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The King's Head (Nicholson's (Mitchells & Butlers))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Rudgate - Dick FirkinGood1
Marston's - PedigreeNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
St Austell - Nicholson's Pale AleNot Tried0
Truman's - RunnerNot Tried0
Thwaites (brewed at Banks's) - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0

Visits Details

11 Apr 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening and quite busy. A very long time since I was last in here.
Rudgate - Dick Firkin4.00GoodA bitter, malty, Blonde beer with a dry, citrusy finish.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
St Austell - Nicholson's Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried
Thwaites (brewed at Banks's) - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried

About The King's Head

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Mayfair, Central London, W1S 4RX.

This street corner pub was established as the Kings Head in 1710, becoming the King Johns Head from 1843. It was rebuilt in its present form, and the name reverted to Kings Head, in 1870. For many years it then traded as Shelley’s, named after the family who owned it, but became the Kings Head for the third time when rebranded as a Nicholson’s by M&B. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it became forgotten which king it is actually named after, and two feature on the pub sign (Charles II and George II). The ground floor area is partitioned into three separate drinking spaces, and there is a first floor dining room.

We have visited this pub once, seen 6 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: W1S 4RX