our new tapas menu, which has had an amazing response from all of our customers. The homemade chorizo, chickpea and roasted pepper dish is a winner along with the smoked pork and white bean with home roasted garlic. We may not have the […]

101 things to do with an old fridge…

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Interesting things are happening in the King’s Arms kitchen! The boys (my chefs) asked if the old beer fridge in the cellar was being used for anything – on the answer no, it was whipped into the kitchen, scrubbed to gleaming and promptly turned into a smoking box. Not that they intend to sit in […]

Even the dogs love this fine boozer…

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There can’t be many pub websites with a dog’s blog, but then The Kings Arms does quirky very well. Visit the website and you will see a page devoted to the chef’s ramblings, but also one for resident pooches Dolly and Honey with witty comments like “more burgers please” and “today will be mostly spent sleeping”. After several […]

The Evening Post Review

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I was reading a restaurant review by AA Gill in the Sunday Times a few hours before heading to the King’s Arms on Whiteladies Road for dinner. He casually dropped into the piece that he had dined with Jeremy Clarkson and Alan Yentob. For my own review of food and drink at the King’s Arms, […]

The Metro Review

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Bags of charm at The King’s Arms… I’ve watched what was a big empty pub I pass every night on the way home suddenly come alive with activity. Walls have been painted, shelves stocked, tables polished and pictures hung, while neighbours have wondered, once again, if the latest owner will fare any better than the […]

Folio Review

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Tony Benjamin drops in for a pint at the friendly, versatile pub at the top of Clifton’s Blackboy Hill. Asked to describe a typical night at The King’s Arms, owner Ali Weaver is a bit stumped: “It’s funny, but this can be quite a different pub depending when you call in,” she says. We have […]