Hidden from the outside world, this homely pub provides rare ales, many whiskies, a roaring fire and the day’s papers to the surprisingly few regulars who frequent it. In fact, if you had to describe what a pub was to someone from Pluto, this would do the job. There’s even a bar billiards tables with a set of rules, just to make it easier for them.
Beer-wise, you’ll find sought-after Italian Moretti on draught, Theakston Paradise Ale, Caledonian Flying Dutchman and Deuchars IPA, potentially chased with Maker’s Mark, Highland Park or Glenlivet. There are Brodie’s sherries, too, and bog-standard wines you needn’t bother with. Various branches of the deer family make a decorative appearance, as do unusual tribal masks.
|Venue name:||King Charles I||Contact:|
55-57 Northdown Street
|Opening hours:||Open noon-11pm Mon-Thur; noon-1am Fri; 5-11pm Sat|
|Transport:||Tube: King's Cross tube/rail|
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