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The Old Kings Head

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Fantastic baubles. Owen was particularly attentive which we appreciated. Bread behind games boxes... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Molly M
via mobile
Fantastic little hidden gem of a pub!

One morning recently, I was taking a shortcut through Shoreditch when my attention was caught by... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 Dec 2017
7 Jan 2017
“Fantastic little hidden gem of a pub!”
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28 Holywell Row, London EC2A 4JB, England
+44 20 7426 0658
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic baubles. Owen was particularly attentive which we appreciated. Bread behind games boxes was a great touch, v thoughtful and an exciting surprise. Would recommend Fun Tower (jenga knock off) but not Connect Four which I lost. Feliz Navidad is played every evening so listen...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

One morning recently, I was taking a shortcut through Shoreditch when my attention was caught by the bacon sandwich sign sat staring at me from outside the old kings head pub door. As i was hungry and need to kill and hour i thought id...More

Thank Jackslater92
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Had few beers here after work and must say what a lovely old school pub , good staff and warm atmosphere ! went back today for the full monty breakfast and it was spot on and great value for a fiver

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a few before going for a meal , lovely little old school backstreet boozer with a cracking atmosphere and benches outside . Warm and friendly pub with , great barmaids working very hard !! Well worth a visit .

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink, was not disappointed. Fun crowd, great atmosphere, and good drinks. Kitchen was closed, but the drinks were flowing. Good place to stop for a real London experience.

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived at this old traditional pub at 11.45 just behind a bunch of builders, so as there was only one server, we had to wait a little longer than we'd have liked to, to be served. However, the beers were fine and worth the...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Not only are the bar staff attentive, professional and considerate but some go way beyond. The pub is predominately a males pub and clearly why when you have gorgeous women working behind the bar.....but God it should attract more female custom, with the sexy guy...More

Thank charelle_11
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Not a bad boozer, but not a particularly good one. No particular complaints. The Camden Hells was decent enough. A workmanlike burger was OK, but one expects a bit more these days. However, they do do a very good bacon sarnie for breakfast. But what...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Went into the bar on passing such a good find Watch football and have a lovely roast dinner So surprised that more people are not having the roast A lovely find and a lovely dinner very much like your mother would make Such a big...More

1  Thank Chistine L
Reviewed 26 August 2015

it is a very male pub and that is fine. Sports on televisions with muted sound. Typical pub food. Good range of beers.

1  Thank Alan M
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along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
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this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
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