A locals' guide to N1C
"Granary Square has made King's Cross unrecognisable!"Claire O'Donnell
"Move over Shoreditch, King's Cross is rapidly becoming the place to be! Near the City and the West End, there's load of new bars..."Charles Cutting
"With its vibrant atmosphere day and night, Camden is one of London's most popular destinations."Samuel Burkesmith
Where do N1C locals go?
The Betjeman Arms
The only British Pub located within the Grade I Listed building underneath the clock tower and arches at St Pancras International station. Elegant dining room, heritage features, charming staff and stunning British pub classics menu. This is now my family's new favourite Sunday Lunch local.
Submitted by Lee
The Blues Kitchen
This American themed restaurant is fantastic! Not only is the food very tasty, but the atmosphere is electric - live music on a Friday and Saturday and distinctive tasting cocktails draw in a big crowd.
Submitted by Daisy
One of the best venues for rock and metal bands and club nights opposite Camden Town Underground Station.
Submitted by Kevin
Camden Coffee Shop
Coffee beans from a lovely old man who roasts the beans himself and has done for decades. He will also grind them for you...
Submitted by Samuel
The Jazz Café
The Jazz Café is the place to go to watch big musical stars be born! Eat and listen to fantastic artists all in one place.
Submitted by Claire
Orange Juice Stall
A small stall based on Camden High street offering freshly squeezed orange juice, either bitter, sweet or sour. The sweet oranges are amazing!
Submitted by Habiba
An alternative fish and chip restaurant selling a tasty British classic with unusual culinary twists.
Submitted by Oliver
The best toasted sandwiches in Camden made to order and excellent Portuguese custard tarts.
Submitted by Samuel
Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner in French-style interiors. They do a fantastic set menu too, which is a real bargain.
Submitted by Douglas
Anima e Cuore
From the outside, Anima e Cuore looks like a gelateria and café, but this teeny tiny restaurant serves amazing Italian food at a very reasonable price. The menu is read by the waiters and changed daily. It books up very fast and it's BYOB!
Submitted by Alex
Serving organic food and drink ideal for a quick brunch. Wholesome meals, delicious salads and a variety of smoothies that are nice too.
Submitted by Habiba
Bumblebee Natural Foods
Bumblebee Natural Foods shops on Brecknock Road...you have to add them to your list, they are amazing. Great produce over three shops and the best bread ever!!
Submitted by Tim
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Did you know?
"South Kentish tube station was closed for a power cut in 1924, but when power was restored, so few passengers used the station, that it was decided to not bother re-opening it."
Child-friendly activities near N1C
Baby Bounce and Rhyme TimeSt. Pancras Library
Activities, classes and learning sessions include Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time, Game Zone, and the maths and English homework clubs. Website
King's Cross Pond ClubKing's Cross Pond Club
An art installation in the form of a natural bathing pond, right in the middle of the King's Cross development site. It is the UK's first ever man-made fresh water public bathing pond. There's a small area for kids to paddle on a submerged deck. It's also right next to Granary Square, where kids can run and play in the fountains. Weekdays: 6:30am to 8:30am - £3.50 9:00am to 12:30pm - £6.50 1:00pm to 4:30pm - £6.50 5:00pm to close - £3.50 Weekends: 8:00am to 11:30am - £6.50 12:00noon to 3:30pm - £6.50 4:00pm to close - £6.50 Bank Holidays: - £6.50 9:00am to 11:00am - £6.50 11:30am to 1:30pm - £6.50 2:00pm to 4:30pm - £6.50 Website
Drop in for Carers and ParentsSomers Town Community Centre
Our service is run by a permanent team of enthusiastic, professionally qualified, childcare workers who deliver an exciting range of appropriate learning opportunities for the Under Fives. Our nursery offers flexible hours and places on the two year olds scheme. Website
Dance school in York Way Court Community CentreTiber Gardens,
Academy, offering ballet, tap, jazz, body conditioning, zumba, bum legs and tums, and street dance. Ballet £20 for 5 weeks Street Dance £20 for 5 weeks £30 for both Website
Dance schoolYork Way Court Community Centre
Academy, offering ballet, tap, jazz, body conditioning, zumba, bum legs and tums, and street dance. For timing contact 7974182554 Website
Crescendo Music ClassesBrecknock Primary School
Crescendo classes are individually created music sessions for the Early Years; children aged 0-6.5 years old. The sessions aim to introduce your child to music through singing and the use of instruments incorporating games, rhythm activities and group percussion. £6.50/session, £65/term Website
Camden Square Play Centre/Space Under 5s Play & Learning Drop InCamden Square Play Centre
Drop-in activities include arts and crafts, music and movement, story telling, soft play, bouncy castle and cooking. Website
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