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KarpoKarpo, a restaurant owned by the Megaro Hotel and housed within a muraled King's Cross building which "looks like a self-consciously hip Dutch youth hostel" (Jay Rayner), shares its name with the Greek Goddess of fruits of the earth. The aim at this all-day brasserie is to serve great, honest food with an abundance of flavours in a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere. The source sustainable produce where possible and change the menus regularly to reflect availability and seasonality. Typical dishes include Southern-fried quail with celeriac slaw - "the sort of dish description I defy anyone to pass up", Fay Maschler - and shrimp and grits - a dish recommended by the Evening Standard's restaurant critic. It's all cooked by American-born chef Daniel Taylor, who has cooked with Rowley Leigh and Jeremy Lee, and served at refectory-style tables and benches overlooked by a living wall. One duff note in an otherwise enjoyable meal had by Jay Rayner was the desserts; the horrendously burnt and bitter tarte tatin "made us pull the sort of face toddlers confect just before bursting into tears".

 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
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Euston Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  25% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 2 minutes from Karpo
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
 
 
 
Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £37  32% off
324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 4 minutes from Karpo
Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  27% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 7 minutes from Karpo
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. The location of this hotel in ... More
 
 
 
 
Golden Arrow Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
100 - 110 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Karpo
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Smithy's Wine Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
15-17 Leeke Street, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Karpo
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Caravan King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Karpo
You'll find "well travelled food and mighty fine coffee, in an old grain store" at Caravan King's Cross, a succinct description they came up with themselves. ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Grand - Searcys 1847, St Pancras International
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Upper Concourse Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | Same location as Karpo
Opposite the champagne bar on the upper concourse of St Pancras International train station is the Grand Restaurant and Oyster Bar, stylishly modelled by Martin Brudnizki, ... More
 
 
 
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The Booking Office Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Karpo
Located within the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in what used to be the ticket office of St Pancras Station, The Booking Office Bar takes its inspiration ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Unit 27, The Circle, St Pancras Station, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Karpo
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 30th October 2016
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is ...More
 
 
 
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Mini-Masterclass: Lean Startup
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 2pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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Made London - Bloomsbury
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April, 30th April and 1st May 2016
Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H | 6 minutes from Karpo
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Karpo
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
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Karpo
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 Karpo
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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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Karpo
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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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Karpo
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Peyton & Byrne at St Pancras
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Unit 11, The Undercroft, St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Karpo
Take a little piece of baked Britain with you when you travel from St Pancras by stocking up on cakes, tarts, biscuits and buns at Peyton ... More
 
 
 
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Global Education Institute
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Karpo
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Karpo
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from Karpo
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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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Karpo
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
 
 
 
National College of Karate
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Corner of Judd Street and Cromer Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes from Karpo
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General Chiropractic Council
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
44 Wicklow Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Karpo
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Karpo
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Karpo
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 | 6 minutes from Karpo
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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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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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Camden Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Camden Centre Bidborough Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Karpo
Can accomodate for up to 1000 people.... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Karpo
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 | 6 minutes from Karpo
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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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Karpo

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
The Great British Graphic Novel
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2016 

The Cartoon Museum 7 minutes walk from Karpo

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Young Craftsmen Of Jingdezhen, Porcelain Capital Of China
Exhibitions | On 6th May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

A lecture from Caroline Yi Cheng....More

Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And Conquest
Tours | On 6th May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More

The London Cabaret Club Presents The Best Of British Pop
The London Cabaret Club Presents The Best Of British Pop
Theatre | Next performance 6th May 2016 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom 9 minutes walk from Karpo

Following three years of sell-out pop-up shows around London, the London Cabaret Club now has a permanent home at the ...More

 
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on ...More

 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with ...More

 
Ceramic Handling Session
Tours | On 6th May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

Jessica Harrison-Hall, Curator of Chinese Ceramics at the museum, will lead a ceramic handling session alongside a well-known potter....More

Calligraphy Performance By Wang Dongling
Exhibitions | On 6th May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

One of China's greatest living calligraphers demonstrates his monumental cursive script in the Museum's Great Court....More

Sicily: The Land Where Lemons Grow
Exhibitions | On 6th May 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Karpo

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