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Karaoke Rumble Buy Your Ticket
Every 4th Thursday of the month


London’s King’s Cross has a rich heritage of music and entertainment. Minus the pretensions of the West End, King’s Cross has always been a can’t-fail destination for a good night out and The Star of Kings looks set to continue that legacy, presenting bands and DJs on a packed programme and a massive Funktion-One sound system, as well as providing the atmosphere of a good ol’ fashioned pub.

Dishing up tasty food and delicious drinks, you can chow down next to the open fire in the winter or on the beer terrace in the summer. With a comfy ambiance, classic décor and free wi-fi and coffee refills, it is the ideal spot to catch up with friends, grab a few cheeky bevvies after work and listen to some great live music.

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Karaoke Rumble

Karaoke Rumble

Every 4th Thursday of the month

Expect "comedy, karaoke and utter chaos" Time Out If you haven't heard of Karaoke Rumble, you're definitely missing...

It's Gameshow Time!

It's Gameshow Time!

Thursday 9 March 2017

Join us for the legendary gameshow and comedy night. Take part in hilarious challenges to win prizes and enjoy comedy...

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2 for £10 Cocktails 2 for £10 Cocktails for 2 to 20 guests 17:00 - 21:00


No Door Charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Kings Cross
Over 18
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
2 for £10 Cocktails


Day Open Close Notes
11:30 00:00
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11:30 00:00
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11:30 01:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 19:00

Special Opening Hours

Day Open Close Notes
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The Star of Kings
126 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 0AX

North London

Nearest station:
King's Cross St. Pancras (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.40
Pint of Real Ale £4.50
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.00
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.80
Cocktail £8.20
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £7.40
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £5.80
Bottle of House Wine £16.90
Bottle of Champagne £39.90
Jaeger Bomb £4.70


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This venue serves Pub Food and British food.

A word from the chef:
There is always something exciting to try. From Scotch egg burgers to Kimchi dogs and plenty for the veggies amongst us.

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Veggie roast dinner was really tasty, and enjoyed the cauliflower cheese and yorkshire puds on the side that was great! The chef seemed really lovely. Not too far from kings cross so ideal. visited The Star of Kings on 29 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017 by

Good pub, good food and good atmosphere. Staff are brilliant. Highly recommended. visited The Star of Kings on 26 Jan 2017
30 Jan 2017 by

Perfect venue for my rock 'n roll 40th birthday bash! Very friendly down to earth staff, helpful and flexible when planning the night. Sound engineer was great too. visited The Star of Kings on 14 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by

The Star of Kings is a nice pub just round the corner from Granary Square. It does a friendly and fun pub quiz on Tuesday nights, and a burger + chips + quiz entry deal, which I'd recommend to anyone visited The Star of Kings on 24 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017 by

Very friendly and helpful staff, thanks for a great night. Looking forward to coming back. Chris visited The Star of Kings on 21 Jan 2017
23 Jan 2017 by

Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Held a meeting for a social club in the function room and the staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and ensure we got the best out of the night. Plus great food and drink! visited The Star of Kings on 18 Jan 2017
22 Jan 2017 by

Great experience, lovely staff, thank you very much :) visited The Star of Kings on 18 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017 by

Food was slow (over 1 hour) but was decent once we got it. Main issue was the staff who were rude and uncaring (e.g. swearing loudly at the fact that we were sitting upstairs presumably because the food has to be carried further, or being told to be patient when politely asking where the food was after 45 mins of waiting). A bad experience overall. visited The Star of Kings on 16 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017 by

As before, very well organised. No problems at all. Everything went smoothly. My only slightly negative comment is, that at times there was an awful lot of clanging and banging in the background; so much so that at times, we had to wait until it was finished before we continued talking. This was the same on Saturday night. It sounded like the kitchen was behind the wall and that someone /or some people were being particularly heavy handed with cutlery, plates, pots and pans...? However, we injected humour into it any time it happened. I thought it would be helpful to point it out, as others may not find it quite so amusing. Marjorie visited The Star of Kings on 09 Jan 2017
11 Jan 2017 by

Chris was very welcoming. He and the other two members of staff I have dealt with have all been very efficient and friendly. The tables and correct amount of chairs were all set-out as discussed. Our meeting went very well, helped I am sure by the fact that Chris and the team organised it so well in advance:) Marjorie Green visited The Star of Kings on 07 Jan 2017
09 Jan 2017 by

Lively pub with great atmosphere. We ordered food in advance which took a while to get to us, though to be fair it was really busy, which was really good. Burgers but lovely burgers, great beer and the 80s music at the end was great for us 50 somethings. visited The Star of Kings on 15 Dec 2016
21 Dec 2016 by

It took ages to get our initial drinks as the server couldn't remember our order and had to keep coming back to ask us to repeat it (we ordered three soft drinks). We'd reserved a table for dinner, but people were sitting at it - we politely told them we'd arrived but they refused to move as our reservation was for 6.30 and it was only 6.20 - fair enough, but they were a bit rude (we hadn't noticed the time). Only two bar staff were working, which meant waiting a while to get served throughout the evening as there were quite big groups and orders, but the food came really quickly, and was very tasty. visited The Star of Kings on 19 Dec 2016
21 Dec 2016 by

Ten out of Ten ! Good food and brilliant staff. We recently held our Christmas drinks here and everyone was really chuffed with the food, the drinks and the whole evening. The team at the Star of Kings are really helpful and nothing is too much trouble. It's a excellent pub. visited The Star of Kings on 14 Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016 by

Hi I think the bar staff understand what happened on Saturday people didn't want to complain but the food was cold As you were putting it on free they accepted it thanks visited The Star of Kings on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by

We had a fantastic evening in the upstairs function room on Saturday night. The staff were extremely helpful with the organisation of the event, and we drank and danced the evening away. Perfect for a party for about 50 people. Would highly recommend... visited The Star of Kings on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by

Hired a room for our birthday. Able to plug in our own music, plus there was a little bar with one member of staff. Really reasonable hire price. Highly recommended. Nice staff visited The Star of Kings on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by

Really accommodating staff, lovely venue! visited The Star of Kings on 09 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by

We had a lovely time. The food and drink was very good and the staff were great. We had a large group including some noisy children and the staff made us all feel at home. Thank you Star of Kings! visited The Star of Kings on 04 Dec 2016
07 Dec 2016 by

We use this space as a rehearsal venue - Chris and the team are always so helpful! visited The Star of Kings on 28 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016 by

Great pub awesome hosts. What a pleasure. I will be back. saulpress visited The Star of Kings on 26 Nov 2016
28 Nov 2016 by

Rockaoke is AMAZING! The Start of Kings venue was perfect for this. The bar service was friendly and very good. The booking service and confirmation email was excellent. And, when I needed to change my table booking time from 7pm to 6pm, on the day of the event, the staff member I spoke to was very accommodating and helpful. The only thing I though was odd was that the kitchen was closed for 30 minutes, 6:30pm to 7:00pm, during dinner time. visited The Star of Kings on 25 Nov 2016

Reply from The Star of Kings

Glad to hear you enjoyed Rockaoke. We love having them here. In fact so much we make them do NYE here. Sorry to hear you had problems ordering your food. Sometimes we we take big orders we have to close the kitchen for a little while so they don't get too backed up. Cheers
27 Nov 2016 by

We held a brilliant quiz night at the Star of Kings. helpful staff, enough room, good food and reasonably priced beer. What more can one say about a good pub quiz. The players said the quiz was good too but I couldn't possibly comment as I was the Quiz master! All in all, a really good night out! visited The Star of Kings on 23 Nov 2016
25 Nov 2016 by

Bad food, cold, no veggie burger, poor service. Really disappointed. visited The Star of Kings on 22 Nov 2016

Reply from The Star of Kings

Hi. We can only apologise for your bad experience of the Star of Kings. We would like to offer you a free meal for two with drinks so that you can come and experience what we can really offer and to apologise for failing to match your expectations. Please just drop an email to and we can get you booked in.
24 Nov 2016 by

The Star of Kings provides great surroundings and atmosphere to catch up with friends. Decent prices and friendly bar staff. Best pub in town! :D Adrian visited The Star of Kings on 20 Nov 2016
22 Nov 2016 by

Great service. Proper tasty burgers! Martina visited The Star of Kings on 18 Nov 2016
20 Nov 2016 by

We enjoyed the evening - there was however a mix up with our food, two of us had cold food, two of us had to wait so long the others had finished eating by the time the food arrived... The pub quiz was great and the environment perfect... Lucille visited The Star of Kings on 15 Nov 2016
17 Nov 2016 by

Really helpful staff, big venue Nice food visited The Star of Kings on 14 Nov 2016
16 Nov 2016 by

Nice place with a good crowd. Good beer selection too visited The Star of Kings on 10 Nov 2016
12 Nov 2016 by

A nice venue once inside. Food orders were on hold for a coupe of hours dealing with a function upstairs. The burgers where OK if a bit salty, joined by a few cold fries on the plate. Great beer (N1) served. We went on a Tuesday night when the quiz was on which was good fun, Christopher visited The Star of Kings on 08 Nov 2016
10 Nov 2016 by

Great and helpful team! Plus the upstairs venue was perfect for our event! visited The Star of Kings on 03 Nov 2016
07 Nov 2016 by

Great evening, helpful staff and a friendly atmosphere visited The Star of Kings on 29 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by

Amazing vibe during rockaoke night, superfriendly staff and very good value for money visited The Star of Kings on 28 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016 by

Burgers were decent, sides were average. 15 minute wait for food after the first two meals were brought out to the rest of the order, despite ordering in sequence of each other. Had to ask where the food was, sides came out cold. visited The Star of Kings on 27 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016 by

Great staff, great atmosphere & - great location. Definitely worth booking. Go for a midweek night & you'll get an even better deal on the place! visited The Star of Kings on 21 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016 by

Super nice bar food and will always visit again. visited The Star of Kings on 14 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by

I always make sure to come here at least once a month with a few friends! The staff are always friendly and they make the best burgers around. Great atmosphere and great people! I always make a habit of going back :D Adrian visited The Star of Kings on 08 Oct 2016
10 Oct 2016 by

Organised an after work do, booked the studio room. Perfect for the group we had. Great food and service. The staff were amazing from start to finish. Will definitely be going back.
23 Sep 2016 by
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Been here quite a few times, booked it for a Christmas work do, various leaving drinks and come here occasionally for lunch. Really good venue with nice and friendly staff, great burgers and the Rum Punch is to die for :-)
19 Sep 2016 by

I ran a charity comedy night in the basement and it was wonderful. Staff were incredibly helpful and all the acts and the audience had an awesome time. Venue is great, soundproofing is excellent and has a lovely feel to it. The host of my gig liked it so much she booked it for her solo show as well, which was also great! katemcassidy visited The Star of Kings on 22 Jul 2016
14 Sep 2016 by

A great venue and a great pub in a great location. The staff are amazing and I'll definitely be booking the room again for our little revision group. Top marks! Recommended! Adrian visited The Star of Kings on 20 Aug 2016
22 Aug 2016 by

Great venue, really good service and the upstairs function room provided everything we needed; It's the new home of our once-monthly event. We host a music industry discussion event, usually with 30+ people. Couldn't have been happier with the place over the past 2 bookings. Thanks Star of Kings! bk_1000 visited The Star of Kings on 22 Sep 2016
20 Aug 2016 by

Perfect venue for my 50th birthday celebrations! Staff were extremely helpful, efficient and game for a laugh (wore the red wigs I provided for the theme '50 Shades of Ginger'). Good location for all coming from in and out of London - even abroad. Thanks for a great evening. Rosalie visited The Star of Kings on 14 May 2016
17 May 2016 by
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Having come here quite a few years and I'm always impressed with how versatile this place is! Been here for meals, after work drinks, rock nights, a cousins 30th birthday (the last two via the function room you can hire downstairs). It's nicely off the busy roads of Kings Cross. Lots of fun. One of the better pubs in the area!
13 Apr 2016 by

Had a great time at the Rockaoke night. Food was good. Service was good.A nice choice of beers and a fantastic atmosphere. Definitely will try and get back down south again !! Melp2409 visited The Star of Kings on 25 Mar 2016
29 Mar 2016 by

Didn't even hire the function room - held my birthday bash slap bang in the middle of their fantastic Rockaoke night (last Friday of every month) and couldn't have asked for more :-) We'll all be back!
28 Mar 2016 by

Been to lots of events here - downstairs room held my cousins 30th a few years ago but they do regular rock nights there too. Decent place to meet for lunch too!
16 Mar 2016 by

I had my 30th birthday party in the upstairs function room last weekend. I was so pleased. The staff were all so friendly and flexible when some of my guests turned up late. I can't recommend highly enough :)
02 Mar 2016 by

We had our engagement party in the upstairs function room and it was great. All the staff were very accommodating and helpful and the room itself was perfect. Thanks to the Star of Kings! curiousal visited The Star of Kings on 16 Jan 2016
19 Jan 2016 by

What a great venue! Excellent customer service from the moment I went to see it. It hired a really cool basement downstairs. It is a bit rough around the edges but nothing the decorations could not cover. We had loud music and covered the room in balloons and banners which the venue were cool with! They were relaxed but efficient and really friendly! They tailored things to suit us including drinks packages and would recommend! Well done Star of Kings! My sister had an amazing hen :) daniellehaxby121 visited The Star of Kings on 10 Oct 2015
15 Oct 2015 by

The Star of Kings was a great venue to host my 30th Birthday Party at. I was quite specific with what I wanted and the team where very accommodating. In particular Lincoln was helpful when sorting out the technical side of the evening. Everyone had a great time. The food one was great too. I would definitely recommend this venue if you want a space to hire. laralara visited The Star of Kings on 10 Oct 2015
14 Oct 2015 by

Fantastic venue with really welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff - felt really well looked after and will definitely be returning! The food here is also fantastic, definitely try the 'Babe Fries' - skinny chips with cheese, jalapenos and bacon. Yum!
20 Sep 2015 by

Great venue. We went to the Star of Kings for the scotch egg burger and was not disappointed. Very friendly staff and a good range of drinks We'll certainly be visiting again.
09 Sep 2015 by

Why I probably wouldn't recommend The S.O.K I was holding a seminar and booked their upstairs function room. Whilst the room itself is more than adequate (they could easily seat 25-30 and have a large tv monitor). It was the lack of professionalism that I have a problem with. I made the original booking and was handled very professionally by the Manager Lincoln and who emailed the booking form and event sent me a reminder prior to my event confirming that it was booked for 10am the following morning. I'm sure you can imagine how angry I was when I turned up at 9am the next morning to find a locked building, in fact someone turned up at 9.55 am to open up. After complaining to this person who offered no apology and clearly wasn't in charge but helped me set out the chairs he disappeared downstairs. This is about the time when things went from bad to worse.The function room is located above the pub and access is gained by a separate entrance. As you enter there is an interconnecting door that leads to the pub before going upstairs. In attempting to find the toilet I went back downstairs only to find the connecting door and main door locked. So I went back upstairs to find what I hoped would be another toilet. After trying several doors I walked up another flight of stairs it was only when I wandered passed someone in bed that I realised I was in the residents quarters. I apologised and explained the situation and used the toilet before returning to the function room. Several minutes later she came downstairs in a somewhat dishevelled state and identified herself as a manager but it wasn't her shift. When I explained the situation and my embarrassment she told me to "keep my hair on and stop stressing" she also requested that I do not come up to her living area despite my earlier explanation. In summary I can say that what might have otherwise been a good day was let down by the bad attitude of the staff and was exacerbated by the fact that the person in question was herself a manager
22 Jun 2015 by
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oh what a great night for my 50th birthday party. Great venue, superb, friendly, efficient bar staff. Great food too, love those 'sliders'. Fantastic unpretentious pub in an excellent location - can highly recommend.
15 Jun 2015 by

I organised a pub quiz in the function room and it was fantastic! The pub is in a great location and the staff were very helpful. I could play my own music, and they had a TV that we could use for a presentation. Excellent menu as well. Great night!
12 Mar 2015 by

The staff were really helpful & very accommodating. The pub has a great character & it is in an excellent location. A great night was had by all! Thank you! We will definitely come back.
16 Feb 2015 by

Booked upstairs room for our Engagement Do. Staff were friendly and organised from the off. No charge just deposit in case we didn't show. Room was very clean and tidy for us, including tea light candles 'for ambiance'. We had our own music using iphone/ipod, which they turned up on our request as the night progressed. Lovely staff,who weren't phased by a few of our party being a bit raucous at kicking out time - they took it all in good humour. Like a lot - especially when other places charge silly amounts for room hire. Don't go changing, star of Kings x
19 Jan 2015 by
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We had a great work night out last Thursday evening. Lovely pub, good atmosphere, food was delicious! We had a mix up on the timing of the food, and the manager sorted it out in a jiffy. Thank you!
08 Dec 2014 by

This was the perfect venue for my leaving party. It was easy to find and near public transport. The venue itself was set out just the way I wanted it and the service from the staff was impeccable. Couldn't fault it. Highly recommended.
06 Dec 2014 by
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The Star of Kings was the perfect venue for my night. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and did a lot of furniture-shifting to help me get the room how I wanted it. I also had one or two unusual requests which they were happy to fulfill. I felt very welcome there as did all my guests, and my deposit was returned to me easy peasy at the end of the evening. Highly recommended!
03 Dec 2014 by
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Really great venue, and very helpful and friendly staff. Downstairs room was perfect for our comedy night and got a lovely crowd in. Very very good beers on tap too.
26 Nov 2014 by

Great Pub, really friendly and we were extremely well looked after by Lincoln All of our party had a really good time. Nice selection of beers also I would recommend highly!
17 Nov 2014 by

Fab little place! Came here for the Rockaoke night which was immense! Also tried the food (currently provided by KOME) which was absolutely delish! Had us all raving. Only downside was the Prosecco was a little pricey, but I coped without it! ;-)
30 Jun 2014 by

Reserved us a space for 20 to watch the England game. Places us right near the TVs. Good service for drinks - always room at the bar and food was delicious and prompt. Thanks for having us!
22 Jun 2014 by

Advertised as a good venue for world cup football - 3 screens over 3 floors. We booked an area for 6 and requested a table close to the screen. When we got there, the entrance to the pub is not that great, half the flooring is missing and covered with a rug. there was only 1 big and 1 small screen, our area was reserved near the small screen, and enough for only 4 people. We were disappointed and went to watch the second half in another venue close by.
17 Jun 2014 by

I had my birthday here in the private basement and it was great! Our own little club in the heart of London. We brought our own DJ and partied all through the night! Great space to know about
21 Feb 2012 by

Superb DJ nights!
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