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23 May 2014 | Drink | By: M@

The Best Pubs In Kentish Town

The Best Pubs In Kentish Town


In cahoots with Kentishtowner, we asked you to vote for your favourite pubs in Kentish Town. You didn't disappoint, with hundreds of votes, spread across over 20 pubs. Here's the top 10, showing just what an embarrassment of drinking riches Kentish Town is blessed with. We'll be running a pub crawl around the top five, so see below if you'd like to join us.

1. The Pineapple (75 votes)
2. The Southampton Arms (56 votes)
3. Tapping the Admiral (42 votes)
4. Aces and Eights (26 votes)
5. The Grafton (25 votes)
6. The Assembly House (24 votes)
7. Lion and Unicorn (19 votes)
8. The Junction Tavern (16 votes)
9. Camden Town Brewery (14 votes)
10. Abbey Tavern (12 votes)

Kentishtowner has a mini-review of each one.

Map of best Kentish Town pubs

The map below shows all the pubs nominated by readers of Londonist and Kentishtowner. Green stars are the top 5, which will be visited on the pub crawl. Other nominations are shown as red pins.

The Kentish Town Pub Crawl

We're going to do a pub crawl of the top five on Tuesday 17 June. If you'd like to join us, please email matt@londonist.com so we can keep an eye on numbers. Here's the plan:

6pm Meet in Tapping the Admiral
7pm The Grafton
8.15pm The Southampton Arms
9.30pm The Pineapple
10.30pm Aces and Eights

Best pubs in London

The best Kentish Town pubs will now be added to our Best Pubs in London microsite. Here are the previous areas we've organised votes and pub crawl for:


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Lise Smith

Aces and Eights is fab....but totally in Tufnell Park. To the extent that it's opposite Tufnell Park station.


The George IV on Willes Road is a gem. http://www.kentishtowner.co.uk...

Сергей Петров

The Assembly's House a great place for relaxation.




Phil? Like the Groundhog Phil?

Should have put a pic of the Pineapple as the lead image no?