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King's Head

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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For Foodies

Always busy, with some yummy chef‘s special on the blackboard. The staff is friendly and... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Grab a drink outside

Nice place to grab a beer and sit outside. Great people watching on Upper Street. Interesting... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Megan M
Princeton, New Jersey
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Sep 21, 2018
“For Foodies ”
Aug 30, 2017
“The Secret Garden”
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Always busy, with some yummy chef‘s special on the blackboard. The staff is friendly and accommodating. We‘ve eaten here several times including a Sunday roast - the food was always superb.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HolgerG909
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I saw The Secret Garden at the King's Head theatre long time ago and I thought The Secret Garden show was brilliant because I thought Jordan Lee Davies was brilliant as Dickon and Martin Dickinson was amazing with his character Dr Neville Craven. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Anja G
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We were at the Kings Head last night for a play which started at 7pm, so wanted to eat before hand having read so many positive reviews of their food. We arrived just before 6pm, and tried to order 2 cheese and hand toasties, only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to grab a beer and sit outside. Great people watching on Upper Street. Interesting atmosphere inside. Very relaxed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Megan M
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

A surprising experience. A pint after work and an opera (The Magic Flute) delivered by an outstanding cast of professional singers. The pub is cramped but so are most London pubs after work hours. A pint of Young's allows one to blend into the fun....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pablo G
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a few beer with a friend Friday afternoon. Really friendly and attentive staff. Beautiful old and atmospheric pub. Will defiantly return next time in in the area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Emma S
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We only visited for a drink and so did not experience the live evening music, food or theatre experience. It is a typical London pub with a reasonable selection of beers and a wooden floor. Service was fine although we had to wait to get...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant play, great food and drink and lovely staff. The play was excellent. A great place to get loads of people together - highly recommend

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Nikki T
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Despite only being a mile from the Emirates, this venue appears more popular with rugby fans rather than football ones. However, for those seeking a decent pint, or a trip to one of London's more historic theatres, this venue will prove worthwhile.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank ultrafox1963
Reviewed November 15, 2015

The King's Head used to be my local in the 1970s, so it was good to return after a long absence. The old Pound Shillings and Pence cash register has now gone alas, as well as the guy who insisted on using it, thus causing...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Peter V
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