Kings Arms | Bethnal Green, Greater London
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Kings Arms
Excellent based on 26 ratings
Type: Bar

11a Buckfast Street
Bethnal Green, Greater London England E2 6EY [ print map ]
020 7729 2627

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Hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm-11.30pm, Fri & Sat 12pm-12am


Mayor: teorn88 (13) | Affiliated user(s) here badmansam | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 70


Kings Arms

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Beer Available At Kings Arms (arranged by most recent)
Vibrant Forest Hoppy Rye Saison , Mondo Rider Pale Ale , Mondo London Alt , Mondo Dubbel Trubbel , Crooked Stave Petite Sour Boysenberry 94, Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Raspberry) 98, Crooked Stave Serenata Notturna 96, Jester King / Crooked Stave / Trois Dames Cerveza Sin Frontera 93, Crooked Stave Progenitor Noir 97, Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Hibiscus & Cinnamon) 97, Crooked Stave Sentience (Cognac Barrel) 90, Moor / Arbor Dark Alliance 94, Almanac Golden Gate Gose 88, Stone Stochasticity Project Hibiscusicity 88, Buxton / To ōl Collateral Carnage 98, Edge Brewing Apple Saison , Jester King Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer (Batch 11+) 82, Edge Brewing Barretina 85, Cismontane Mesa 83, Wild Beer Wild Goose Chase 84
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26 reviews for Kings Arms
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  77%
 Selection  81%
 Food  70%
 Value  73%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  90%
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70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse  (239) Hšsselby, Sweden | May 23, 2015
(Visited April 2015) Quite a nice back street pub a couple of blocks away from Bethnal Green Road. Large bar in the middle, and lots of brown wood in the interior. They had 3-4 cask ales and a good selection of keg beers, both local and imported. Atmosphere was friendly and relaxed and service was friendly and efficient. Well worth a visit if youíre in the area.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
WingmanWillis  (301) , England | April 29, 2015
Visited during the Crooked Stave tap take or event the place was overflowing with ratebeerians. Nice modern take on traditional beer pub. Plenty of choice. Beer was well looked after and the place was popular. Would like to try it again during a normal evening but worth the walk from Bethnal Green
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois  (853) Tourist Town (West), England | April 26, 2015
Visited on Saturday 25/04/15 for the Crooked Stave meet the brewer/tap take over - so not a typical days business in terms of the beer selection ! A Victorian street corner boozer just off the main bethnal green drag, you can take this one in on foot between the Redhcurch Brewery Tap/Mother Kellyís and heading towads the Well & Bucket / BD Shoreditch. The place was pretty packed but not overloaded and service held up well, all beers clearly marked on a large board to the right of the bar as you enter, about 15 keg and maybe 5 cask but the keg list almost all CS I think. Crowd was pretty beer geek orientated as youíd expect with a xolid tap takeover like this, Paul reserved a table the evening before which served us well. The place itself is a decent sized single room trad boozer with plenty of wood on offer. They certainly know how to stage an event and Iíll definately swing by here again in the future, a sister pub to the Earl of Essex.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub  (572) Banbury, England | April 11, 2015
Quite a large corner local just off Bethnal Green Road and its cosmopolitan feel. This has more of a feel of an East End local, just missing a piano. There is panelling, tiling, wooden furniture, seemingly well restored. The bar girl was friendly and helpful with generous tasters to help us choose. Itís a good place to go.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus  (170) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | March 17, 2015
Visited during RBESG 2012.
Nice local pub, friendly service, great selection. Serves halfs and thirds as well, always a sign of good service. Good place for a nice evening talking to old (and new) friends.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
DanielBrown  (290) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | December 21, 2014
Lovely backstreet location - clearly the owners have done a great restoration job here - it retains bags of character, is comfortable and (most importantly) they clearly have a great load of beers. If I hadnít been on a crawl, I could have stayed here all night.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88  (77) London, England | December 3, 2014
Located mid way across Bethnal Green Road, 5 walking minutes away from both Shoreditch High Street and Bethnal Green train stations. The place has several wooden benches and tables. Similar interiors decor to the Earl of Essex, which make total sense being the King Arms itís sister pub. It actually looks very similar to an Earl of Essex with no brewing equipment behind the bar. Extensive tap selection with c 20 lines of both kegs and casks. Continuously orating selection of US and UK micros mostly. Some Belgians and Nordics too. They also stock some delights in the fridges and run interesting tap takeovers quite frequently. I have no tried the food selection yet. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Overall, top notch spot for beer geeks and pleasant ambiance and decor, one of my favourites in London.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
jorge76  (203) , Italy | November 29, 2014
Visited Tuesday 24th Nov .. Classic old style pub with a modern selection on tap .. It was empty when we came cause just opened the doors .. The guy with a long beard had a easy going way to serve which was good for us in a empty bar .. Good for 1 beer or 2 in your Bethnal green / hackney pubs crawl ..
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
greenclansman  (102) Nicosia, Cyprus | November 23, 2014
Great selection on draft, average ambiance, not so friendly staff. Its a place you should definitely visit for the beer, but there is something that keeps you away from making it your local.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow  (209) Stockholm, Sweden | November 16, 2014
Cozy classical pub. Around twenty beers on tap and some bottles to complement it. Good amount of seating, decent prices and service.

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