Kris Wines | Holloway, Greater London
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Kris Wines
World Class based on 51 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

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Kris Wines

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Beer Available At Kris Wines (arranged by most recent)
Runaway Pale Ale , Scheyern Kloster Doppelbock Dunkel 91, Siren White Tips 93, The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe Citra US 366 97, Saison Dupont Biologique 92, To ōl Liquid Confidence / Confidential 99, Ticketybrew Munich , Little Beer Little Wild 47, Siren / Evil Twin Even More Jesus VIII 98, De Molen Tsarina Esra Imperial Porter 100, The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Simcoe 96, Moor Illusion 97, Tyris VIPA Cerveza Artesanal 47, Harviestoun Broken Dial 72, Tiny Rebel Belgian Urban IPA 79, Bevog Kramah India Pale Ale 97, Church End Arthurís Wit 37, The Kernel Imperial Brown Stout (Glen Spey Barrel Aged) 99, Windsor & Eton Guardsman 49, 2 Caps La 2 Caps Blonde 66
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51 reviews for Kris Wines
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  81%
 Selection  90%
 Food N/A 
 Value  78%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
saxo  (126) HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, Denmark | April 6, 2012
Great beer shop that is worthwhile the mile walk from Camden tube station. Huge selection of British beers and good selection of US and German beers as well. Owner is very helpful and know many details about his beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
HenrikSoegaard  (317) Randers, Denmark | March 18, 2012
Great shop near Camden Market. Busses go direct. Cosey shop. Great service. Kris knows his stuff. Fantastic selection. Overseas, danish, american, rare germans and tons of realy nice bristih beers. Cheap too. This is the place to go in London.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
isabitrunk  (2) London, England | March 16, 2012
Kris Wines is the THE place in London to score some top beers at a decent price. His selection is always changing and he updates his newly arrived beers on his twitter and facebook accounts with pictures which is highly useful. Kris the owner is also very helpful upon helping the customer choose the beer right for them. Worth the trot up to Camden Road! Five star!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
jackl  (403) Charlottesville, Virginia | February 1, 2012
The best beer shop in London, hands down. The location is a little strange, tucked in a corner of Camden/Islington thatís not too-well traveled (by me, at least). The store is small and pokey, half of it devoted to wine. The beers are organized roughly by country The UK options are quite good, lots of Kernel, Marble, rare Brewdogs, interesting Scottish beers, some smaller southern micros. The American options are interesting - Bruery, Lost Abbey, Clown Shoes, Maine Beer, Rogue etc. Thereís also plenty of Mikkeller, De Molen, De Struise, Nogne and many others available. The last time I visited, the shop had a number of different Cantillon offerings. Kris is very helpful, and always happy to make suggestions. The prices are the best in the city for the quality on offer. Overall, highly recommended.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas  (30) Billdal, Sweden | January 13, 2012
Small shop with high quality selection of British micros and also a fine selection of beers from the rest of Europe and some Americans. Visiting in mid-January is not the best timing according to the staff; off season and a lot of holes in the shelves.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
suprchunk  (120) Crestview, Florida | November 29, 2011
Cozy little shop with a very good selection of beers. It would have been even better if the wines were taken out for the sake of the beer. But it is a wine store, with more beer than wine. A decent selection of Mikkeller, a couple I havenít been able to find on the Continent, but overall the same stuff youíll find elsewhere. A couple Nogne, a couple BeerHere, and a few American beers (Pizza Port, Lost Abbey, Bruery, etc.) and an excellent selection of British beers I have not seen anywhere else. Kris was busy helping a fellow that was ordering a bunch of stuff for a fest or something, otherwise he was friendly and helpful.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Jimmythespoon  (130) , Cyprus | November 26, 2011| Updated December 21, 2011
What a little treasure of a place. I would trek out there all the way from east London since this guy is so much cheaper than other beer retailers in London. Always bring new stuff and very big selection.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Cuso  (147) Bratislava, Slovak Republic | November 5, 2011
Little place with huge selection of beers and wines of course in Camden town. Lot of British, American, German beers. My highlights are The Kernel, Sambrooks, Stone brewing, Brooklyn Brewery. But there are much more interesting beers. Price are reasonable, but you spend more money, than you planned. This is beer shop, where I go first for shopping, when I am in London. .
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken  (182) Tokyo, Japan | August 3, 2011
Great beer shop with a cracking selection. Plenty of interesting Mikkellers, loads of Belgians. And Kris is a great guy. Stock comes and goes, but there is always something that you want to drink. And it is 10 mins. walk from my house which is a big plus for me.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik  (31) Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), Denmark | July 22, 2011
Great little place. Itís like a mix between a kiosk and a liquor store. The beer selection was really decent with plenty of both British micros and lots of American micros. Actually some rather rare stuff from Mikkeller. The belgian stuff disappointed a little, but not catastrophically. And their best attribute: about 10 different beers from The Kernel, all really fresh and at very reasonable prices. The manager was really nice, too. Only downside is that there is a bit of way from a tube station. Definitely my recommendations.

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