The Queen's Head

The Queen's Head

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The Queen’s Head is one of those pubs whose minor ergonomic challenges tend to work slightly in their favour. Sure, finding an entirely comfortable drinking (or ordering) space can be a bit awkward at busy times, but here it seems to add to the place’s pleasantly bustling atmosphere.

This is another pub to have gained CAMRA’s public approval, though curiously not for beer – the bearded ones have actually declared the Queen’s Head to be a great place to drink cider. Not to worry though, this is still a winning choice to consume more sensible drinks as well. Their beer selection, while not vast, is usually well-judged with a handful of often locally-brewed offerings on both cask and keg, as well as some great options in the fridge. They also stock a fine selection of whiskies. Food is of the things-to-nibble-while-drinking variety – bread, cheese, cured meats, pies and suchlike – which works rather well.

A smashing independent place, by the same group who do Mother Kelly's.

Address: 66 Acton Street WC1X 9NB

Phone: 0207 713 8328


Monday: 4pm-11pm

Tuesday: noon-11pm

Wednesday: noon-11pm

Thursday: noon-midnight

Friday: noon-midnight

Saturday: noon-midnight

Sunday: noon-10.30pm

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