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Situated at 20 Wood Street in the old town of Swindon

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Food at 20 At The Kings

Serving, breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week

From sandwiches to Sunday Lunch carvery, we take great pride in the food we serve here at 20 At The Kings.

Our meals are created using the freshest produce sourced right here in Wiltshire and seafood from the South Coast. The food is best described as traditional English with some modern twists. We are committed to providing fresh and tasty food at very affordable prices to our patrons here in Swindon and Wiltshire.

Reasonably priced and all fresh and tasty, our pantry menu offers something for all appetites! Sandwiches, lite bites, bigger plate meals, fish of the day & more.
Served 12noon - 3.00pm

To view our full Pantry menu CLICK HERE

Our £16.95 3-course dinner menu.
A fantastic choice of starters, mains and desserts.
Available EVERYDAY 6.30-9.00pm in The Grill Restaurant or The Pantry.
See menu links above-right for full details.

Fit for a King!
A complete choice of juices, cereal and full English breakfast options incl. kippers.
Served from Monday to Saturday: 9am-11am; Residents only on Sundays.
To view our full Breakfast menu CLICK HERE

Fish of the Day everyday - daily off the boat from Brixham
A fish special is available everyday, so fresh we can even tell you which boat it was caught on!
Typically may be trout, rock salmon, lemon sole, mackerel, grey mullet and more....
£10 per dish incl. sauce, vegetables or salad.

The Grill
Our Grill restaurant at 20 at The Kings is open 7 days a week serving fresh fish, classic meat dishes & an excellent value 3-course dinner menu. Please see our seperate page for full details.

Sunday Lunch Carvery
On Yorkshire Pudding Lane!
The very best Sunday Lunch carvery in Swindon!
Top choice of joints & seasonal vegetables. Price £12 (1 course), £15 (2 courses).
Served from 12noon until 3pm.

Mrs Winters Hot, Roast Beef Sandwiches - every Friday!
On Friday's we serve our famous hot, roast beef sandwiches complete with chutneys. Delicious! Just £5.95.
Served 12noon - 3.00pm
First come, first served! So popular, when they've gone, they've gone!

Golden Oldie OAP Lunches
Served everyday except Sunday.
There's one big advantage of being over 60 - the fantastic lunch menu available at 20 At The Kings!
You can view the Golden Oldies menu here


We like to offer exceptional value at 20 At The Kings every day of the week.

Monday: Coffee Morning – fresh Matthew Algie triple-certified coffee & other hot drinks served 7am - noon. FREE toast with any hot drink on Monday & Tuesday!

Friday: we serve our famous Mrs Winters hot, roast beef sandwiches complete with chutneys. Delicious! Just £5.95.

A little bit of history.... 

Well-known simply as 'The Kings', The Kings Arms is one of the grand old buildings of Swindon and by any standards is a magnificent place. 

After a major re-furbishment in 2017, the Kings is a highly respected hotel and a centre for functions, wedding receptions, conferences and seminars, and stands proudly at the top of the town in the middle of Wood Street, one of the oldest parts of the town.

The downstairs bars alternately attract Old Town businessmen for lunch and lively young people in the evenings and all can wallow in the sumptuous surroundings of a 19th century inn that has lost none of its old-fashioned grandeur. It still looks as if it might have been the model for one of the venues in a Thomas Hardy novel. 

Actually, The Kings is not quite as old as it may first appear. It opened in the 1830s when it was owned by miller John Godwin and his windmill which stood at the back of the building must have dominated the local landscape. 

It must have been a hive of activity, too, as the property was described in an 1862 lease as "The Kings Arms, together with Bakehouse, Flourhouse, Baconhouse, Brewhouse, Stables, Outbuildings and Garden." 

A mortgage of £1000 was raised in 1867 and this was used to rebuild it, and a further 18 years passed before Arkell's bought it. Its facade has remained little altered since that time.


Join us on Yorkshire Pudding Lane for the best carvery in Old Town!


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