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  • King's Cross: eat, drink, shop, see.

    The King's Cross area is rapidly changing (read: regenerating) and there's a few real gems here: books, food, shopping and a museum or two.

    • Jan 2014
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  • London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP) (London St Pancras International Railway Station)

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    Train Station

    Gorgeous renovated train station, home to Eurostar, plenty of shops and a mini Fortnum & Mason.

  • Drink, Shop & Do

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    Café

    Serves decent afternoon tea, and sells quirky stuff.

  • The Brunswick

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    Mall

    Iconic piece of Modernist architecture, now turned into chi-chi-ish shopping mall. The Renoir cinema is well worth keeping an eye on as is Skoob books.

  • Kings Place

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    Performing Arts

    Home to the Guardian, on the canal and also a big arts venue with a coffee shop, this is a great place to check out if you're in the area.

  • Grain Store

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    Restaurant

    Bruno Loubet's latest restaurant, focussed on making the most of veg. I believe it serves mean cocktails too!

  • Regent's Canal Towpath (St Pancras)

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    Trail

    Instead of public transport, why not walk through London past this lovely canal?

  • London Canal Museum

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    History Museum

    Natasja Giezen-Smith didn't add a tip for this place yet.

  • The Parcel Yard

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    Pub

    Pub inside King's Cross station, lovingly restored and a great location to grab something to eat or drink.

  • KERB KX

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    Street Food Gathering

    Lovely streetfood trucks, check out the website before you go to see who's trading that day.

  • Caravan

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    Restaurant

    Great place for brunch on the weekend or weekday lunch. Their salted caramel hot chocolate is fab.

  • Camino

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    Tapas

    Well hidden, 5 min away from King's Cross station. Good Spanish food for a decent price.

  • British Library

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    Library

    Gorgeous building, interesting exhibitions, good events and lovely bookshop.

  • Judd Books

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    Bookstore

    Academic remainders and secondhand bookshop, a stone's throw away from the British Library.

  • Watermark Books

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    Bookstore

    Small but perfectly curated bookshop, with something for everyone. Highly recommended.

  • King's Cross St. Pancras London Underground Station

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    Metro

    Beautifully renovated recently, and home to Platform 9 3/4 (Harry Potter fans rejoice) and the wonderful Watermark bookshop