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Kings StoresNestled between the City and Spitalfields market The Kings Stores has undergone a major refurbishment and has been repositioned as a stylish pub and 1st floor dining room. The restaurant focusing on seasonal local produce with its open kitchen and 35 cover dining room is set to become part of East London's already thriving restaurant scene. The Pub's regal sounding name was adopted as a result of the site's historical past. The actual location was, during the reign of Henry VIII, a munitions storage depot for the English armies. This stretched to Spitalfields Market and beyond.
On visiting this area you will notice that many of the street names and some businesses have titles that relate to this era in London's historical and somewhat colourful past. The present site was rebuilt in 1902 and retains its many characteristics.

 

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Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £101  31% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 South Place, EC2M | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 9 minutes from Kings Stores
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Boisdale of Bishopsgate
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Swedeland Court, 202 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Boisdale of Bishopsgate is the City sister to the original Boisdale of Belgravia, a posh tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club. Both have the old ... More
 
 
 
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The English Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50/52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
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HIX City
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9a Devonshire Square, Western Courtyard, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
Formerly known as Hixter, HIX City is part of the small chain of British restaurants from Mark Hix. Taking a little something from all of the ... More
 
 
 
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Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
12 Widegate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Kings Stores
A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late 2014. With other branches in Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
12-16 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
 
 
 
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Ottolenghi Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
50 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Yotam Ottolenghi, famous for his mouth watering Mediterranean salads and chosen-specialised-subject of hummus, adds a fourth Ottolenghi outlet in London so City workers can enjoy his ... More
 
 
 
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The Glasshouse at The Gherkin
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 15th July to 1st September 2019
Kings Stores, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, EC3A | 5 minutes from Kings Stores
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 17th July 2019 - 2.30pm-6.30pm
Kings Stores, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
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Kings Stores, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
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London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
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Verde & Co
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
Wooden crates crammed with rich, vibrant vegetables, wicker baskets full of flowers, fruits and herbs, dark wooden shutters, heavy green awnings, blackboards advertising "Sandwiches, Coffee, Soup" ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Kings Stores
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 12 minutes from Kings Stores
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Kings Stores
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Kings Stores
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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London Shuffle Club
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4 Ebor Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Kings Stores
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Kings Stores
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Kings Stores
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | Same location as Kings Stores
The award-winning Simmons bar group, whose bars keep cropping up all over town, is best known for its weird and wonderful interiors and ... More
 
 
 
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WM Barker & Co
London > Nightlife > Bars
202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Kings Stores
Go underground at this below stairs drinking den beneath Bishopsgate and you'll be greeted by cocktails, craft beers, homemade soup and hot toasties. WM Barker & ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Kings Stores
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Kings Stores
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Kings Stores
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Kings Stores
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2019 

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Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose winged bull that once guarded the gates of Nineveh in Iraq, currently sits on Trafalgar ...More

 
Helen Cammock: Che Si Puo Fare
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The Max Mara Art Prize for Women winner presents a body of new works, a split screen film, a triptych ...More

Myvillages Setting The Table: Village Politics
Exhibitions | Until 18th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Kings Stores

The artist collective, comprising Kathrin Bohm, Wapke Feenstra and Antje Schiffers, reimagines the Gallery as a mental and physical space ...More

Miss Bugs: Do No Harm
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Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch 8 minutes walk from Kings Stores

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