Kings Stores

 
 
ADDRESS
14 Widegate Street, Shoreditch, London E1 7HP 
 
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Kings StoresNestled between the City and Spitalfields market The Kings Stores has undergone a major refurbishment and has been repositioned as a stylish pub and 1st floor dining room. The restaurant focusing on seasonal local produce with its open kitchen and 35 cover dining room is set to become part of East London's already thriving restaurant scene. The Pub's regal sounding name was adopted as a result of the site's historical past. The actual location was, during the reign of Henry VIII, a munitions storage depot for the English armies. This stretched to Spitalfields Market and beyond.
On visiting this area you will notice that many of the street names and some businesses have titles that relate to this era in London's historical and somewhat colourful past. The present site was rebuilt in 1902 and retains its many characteristics.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Kings Stores

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Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  32% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | Same location as Kings Stores
Rez Apartments London are a family run, boutique property in the financial district of London. Located in the heart of The City and nearby to Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £87  22% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  24% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boisdale of Bishopsgate
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Swedeland Court, 202 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Boisdale of Bishopsgate is the City sister to the original Boisdale of Belgravia, a posh tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club. Both have the old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The English Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50/52 Brushfield Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Hixter
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9a Devonshire Square, Western Courtyard, EC2M | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
Following in the footsteps of its hugely successful sister restaurant, Tramshed, Hixter offers a menu of trusty chicken and steak dishes. Found in the restored East ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Kings Stores

Near Kings Stores
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Breakfast Club
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
12-16 Artillery Lane, E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
East India House, 109-117 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Marco Pierre White has taken over East India House (formerly Lanes) in the City and turned it into a Steakhouse & Grill. The emphasis ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
192 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Kings Stores

Near Kings Stores
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Tuesday at Cargo
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 11 minutes from Kings Stores
Resident DJ Deepozz spins electronic dance music....More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 13 minutes from Kings Stores
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Kings Stores

Near Kings Stores
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ClueQuest
London > Entertainment >
11 Plough Yard, EC2A | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Kings Stores

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Kings Stores
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Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name - nothing ... More
 
 
 
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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Kings Stores
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Kings Stores

The best shops and markets near Kings Stores
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Verde & Co
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
Wooden crates crammed with rich, vibrant vegetables, wicker baskets full of flowers, fruits and herbs, dark wooden shutters, heavy green awnings, blackboards advertising "Sandwiches, Coffee, Soup" ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Kings Stores

Near Kings Stores
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Kings Stores
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 12 minutes from Kings Stores
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Kings Stores
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Kings Stores

Kings Stores gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Kings Stores
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Kings Stores
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Kings Stores

The best pubs near London Kings Stores.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Kings Stores

Kings Stores clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Kings Stores

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Kings Stores.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Kings Stores
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 5 minutes from Kings Stores
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Remembering WW1: The Darkest Days: Talk
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

Bishopsgate Institute 1 minute walk from Kings Stores

Public talk chaired by Daniel Trilling (Editor, New Humanist)....More

Eloise Fornieles: To The Dirt
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

Toynbee Studios 5 minutes walk from Kings Stores

Using performance, installation and video, To The Dirt reexamines our relationship with nature and the gap between what is considered ...More

Tueday at The Big Chill Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd September 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 6 minutes walk from Kings Stores

All female line-up spin electronic dance music....More

Lowlakes
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Rough Trade East 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

This Melbourne-based quartet plays indie and alternative pop....More

James Reka
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

StolenSpace Gallery 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

An exhibition of works by the artist influenced by pop culture, cartoons and illustration. Reka's style has become known for ...More

Hiroyasu Tsuri Aka Twoone
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

StolenSpace Gallery 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

Works by the artist who was born and raised in Yokohama, Japan. His field covers painting, mural painting, sculpture, live ...More

The Numero Group
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

Rough Trade East 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

Talk, film and club event....More

Woman's Hour
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Village Underground 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

The London-based four-piece plays indie-rock....More

Mike Nelson Selects From The V-A-C Collection
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

Known for his atmospheric, immersive installations British artist Mike Nelson transforms the gallery with sculptures drawn from the V-A-C collection, ...More

Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

 
 
 
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