Aux Pains de Papy
279 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8QF
Independent family run French bakery–best pastries in London!
Calthorpe Project & Garden Café
258-274 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8LH
Hidden gem inner-city community space and garden.
Camley Street Natural Park
12 Camley St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4PW
Urban nature reserve in King’s Cross. Currently closed as undergoing reconstruction.
Paolina Thai Cuisine
181 King’s Cross Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9BZ
Small independent Thai restaurant serving delicious and authentic Thai food.
105 King’s Cross Rd, London WC1X 9LR
Recently re-opened pub and cocktail bar with nice backyard.
6-24 Britannia St, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9JD
One of the best known contemporary art galleries in the world, tucked away and located off the usual gallery circuit in London.
145 King’s Cross Rd, London WC1X 9BN
Local eccentric hairdressers, ask for a lady called Ernie.
139 King’s Cross Rd, London WC1X 9BJ
Quirky Japanese VEGAN restaurant.
King’s Cross Eyes
101B King’s Cross Rd, London WC1X 9LP
The tiniest shop ever–family run business specialized in
frames and sunglasses from the early 20th century
to the 90’s.
15 Leigh St, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9EW
Chinese restaurant specialized in hot traditional Sichuan dishes (extra-spiced with handmade chili oil).
Addis Ethiopian Restaurant
40-42 Caledonian Rd, Islington, London N1 9DT
Unpretentious and delicious food. Eat with your hands!
In the neighborhood, you will also find the British Library. One of the largest public libraries in the world with 150 million plus items.
Also the hotbed for London creatives and the perpetrators of the “new” is Central Saint Martin’s; having left their campus in Holborn almost a decade ago the legendary school stands proud in King’s Cross.
A walk along Regent’s Canal takes you up to Camden. And just beyond is glorious Primrose Hill with a quintessentially London-view from the top of the hill.