The Backpacker

 
 
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Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
8 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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What's on in London 2016

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2016. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Backpacker

Nearest to The Backpacker
Backpacker
London > Nightlife > Bars
126 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Backpacker
Bar ... More
 
 
 
The Cross Kings Pub
London > Nightlife > Bars
126 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Backpacker
From down under to up and coming, The Cross Kings, formerly known as the Backpackers, is now a quirky off-beat venue specialising in quality entertainment and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Backpacker

The Backpacker clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Star Of Kings
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
126 York Way, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Backpacker
... More
 
 
 
Fiction
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The Cross, King's Cross Freight Depot, Goodsway, King's Cross, London N | 2 minutes from The Backpacker
Gay friendly clubnight every Friday.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Backpacker
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Backpacker

Near The Backpacker
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Ian Morris: Foragers, Farmers, And Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 8th February 2016 - 7pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
The author and academic argues that it is energy sources that drive civilisations....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Jane McGonigal: SuperBetter
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 8th February 2016 - 7pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
The author discusses her research into how gaming can aid recovery....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Simon Sebag Montefiore: The Romanovs: Rise And Fall, 1613 - 1918
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 8th February 2016 - 8.30pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
The historian and writer discusses the famous Russian dynasty....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Backpacker

Near The Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The 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, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from The 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, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Backpacker

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from The Backpacker
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Backpacker
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... 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 The 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Backpacker

The best shops and markets near The Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waitrose Kings Cross
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 1 minute from The Backpacker
More than a mere supermarket, Waitrose in Kings Cross is a food shop, tapas bar and cookery school complete with an in-store wine bar. The store, ... More
 
 
 
Pangolin London
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
One of a handful of galleries in the capital dedicated to sculpture, Pangolin is the London presence of the Pangolin organisation which includes Pangolin Editions, one ... More
 
 
 
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, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Backpacker

What are the best dining options near The Backpacker London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lighterman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Granary Square, N1C | 2 minutes from The Backpacker
Occupying an enviable spot on Granary Square and with an alfresco terrace overlooking 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 The 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
Project Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
The Green & Fortune Cafe, a cafe in the atrium of arts hub Kings Place which sources beef and lamb from its own Northumberland farm, is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Backpacker

Near The Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 4 minutes from The Backpacker
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Backpacker

The Backpacker gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from The 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
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from The Backpacker
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Pond Club
London > Leisure >
Lewis Cubitt Park, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from The Backpacker
Take a dip... in the middle of a construction site. The King's Cross Pond Club, a 40 metre long natural bathing pond, sits right in the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Backpacker

The best pubs near London The Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Albert
London > Nightlife > Pubs
163 Royal College Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from The Backpacker
A decent gastropub that retains enough of the 'pub' aspect to ensure a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Leather sofas are well worn, despite a recent change of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from The Backpacker
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Backpacker

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
London Canal Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Canal 125
London > Business > Venue Hire
125 Caledonian Road, Islington, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Backpacker
... More
 
 
 
 

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Club Shangri-La
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th May 2016 

Bloomsbury Lanes 16 minutes walk from The Backpacker

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Drawing on Childhood
Drawing on Childhood
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from The Backpacker

Bringing together works of major illustrators from the eighteenth century to present day, Drawing on Childhood ...More

 
States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness
States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from The Backpacker

"Consciousness is a fascinating subject," says States of Mind curator Emily Sargent: "We all know what it is like to ...More

 
Tibet's Secret Temple
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2016 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from The Backpacker

Over 120 objects including scroll paintings, statues, manuscripts, archival and contemporary film, together with a wide range of ethnographic and ...More

Easter Dance Courses
Sporting Events | Until 1st June 2016 

The Place 20 minutes walk from The Backpacker

Get dancing this Easter with a range of terrific dance classes and workshops for all ages and abilities....More

West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from The Backpacker

West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library is an exhibition of literature and music, spanning one thousand years ...More

 
Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

King's Cross Foot Tunnel 24 minutes walk from The Backpacker

From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

 
The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 10th April 2016 

King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from The Backpacker

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

 
Blitzen Trapper
Concerts | On 8th February 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Backpacker

The artist plays skewed pop with noisy freakouts....More

Simon Sebag Montefiore: The Romanovs: Rise And Fall, 1613 - 1918
Exhibitions | On 8th February 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from The Backpacker

The historian and writer discusses the famous Russian dynasty....More

 
 
 
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