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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
 
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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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King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  32% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Big Chill House
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23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 9 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  24% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Big Chill House
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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
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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
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 15th October 2019 - 7.30pm
The Big Chill House, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Big Chill House
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 16th October 2019 - 7.30pm
The Big Chill House, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Big Chill House
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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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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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London > Shopping >
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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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London > Shopping > Books
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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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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 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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London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from The Big Chill House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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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
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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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