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King James Public House - CLOSED

94 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-2434
+1 828-252-2412
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Jan 8, 2016
“Asheville is losing a gem”
Dec 27, 2015
“Short Staffed and Very Mundane Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub, Spanish, Gastropub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-2434
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed January 8, 2016

I reviewed King James a couple of years ago - I was impressed. Just learned last night that this unique place is closing. Whoever made this decision is a bloody fool. Asheville Needs and Thrives on neighborhood places like the King James. I guess the...More

1  Thank Stephen_Sesko
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have had our hearts set on enjoying a dinner with family here. When all was said and done, the only thing we paid for this evening was a glass of wine and the tip. We entered the front of house for...More

1  Thank ChefRober
Reviewed December 18, 2015

We stopped by on a Monday night and were disappointed. This is cool little place which has great atmosphere. But our food experience was disappointing. First, they have a limited menu to start and by 6:30 were out of 3 of the 8 entrees. We...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Very nice wine, beer, and bourbon list. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Food was excellent--only minor complaint is they could use a few more selections. Different and interesting selections. I had a trout dish with ancient succotash wife had salad and duck wings.

Thank mdrose310
Reviewed December 10, 2015

A few of us went to King James Pub, and all of us had been there before. The consensus was that it's way overrated and not a good value for what you get. One friend reported a relatively recent change of chefs has led to...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed November 30, 2015

The King James Public House was with walking distance from our Hotel. Great atmosphere and great food. Delightful.

Thank jeff5327
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

King James lives up to it reputation as a rowdy public house. The heavily base laden background music had the table vibrating and the packed after-work crowd carrying on with bravado. The bartender is one of Asheville's best not only for excellent mixed drinks but...More

Thank Wallace S
Reviewed October 31, 2015

We were a group of 10 and had many different things to eat and drink. I had a Flounder dinner. the fish was lightly deep fried and very good.

Thank Handyrandy63
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great neighborhood pub that the locals go to. Relaxing ambiance and friendly people. You can chat with the regulars the long bar or sit in a high-backed wooden booth with cushions for a more private time with someone special. Lot's of beer choices as any...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

The bar tender was great. Drinks were good. Asked for a restaurant suggestion. He told us, Zambra. Very good food!!!!!!!! Good recommendation !! Will go to both again when Asheville .

Thank Rebecca Rae F
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-2434
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-2412
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