King’s Cross has a varied dining scene and offers everything from Michelin Star dining and trendy chain restaurants, to hip independent cafes and exotic noodle bars. The area is full of lively bars, pubs and nightlife, making it a popular spot for after work drinks and nights out. Here are some of the best food and drink choices in King’s Cross:
Searcys St Pancras – You can enjoy a chilled glass of bubbly at Europe’s longest champagne bar by heading to Searcys St Pancras. This elegant bar overlooks the Eurostar train tracks and provides a great people-watching spot. There is of course an impressive selection of champagne served by glass, which you can enjoy in the lavish interior featuring leather banquettes, Art Deco lamps and ‘press for champagne’ buttons. There are even blankets and heaters on hand for when the station gets chilly in the colder months.
Itadaki Zen – This trendy Japanese vegan restaurant offers a great value set menu, making it a perfect lunch spot in the centre of King’s Cross. The restaurant serves organic, vegan, Japanese cuisine and is the first of its kind in Europe. The menu is predominately made up of noodle, tofu, and seaweed dishes but impresses with its range of tastes and textures. The atmosphere is laid-back and tranquil, with casually-dressed waiters and informal decor. This is also the perfect place to indulge in dessert as all the puddings are sugar-free, allowing you to enjoy all the taste without the calories!
The Racketeer – Head to The Racketeer for a seriously cosy drinking spot. This new addition on King’s Cross Road features wooden flooring, royal blue walls, decorative tiles and a log-burning stove. During summer, you can enjoy a classic cocktail or jug of pimms on the spacious outdoor terrace, which offers beautiful views of the city. There are also several great happy hour deals, making this an ideal after work drinking hangout.
The Greek Larder – This is another popular lunch spot known for its delicious spinach and feta filo pie lunch box. The restaurant chanels the rustic charm of a simple Greek taverna with stylish warehouse interiors, traditional Aegean detailing, shelves lines with native products, and a tasty mezze-style menu. Highlights include the Lamb’s tongue, and marinated rabbit legs served with a parsnip version of skordalia.
The Star of Kings – This popular pub has a loyal after-work crowd with their great selection of craft beers and 2 for 1 cocktail deals. The venue provides the atmosphere of a good old fashioned pub – with good food, a comfy ambiance, classic décor and the finest craft ales. There is plenty of entertainment on offer with live music, comedy nights, pub quizzes and club nights in the pubs own basement.
Camino – This famous restaurant offers the finest in Spanish cuisine and serves seasonal tapas made from the best local and Spanish produce. The restaurant’s layout caters to group dining, making it perfect for dinner with friends or an after work trip to the bar. There is also a great selection of Spanish craft beers, an extensive wine list and a stunning cocktail collection.