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2-4 Wharfdale Road
N1 9RY

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This pub is long-term Closed.

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About the Pub

Oct 2021 - "I walked past some weeks ago and the interior seemed gutted. The place closed the day the first Lockdown started I believe." It is closed and boarded up. Nothing else known.

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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  • Garden Garden
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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2-4 Wharfdale Road
N1 9RY

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51.533687, -0.118878


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On Caledonian Rd

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London Kings Cross

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King's Cross St Pancras

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2-4 Wharfdale Road
N1 9RY

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Function Room
  • Newspapers
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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