Khyber Pass Pub | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Khyber Pass Pub
Excellent based on 22 ratings
Type: Bar

56 South 2nd St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States 19106 [ print map ]
215 238 5888 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Daily: 11am - 2pm

Mayor: NikkTwist (42) | Taps: 22 | Bottles: 20+

Khyber Pass Pub

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Beer Available At Khyber Pass Pub (arranged by most recent)
De Molen Vuur & Vlam (Fire & Flames) 97, Great Divide Titan IPA 98, Bells Smitten Golden Rye Ale 88, Left Hand Oak Aged Widdershins 94, 21st Amendment Bitter American 92, Smuttynose Short Batch #18 Durty 96, Saucony Creek Stonefly IPA 63, Abita SOS (Save Our Shore) 78, Abita Bock 35, Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA 98, Philadelphia Kilty Pleasure 76, Otter Creek Russian Imperial Stout 99, Flying Fish Exit 1 96, Shawnee Apiarius 47, Perennial Hommel Bier 97, Unibroue La Terrible 99, DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon 99, Emelisse Winterbier 86, Left Hand Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout 97, De Molen Lief & Leed 93
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22 reviews for Khyber Pass Pub
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  82%
 Selection  86%
 Food  82%
 Value  78%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Travlr  (1374) Washington, Washington DC | September 10, 2013
Donít let the name fool you, this is a traditionalmold inner city bar with lots of wood an great gargoyles. Oh, and Cajun food, if you can believe that. Twenty well chosen beers with plenty of local stuff. Definitely worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (548) The íSham, England | August 31, 2012
Stopped by around 10pm on 26/05/12 - memorial day weekend Saturday, it wasnít too busy and we were two of only 6 at the bar. Decent selection from the 20 or so taps, I didnít need to consult the bottle menu. Service was prompt and friendly, samples given, not busy mind as previous. Food looked great as we drooled over a burger that someone else at the bar was eating. Will definately re-visit.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
GT2  (532) Carlsbad, California | January 10, 2012| Updated March 5, 2012
Dark, easy to overlook beer bar in historic downtown Philly catty-corner to Eulogy Belgian tavern. Kyber Pass I think has a small sign out front that just says "Khyber." Inside is more of a local hangout with a long, easy to navigate bar with an adjoining room with tables. English Pub decor but extensive American craft beer list with lots of specialties showing up. Last time I was here they had a Ballast Point tap takeover with special one-offs. Typical tap list seems to have more consideration than Eulogy and is my first stop for beer bars in the historic area. A little gem worth stopping into. I havenít eaten here but Iím sure the food is an upgrade from Eulogy as well. From their website, they upload a daily screenshot of their tap list, which is pretty much badass.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones  (294) Buffalo, New York | January 27, 2012
nice spot, good american micros on tap, 2 firkins. Pulled pork sandwich & fries were solid. Attentive service
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Capa  (261) Manama, Bahrain | August 22, 2011
Khyber is my personal favorite in Old City. It boasts a healthy beer list with a nice variety of brews; both local and long-distance. Usually a few Belgian brews on, too. They have two cask offerings and usually something you donít normally see on cask is pouring from at least on of them. The service has always been stellar when Iíve been. The interior is dark and the bar area is not that big. When busy it feels very cramped. They have a seating area for those who wish to dine, as well. I was a little weary of the place on my first visit as I thought it came off as a touch pretentious but soon I figured out that was a misguided thought and the joint is really relaxed and easy going. A great bar for great beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon  (216) Sainte-ThťrŤse, Quebec | June 28, 2013
Visited for the first time June 19, 2013, in the afternoon. We were supposed to go to Triumph close by, but they were close until 4 PM, so we whent there and Iím happy we did. Itís a bit like Monks Cafe in Centrel Philly, but bigger. Very good tap list, with two on cask. Service was equally good, very friendly bartender. The best beer bar in the old part of Philly.
ben4321  (209) Hoboken, New Jersey | November 18, 2013
Visited this place fairly early on a Saturday evening, and it was decently crowded, but still with some seats available as well. Darker looking place, more dive style than classy. Bartenders were friendly and seemed to know their beer, and the selection was pretty solid as well. We enjoyed our visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
nearbeer  (178) Knoxville, Tennessee | November 4, 2013| Updated November 9, 2013
Nice selection of crafts and regionals on the 20-odd taps and two casks, plus very good happy hour prices in this comfortable neighborhood atmosphere bar/restaurant. Somewhat varied but old-school blues and punk music selection in the background was nice at first, but later became tedious, loud and overbearing dinosaur rock. Good service at the bar and an excellent, somewhat eclectic southern and Cajun menu. The catfish poí boy, wild mushroom etoufee, fried okra, and hush puppies with molasses butter we had were all great and nicely priced for the quality.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn  (156) Penndel, Pennsylvania | January 29, 2012| Updated February 11, 2012
Long bar area and equally sized second room with seating/tables ..... Nice tin ceiling with old hardwood floors appealing place .... on the good side service was great I was asked by two people other than my server if I needed another drink but on the bad side someone opened a bottle that I asked for takeout so maybe too many people involved no biggy though ... The food is New Orleans inspired and BBQ: thats where I was torn the gumbo was awesome, the BBQ pulled pork was tough, dry and more like beef jerky and I hardly ever complain about food ... sent it back .... The beer list had 22 taps nice mix of styles, lots of micros and Euro for a decent price and a bottle list with a decent mix of styles and just one rare bottle (Barrel aged Boris Hoppin Frog) ... overall Iíd come again and give it a second chance hoping that if your going to feature BBQ on your menu it better be friggin good ... the beer though was fantastic
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn  (154) Bracknell, England | September 15, 2012
Full of character, and full of people on a Saturday lunchtime, but still got a seat at the bar, good service, and friendly chat from the clientele. The beer choice was wide, and the onesís I tried were certainly good.

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