Best Things to Do in Kings Cross
One of the most thriving areas of London, King’s Cross is a popular destination for exciting things to do from drinking and dining to nights out with friends. From the sleek bars and restaurants of Coal Drops Yard to the cool pubs of Pentonville Road, there’s always something to do around here.
The station is easily accessible as two major railway stations are located in the centre of King’s cross. Kings Cross and St Pancras are convenient for anyone travelling and the Eurostar terminal and Euston isn’t far away. With great connections, It’s also on six tube lines and it’s easy to get to from Oxford Circus, Waterloo, Liverpool Street, Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Camden. This makes it one of the easiest places to visit no matter where you’re staying or visiting in London.
Can’t think of how to spend your weekend? We have rounded the best things you can do near King’s Cross for you to make the most of the city’s exciting hot spot as soon as you arrive at the Station.
If you’re a fan of art, you can discover London’s brightest up and coming designers in fashion, homewares and Lifestyle, known as The Drops Market at Coal Drops Yard. This is a 3-day event for the month of August where you can find exceptional quality and creativity. Also, if you’re feeling peckish, you can head to the Kerb food market or the restaurants in Granary Square. There is also a Canopy market with a good selection of food, drinks and crafts on offer – if you fancy some tasty street food.
Head over to the Renaissance St Pancras Hotel for afternoon tea. This hotel is directly over St Pancras station. As well as the normal sandwiches and scones, you’ll be able to nibble on Chocolate and Raspberry ‘coal’ Clusters inspired by the fuel that used to power the area. Or you can go to a coffee shop and catch up with some friends for lunch at this cute cafe. If you love all things coffee and pink you might want to try out the latest trendy EL&N Cafe in St Pancras which makes a cute post for your Instagram too.
Be sure to explore the local area. Enjoy the scenery on a sunny day as you stroll along Regent’s Canal also known as Little Venice. As you wander, you can visit Camley Street Natural Park along the way. Look out for birds, butterflies and amphibians.
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Searcys’ Champagne Bar at St Pancras is famously the longest bar in Europe and has swiftly become a must-visit destination in London. Sit yourself down on a heated leather seat, admire the beauty of the station’s architecture over a cocktail, beer or glass of wine. Or if you fancy a drink elsewhere, pop into Simmons Bar in Kings Cross. With a retro aesthetic, light-up dance floor, DJ and a Sega Megadrive console for customers to play to their heart’s content.
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