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The Princess of Wales, Primrose Hill, NW1

22 Chalcot Road
NW1
NW1 8LL
Phone: 02077220354
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Reviews of The Princess of Wales (Average Rating: 6 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Bucking Fastard left this review about The Princess of Wales

Street corner pub with an open plan interior running around a square island bar.Generally traditional furniture,there is a raised section to the right,and a walled beer garden down some steps.It all feels quite modern,tea lights on every table and the modern bar back is attractive.The open kitchen produces pub grub with mains around £18,although there are meal deals on certain days ,and early doors pizze and drinks offers.No screens and the bar sports two handpumps with Sambrooks Wandle and Pump House (NBSS 3) while the keg offering was very mainstream.
A bit dull and unexciting ,nothing to rush back for despite a friendly welcome from behind the bar.

On 7th March 2024 - rating: 6
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Tris C left this review about The Princess Of Wales

This pub has recently been completely refurbished. Where once there were grotty lavatories, there's now a gastro kitchen. The interior is more baroque with dark floral print wallpaper and chandeliers. There's a grand dining room upstairs next to the new lavatories. There's also a secret garden, with of all things a work by Banksy who sneaked in here. Patrons are a mix of locals from the nearby estates as well as the well-heeled and a few tourists.

The real ale choice here is basic: By The Horns Brewing Co's The Mayor of Garratt or Mick The Miller (both off on my last visit, but otherwise very drinkable). Otherwise it's Camden Brewery or Meantime beers, premium lagers, cider and stout.

Service is very patchy indeed - sometimes there's no-one behind the bar; some of the staff give the impression that they've never worked in a pub. I'm not at all impressed with the scatalogical graffiti and phallic pornography which covers the wallpaper in the gent's lavatory; I certainly wouldn't want a child to see this and on a lesser note, the melamine tables - which look like they've come from a school cantine - could do with replacing.

Actually this isn't a bad pub, but I'd give it a much higher score if they addressed the above.

On 13th April 2015 - rating: 4
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hondo . left this review about The Princess Of Wales

Central island bar serves 2 real ales,"craft keg" and food.

On 21st November 2013 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Steve C
Kentish Town West, 0.76 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Camden Road, 0.84 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Kentish Town, 1.21 miles, 23 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Princess of Wales, NW1
7th Mar 2024, 17:42
Review submitted by Bucking Fastard
 
10th Nov 2019, 08:50
Picture submitted by Jonathan Wilde approved

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : Yes - Rear patio. - last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Child Friendly : Yes - High chairs available. - last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Darts : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 21 November 2013 by hondo .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Jukebox : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Karaoke : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Live Music : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes - Two from By The Horns Brewing Co. - last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - Disabled lavatory. - last updated 19 March 2015 by Tris C
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 21 November 2013 by hondo .
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