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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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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

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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 £53  28% 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  39% 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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Queen's Head
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Comedy Clubs nearest The Queen's Head

Nearest to The Queen's Head
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Bill Murray
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 19 minutes from The Queen's Head
Six years after Angel Comedy first set up a comedy club above a pub in Islington's Camden Passage ... 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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Welsh Centre
London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from The Queen's Head
A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Traditional Irish Music Session
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 26th January 2020 - 8pm
The Queen's Head, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Queen's Head
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Extradition Order
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 26th January 2020 - 7.30pm
The Queen's Head, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
The politically aware, post-punk group plays new album, American Prometheus, in full. With support from David Cronenberg's Wife, The Awkward Silences and Ed Seed....More
 
 
 
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White Heat
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 31st Jan, 7th Feb, 14th Feb, 21st Feb and 28th Feb 2020 - 11pm-4am
The Queen's Head, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Queen's Head
DJs spin indie, new wave, post-punk, leftfield-pop, new romantic and 1980s bangers into the early hours of the morning....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 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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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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Hatchards St Pancras
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Unit 1, N1C | 6 minutes from The Queen's Head
The oldest bookshop in London, with the wonderfully atmospheric store on Piccadilly established in 1797, ... 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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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

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near The Queen's Head

The best pubs near London The Queen's Head.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Queen's Head clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near The Queen's Head

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Traditional Irish Music Session
Concerts | On 26th January 2020 

The Harrison 3 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

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Portraying Pregnancy
Portraying Pregnancy
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The Foundling Museum presents the first major exhibition to explore the pregnant female body through portraits from the past 500 ...More

 
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein To Social Media
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and textiles exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, spanning 500 years and featuring ...More

Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Charles Dickens Museum 6 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence ...More

Extradition Order
Concerts | On 26th January 2020 

The Lexington 7 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The politically aware, post-punk group plays new album, American Prometheus, in full. With support from David Cronenberg's Wife, The Awkward ...More

Buddhism
Buddhism
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2020 

British Library 8 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

It has an estimated one billion followers across the world today, Buddhism is the subject of a major exhibition at ...More

 
Raphael Wallfisch & John York
Concerts | On 26th January 2020 

Kings Place 8 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

The cello-piano duo plays Schubert's Sonata In A Minor 'Arpeggione', Brahms's Sonata In E Flat arr from the Clarinet Sonata ...More

Space Frames: Granary Square
Space Frames: Granary Square
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2020 

Granary Square 8 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

They lit up Coal Drops Yard last winter. Now, from January 2020, Space Frames adds illuminated archways to Granary Square, ...More

 
Umrao Jaan Ada: The Musical
Theatre | Until 26th January 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

A classic musical from the 19th century, telling the story of a courtesan's love and her struggle, set within a ...More

The Delights Of Dogs And The Problems Of People
Theatre | Until 1st February 2020 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Queen's Head

Rosalind Blessed asks what causes a mind to unravel and why are we so slow to recognise the dangers lurking ...More

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