By spring 2000, Camra’s ALE magazine reported Lidstones Brewery were operating the pub.
Alas the arrangement was short lived. In 2003 Lidstones relocated to Wensleydale. However The Kingston continued to establish itself as a destination pub noted for it’s conviviality and quality liquid refreshment.
The difficulties endured under the pandemic restrictions whilst attempting a change of direction, saw The Kingston reappear on the market in November 2022. On 3rd February 2023 renowned curmudgeons but more importantly proven beer enthusiasts both with multi-award winning track records, Jethro Scotcher-Littlechild (most notably of The Cambridge Blue) and Mark Donachy (likewise The Red Lion, Histon) became custodians with the sole objective of restoring The Kingston Arms reputation as a modern beer house built on old fashioned foundations – “a true local in the City”.
We aim to offer a wide range of beers – incl. a minimum of 6 cask ales split between regular and guest ales.
We aim to offer a wide range of beers – incl. a minimum of 6 cask ales split between regular and guest ales. Whatever one considers to be a craft beer, our aim is offer distinctive continental beers and lagers.