Mark & Sarah Dodson’s picturesque, thatched 13th Century Inn with a cosy beamed bar full of character and a comfortable lounge, offers log fires and a warm welcome.
Award winning exceptional local cuisine using only the finest ingredients and presented with taste and style. Wonderful friendly service complete this first class restaurant within this North Devon pub in the village of Knowstone. Truly two experiences in one! At lunch time our a la carte menu is supplemented with some seasonal lighter lunch options.
Mark 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 and has been recognised by all of the major guides. Real Ale and Champagne by the glass with a wine list to suit all tastes.
Here is a sample a la carte menu:
Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup with Croûtons £8.75
Scallops with Pear and Vanilla £12.80
Puff Pastry of Smoked Haddock and Poached Egg with Mushrooms £12.50
Venison and Pistachio Terrine, Plum Chutney, Granary Toast £9.75
Breasts of Wood Pigeon, Beetroot Purée and Blueberry Jus £11.50
Fillet of Halibut with a Potato Crust, Cider Sauce £20.00
Red Mullet with a Butter Bean, Flageolet and Smoked Pork Sausage Ragoût,
Tarragon Butter Sauce £21.00
Suprême of Corn Fed Chicken with Leeks and Potatoes,
Herb Ravioli, Mushroom Cream Sauce £18.75
Roulade of Pork Belly, Braised Red Cabbage, Apple Compote £17.50
Devon Beef Fillet and Rich Oxtail, Parsnip Purée, Red Wine Jus £22.50
Devon and Somerset Farmhouse Cheeses £9.00
Dark Chocolate and Peanut Fondant £8.75
Pannacotta with Roasted Pineapple and Brandy Snap Biscuit £7.75