The Duchess Of Kent


This is the epitome of a North London neighbourhood pub. It attracts a totally eclectic customer base whom thrive on the fantastically cosy atmosphere, modern art, 12 different board games, absence of Sky, 18 choices of wine, outside tables and 'an evolved pub menu that dishes up informal food with flair'.

Venue Details & Map

The Duchess Of Kent

441 Liverpool Road
N7 8PR
+44 (0)20 7609 7104
Public transport:
Highbury and Islington, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Duchess Of Kent

2.0 out of 5
23 August 2015
by Sean K.

Another gastro 'swing and a miss' in the barnsbury neighborhood.

First off, if you come here, keep it simple - shoot for old pub favorites or just some ale. The staff are pretty nice and rather competent which is lovely.

However...the wife chose more aggressively with a bacon, avocado and chicken sandwich. This gem came with three pieces of gristly chicken, no bacon and on bread that was... more

4.0 out of 5
17 December 2014
by Chad E.

This is a great local pub to gather for drinks and dinner. The staff are very nice and accommodating. I've been here a number of times and each one a positive experience. The food is great, the space is nice and clean. They recently did a refurbishment and I was just a bit sad to see the beautiful old bar be replaced by a new one but it's pretty too... just lacks the same character.... more

4.0 out of 5
25 September 2016
by Tracey W.


Things have got a whole better from my last review.

Food options improved! Quality of dishes improved! staff new and service improved!

This sunday had an awesome Duchess roast a sample of chicken pork and beef and it was first class! more

5.0 out of 5
29 July 2015
by Alexis M.

UPDATE: went for dinner last month and the sea bass was TO DIE FOR.

Best scotch egg on the planet. Respectable house red, quaint setting, lovely chaps at the bar.

Kitchen is down 3-6 but I'll def be back for dinner, the blackface lamb leg sounds amazing! more

4.0 out of 5
12 March 2013
by Uli B.

Last weekend I came here and spent a lovely late-afternoon with my good friend from uni here: seated in two comfy armchairs right in front of the fireplace, this was the perfect place for an in-depth conversation about the meaning of life. Well, that and the bottle of red wine also helped to get to the bottom of this highly philosophical question.

To be honest, I cannot say much else about... more

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