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The Pakenham Arms
1 Pakenham StreetKing's CrossLondonWC1X 0LA
- +44 (0)20 7837 6933
- Public transport:
- King's Cross Thameslink, National Railway
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As a local of the area I have to comment that the decline in this pub over the past 18 months has been nothing short of shocking.
It used to be a light airy venue at the heart of the community, frequented by a great bunch of locals, posties from Mount Pleasant and professionals and office staff. Now it is pretty much abandoned by them all, and attracts an odd clientele - a mix of die hard...more
A friendly landlord offers you a selection of 12 beers. Oh and plenty of ciders too. And a CAMRA reduction. What is the catch? I'd better go back and find out!
Also known as the posties pub.more
Reviewed through the lens of a beer nerd...
A good-looking pub with a great ambience - nice seating options, great music (including vinyl), lots of pubbiness. They have 12 cask lines but on my visit (which was fairly early on a Friday night) only four of the lines were running. That's pretty awful, if you ask me. Thankfully the pumps not in service included the likes of Doom Bar, Greene King,...more
There are two huge tellys for watching football, which is good. The punters are a bit rough around the edges, but harmless enough. Poor selection of ales, in case that is what you are after.
Staff are efficient and polite.more