King's Cross Railway Station  

 
 
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King's Cross Railway StationThe area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of the Eurostar at the nearby St Pancras International and Network Rail's £550m, eight-year revamp, completed in 2013, the neighbourhood is unrecognisable. The centrepiece of the station is the concourse, featuring a wave-like 985-ton steel roof designed by British architects John McAslan + Partners Lewis which has been added to Cubitt's mainline terminus. The station is also home to the now legendary platform 9 and three quarters made famous by J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books. There aren't actually tracks between platforms 9 and 10 at King's Cross, but that doesn't stop hoards of Harry fans taking snaps of the place where the imaginary platform is meant to be, along with a trolley that looks as if it has disappeared through the wall. X could mark the spot for Boadicea as rumour has it that she is buried beneath platform 8 and her ghost haunts the underground passages.

Regular train services depart King's Cross for destinations in the Northeast and Scotland.

 

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Underground Stations

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  27% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  40% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 10 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  37% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 10 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2.5 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 31 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 31 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 35 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Caribbean Comedy Week: Annette Fagan And Wayne Dibbi Rollins
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 21st June 2018 - 7pm-9pm
King's Cross Railway Station, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of Frankenstein
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th April to 1st July 2018 - Various Times
King's Cross Railway Station, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th May to 27th July 2018 - 10am-6pm
King's Cross Railway Station, 6-24 Britannia Street, WC1X | 5 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South London Gallery last autumn. Widely known ...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 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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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 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Bar + Block
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
York Road, N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Yalla Yalla
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
King's Cross Station, Mezzanine Level, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
Light mezze, wraps and superior Lebanese street food is served from a kiosk on the mezzanine level of King's Cross station by Yalla Yalla, a restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
King's Cross Station, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat are springing up all over London bringing their unique brand of ... 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 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 King's Cross Railway Station
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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 | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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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Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 3 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

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Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

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British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

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Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

This exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

Investigating the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work ...More

Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of Frankenstein
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

Photographs that explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley's famous novel....More

Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come ...More

Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
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Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2018 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 5 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South ...More

Christy Burdock: The People in the Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 8th July 2018 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

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