One of the best little bars in King's Cross this coffee-centric watering hole is a great place to grab a cup of joe during the day, and an atmospheric spot for a few cocktails come nightfall.
Best King's Cross Bars
While once known for hearty British boozers, the creative takeover has finally fallen upon King's Cross. Boasting a marvellous bar scene and great if you want a change from Shoreditch, West End or Soho bars, King's Cross is coming up from pawn ranks to king trumps. With all these bars opening up in King's Cross, it may just be the next Shoreditch. Maybe. Perfectly located in North London, discover a new favourite for after-work drinks, catching up with friends, impressing a date, or even cocktails and late night dancing in this bustling part of the city.
When it comes to a bar in King's Cross, the Somers Town Coffee House is the ultimate hybrid space. Not only a den for craft beer and British bites, head on down for private dining rooms, a speakeasy cocktail bar, a hidden garden and more.
Sitting pretty under the Drake and Morgan umbrella, this charming restaurant and bar in King's Cross promises whimsical and creative drinks set alongside a roster of top notch, gastro inspired plates in a quirky, dining setting.
The Star of Kings has successfully managed to establish its name in the King's Cross bar and nightlife scene. It is not only a good old pub but also has very high-quality DJ nights, making it a great spot for kicking things off come the weekend or staying and partying.
Simmons, a unique and quirky cocktail bar with some of the coolest, kitsch interiors in the business. If you're a cocktail drinker, then Simmons won't let you down, serving some very tasty cocktails alongside unique mixes and a smashing happy hour.
The Racketeer is the neighbourhood cocktail bar with as much charm as its name suggests. Boasting well executed cocktails, a gothic Victorian interior and even a secret garden, this is oldest new hangout around.
With four different floors and a rooftop terrace, The Driver in King's Cross has something to offer everyone. The pub is a relaxed spot perfect for grabbing a pint or dinner and, come summer, nab a seat on their sun-trap terrace.
With a fantastic menu of seasonal dishes, Booking Office is one King's Cross restaurant not to miss out on. Plus, with a wide range of Champagnes, spirits, real ales, punches and creative cocktails, it's perfect for everything from after-work drinks to boozy weekend lunches.
The stunning restaurant at Searcys St Pancras is one thing, but the champagne bar is what really grabs the headlines here. It's the longest in Europe, and it comes complete with a stunning range of quality fizz and panoramic views of the entire terminal to boot. You can also pick up an impressive selection of chic cocktails, quality whiskies and fine wines while you're there too.
This buzzing venue is the perfect wild night escape from the busy London streets. Work off those weekday woes in a swanky bar with banging beats, tasty tipples, fine wines and some great Gastro grub. Take a date, a mate or a rowdy rabble and munch over table tops, sip at the bar and drop it down low on the dance floor for a night full of those sordid shenanigans.
For one of the best Friday and Saturday nights out in King's Cross, head over to hidden gem, Drink Shop & Do. As well as holding daily craft sessions and afternoon teas, the bar comes alive at night with great cocktails and DJs. Head to their basement club for a raucous night of dancing until 2am at this quirky, King's Cross party bar.
Megaro is a basement cocktail bar full of charm and character. The venue is split between two rooms, the Darkroom and the Picture Room, both of which are dimly lit and decorated with cinema-style seating and intriguing pieces of art on the walls. Of course, the cocktails take centre stage here. The bar's diverse list of signature creations, including the sweet tea infused Lost Step cocktail, are sure to cater for whatever mood you might find yourself in.