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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

King's Cross Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Mornington Crescent Tube Station
14 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
16 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Judd Street NCP
14 minutes walk
Arcade Car Parks
14 minutes walk

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Hotels near Backpacker

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Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £93† 42% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 8 minutes from Backpacker
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ... More
St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £149† 37% off
Euston Road, NW1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
A triumph of neo-Gothic splendour, the red brick Grade I listed hotel has been painstakingly restored by architect Geoff Mann who worked with English Heritage to ... More
Pullman London St Pancras
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 27% off
100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Backpacker
A smart modern hotel that offers fine dining, large, airy rooms and an ideal location at a very reasonable price. Just a few minutes from Euston ... More
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Alternative Bars nearest Backpacker

Nearest to Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
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Nightlife near Backpacker

Backpacker clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 9 minutes from Backpacker
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
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Events near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
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'Class Wargames Book Talk' With Richard Barbrook
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Monday 22nd December 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
'Class Wargames Book Talk and Collective Playing of Brian Mayer's Freedom: the underground railroad' with Richard Barbrook....More
Ends Today
Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy
London > Events > Music †Dates: Sunday 21st December 2014 at 3pm-6pm & Monday 22nd December 2014 at 8pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Backpacker
The band plays the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973....More
Ends Today
Holy Holy: David Bowie Tribute, Philip Rambow
London > Events > Music †Dates: Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd December 2014 - 3pm-6pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Backpacker
The band plays the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973....More
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Entertainment near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 4 minutes from Backpacker
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Backpacker

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Backpacker
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
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Shopping near Backpacker

The best shops and markets near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Backpacker
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
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Restaurants near Backpacker

What are the best dining options near Backpacker London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KXFS Forecourt Bar
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Kings Cross Filling Station, Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
Outside of Shrimpy's, the effortlessly cool seafood restaurant located within King's Cross Filling Station, is the Forecourt Bar. Open throughout the summer, the bar overlooks Regent's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
This canal side bar and restaurant is a pleasant place to stop off if you're wondering around the Kings Place development. Not exactly on the beaten ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Merkato
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
196 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Backpacker
This superb Ethiopian restaurant can be a bit intimidating for the uninitiated. There’s raucous music from live musicians and ordering can be confusing from a menu ... More
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Education near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 14 minutes from Backpacker
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Backpacker
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 17 minutes from Backpacker
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
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Leisure near Backpacker

Backpacker gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Backpacker
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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Pubs near Backpacker

The best pubs near London Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
Gastropub... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
Modern British cuisine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from Backpacker
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Backpacker

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Backpacker
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More

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Sculptors' Jewellery
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Pangolin London 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

An exhibition of jewellery made by a wide range of established sculptors....More

Handel's Messiah: Orchestra Of St John's
Concerts | On 22nd December 2014 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

John Lubbock conducts a perfomance of the composer's oratorio with OSJ Voices, soprano Sofia Larsson, countertenor Tai Oney, tenor Peter ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 7 minutes walk from Backpacker

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre ...More

 
'Class Wargames Book Talk' With Richard Barbrook
Exhibitions | On 22nd December 2014 

Housmans Bookshop 7 minutes walk from Backpacker

'Class Wargames Book Talk and Collective Playing of Brian Mayer's Freedom: the underground railroad' with Richard Barbrook....More

The Indelicates Christmas Bash
Concerts | On 22nd December 2014 

Surya 9 minutes walk from Backpacker

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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library 10 minutes walk from Backpacker

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Paul Guided Missile's Pop Quiz Xmas Special
Leisure | On 22nd December 2014 

The Lexington 11 minutes walk from Backpacker

Santa will be asking questions and giving out prizes, with free sherry and mince pies....More

Christmas Trees: Camden Garden Centre
Christmas Trees: Camden Garden Centre
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Camden Garden Centre 12 minutes walk from Backpacker

With a client list including No. 11 Downing Street, the London Dungeon and Tower Bridge, Camden Garden Centre must be ...More

 
King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Almeida Theatre 15 minutes walk from Backpacker

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting. Mike Bartlett's ...More

The Merchant Of Venice
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

Almeida Theatre 15 minutes walk from Backpacker

Ian McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race, religion and ...More

 

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London Christmas Shows & Pantos
London Christmas Shows & Pantos

With a glitzy line-up of sensational shows, star-studded pantos and seasonal events taking place across the city, there are plenty ...More

 
Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
Game
Theatre | 23rd February 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Almeida Theatre

A new work from playwright Mike Bartlett, Game is set in the midst of a housing crisis. Directed by Sacha ...More

Antigone
Theatre | 4th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Barbican Centre

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. ...More

St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 26th December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields is a perfect venue for any kind of service or concert - especially when candlelit and on a ...More

 
A Mad World My Masters
Theatre | 27th April 2015 - 9th May 2015 

Barbican Centre

Sean Foley's critically acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, first seen in 2013 in the Swan ...More

Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Opened 1st December 2014 

Authentic wood-fired pizzas and freshly made pasta dishes are the order of the day at Bocconcino Pizzeria, a high-end pizza ...More

 
Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen
Opened 8th November 2014 

Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
 
 
 
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