The Pakenham Arms


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1 Pakenham Street, King's Cross, London, WC1X 0LA

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The Pakenham Arms

1 Pakenham Street
King's Cross
+44 (0)20 7837 6933
Public transport:
King's Cross Thameslink, National Railway
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Pakenham Arms

4.0 out of 5 11 April 2013
by Chris F.

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

3.0 out of 5 28 November 2012
by Leighton S.

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

3.0 out of 5 25 April 2011
by nottellinya a.

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

5.0 out of 5 5 May 2010
by Patrick F.

A really pleasant boozer with a few different faces. Often, the bar is propped up by posties from the shockingly misnomered Mount Pleasant sorting office across the road (or as I like to call it: 'Postal Guantanamo'); or it's heaving with a crowd of football fans, largely gooners; or a couple of locals will bring their dog in for a drink and a chat, or to get some 'work' done using the free...more

5.0 out of 5 24 October 2008
by gutterfax

Great Pub, blinding atmosphere and Doom Bar to boot.

Popped in for a pie at lunchtime and have to agree with the previous reviewer, the place is like a postman pat appreciation society. No wonder the mail is always late.the postmen are all quaffing ale here.

There are 2 big screens for Sport, a substantial menu, poker on Sundays and opening hours to suit even the hardest of drinkers.


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