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The Driver is a four-floor gastropub close to King's Cross station. As well as a classic British pub grub made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the Driver also has a cool cocktail menu and a rooftop terrace.


Typical meal price From £25.00 per diner

£25 and under

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Venue Details & Map

The Driver

Wharfdale Road
N1 9RY
Public transport:
London Kings Cross, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 22 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Driver

3.0 out of 5
30 July 2015
by Tyler L.

I've been a few times, and mostly to catch the rooftop patio. It's up several flights of stairs, and fairly walled in (not that there's much scenery to be had around King's Cross). The drink selection is fairly standard, and they didn't have a bar set up at the roof when I went so it was a bit of a trek for drinks. But feel free to check it out if you want some elevation with your libations. more

5.0 out of 5
15 November 2016
by Damon L.

For those review that mention service and treatment as a reason for low stars may want to give this well-run establishment another chance. Evidently they have gone through quite a change staff wise and it is apparent that the staff they have found has been carefully chosen for their service skills as well as their panache. The owner is on site and very aware of its operation. I've been a few... more

4.0 out of 5
23 October 2011
by Kevin L.

The bartenders manning the third floor at The Driver deserve a massive round of applause. The ability to keep up with a room full of thirsty patrons without looking at all flustered is a rare talent.

I didn't try them, but the bowls of steaming chips that came out from the kitchens (via dumbwaiter, apparently?) looked tantalising enough to warrant a return trip. Whether that be to the cosy... more

4.0 out of 5
11 October 2012
by Josy A.

What a lovely surprise!

My friend and I were wandering around Kings cross (waiting for another friend, who was planning to have a drink with us before jumping on a train to the North.) I had never heard of this pub, and we only came here because I have just received a tastecard through the post, so was keen to see what kind of venues were listed on the tastecard app.

I called as we walked up... more

4.0 out of 5
18 September 2015
by A. C.

My mom and I were looking for a pub near our rented flat near King's Cross. The Drive had some good reviews and looked interesting. We ordered the £13 fish & chips and the £11 beetroot, butternut squash, peppadew pepper risotto. The fish & chips were great, but the risotto was AMAZING. I am not a fan of peppers in general, but these peppers were stuffed with goat cheese and mixed in with... more

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