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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

Lovely meal, great service. Lunch menu was very good value. We will definitely visit again.

Mrs Sampson 08 January 2017
from Knowstone

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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

4.8 ((((( (based on 133 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (96)
  • lunch (93)
  • romantic (57)
  • views (52)
  • luxury (46)
  • private dining (40)
  • value (31)
  • business (12)
  • trendy (9)
  • child friendly (8)
  • al fresco (6)
  • entertainment (5)
  • large parties (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 8 January 2017 by Mrs Sampson from Knowstone

    Lovely meal, great service. Lunch menu was very good value. We will definitely visit again.

  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Jonathan Hellyer from Westward Ho!

    everyone in our group enjoyed their meals and found all to be very tasty and well presented . overall an excellent meal with very good service .

  • ((((( 28 December 2016 by Anthony Williams from Bideford

    Exceptional food and service

  • ((((( 19 December 2016 by Steve Cann from Roachill

    First class food in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Delicious fillet and Yorkshire pudding was followed by superb chocolate mousse with mandarin sorbet.

  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Roger Thomas from Henley on Thames

    Another great meal in a small, warm and friendly country restaurant

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Gay Rowley from Barnstaple

    Absolutely brilliant, couldn't fault it

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by David Thomas from maidenhead

    fantastic location, wonderful food and service.

  • ((((( 27 November 2016 by Howard Morgan from Penarth

    Excellent two course set lunch , Michelin starred food at a very reasonable price , pork belly was superb , as was the rabbit terrine , difficult to fault

  • ((((( 17 November 2016 by Deborah Siggs from Knowstone

    What could be better on a dreary November night but a superb meal in a cosy country pub with lovely open fires. Excellent sevice, extensive wine list and the menu offered choices to tempt every palate. We were given plenty of time to enjoy our pre dinner drinks and canapes and to look at the menu. Simple pine tables in the dining room are well spaced creating a comfortable atmosphere. Three courses, drinks, wine and coffee was £75 per head and worth every penny. Everything you would expect from a Michelin starred restaurant and a MUST visit when in Devon.

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by ROBERT JAMES from BIDEFORD

    Stunning food and service

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