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The Bar at the Kings Arms

Hotel The Kings Arms 18 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DT, England
+44 1202 588933
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Good first impression

This is a lively bar and looks the part. However, when it's busy service is very slow and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
olliebournemouth
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bournemouth
Good atmosphere

Nice relaxing decor in a subtle shade of green. Comfortable seating. Lively at weekends. Can get... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Fidelscastrol
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Manila, Philippines
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  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
3 weeks ago
“Good first impression”
16 Mar 2018
“Good atmosphere”
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Hotel The Kings Arms 18 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lively bar and looks the part. However, when it's busy service is very slow and the music (man with a deck) is way too loud - often more like a nightclub than a sophisticated bar. Worst though are the cocktails... happy hour...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Nice relaxing decor in a subtle shade of green. Comfortable seating. Lively at weekends. Can get raucous ...Happy hour for cocktails is a must. The bottles of red were drinkable...not too overpriced. Will try the restaurant shortly. Fidelscastrol.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Really good cocktails and entertaining, professional bar staff during happy hour (5-7) Recommend the pear brandy and Bloody Mary

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Bar staff were very helpful when the reception failed to show any interest in guests wanting to book in.

Thank marg242017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

They are expensive as all cocktails are, but at Happy Hour they're a fiver. Delish ! Go ! Why must the review be 100 long? I can be succinct about a bar, can't I?

Thank ShrewsburySal
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a lunchtime snack. The bar was empty so we had excellent service from a charming young lady. Our food was outstanding - seafood thermidor pancake and crab and avocado on toast. But no Guinness, no draught bitter, no pale ale, no...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Just amazing! I did leave a longer review on the main page! Great bar staff! A lot of laughs and fabulous drinks

Thank Helenk1978
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

We went here to give elderly relatives a treat and we weren't disappointed. Having booked earlier in the month for Afternoon Tea for 4. If going early in the afternoon you certainly do not need lunch! We were sat in The Bar, Dean introduced himself...More

Thank Jacqueline B
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

The bar had a wide selection of drinks - I'm always quite impressed when a bar stocks Peroni as it usually means a higher quality of establishment. Sadly this was not the case here. The bar was pretty under-staffed, and one of the girls serving...More

Thank TravelExpert32
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Now associated woth Gary Rhodes it is now The Bar at Kings Rhodes. The bar is very modern which belies the exterior. Though very nice we found it souless and very expensive for drinks.

Thank bparkercars
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