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King Harry's Bar

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Visited Monday evening, lovely pub, chatty barman from Harrow who could not do enough to make us... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Tony W
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Harrow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very quiet compared to other local pubs.

Have been here a few times over the years as it is a good real ale pub. However this was the first... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Tim P
,
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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“old village”(9 reviews)
“lovely garden”(5 reviews)
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6 Church Road | Glenbrook Hotel, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
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All reviews the pub old village lovely garden mock tudor medieval feel ales on tap beer garden sun trap friendly bar staff excellent selection lovely old pub stepping back in time band playing visit shanklin thatched roof out of season landlord
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Although we've been to Shanklin many times we had never visited King Harry's Bar before but during the Beer and Bus weekend we visited twice and its now top of our favourite pubs in Shanklin Old Village. The pub is very quirky with a medieval...More

Thank 24Helen
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Before our visit read reviews and noted the fact it had won many camra awards but also that it was possibly unwelcoming. First impressions were that the outside of the premises looked very unkept, and the sign outside stating dress code made you immediately feel...More

Thank marcygarton
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Monday evening, lovely pub, chatty barman from Harrow who could not do enough to make us welcome Visited Tuesday, Barman could not pull a pint of Guinness, disinterested and generally unwelcoming. Will be checking who is on shift before entering tonight

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Have been here a few times over the years as it is a good real ale pub. However this was the first visit since about 2013. A Tuesday night is never going to be a very busy one, but it disapointing to note that whilst...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this great pub on Saturday, soon as my girlfriend and I stepped through the door, we were greeted with mind the step from a friendly voice, that broke the ice and we felt right at home, great choice of real ales served by really...More

Thank beers2u
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful traditional English pub completely full of charm, friendly staff and good beer, will definitely be going back.

Thank Shell J
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Right then, as a CAMRA member I was happy to see this, externally, pretty, thatched pub sitting amongst the overpriced thatched pubs/restaurants in old Shanklin. We've visited a few times now, each time hoping to that someone has decided to make it the something special...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited one afternoon and sat in the lovely beer garden, and called in again the next evening as we found it such a pleasant place for a drink. Beautiful building with thatched roof and beer garden is away from the busy street above.

Thank 2014sunseeker51
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We first first attracted to the Crab Inn in Shanklin by its picture postcard exterior, once we walked inside we were disappointed by the modern interior, all of its original character had disappeared. Thankfully the close by King Harrys pub had both a picturesque thatched...More

Thank KiwichickAuckland
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Having read so much about the Old Village and its thatched-roofed cottages we walked up from our hotel. It was a fairly stiff up-hill walk from the city centre but from the top of the hill it was a very pretty view walking down to...More

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Response from ScottsabroadSunbury | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about that, but having been going to pubs for 36 years I found the welcome poor. The landlord seemed too busy to chat with cronies than serve, leaving the barmaid to do all the work.
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