The Queen's Head  

 
 
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66 Acton Street, King's Cross, London WC1X 9NB
 
 
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Mon, Sun: 12noon-11pm; Tue-Sat: 12noon-12midnight
 

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Underground Stations

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  24% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from The Queen's Head
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  26% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Queen's Head
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  41% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 8 minutes from The Queen's Head
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes from The Queen's Head
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 19 minutes from The Queen's Head
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 21 minutes from The Queen's Head
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Queen's Head

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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 5th May 2017 - 10pm-4am
The Queen's Head, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
Bands perform live, plus residents and guests supply metal, rock, hardcore and dubstep....More
 
 
 
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Edgar Jones & The New Joneses / Sundowners
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 1st May 2017 - 8pm-11pm
The Queen's Head, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Joint headliner featuring the two rock outfits, With support from The Cut Glass Kings....More
 
 
 
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Echoes Across The Century
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st March to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
The Queen's Head, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Queen's Head
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from The Queen's Head
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Queen's Head
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from The Queen's Head
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Queen's Head

The best shops and markets near The Queen's Head
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Queen's Head
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Wazen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
2 Acton Street, WC1X | 2 minutes from The Queen's Head
Wazen, which means 'Japanese table' brings Londoners an authentic Japanese experience, serving up high quality food prepared by Japanese chefs. With a minimal design aesthetic, the ... More
 
 
 
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Itadaki Zen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
139 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from The Queen's Head
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Paolina
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
181 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
Thai cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Queen's Head

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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 8 minutes from The Queen's Head
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Queen's Head
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from The Queen's Head
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 11 minutes from The Queen's Head
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Queen's Head.
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Queen's Head.
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Queen's Head
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from The Queen's Head
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Queen's Head
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Edgar Jones & The New Joneses / Sundowners
Concerts | On 1st May 2017 

The Lexington 7 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Joint headliner featuring the two rock outfits, With support from The Cut Glass Kings....More

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2017 

British Library 8 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, ...More

 
Mesh
Concerts | On 1st May 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 12 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The band plays synth pop....More

Electricity: The Spark of Life
Electricity: The Spark of Life
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Wellcome Collection 14 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Don't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an ...More

 
Making Nature: How we see animals
Making Nature: How we see animals
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 14 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
The American Dream: Pop to Present
The American Dream: Pop to Present
Exhibitions | Until 18th June 2017 

British Museum 15 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

This spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of ...More

 
Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 1st May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 16 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The resident improv group introduces some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Hotbed Big Bang #2
Theatre | On 1st May 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Works-in-progress showcase, featuring Becky O'Brien's Chatroom, Katherine Manners's The Worst Word, Red Queen Theatre's A Speaks and Ira Brand's Good ...More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 

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Canham Restaurant serves up delicious British cuisine served using fresh ingredients in addition to wines sourced from small wineries....More

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Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

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The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
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