The Driver


The Driver in Kings Cross- a perfect boutique venue for events where modern elegance and timeless style are enhanced by a personalised approach and impeccable service. Balancing traditional hospitality and urban adventure, a venue that offers downtime, relaxation, fun and entertainment in a stimulating pleasure-driven environment.

Situated in the heart of Kings Cross, The Driver is a sanctuary in the middle of bustling London. Combining warmth, charm, and chic sophistication with traditional values of service and quality. Our specialty is to produce spectacular parties and outstanding corporate events in London. We deliver professional, reliable event expertise built on years of hands-on experience and boundless inventive flair.

Let us plan your perfect event

Catering for everything from small bespoke dinners through to corporate events and private hire of the whole venue including the gastro kitchen and roof top terrace - whatever the occasion may be The Driver in Kings Cross with its five uniquely designed floors has the perfect space to suit you.

Meetings and Corporate Events

Each of our three lounge bars come fully equipped with the latest AV equipment and sound systems and can be tailored to suit your individual requirements. Working with our experienced in-house events team and choosing from our range of packages will ensure your next corporate event has the equal balance of relaxation, fun and entertainment 

Wedding Receptions at The Driver

The Driver offers tailor made packages for wedding receptions of various sizes. From sit down three course meals to a quirky roof top BBQ or a multi-room experience. With all your extra entertainment, balloons, cake, photographer, flower arrangements and fun taken care of, we can guarantee it will be stress-free allowing you to enjoy your perfect day.

Special occasions

Celebrate your special occasion with us at our cool venue situated in central London. We specialise in parties, intimate dinners, mixology classes and nights out with friends. Whatever you decide we guarantee to make this birthday your best birthday.



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  • Dance floor
  • None
  • Casual


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 14:00 0:00
Tuesday 14:00 0:00
Wednesday 14:00 0:00
Thursday 14:00 0:00
Friday 14:00 3:00
Saturday 14:00 3:00
Sunday 14:00 0:00



The Driver, 2-4, Wharfdale Road, N1 9RY


Kings Cross

Nearest Station

King's Cross St. Pancras (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Gastro, International, Burgers and Roast Dinner food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Expect traditional British cuisine with a modern take. Try out the Char-grilled 8oz fillet of beef steak (£24.00), or maybe even Beer Battered Cod Fillet (£16.00). We also can accommodate vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
1st Floor Bar Private Room 55 100 - from £500 £2500


Just like every other floor of our wonderful King’s Cross venue, the unique Driver Bar can be hired out for parties, corporate events and weddings to help your occasion go perfectly. Whether you’d like to decide on the theme and format of your event yourself or would like some extra help from our experienced staff, the Driver Bar can be tailored exactly around your own personal requirements. 

In addition to the finest selection of drinks and stunning English atmosphere, our bar staff can also add an extra dimension to your party with a wide selection of bar food. Whether you’d like something hot and tasty for people to enjoy or would like a stylish and sophisticated selection of canapés, the Driver team will deliver an original menu for your event that your guests will never forget.

2nd Floor Saloon Private Room 50 100 - from £500 £1750 - £2000


Whilst you might need to hire out other areas of the Driver if you’re looking to host a larger party, our cosy Saloon is perfect for hosting a more intimate Wedding or Birthday party in the Kings Cross area. Because of our fully stocked bar and local evening DJ, we can create a truly unique atmosphere for your party that will have your guests partying into the night. 

Aside from the perfect selection of drinks, the Driver staff can also fill your Saloon party with a luxurious selection of food to enjoy throughout the night. Whether you’d like us to create a delicious menu of finger food for a romantic wedding reception, or would prefer an arrangement of hot treats to enjoy throughout the night of your special event, our kitchen team will ensure that your Kings Cross party is full of delectable food.


3rd Floor Penthouse Private Room 30 80 - from £500 £1750 - £2000


From a quiet location for a monthly networking lunch to the perfect extra room for a fantastic birthday party, our Penthouse room is the ideal place to hire out for a range of different events. Because it is tucked away on the top floor of our venue, you can be rest assured that your business meeting or gathering will remain wonderfully relaxed and as quiet as you want to make it. 

Whether you want to host your event in the morning before the rest of our gastro pub opens, or would like to have it in the evening when your guests can interact with the rest our regular clientele, hiring our Kings Cross Penthouse for your next event will be a choice you’ll never regret.


Roof Terrace Rooftop 25 60 - from £1000 £1500 - £2500


Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to host an evening wedding reception, need a sunlit venue for a special summer birthday party, or even need somewhere to host a corporate drinks reception, our terraces offer the ideal setting for your special summer gathering. 

No matter what occasion you are looking to organise, we can create the venue theme, décor and summer food menu to ensure your event will exceed everyone’s expectations. Because our range of summer BBQ and event services are priced to your exact requirements, we can guarantee that The Driver will be able to create a party that will be befitting of your budget and date constraints.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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