The Gipsy Queen

166 Malden Road , London, NW5 4BS

The Gipsy Queen London bar pub restaurant

SquareMeal Review of The Gipsy Queen

The owners of the nearby Grafton have grabbed this previously scruffy boozer by the scruff of its neck, restoring the pub to its 1940s heyday. Colourful punters of a seemingly similar vintage now rub shoulders with new mums and nouveau boho creatives, packing away the Pinot from a selection of wines on tap. At the handsome stripped-wood Victorian bar, lovely London ales from Fourpure, Truman’s, Camden and Hackney breweries figure among the draught beers and ciders. Cocktails include Spritzes, Negronis and frozen Margaritas (£7). There’s also a beer garden and a bottle shop (announced by a splendid old sign). Snack on Dingley Dell sausage rolls, toasties or charcuterie boards, or make a meal of it starting with scallops, apple, cucumber and crispy seaweed (£9), or smoked tongue with pickled red onion. Mains might include Barnsley chop with spring onion rösti, or vegetable risotto, then knickerbocker glory makes a glorious finale.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gospel Oak Station 407m

Kentish Town West Station 593m


Address: 166 Malden Road , London NW5 4BS

Area: Kentish Town

Opening times

Sun-Thurs 12N-11pm (Mon 5pm- ) Fri-Sat 12n-12.30am

Nearby Landmarks

Screen on the Hill 777m

Roundhouse 867m


Telephone: 020 3092 0598


Cuisine: Pubs

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