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The Masons Arms - Knowstone

Knowstone, Nr. South Molton, EX36 4RY 01398 328036

(((() Modern British
Main course: £23
Food spend: £42
Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 19:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00

Very friendly and welcoming staff, the food was excellent and the overall experience made for a wonderful evening.

Jonathan Ming 10 April 2016
from Stourbridge

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Firmly holding a Michelin star since 2006, Masons Arms blends classic pub charm and exquisite fine dining delicacies. Set in a 13th-century thatched cottage, owner and chef Mark Dodson brings 12 years’ experience working under Michel Roux.

Transforming honest, locally sourced ingredients into flawless creations, the Masons Arms menu showcases superb culinary skill. Crisply presented Masons restaurant dishes include monkfish loin wrapped in prosciutto with potato puree, or roulade of pork belly, braised red cabbage and apple compote.

Innovative twists for dessert include rhubarb trio or chocolate parfait and mandarin sorbet, or enjoy dainty macarons, homemade fudge and rich coffee. Guests can enjoy a sterling international wine list sourced from boutique growers either in the quaint, farmhouse-style dining room, or out on the lush terrace during summer.

A gem set in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, Masons Arms Knowstone was awarded the prestigious accolade of Michelin’s Pub of the Year in 2010.

The Masons Arms - Knowstone

Knowstone, Nr. South Molton, EX36 4RY

Contact +44 1398341231
Reservations 01398 328036

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Customer reviews for The Masons Arms - Knowstone

4.7 (((() (based on 62 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (48)
  • dinner (44)
  • romantic (25)
  • views (24)
  • luxury (23)
  • private dining (18)
  • value (13)
  • business (7)
  • child friendly (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • ((((( by from Barnstaple

    Yet another excellent dining experience at The Masons Arms. This welcoming restaurant never fails to satisfy. The food is wonderful, the service impeccable, and the cosy, warm pub atmosphere instantly relaxes one. We will go again and again, being fortunate enough to live within easy travelling distance of this delightful venue

  • ((((( by from Dulverton

    It now feels like going out 'to friends' when we eat at The Mason Arms- Knowstone. Lovely warm greetings and log fire for apperatives.
    The service, as always, was impeccable and all the food sublime
    One of our favourite restaurants 'anywhere'
    Returning soon

  • ((((( by from Stourbridge

    Very friendly and welcoming staff, the food was excellent and the overall experience made for a wonderful evening.

  • ((((( by from Barnstaple

    Another great meal yesterday.
    Wonderful flavours. Friendly and efficient service. Reasonable prices.
    What more can you ask.

  • ((((( by from Wellington

    Simply excellent.

  • ((((( by from Henley on Thames

    Excellent food: friendly service and reasonable prices. Can't ask for more.

  • ((((( by from Tiverton

    A wonderful experience! A fantastic meal, all the staff as was the food were excellent!!

  • ((((( by from Witheridge

    Awesome. We were not sure what to expect but our visit surprised us in every way from the helpful and courteous staff to the quality and quantity of the food. The skill in presenting the dishes was artfully done and catering for just one food intolerance was over and above.

  • ((((( by from Exeter

    A thoroughly enjoyable experience! The old inn is as delightful as ever and the lunch was delicious, well deserving of the Michelin star.

  • ((((( by from London

    We have been to the Mason's Arms a number of times before and every time has been even better than the last. A charming old inn with a welcoming fire in the hearth and excellent local beer. Must be the best food for miles around. The brill and scallops was outstanding, and the lamb cooked perfectly so it was still pink but melted in the mouth. Delicious desserts and petits fours too. Great selection of wines by the glass

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