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Kings Stores

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84 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
Perfect For:
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
Nestled between Liverpool Street Station and Spitalfields Market, The King's Stores is a vibrant hidden gem, with an ever changing selection of craft and cask beers, a carefully chosen wine list, and a fantastic seasonal menu to suit all tastes.

The bustling main bar is the perfect place for after work drinks and we are THE pub for all the biggest sporting action. If you're looking for something more intimate or a taste of our regularly changing menu, we have a dining room just off the main bar, bookings and walk-ins welcome. While our first floor boasts two beautiful function rooms, available for casual dining and drinks or for exclusive hire and events.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British
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Hours of operation

Monday -Friday: 11:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 22:00

Sunday: 12:00 - 21:00
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Phone number
020 7247 4089
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sandy's Row
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Parking details
We are in central London so there are plenty of parking options or nearby taxi ranks on the main street, just moments from our doors.
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Public transit

Moorgate station

Liverpool street station
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Entertainment
Chilled out play lists, energetic at the weekends. We put the TVs on to show the big sports fixtures but if we don't have the TVs on and you would like to watch a particular sporting event, just let us know.
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Special events & promotions
Birthday parties, retirement drinks, leaving drinks, pub quiz's, fundraising events, anniversary parties, engagement parties, wedding receptions, corporate events and business meetings. Call us today to discuss your function.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wine
What 84 People Are Saying
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4.0based on recent ratings
3.7
food
4.0
service
3.6
ambience
3.6
value
73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I knew this wouldn't be the quietest Sunday lunch, as the League Cup final was being played out on tv at the same time, but it didn't stop us having a really good meal. If I was going to be particular, perhaps the TV volumes in the dining side of the pub could have been a little quieter, but hey ho.......didn't ruin anything. JB

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1.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Booked a table via Open Table which was confirmed yet when we arrived at the pub they had no table for us, highly unprofessional. Won't go again.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

I would definitely recommend the Kings Stores. There is a good array of different dishes to choose from off the menu. The portions are very generous and service was prompt and friendly.

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1.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Waitress did not know how to make a common drink - first sign of trouble. During reservation process, was promised upstairs (more quiet) dining, which was denied on-site. Table was not cleaned well. Service was glacially slow. Reservations were for a relatively early time and place was not even half full upon seating, yet about 70% of the food was not available. A big disappointment on a special night. Would not recommend to anyone.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Lovely old pub, had an amazing steak and kidney pie!
But 12.5% surcharge put on the bill automatically, there was only two of us.

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5.0Dined on November 27, 2017

Great place for a meet up with friends, lovely and cosy.

Decent food and not too expensive

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4.0Dined on October 22, 2017

I like coming here. It’s cosy and the roast chicken is delicious

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4.0Dined on September 10, 2017

Friendly service, tasty food and good range of beers. A little loud due to low ceilings, bare brick walls and floorboards but great venue for a relaxed, informal occasion. I will definitely return!

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5.0Dined on August 13, 2017

always excellent, great Sunday lunch
good value
friendly service

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3.0Dined on July 24, 2017

Overall good pub food, however it was a little disappointing that 10/12 people had managed to finish their meals before the last two were served. For a reference, a meal + drink will cost around £25 per person, the restaurant part of the pub does add 12.5% service charge to the bill.

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3.0Dined on July 1, 2017

I am vegetarian and chose this restaurant over others for date night based on the online menu. Unfortunately when I arrived the menu was totally different and out of the 3 vegetarian options (2 starters and 1 main) I only liked the look of one (a starter which I was going to supplement with sides) which they no longer had. I ended up ordering the main (a risotto) which was totally tasteless. The staff were excellent and offered to replace it but I didn't fancy just a starter salad (the only other option left) as Saturday date night dinner! They took the main off the bill and offered us another drink or a dessert on the house so I can't fault their efforts but it's frustrating that the menu (the reason I chose the restaurant) was not the same. My partner enjoyed his chicken although the sweet potato fries were cold and had to be replaced. They were excellent when they arrived though!

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3.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Very busy. Very slow for food to arrive. Food tasted good - not amazing but not bad. Good selection of beers.

On balance I'd recommend for drinks and bar snacks, but not for a sit down meal, & especially not for a weekday lunch when you have limited time.

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4.0Dined on May 23, 2017

Casual venue but decent food, is part of a pub so can be a little loud

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2017

Amazing food. So didn't expect you it from a pub.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2017

Forget his name but our server was TIP TOP. Guy with the trilby hat.... made us smile so much and thank you for him!!! Great recommendation on the beer as well.

Will defo be back.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2017

Great Sunday lunch. Generous portions. Good value for money

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2017

Most excellent venue close to main line station ,fine selection of beers and wine seperate eating area but good vibe we came mid afternoon on a Friday so saw the after workers the early evening peeps ,waiting staff attentive but not intrusive ..will be back .

I have been here for Sunday Roast excellent !

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2017

Excellent place for a pub lunch. Good food, friendly staff and large drink selection.

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3.0Dined on February 19, 2017

No bad, Not amazing food was a bit dry. But the waiters were really friendly.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2017

Lovely atmosphere and great food.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2016

Great food and brilliant service. We were sitting in the ground floor bar area. The baby ribs were yum and my friend had the salt beef which she said was wonderful (I had a little food envy!)
It got noisy as the evening went on but I was warned of this when I booked. Would probably try upstairs next time - there will be a next time!!

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4.0Dined on November 20, 2016

Great Sunday lunch. I've been here a few times and regrettably on this occasion the service wasn't up to the normal standard. Still ok but a considerable wait for drinks and a fair bit of disorganisation that I wouldn't expect especially when it wasn't even that busy.
Still a fantastic roast

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5.0Dined on October 23, 2016

When we arrived we received a very warm welcome, and we were shown to our table. I must congratulate the King's Stores because the service was impeccable throughout. The lady who took care of us was thoroughly attentive and gave us beautiful service throughout the meal which was a lovely experience for us. The food was excellent, I had the chicken roast dinner which was perfectly cooked, lovely Yorkshire puddings and I really enjoyed it. I happily recommend this venue.

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3.0Dined on October 14, 2016

Its quite noisy in the Kings Stores, so you do end up shouting most of the way through dinner.
The food is pretty good

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2016

Had drinks in here before but not eaten - food was fantastic, the jerk chicken was exceptional. Highly recommend this place.

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2016

I went for a mid-week evening meal and drinks to catch up with an old school friend.
Good pub food and speedy service, handily close to Liverpool Street.
The acoustics mean it is quite loud so maybe not so good for an intimate date!

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4.0Dined on August 24, 2016

Very nice meal and great service. Was a little quiet but thus was a Wednesday lunch so understandable.

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2016

Three of the four in our party worked together, many moons ago, on the corner of Brushfield Street with Bishopsgate. Keith, our old boss, celebrated his 80th birthday in May; so we met up with him to celebrate this milestone birthday. We all had a lovely tasty main course with wine and a really good dessert. The service was efficient and pleasant in a lovely relaxed atmosphere, which, you don't always find in the City restaurants. Well done The Kings Stores!

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3.0Dined on May 14, 2016

I had booked based on the fact that we would be in the upstairs restaurant, away from the bar. Unfortunately, we got seated downstairs and it was far too loud for decent conversation - shame as it was a birthday get together and involved people who didn't know each other very well so it would have been handy to be able to hear each other speak. Food was fine. Service was very good. Wouldn't rush back.

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4.0Dined on May 2, 2016

A classic City gastro pub. It can be super super busy (some people call this uber trendy and vibrant). The staff are extremely friendly. The menu has all of the classic favourities. I can rarely get beyond either one of their pies or the fish & chips. The standard of cooking is very high (for a gastro pub). My friends tell me that the beers and ales are really good. I know that the wine list has some unusual options on it.

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4.0Dined on April 17, 2016

We just moved into the area and were out in search of our new local when we stopped in the Kings Stores for Sunday roast. There is an excellent chance we've found our new local. To begin with the staff, especially our waitress 'Lexy' were absolutely fantastic and fun. The atmosphere is wonderful, a comfortable gastro-pub feel with exposed brick walls, comfortable seating (not packed in like sardines) and a fun use of desk lamp lighting mounted on the walls. The food was great. The roast beef was very tasty with a particularly good gravy and great selection of veg as sides. To top dinner off we had one of the best sticky toffee puddings I've had in London for quite a while. The customers in the pub we a great mix of young central east Londoners.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2016

was taken here or a retirement lunch and did not realise what a good place to eat this was. The choice and size of portions was really good and the service efficient and knowledgeable. the whole place had a good atmosphere and despite being busy on a Friday lunch time was not intrusive.
definitely recommended to revisit.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2016

Had a lovely time at King's Stores, food was good and tasty, excellent service, and good value, my only word of caution is it did get quite loud as a lot of people were watching a football match on the big screens. I will definitely go again!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2016

Been to the Kings Stores on several occasions for Sunday lunch. The service, food & wine are consistently good. The staff are always approachable, friendly and professional. Ideal after a mooch round Spitalfields.

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2016

Excellent 'home cooked' pub food in a pleasant setting near Spitalfields Market. Great for a Sunday lunch.

The food came extremely quickly after ordering.

We sat in the dining area off the downstairs bar. We were expecting the first floor dining area as this is what is photographed for Open Table and one of the reasons why we chose it as it looks lovely.

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2016

Anywhere that serves a deliciously crunchy Yorkshire pudding no matter what meat you choose, gets my vote. The pork belly was beautifully cooked, not fatty but moist with a good amount of crispy crackling. Veg were not overcooked and you also get roast parsnips! Service was excellent and my only gripe was that it was a bit chilly in the restaurant, possibly from a draught coming down the stairs. A few degrees warmer and things would have been utterly perfect.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2016

My boyfriend and I booked this restaurant for Valentine's Day (we didn't want anything romantic!) It was quite noisy when we first went in as there was football on the TV, but the staff told us it had just finished so would be turned off.
It's quite an open space so we could still hear the noise of the bar in the eating area, so we did struggle to have a conversation. It was also quite dark in there - probably not great if you visit with children.
The food was absolutely fantastic, the Sunday Roast was delicious. The staff were friendly and service was great. I would visit again but definitely not when there's a game on!

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4.0Dined on November 8, 2015

I was Three for my husband birthday. We are from Italy And I would like To have Sunday roast for Lunch. Very Good food And Nice staff. Thank You Very much forse The candle on The dessert. It was lovely. A Little bit too expensive.

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5.0Dined on October 3, 2015

One word - superb. Our group of 4 booked a table for 6.30 and ended up staying the entire night. Really good menu and wine list that was matched by the excellent service.

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3.0Dined on September 25, 2015

Three or four real ales and a short but varied menu, mixing the innovative with pub classics, at reasonable prices, makes the Kings Stores a good place to head to for a leisurely lunch. Service is unhurried and friendly and the lack of loud background allows for easy conversation.

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