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King's Arms Tavern
King’s Arms Tavern
416 East Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-2141 | 1-800-447-8679

King’s Arms Tavern

King's Arms Tavern
King's Arms Tavern
King's Arms Tavern

Southern Comfort at its Finest

After Jane Vobe opened the King’s Arms Tavern in 1772, it became one of the town’s most genteel establishments. She once described it as a place “where the best people resorted.” Today, the tavern remains true to her words. From the finest furnishings to the most gracious service, the King’s Arms Tavern offers musical entertainment in an elegant environment.

Enter the rustic reproduction tavern and be greeted by a server dressed in the fashion of the 18th century. Hear “the news of the day” from a citizen of Williamsburg. Choose from a chophouse menu, featuring prime rib, pork chops, and roasted lamb.

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Upcoming Events at King’s Arms Tavern Events

Aug 30
7:30 PM
The Taste Tradition
Marquis de Lafayette Dinner
The marquis de Lafayette spent time in Williamsburg at two important points in his life--before the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 and again 43 years later on his triumphal tour of the United States in 1824. Spend an evening enjoying a four-course dinner with this French-born American patriot. Listen to him expound on his newfound views and make sure you indulge him in his two passions: food and politics
Hours of
Mon.: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5 p.m.
Tues.: Closed
Wed.: Closed
Thurs.: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5 p.m.
Fri.: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5 p.m.
Sat.: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5 p.m.
Sun.: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5 p.m.
Dinner reservations required
All hours, prices, and menu items are subject to change.
No ramp; no elevator; no accessible restrooms; garden dining with no steps for luncheon and refreshments, weather permitting; six steps with railing into tavern; restrooms (not equipped for wheelchairs) on second floor; wide doorways, spacious rooms; located in Historic Area; accessible parking across Francis Street. Located adjacent to King’s Arms Tavern, the Purdie Kitchen provides accessible seating and restroom facilities. Guests check in with Tavern hostess.