Kings Head

Greater London Central - London

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

13 Westmoreland Street
London, Marylebone
W1G 8PJ

Tel: (020) 7935 2201

Website http://www.kingshead-marylebone.co.uk/

Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Nearby Station: Marylebone

Station Distance: 950m

Public Transport: Near Railway Station (Marylebone) and Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

A small corner local hidden away in the back doubles that was rebuilt in 1939 by Charringtons. The ground floor was originally two small bars – you can clearly see where the partition was with markings on the bar counter and a small section of the tiling around the base missing. The room has 1930’s dado panelling all around, original counters remain with Charringtons checkerboard floor tiling around the base in a step style. There is a change to the counter on the right end – maybe a staff entrance was here originally? It also looks like there was a staff entrance near where the dividing partition was situated with a gap in the tiled step around the base of the counter. The bar back is a good glazed one but there are some glass shelves typical of the 1960s; also a dumb waiter. A door on the left with ‘Lounge Bar’ in gold on a frosted panel leads upstairs to another bar with more 1939 dado panelling, the counter with horizontal panels is not easy to date and the bar back has mirrored panels.

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