With a canalside bar and alfresco terrace overlooking Regent's Canal and Granary Square, The Lighterman is top of our list for Coal Drops Yard restaurants with outside seating. Aside from the views, food comes in the form of small plates, hearty mains and vegan offerings, like the beetroot and 'feta' burger.
Best Restaurants And Bars Around Coal Drops Yard
One of the most popular shopping and dining destinations in the city, you'll have seen this bad boy popping up all over your feed. Wondering where to go? Well, that's where we come in. Whether you've just finished splashing the cash or hopped off a train at King's Cross, these are the best restaurants and bars around Coal Drops Yard.
One of the best Coal Drops Yard bars also doubles as a live music venue and daytime coffee stop. From soul to deep house and downtempo, there's an event for every taste and any mood at Spiritland. Whether you want some chilled out after-work drinks or a late one on the dancefloor, they've got your back.
Fancy drinking cult-status Australian craft beer? The big guns from Perth, Little Creatures Brewery, are right here near Regent's Canal. The taproom hosts their year-round range, as well as limited releases and special collaborations with other breweries. When you get peckish, there's all-day brunch, gourmet burgers and sharing platters too.
Venture just outside the famous shopping and dining district and you'll find Rotunda, a modern British restaurant bar with canalside views and a grassy waterfront terrace. Here, you can dine on meat sourced from their own farm in Northumberland, or tuck into the range of vegan and veggie options.
Italian specialists Lina Stores are much-loved in London, serving up quality dishes for over 75 years. While the menu centres on fresh pasta, you can still get your hands on the likes of beef cheeks and seafood. Our top tip? Save room for the dessert cart, which is stacked with everything from torta Genoese to tiramisu.
If you're looking for restaurants in Kings Cross, head to the beautiful Victorian building of Dishoom and you won't be disappointed by the fine Indian fare. There's a Bombay feel to the interiors, matching the flavour of the food and cocktails, with a gorgeous mezzanine floor overlooking the kitchen to watch the masters at work.
When only the best restaurants in Coal Drops Yard will do, hicce has your back. British ingredients take influence from Scandinavian and Japanese cooking at this contemporary spot, where beautiful plates like beef bavette slathered in chilli, spring onion and sesame, with miso butter potatoes on the side, are the result.
Caravan Coal Drops Yard is a bustling cafe, bar and restaurant with cool industrial interiors and a sun-trap terrace overlooking Granary Square. From sourdough pizzas to international small plates and killer cocktails, they're keeping you in food and drinks as well as pics for the 'Gram.
Want your meal to be a more casual affair? Sons + Daughters is serving up its classic menu of stacked sandwiches and huge salads, accompanied by fresh coffees. A true social hub in the evening too, you can mosey on over here for a selection of cocktails, beer and wine.
The futuristic industrial interiors of Coal Office boast exposed Victorian brickwork and fittings, polished silver lampshades and tree ring tables. But, of course, this restaurant isn't just a pretty face. The selection of Middle Eastern-inspired food will keep you coming back for more.