St Pancras International
St Pancras International
St Pancras International, where fashion, style and arts meets fine dining and food on the go. A cultural talking point and a landmark building where beneath the soaring arches everybody is catered for.
Originally opening in 1868, this iconic station is one of London’s architectural marvels. Today it’s established itself as a destination in its own right with a range of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars and regular events. Don’t miss out on playing a tune or two on the public pianos during your visit. The station has played host to a number of stars including Elton John (who donated one of the pianos to the station), John Legend, Jeff Goldblum and Sara Bareilles.
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Getting here: Take a Southeastern high speed train to St Pancras International.
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Fun things to do...
Explore Coal Drops Yard
Coal Drops Yard is a new shopping and restaurant district in London’s King’s Cross where art, culture and commerce come together. The reimagined set of historic buildings and arches located directly adjacent to Granary Square and Regent’s Canal, houses over fifty stores from a unique mix of established and emerging brands, along with cafés, bars, top independent restaurants and new public spaces. Coal Drops Yard brings together a community of like-minded brands alongside new public spaces, making it an oasis-like space for visitors to dwell, discover and to explore.
Enjoy the parks and open spaces
Just a stone’s throw away from St Pancras station is King’s Cross, offering 26 acres of new parks, squares and open spaces. So whether you’re looking for a quiet moment in the park, a performance in the square or a playground for the kids, you’ll find it here. The fountains in Granary Square are a firm family-favourite in the summer while students, shoppers and workers can all be found lazing on the banks of the Regent’s Canal. Wander down the towpath and you’ll find Gasholder Park – a unique park situated inside an historic gasholder guideframe.
Explore the area
The nearby Granary Square offers many restuarants, bars, fountains and a canal! Situated close to Granary Square is Bar Pepito, the perfect hidden gem if you like Spanish food and drink. Exmouth Market is also really worth a visit – an area of independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, and unique gift shops.
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