The Driver

Smart pub and restaurant on five floors

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General information

The Driver
2-4 Wharfdale road
N1 9RY

Tel: 020 7278 8827


Directions from outside the front of King's Cross and St Pancras stations:

Turn left into Euston Road and pass in front of King's Cross station. Cross York Way (to outside McDonald's) and go along Pentonville Road for about 100 metres and turn left into Caledonian Road. The Driver is about 340 metres up on the left, on the corner of Wharfdale Road and Killick Street.

The Driver is a smart-looking pub with a distinctive "vertical garden" on its outside walls. Inside, the downstairs is a drinking and dining space while upstairs are three further rooms, one of which is used as a more formal restaurant during the week and the other two are available for private hire. At the very top is a roof terrace. Food is Modern British/gastropub, with a roast on Sundays.

Opening times:

Mon - Thu: 10am - 12 midnight
Fri: 10am - 4am
Sat 5pm - 4am
Sun: 12 noon - 8pm

Outdoor area: Roof terrace


Typical food: Modern British
Food price: £££

Price guide (typical main course):
£: Under £5, ££: £5 - £10, £££: £10 - £15, ££££: Over £15

Events & Nightlife

Type of event: Various (see Events & Nightlife to find events here)

Additional information

  • Private room hire
  • Real ale
  • Sunday roast

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