Kings Cross is a thriving area of redevelopment and the Kings Cross bars and pubs are reaping the rewards. Whether you're grabbing a drink before a long journey or you wish to experience the exciting transformation of the area, our recommended list of Kings Cross bars is all you need.
And if you're feeling peckish after visiting one of these Kings Cross bars, check out our recommended list of Kings Cross restaurants
More Kings Cross Bars
Bar Pepito is an Andalusian style venue and is London's first sherry bar. Boasting an extensive choice of sherries, some are served through the Enomatic system which preserves an open bottle.
3 Varnishers Yard, The Regent Quarter, King's Cross, London, N1 9DF
(020) 7841 7331
Be At One is a renowned group of bars that boasts an extensive selection of cocktails. This King's Cross location of Be At One is located close to the station and has an outdoor terrace.
33 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London, N1 9BU
(020) 7738 9055
The Betjeman Arms is a contemporary pub located in St Pancras International. They serve traditional British food and a selection of beers and wines which you can enjoy outside on the terrace.
Unit 53 St Pancras International, Pancras Road, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4QL
(020) 7923 5440
Celebrate The Big Chill Festival spirit, all year round on Pentonville Road. Oh go on.
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9NL
(020) 7427 2540
The taste of Spain on Varnishers Yard (of all things). We recommend trying something from the excellent cocktail menu.
3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, Kings Cross, London, N1 9NR
(020) 7841 7330
Drake and Morgan at King's Cross is an all day drinking and dining destination on Pancras Square.
6 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London, N1C 4AG
Spread over two floors, Drake and Morgan at King's Cross is home to a restaurant, deli, two bars and a terrace.
0845 468 0107
The Driver is a friendly gastro pub on Wharfdale Road.
2-4 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9RY
(020) 7278 8827
Although the Fellow looks like most gastropubs, it is certainly a cut above the rest due to its outstanding food, pleasant roof garden and adjoining late night cocktail bar.
24 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AA
(020) 7833 4395
GNH Bar is on the ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel. The bar has a decadent interior with a central pewter island bar and mirrored ceilings that are inspired by railway restaurants in France.
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London, N1C 4TB
(020) 3388 0818
King Charles I is a cosy one-roomed traditional London pub, with wood panelling and open fire creating a homely feel. The extensive drinks list features well-kept real ales including locally brewed Brodie's beers as well as international bottled beers, ciders and a well-stocked wine rack.
55-57 Northdown Street, King's Cross, London, N1 9BL
(020) 7837 7758
The Lincoln Lounge on Yorks Way is a great find and a veteran of the Kings Cross nightlife scene.
52 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AB
(020) 7837 9339
A station pub with charm and character, The Parcel Yard is the perfect place to pass the time at King's Cross Station - and it overlooks the platform so there'll be no risk of missing your train!
King's Cross Station, London, N1 9AP
(020) 7713 7258
St Pancras International Station, Grand Terrace, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4QL
(020) 7870 9900
Searcys St Pancras Restaurant and Bar is a glamorous venue serving Modern European cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients, and a wine list which has been carefully selected to complement the food. The restaurant has been designed to make rail travellers feel as welcome and as comfortable as possible, with a dedicated room for luggage.
At over 90 metres long, the Searcys St Pancras Champagne Bar is the longest champagne bar in Europe. Located on the Rendezvous level of St Pancras International, the bar showcases up to seventy bins and offers something for everyone, from a post work glass of bubbly to celebration bottles costing up to £6,500.
32 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9DT
(020) 3879 9243
Ideally located 1 minutes walk from King's Cross station, Simmons is a popular late night bar serving cocktails in tea cups and sports funky decor.
The award winning Skinners Arms on Judd Street in Kings Cross is a charmingly old fashioned pub that offers some of the best ales to be found in the capital.
114 Judd Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 9NT
(020) 7837 6521
The Star of Kings is brought to King's Cross by Rob Star. Regular events and DJ nights are hosted. Affordable meals are served on the ground floor as well as having free WiFi and regular quiz nights on Tuesdays. The basement is where the DJs play a variety of genres through the state of the art Funktion One sound system.
126 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 0AX
(020) 7278 9708
VOC is a punch house inspired by the 17th Century Dutch East India Company. With church candles, exposed brickwork and antiques it has a warm and intimate atmosphere. The fully stocked bar offers cocktails, punch, barrel aged drinks and light accompaniments.
2 Varnishers Yard, King's Cross, London, N1 9AW
(020) 7713 8229