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The Duchess of Kent is located just a 5 minute walk from Highbury & Islington tube station and Holloway Road. Serving seasonal, British food and a wide variety of ales, beers, wines and soft drinks.

Nostalgic Pub Classics

Our new summer menu is packed with the very best of fresh seasonal produce and flavoursome ingredients. You can always rely on us to serve up the best British dishes both contemporary and traditional pub classics

Craft & Cocktails

Take a peruse at our new drinks list featuring all the classic cocktails; from Espresso Martinis to Old Fashions and Negronis. We even have a cracking line of craft beers from our local London breweries.

Our Local Heroes

Did you know we have 4 ale pumps? Being a Young’s pub you’ll always find the perfect pint of Young’s with us, but check our selection of seasonal guest ales from Hammerton to Five points, Twickenham to Redemption pop in and see what we’ve got on and let us know what you’d like to see next!

Parties and Celebrations

Our new bar space and dining room is available to host all your special occasions; from Christenings, birthdays, milestone anniversaries to wakes we have flexible areas perfect for any event. If you fancy you can even hire out our entire pub and outside BBQ.

Live Sports

With 3 brand new HD screens where else would you want to watch the Premier League and Rugby World Cup this August than with us? We will be showing all the fixtures, so make sure you score the best seats with us.

Welcome to The Duchess of Kent

Welcome to The Duchess of Kent, a real ale pub in the heart of Islington. We proudly serve delicious British food, from the traditional pub classics to more contemporary plates. Our bar is fully stocked with real ales, wines from across the world, a wide selection of spirits and a collection of tempting classic cocktails.

Enjoy the best pub food and dine from our seasonal British menu of nostalgic pub classics from Youngs beer battered fish and chips to our famous homemade pub pies.

Sunday’s don’t get much better than with us as we have the best sunday lunch in Islington, with prime locally sourced meats, sharing roasts and bottomless yorkies.

With great weekly events from our pub quiz and live music to our wine and cheese nights, we’re the perfect place to while away an evening or two.

As if that wasn’t good enough, being just minutes from the Emirates Stadium we are the perfect stop off pre or post match, with our street side BBQ, great drinks selection and the best pub food in Islington.

We’ll be showing all the rugby matches throughout the Rugby World Cup tournament, from the warm up matches to the big games. There’s no better place in Islington than to watch all the live action of the Rugby World Cup 2019 and Premiership – see you there!

Karl and the team look forward to welcoming you to the all new Duchess of Kent!

Meet Marcio

We’re proud to use the very best of British produce to create our seasonal menus throughout the year. Our very talented head chef Marcio designs his menus using local suppliers and seasonal ingredients to give our pub classics a fresh twist each time you pop in. We’re open from brunch through to dinner, every day of the week and we also do a cracking roast on Sundays!

Parties and Celebrations

Celebrate the key moments in your life with us at The Duchess of Kent, we have flexible spaces in our bar area and dining room. Whatever the occasion, we can help you plan the perfect event. If you fancy pushing the boat out our whole pub is available for private hire and can be exclusive for your event.

What’s on

With everything from quizzes, live music, wine tastings, meet the brewer to cocktail masterclasses we’ve got something for everyone. Check out what’s going on in our diary!

Christmas 2019

Join us this holiday season as our team have set out to make Christmas 2019 the best Christmas yet

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