Walk along the canal to Kings Place: 2 state of the art concert halls deep underground, with a varied range of classical, jazz and folk music. Bar, restaurant and coffee inside or outside overlooking the canel. Traffic free.
You speak French? There is a meet-up every Saturday afternoon at the open cafe area, where French natives and learners come for a language exchange. Really chilled and friendly atmosphere. I've make friends there first time!
Part of the Guardian offices, affordable and world-class concerts
Music, art, discussions and dining in landmark modern building, plus conference/events/office space.
“Pub within a busy station with a light-filled atrium, serving real ales and a British seasonal menu. ”
“The Driver in King’s Cross is a modern gastro pub set in a beautiful building which boasts London's first vertical garden. ”
“Tapas, platters, brunches and Spanish wines are all available in this informal brick and wood space with a beautiful open terrace. ”
“While it's not particularly close to us in Hackney, this is still our favourite shop in London, run by close friends of ours they sell ethical clothing and shoes. It is a beautiful shop run by wonderful people and we recommend it 100%. ”