The King’s Arms pub in Bexleyheath to reopen in April

PUBLISHED: 16:30 07 February 2018

New owner Pete Marshall. Picture: Pete Marshall

New owner Pete Marshall. Picture: Pete Marshall


A Bexleyheath pub, which has been warming the cockles of locals’ hearts for over 175 years, is undergoing refurbishment.

The King’s Arms, 156 Broadway, is undergoing a renaissance in the truest sense of the word - without compromising the traditional Great British pub feel.

Under new ownership of the Renaissance Pub Company, it is due to reopen in April this year, and owner Pete Marshall believes in protecting all that is great about the British pub, while ensuring that the needs of the modern customer are met every day.

Mr Marshall said, “The King’s Arms is truly a celebration of the great British pub.

“Not only has it served the people of Bexleyheath since 1843, but now we’re aiming to build upon over 175 years of history with a fresh feel.

“We’ll be delighted to launch our new menu, filled with traditional pub food, but we’ll also be on hand to offer busy families a chance to relax over a coffee during an afternoon’s shopping.

“We appreciate working hours are longer than ever, so we’re working hard on our lunchtime menu to help people power through an afternoon at their desk – and our WiFi means that they can always stay connected.”

While The King’s Arms represents the opportunity to make great new changes, Pete is just as keen about the elements he is preserving.

He added: “We’ll still be serving a wide range of interesting beers, spirits, ales and wines.

“Located in the heart of Bexleyheath town centre, The King’s Arms will be the perfect place to meet before a meal or a night out with friends.

“With a Sunday roast, boasting the best seasonal vegetables and meat every week, it will be the heartbeat of the town all day every day.

“The building works are underway and we’re all excited to be reopening with a great new look very soon.”

To find out more about the changes taking place , or to watch the relaunch’s progress, please either email, follow on Facebook at, or visit the website at

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