King's Ransom

Long-time Alexandria natives will recall the legacy of 728 King Street as a hideaway for cocktail enthusiasts, a heritage that continues with King’s Ransom.

Operating as usual

New fall menu has launched!

41 new cocktails
A tasting menu
6 Old Fashioneds
6 Citrus/Sours
6 Highballs

Time to get busy...

📸: @velogirl22

this weather...

calls for house mulled sake.

Incredible flavors come from interesting ingredients; we include pineapple, ginger, cardamom, pink peppercorn, cinnamon, hibiscus, allspice, star anise, lemongrass and orange peel resulting in a completely unique experience. individual portion or a quart to take home and warm.

poke is seasonal....the best season to enjoy?

winter, spring, summer and fall.

📸 @velogirl22

Chef’s Sashimi at The Handover

Almost too pretty to eat.

Key word: “almost”

Pick up + delivery + walk-in’s

Sundaze vibe c/o @taradaydreams

KING’S RANSOM IS CLOSING AT 6:30pm tonight for a private event.

The Handover is open for lunch and dinner. We have a few seats open for dine in!

Yum! 🖐 via @velogirl22

🥃👑👀 via @vinomillennial

@alextaylor1977’s to go cocktails are irresistible.

This pic is proof.
Someone couldn’t wait to take a swig 🧐.

Forever mood at King’s Ransom!

Classes have been put on hold.

Walk-in’s on Tuesday’s have not!

OPEN at 5:00pm

bento time 🖐

📸: @velogirl22

Limited seating inside The Handover.

If you snag a seat....this is what you can expect 😍!

Pick up & delivery too!


Inside and outside.

📸 @velogirl22

#bulgogi bowl - it’s for lunch!

deliciously satisfying

via @velogirl22

lunch @ the handover never disappoints

pick up + delivery:

📸: @velogirl22

This could be you...

hello, lunch.

full send on a Monday c/o @stephanieann703

Monday’s class with @catoctincreek:

King’s Ransom is proud to partner once again with our friends from Catoctin Creek Distillery.

Founded in 2009, Catoctin Creek is Virginia’s most awarded spirit’s producer. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with Catoctin Creek staff while delving in to their flagship products including Roundstone Rye, Watershed Gin and Pearousia Pear Brandy.

Still spots available!

Link in bio!

Name another bar with a Gooseberry Margarita.

@altostequila reposoda, goooseberry-sriracha honey, orange, lime, ancho sea salt.

via @biggsy_fones 🔥

Head over to @tsgalexandria - they’re doing a giveaway and you would win $500.

Unrelated: this was shot at King’s Ransom and it’s f*cking 🔥

King’s Ransom opens at 6pm tonight.

Vibes c/o @kim.catherine.mcgrane

simplicity at its finest

spicy tuna roll

not pictured - the rest of the bento!

Vodka, watermelon, bubbles and cucumber “air” c/o @jon_schott4thepeople & @alextaylor1977

Hand model: @paolasalinas_

NOW OPEN ON TUESDAYS AT 5pm for walk-ins.


Cocktail Classes have moved to Monday’s!

This is great because Mondays typically are boring AND this allows us to OPEN King’s Ransom in Tuesday’s now - regular hours.

Tonight’s class is all about:
Spirit. Sugar. Bitters. Water. In other words, the old fashioned.

*King’s Ransom will be closed tonight at 6:30pm for a private event*

New Fall Take Home Cocktail at The Handover

King Street Cider:
Old Overholt Bonded Rye, Apple Cider, Smoked Cinnamon Tea, Lemon, Black Walnut Bitters

King’s Corner Views @ 5pm c/o @mankothegreat

THREE spots left for tonight’s class. It’s not too late to reserve a spot and join us for “A Gintimate Tuesday at King's Ransom”

Each bespoke liquid creation is matched with a small plate from our culinary team to emphasize flavors in both food and drink.


via @velogirl22

The Handover is OPEN and ready to roll for lunch.

See what we did there?!

via @stephanieann703

Tuesday’s class is all about Gin. Guests will enjoy a journey encompassing four juniper-based spirits and their applied diversity in the world of craft cocktails. Each bespoke liquid creation is matched with a small plate from our culinary team to emphasize flavors in both food and drink.

Link in bio to reserve your spot.

We’re looking forward to this one!

The Handover is OPEN for lunch & dinner - pick up, delivery, walk ups.

King’s Ransom OPENS at 5pm!

A feast for a family or just you!?

Family Feast Fried Platter:
Fried Japanese Oysters, Shrimp Tempura, Takoyaki, Ginger Fried Tofu, Fried Chicken Bites, Sushi Rice & Edamame-Cucumber Salad w/ Spiced Cashews!

Yes, please.

If we could zoom in more, we would.

Easily the freshest options you’ll find on King St. | King’s Ransom opens at 5pm for walk-ins!

This is not a science class, it’s a cocktail class.

Scenes from last nights Bourbon Heritage Month class.

Next weeks class is available for sign-ups! Link in bio

A Gintimate Tuesday at King's Ransom 9/29 - The opportunity for gin-lovers and novices alike to sample a variety of interpretations of this iconic spirit affords a unique horizon-expanding experience.

THREE: the number of seats open for Tuesday’s Bourbon Heritage Month Class.

Link in bio +

The Handover for lunch today?

🙌🖐 via @velogirl22

Only a few spots life for our Bourbon Heritage Month class Tuesday 9/22!

Link in bio to reserve your seat!

Join our resident bar team along with brand spirit specialists to explore the intricacies of bourbon while learning proper cocktail methodology. Guests will enjoy four small plates from our culinary team with four matching bespoke cocktails. Our visitors will also experience live drink demonstrations, informative bourbon and cocktail discourse and receive a take-home cocktail kit.

via @velogirl22

poke daze!

order ahead for pick up or delivery! | delivery apps!

Cocktails Class line-up for the rest of September is LIVE!

Link in bio to reserve your spot!

Next class: Tuesday 9/22 ~ Bourbon Heritage Month!

As we launch our Fall lineup of Classes at King’s Ransom, we start with a one time only class celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month. Join our bar team alongside brand spirit specialists as we go on a journey together to understand what makes America’s native spirit so delicious and how to make proper Bourbon Cocktails. During class, guests will enjoy four courses prepared by our chefs paired with four bespoke cocktails created by our beverage team, live drink demonstrations, informative cocktail and Bourbon discussion, Q and A with the team, and special cocktail kits to take home.

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728 King St
Alexandria, VA

Opening Hours

Wednesday 17:00 - 22:00
Thursday 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 17:00 - 22:00
Saturday 17:00 - 22:00
Sunday 17:00 - 22:00
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