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Still closed and metal boarded but due to reopen in the autumn.

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Driver

(formerly General Picton)

2-4 Wharfdale Road
Pentonville
London
N1 9RY

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday5.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday5.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday5.00 pm - Midnight
Friday5.00 pm - 3.00 am
Saturday6.00 pm - 3.00 am
Sundayclosed

Meal Times

6 - 10 Mon - Sat
Closed Sun

About the Pub

Modern contemporary pub. Ex-Watney, changed hands in 2009. Four-storey interwar building with ivy growing on the brick walls, khaki ground floor exterior including some art deco metalwork under the windows. Fairly spacious, with a central bar, art deco cornice on the right, naturalistic elm wood bar counter, three other floors upstairs with restaurant and lounges. 30s and 40s middle-class types predominate. Roof terrace (on top) with 200 plants and a high wall around. Note their website says it opens at 16.30 but on a recent visit we were told it opens at 17.00.

Historic Interest

Local Listing:- 1930s public house. Symmetric corner site with Killick Street. Splayed corner. Four storeys, including tiled mansard with hipped tiled dormers. Red brick upper floors, voussoir arches to windows, keystones to first floor. Crittal windows.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

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  • Portobello Star

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

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Accessable

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Driver

2-4 Wharfdale Road
Pentonville
London
N1 9RY

Sat Nav Reference

51.533687, -0.118878

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

On Caledonian Rd

Nearby Station (350m)

King's Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (500m)

King's Cross St Pancras

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