| 2 Cocktails for £8 | 2 meals for £13.50 | Hot Drinks £1.50 inc FREE refills |

King Johns Tavern

King Johns Tavern is located in the corner of the market place, the historic centre of Hartlepool, whose right to hold a market and to appoint its own mayor was given by King John in 1201. The pub is situated at the corner of the market place, with the surrounding buildings built around 1970.

In 1201, for the then princely sum of £20, King John granted the burgess of Hartlepool a charter which allowed them to hold a weekly market and an annual fifteen-day fair. also allowed them to run their own courts of justice and organise a guild to regulate the town’s commercial activities. The market is still held today.


Come on over to King Johns any day of the week and you’ll find friendly staff, a nice pub atmosphere, great value food, and brilliant drinks deals.

Meet up with friends for a few drinks, enjoy a leisurely pint on Saturday afternoon before watching Pools. Bring your family in on one of our deal days and get a delicious meal and a drink for a fantastic price & on a sunny day enjoy our enclosed beer garden.

We have plenty of choice behind the bar. Pick from draught lagers, cask beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails.

We have a fantastic selection of local Cask Ales including Camerons Strongarm and a number of rotating guest ales – from £2.50 per pint.

Pick up a FREE loyalty card and buy 10 pints of Cask Ale & get 1 FREE    

Want great value food? Pub Classics 2 for £13.50 & 2 Desserts for £7.50

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We do tasty pub grub all day, everything from British pub grub to burgers, mighty mixed grills, chicken dishes, curries, and Parmos. If you’re just feeling peckish, check out the light bites, sandwiches, wraps and jacket potatoes.

We also have Vegan dishes that includes the fantastic Moving Mountains B12 Burger that’s 100% Leaf and No Beef!

We welcome families and have a kids’ menu full of favourite foods, such as  burgers, fish fingers, pizza and pasta. Pop in with the kids for an affordable teatime treat after school or on the weekend.

Food is served until 8pm everyday. 

Breakfast is served from 9am until Midday

Take your pick from a Traditional breakfast at just £5.25 to Beans on Toast. Enjoy a bacon or sausage roll for just £4.25.

Vegetarian & Vegan options are also available. 

Enjoy a hot drink for just £1.50p inc FREE refills, all day, every day!

Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday – 9am to 11pm – Food served until 8pm

Friday – 9am to 12am – Food served until 8pm

Saturday – 9am to 12am – Food served until 8pm


Food Allergens & Intolerances: All our food is prepared in a mixed use kitchen, where nuts, cereals containing gluten & other allergens may be present

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