25 Roupell Street, London SE1 8TB
Tel: 020 7207 0784

About Us

The Kings Arms located in the architecturally wonderful backstreets of Waterloo, a quintessential real ale pub in one of the most historic streets in London.

We have nine real ale pumps and a constantly evolving beer list which makes the Kings Arms a unique experience, we have beers from Dark Star, Ringwood, Adnams, Brains to name a few, we source new and inspired brews from local to far afield.

Our multi-winning “pub of the year” site is about as traditional as traditional pubs get, but with a Thai twist coming out of its popular kitchen too.

Food & Drink

Kanchana’s Kitchen provide our fine freshly cooked Thai food 6 days a week, Sundays we have a full range of Sunday roasts, Lamb, Beef & Chicken, Veggie option and even a Kids Roast (To Make a Sunday lunch booking please call 02072070784 or email us via the contact form). Kitchen Open for Lunch Mon – Fri 11.30am – 3.00pm & Dinner Mon – Sat 6pm – 10.30pm, Sunday 12pm – 5pm.

Latest News

Charity Fundraising at The Kings Arms

Our Directors John Mc Elhinney and Ryan Mc Elhinney are heading to South Africa in November to help build schools with Mellon Educate Support the cause by buying a Adnams Southwold Bitter with 5p from every pint from going towards their fund-raising efforts!

Our Bloody Mary’s are HERE

We had a competition. Pat in the Windmill Corner and Jodie in The Kings Arms. They battled it out to win the best Bloody Mary competition. It was impossible to choose so we amalgamated Pats spicy mary and Jodie’s sublime mix to make our new signature Bloody Mary.

Private Rooms now OPEN

Two private dining rooms/meeting rooms available for hire. If you’ve walked past the Kings Arms or been having a cheeky beer outside as the evenings get longer recently; you will have seen a light glowing from a room above the bar. That glow comes from our stylish new private dining and meeting rooms. Bonsie’s Room…

Upcoming Events


London Beer City Week

Prop up the bar in the saloon, or unwind in front of THE open fires in the snug or out back in the airy annexe.

  • I love this pub…one of the best in London…a perfect location... A good cosy pub, with a busy atmosphere. On a nice old street.
  • Roupell Street is like a film set…and the the beer at the Kings Arms is amazing...
  • Character-filled, ale-focused and great for Thai food, this venue ticks more than a few boxes.
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