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OPEN - as at 5th Aug no cask beer but a very pleasant welcome. Currently participating in the August Govt Eat Out scheme. Sadly no live music as yet.

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Water Rats

(formerly Pindar of Wakefield)

328 Gray's Inn Road
King's Cross
London
WC1X 8BZ

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Opening Times

Monday8.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday8.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday8.00 am - Midnight
Thursday8.00 am - Midnight
Friday8.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday8.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday8.00 am - Midnight

Owner

Grand Order of Water Rats

About the Pub

After an uncertain time in 2014/2015 opened with a new operator at the back end of 2015 which has seen a nice refurbishment with the once shabby furniture replaced. Originally known as “The Pindar of Wakefield”, built in 1517, on the opposite side of the road, it shared it's name with the Pinder of Wakefield (a person whose job was to impound stray animals), supposedly connected with Robin Hood mythology. It also shares it's name with the historical Pindar's fort, a local site believed to be beneath the Mount Pleasant Post Office. Having been badly damaged in a thunderstorm in 1793, it was rebuilt at its current site. In 1986 the premises were bought by “The Grand Order of Water Rats”, a showbiz charity organisation. They do have 3 handpumps in the back room (Stage Room) but only realistically use 1 for Fuller's London Pride. Opens early, alcohol served from 10am, they serve a broad range of breakfasts from 8.30am - midday-ish. Live music, comedy shows and secret gigs and are on Vintage TV.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Fuller's London Pride

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

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  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Water Rats

328 Gray's Inn Road
King's Cross
London
WC1X 8BZ

Sat Nav Reference

51.5289, -0.1194

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London King's Cross

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King's Cross St Pancras

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