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Assembly House

292 Kentish Town Road
Kentish Town
London
NW5 2TG

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Opening Times

12-11 Mon-Thu; 12-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun

Meal Times

12-9

Owner

Greene King

About the Pub

Built in 1896 and designed by Thorpe and Furniss of nearby Camden, the building is a striking landmark in Kentish Town (Grade II listed) with a large and prominent French chateau style tower adding to its status. Inside, the bar cabinet work, etched glass and bar-back, wall mirrors and ceiling are all of exceptional character and design. There is a fine skylight in the former billiard room at the back. The interior is exceptionally large, naturally lit by huge clear picture windows, opened out in recent years and is served by a very large single bar which extends from the front room, round the side and into the back room. A CAMRA Heritage Pub. The toilets, accessible from the back room, are downstairs, with a disabled facility on the ground floor.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- Public house. 1898. By Thorpe and Furniss; wrought-iron work by Jones & Willis; glass by W James of Kentish Town; interior plasterwork by the Plastic Decoration Company; joinery by WA Antill & Co. Red brick and stucco. Slate roofs with dormers. STYLE: French Chateau style. PLAN: situated on a canted corner site with projecting ground floor frontage. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and cellars. Ground floor with pink and black polished granite pilasters supporting fascia and cornice with elaborate wrought-iron balustrade and segmental-arched stuccoed gables over entrances, that facing into Leighton Road with an aedicule containing a figure. 5 entrances (1 now blocked) with half glazed panelled doors and overlights. Entrances to extreme left and right with lobbies having French embossed and brilliant cut mirrors to walls, elaborate wrought-iron screen incorporating the letters "AH" and mosaic floors. Main frontage windows with top strip of small panes and all frontage windows with mostly original French embossed and brilliant cut glass in lower panes. 1st floor with 5-light bow window to Kentish Town Road, a canted 5-light bay, 2-light window, 4-light bay and single light, all with transoms and mullions and pilaster architraves supporting an entablature with enriched frieze. 2nd floor similar but with entablature having modillion cornice with enriched blocking course breaking forward over bays. Extreme right hand bay replaced by enriched console. At eaves level the bowed window culminates in a 5-light turret with enriched friezes and conical roof with finial. On the corner, 4 dormers with pilaster architraves supporting pediments terminating in shell finials; into Leighton Road, above the 4-light canted bay, an attic storey with two 2-light windows and pilasters supporting similar entablature to that below. High, steep hipped roof over this bay with cast-iron cresting, pedimented dormer and large slab chimney to side. INTERIOR: of high standard retains original mahogany fittings, French embossed and brilliant cut glass and mirrors. Elaborately moulded plaster ceiling in Jacobean style. Lantern with raised clerestory in rear bar with stained glass detailing. Front bar altered.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Brains Rev James
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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Assembly House, London

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off real ales.

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Sunday quiz.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    DJ Friday night.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Very large screens.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Assembly House

292 Kentish Town Road
Kentish Town
London
NW5 2TG

Sat Nav Reference

51.551, -0.1403

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to Underground/DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

134, 214, 393, C2

Nearby Station (200m)

Kentish Town

Nearby London Underground/DLR (200m)

Kentish Town

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  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
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  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
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  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
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  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
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  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
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  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
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