The King’s Arms Tavern

King’s Arms Tavern

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A refined chophouse experience

Originally opened by Jane Vobe in 1772, this authentic reproduction public house serves up a transporting experience for the senses in Colonial Williamsburg. Everything is true to the time period at King’s Arms Tavern, from the fashion sported by servers to the pewter candlesticks—all adding to an air of colonial elegance. Inspired by 18th-century recipes, but with updates to suit 21st-century tastes, tuck in to a chophouse menu featuring prime rib, pork chops, and more.

 

Lunch

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Starters

  • Michael Twitty’s Madeira Ham

    8.95
  • The Cheesemonger’s Selection

    15.25
  • Peanut Soupe

    7
  • Soupe Befitting the Gentry

    7.25
  • Caesar Salet

    7.95| 12.95 with grilled chicken| 13.95 with grilled salmon
  • Mrs. Purdie’s Salad

    7.95

Tavern Sandwiches

  • Roasted Turkey or Honey Ham

    14.95
  • Crab Cake Sandwich

    15.25
  • Meadow Mushroom

    13.95

Favourites

  • A Made Dish of Beef

    14.95
  • Mrs. Vobe’s Southern Fried Chicken

    15.95
  • Norfolk Pottage Pye

    15.25
  • Grid-Iron Beefsteak

    14.95
  • Soupe and Salet

    14.95
  • Sandwich and Soupe

    14.95

Sides

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    3.95
  • Tavern Fried Potatoes

    3.95
  • House-made Chips

    3.95

Dinner

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First Course

GF=Gluten Free

  • Michael Twitty’s Madeira Ham

    9.00
  • The Cheesemonger’s Selection

    15.00
  • Peanut Soupe

    7.00
  • Soupe Befitting the Gentry

    7.00
  • Mrs. Purdie’s Salet

    8.00
  • Caesar Salet

    8.00
  • Grand Mushroom

    10.00

Main Course

  • Mrs. Vobe’s Tavern Dinner

    36.00
  • Shank of Pork

    35.00
  • Vegetable Grand Medley

    25.00
  • Beef Tenderloin

    39 | 42 with grilled shrimp skewer
  • Hunter’s Game Pye

    33
  • Chef's Catch

    34
  • Prime Rib of Beef

    Queen cut (10 oz) 39
    King cut (12 oz) 42

Sides

  • Haricot Vert Green Beans

    5.00
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    5.00
  • Cook’s Seasonal Vegetables

    5.00
  • Blended Wild Rice

    5.00

Kids

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Young Patriot’s Menu

For children 12 and younger.
All meals served with fountain beverage and choice of Applesauce, Cook’s Vegetables, or Tavern Fried Potatoes.

  • Fried Chicken Strips

    7
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    7
  • Penne Pasta with Butter and Cheese

    7
  • Grilled Beef Hamburger

    7

Dessert

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King’s Arms Sweet Treats

Add your favorite Ice Cream to any dessert for 2

  • Chocolate Fudge Cake

    8.00
  • Southern Pecan Pie

    7.00
  • Syllabub

    7.00
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Brandy-spiked Bread Pudding

    7.00
  • Meringue Shell

    7.00
  • Williamsburg Ice Creams

    5.00

Sweet Wines to End a Meal

  • Brachetto Ricossa Piemonte, Italy 9
  • Madeira Blandy’s 10 year Malmsey 9
  • Muscat de Beaulieu California 9
  • V d’Or Rockbridge, Virginia 12
  • Port Taylor Fladgate, 10 years, Portugal 9
  • Port Taylor Fladgate, 20 years, Portugal 12
  • Harveys Bristol Cream Spain 8
  • Dry Sack Spain 8

Cordials and Liqueurs

  • Amaretto Disaronno 9
  • B&B 9
  • Bailey’s Irish Cream 8
  • Chambord 10
  • Drambuie 10
  • Frangelico 8
  • Grand Marnier 11
  • Hennessey XO 55
  • Kahlua 8
  • Pernod 8
  • Remy Martin VSOP 12
  • Remy Martin XO 32
  • Romana Sambuca 8
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