Kris Wines | Holloway, Greater London
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Kris Wines
World Class based on 56 ratings
Type: Beer Store

394 York Way, Lower Holloway
Holloway, Greater London England N7 9LW [ print map ]
020 7607 4871

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Hours: MON-SAT 1.00PM - 11.00PM SUN 1.00PM - 10.00PM


Mayor: Leighton (114) | Affiliated user(s) here menan394 | Bottles: 700


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Beer Available At Kris Wines (arranged by most recent)
One Mile End Ancho Cocoa Stout 72, Buxton Tsar 99, Siren / Jackie Oís Quadrophenia 92, Brew By Numbers 08/01 Stout - Export Strength 96, Orbit Seven 87, Beavertown Geríonimo 97, Wiper and True Mount Hood Porter 38, To ōl Fall Of Man Barrel Aged 99, Hardknott Granite 2013 83, La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #19 99, Little Beer Little Spirit 19, Weird Beard / IMBC Hacienda (Bourbon Barrel) 87, St Andrews Mocha Porter 78, Batemans Vintage Ale 79, Kubla Stout Number One , Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock 100, Purity Saddle Black (Bottle) 89, The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Zeus 97, Rochefort Trappistes 10 100, Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche Doppelbock 99
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56 reviews for Kris Wines
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  82%
 Selection  91%
 Food N/A 
 Value  79%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (169) London, England | March 16, 2014
Donít go on a Sunday if you want some advice. Otherwise great selection
40
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 7/20
gunnar  (438) Sandnes, Norway | January 17, 2014
Very small store, big selection, minor in service. I took my time in here, and searched the shelves for the better part of a halfhour, without any questions from the man behind the counter, and when i asked him a question, he woulld know just as much as Manuel from Fawlty Towers.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Camons  (322) Hasselager, Denmark | January 11, 2014
Small store but with a great selection of both local british beers, aswell as some Danish, Belgium, American etc. beers. Good prices for the local stuff ( wich was what i was looking for) and rather expensive for imported beers. Good knowable service by Kris. Abit out of the way, but pretty easy to hit by bus from Euston st./St. Pancras where my hotel was.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
kermis  (196) The Hague, Netherlands | December 30, 2013
Fairly small place, a little out of the way, but with a great selection and always some interesting gems to be found. Friendly service and fairly ok prices.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
downender  (323) Bristol, England | December 27, 2013
Big selection of beers, with a very wide range available from London brewers, most of which at very good prices. Service was pretty laid back, but it was easy to find what I was looking for. A good bottle shop.
56
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor  (153) Perth, Australia | November 16, 2013| Updated February 20, 2014
I must have had a bad experience here or something? The selection was fantastic, donít get me wrong, but not once through the endless browsing I did, did I get asked if I needed help. Had a few questions on beers and the bloke didnít know anything. Was reading a book the whole time I was in there. Selection amazing but everything else well below par. Maybe we just have it really good back in Aus. Will need to re-visit at some stage. ***rerate*** have now gone back and the selection has improved. Good prices especially on some hard to get brews. Service is still complete and utter shit. I still havenít got the ígoodí guy. The guy I seem to get doesnít want any form of conversation, knows jack shit about the beers and doesnít have a helpful bone in his body. Service plays a big part for me and I for one think that service is the most integral part of any business. Sadly, despite the great beers on offer, I wonít be going out of my way to get back there.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
pivnizub  (500) Bochum, PorķřŪ, Germany | September 23, 2013
Superb little drinks-market in the middle of nowhere; great selection of british beers plus a nice range of the usual suspects from Denmark and the US. Worth the walk from Kentish Town!
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro  (153) Alabama | September 6, 2013
A lot of selection, local and otherwise. Not much in the way of service, decent prices though about the range of Oddbins around town.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
k0mpsa  (73) Jšrvenpšš, Finland | July 26, 2013
Nice little bottle shop. Excellent selection of beers from usa, mikkeller, belgian, german. Totally worth visiting and staff was friendful.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
The_Osprey  (135) Richmond, England | June 19, 2013| Updated December 24, 2013
This shop is a long way out of my way, but itís worth it. If youíre looking for a rare Mikkeller or a limited release De Molen then if itís not here itís not in London. The Belgian selection is good but the range is static. The British beer and world beer areas are more exciting. Iíve picked up lots of De Molens, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel, Nogne Imperial Stout Cognac BA, Struise Pannepot and Dark Island Reserve here to name just a few. Itís a treasure trove. However, on some occasions Iíve come away empty-handed so you canít guarantee youíll be lucky. I can see why some people have had problems with the service - Kris is a fellow beer lover and knows his stuff, but the older and younger guys who Iíve sometimes seen working there just provide cover and donít seem to be interested in beer.

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