About The Masons Arms Knowstone

An introduction from Owner and Chef Mark Dodson…

I was for twelve years, Head Chef of Michel Roux’s Waterside Inn, Bray. Our food here displays a modern take on British and French classics with a certain complexity in the cooking. The Masons Arms was awarded a Michelin Star in 2006 which we still hold and we have been recognised by all of the major guides and local tourism awards. We arrived in Devon on the 21st of June 2005 with an idea and a blackboard as a menu, we spent a surreal 10 days helped by friends and a soft opening, getting to know the Inn and the village, Since then we have gone from strength to strength receiving many awards and accolades including Michelin Pub of the Year 2010
A totally relaxing atmosphere...
We aim to serve good honest food, locally sourced wherever possible and with equal care taken in every step from first preparation to final presentation. Sarah runs our front of house and like every traditional local you will soon feel relaxed and at home with our friendly staff. Weather permitting, you can also eat and drink outside with the wonderful countryside of Exmoor as a backdrop.
Good cooking, beautiful location, nice wine, and all in all the sort of place that 20 years ago you'd have only encountered abroad and which would have made you complain about how we don't have anything like it back home.
The Guardian

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01398 341231

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Opening - Restaurant

Monday closed all day
Tuesday - Saturday
12:00pm to 2:00pm &
7:00pm to 9:00pm
1st Sunday in the month only
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Opening - Village local

Monday closed all day
Tuesday - Saturday
12:00pm to 2:30pm &
6:00pm to 11:00pm
1st Sunday in the month only
12:00pm to 2:30pm

The Masons Arms, Knowstone, South Molton, Devon EX36 4RY