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King Charles I

55-57 Northdown Street, London N1 9BL, England
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“boozer” (6 reviews)
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55-57 Northdown Street, London N1 9BL, England
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great little local pub, with friendly bar maid, and four local micro brew cask ales, and a couple of craft beers. My friend and I tried two pints of cask, and both were well presented, and excellent tastes. our visit was solely a beer visit,...More

Thank roddypeel
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The beer is alright and quite cheap. The problem is the service as mentioned by other people before. I went with my wife and after 20 mins we were sitting on the bench the owner asked us in a bad way if we didn't want...More

1  Thank mariorossiblu
Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you are a foodie this is not your place. They don't serve food. What they serve is a huge slice of English hospitality, friendly comaradarie and lots of good ale. There is a food brunch on Sundays and there are frequent jam sessions, dj...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Tucked away, a nice mix of locals, visitors and staff we had a great time in there. A pub with a piano with locals who can actually play it, it's a little glimpse of what London boozers used to be like.

1  Thank DanHJersey
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for many years and never had a bad time. Owned by a group of locals who run it now as a co-operative its distinguishing features remain the same: an eclectic mix of people , a fabulous juke box don't expect anything from...More

1  Thank Chimsterckh
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This place has potential. An independent pub with a cozy interior in busy Kings Cross, full of chains and tourist pubs. However, something is off with this place. Might be the staff, which are not very friendly, or the annoying young professional types who come...More

3  Thank Mister_Anonymous1
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Not a bad pub although the photo above must be old as the chairs and décor look nothing like this now. Went there Saturday afternoon and spent a lot of money until the co-owner took a dislike to us and decided that he only wanted...More

4  Thank Pubexpert2016
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Near Kings Cross, this is what local pubs used to be like. One room, a small bar serving a mix of beers and lagers. There is nothing clever or pretentious about The King Charles. It is a pub the Orwellian Proletariat of 1984 would recognise...More

1  Thank RJMGiLLIGAN
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Went after work, passed on the bus home so decided to call in. The mix of clientele was good. Business, student, and locals - no real evidence of tourists. It was friendly and lively atmosphere. Prices reasonable and if you really want to see a...More

1  Thank luvtogo6
Reviewed 2 March 2016

A real proper English pub with no silly frills. Great! Good beer and staff. A survival well worth visiting.

Thank ducatiboy
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  • Address: 55-57 Northdown Street, London N1 9BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
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