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VOCVOC 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 Compagnie, the Dutch East India Company that was lucrative in the Asian spice trade, the idea for a bar that combines drinking with herbs and spices was developed. Uniting traditional 17th Century punch recipes with modern techniques, the bar treats guests to an original menu of cocktails alongside an extensive cigar selection and a bar menu that's designed with the drinks in mind. Church candles, exposed brickwork, antiques and casks containing barrel aged punches further the forgotten era theme.

 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  21% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 9 minutes from VOC
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £110  41% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 10 minutes from VOC
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  32% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 10 minutes from VOC
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
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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Anthracite
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 3 minutes from VOC
Bringing a touch of glamour to King's Cross, Anthracite is a sophisticated martini lounge with breathtaking views of George Gilbert ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
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
 
 
 
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from VOC
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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Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
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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Wooden Parliament
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd to 30th June 2019
VOC, Good's Way, N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
Standing sevens metre high, the Wooden Parliament puts a colourful open air pavilion in King's Cross. Part of The Museum of Architecture's collaboration with this year's ...More
 
 
 
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Colourstream by Dan Pearson
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th April to 30th June 2019
VOC, Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 7 minutes from VOC
Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan Pearson Studio. Colourstream sees a collection ...More
 
 
 
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Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 22nd Jun 2019 - 7.30pm
VOC, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 8 minutes from VOC
Ben Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from VOC
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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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from VOC
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square
London > Attractions >
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an enviable ... More
 
 
 
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
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
 
 
 
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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 | 2 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from VOC
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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Camino King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
Camino - meaning road in Spanish - is born from owner Richard Bigg's love of all things Spanish. This place in Kings Cross does a roaring ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
York Road, N1 | 1 minute from VOC
Promising "high street steak" - that's high-quality steaks at high-street prices - Bar + Block in King's Cross is the first and ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from VOC
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 3 minutes from VOC
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 4 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 6 minutes from VOC
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 10 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from VOC
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from VOC
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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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from VOC
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from VOC
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
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from VOC
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 

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Wooden Parliament
Wooden Parliament
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Granary Square 4 minutes walk from Voc

Standing sevens metre high, the Wooden Parliament puts a colourful open air pavilion in King's Cross. Part of The Museum ...More

 
Michael Craig-Martin: Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 4 minutes walk from Voc

The Dublin-born conceptual artist continues to playfully probe the relationship between objects and images....More

Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Voc

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Voc

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Voc

A Leonardo da Vinci notebook, the Codex Leicester, goes on display in Britain for the first time since it was ...More

 
Writing: Making Your Mark
Writing: Making Your Mark
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2019 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Voc

"Writing is so much more than words on the page - it is how we communicate across time and space" ...More

 
YiMiao Shih: Rabbrexit Means Rabbrexit
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from Voc

The Illustrator in Residence represents opinions on Brexit, gathered over a six month period, through drawing, embroidery and video....More

Quentin Blake: From The Studio
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2021 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from Voc

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from Voc

The first major UK retrospective of the comic artist and graphic novelist includes early pastiches, cartoon strips for The Guardian ...More

Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 7 minutes walk from Voc

Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan ...More

 

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