The Big Chill House  

 
 
ADDRESS
257-259 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, Kings Cross, London N1 9NL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Sun to Wed 12noon-12midnight, Thu 12noon-1am, Fri & Sat 12noon-3am
 
PRICES
Fri & Sat nights £5 after 10pm
 

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The Big Chill HouseFrom 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 is equally shiny, with three floors of New York-ish glamour - lots of cosy nooks, low benches and a cream and grey colour scheme. Odd bits and pieces from the Big Chill Festival add a quirkiness that sets it apart from the run-of-the-mill style bars. It's also far enough away from Old Street that it has a certain identity of its own, attracting dedicated Big Chillers rather than passing trade. A comfy terrace adds to the summery vibe. The soundsystem is excellent and (as you'd expect from owners who started out running festivals) the music policy is entertainingly eclectic.

 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £38  22% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Big Chill House
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
 
 
 
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60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Big Chill House
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17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 10 minutes from The Big Chill House
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Big Chill House
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London > Nightlife > Bars
The Standard London, 10 Argyle Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 3 minutes from The Big Chill House
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Big Chill House
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from The Big Chill House
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The Harrison
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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 31st October 2020 at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm
The Big Chill House, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st November 2020 - 11.30am
The Big Chill House, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Big Chill House
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Big Chill House
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Big Chill House
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Hatchards St Pancras
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Unit 1, N1C | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Restaurants > International restaurants
6 St Chad's Place, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from The Big Chill House
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Indian Lounge
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
343 Grays Inn Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from The Big Chill House
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6 St Chad's Place, WC1X | 1 minute from The Big Chill House
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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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 | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from The Big Chill House
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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 The Big Chill House
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 7 minutes from The Big Chill House
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from The Big Chill House
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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The Harrison
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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 8 minutes from The Big Chill House
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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 The Big Chill House
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Big Chill House
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