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Places to Eat in King's Cross

From vegan junk food to contemporary Korean cuisine, King's Cross offers a vast array of food options. Many venues offer a student discount, just show your CSM ID card when you drop-in!

Canopy Market
Canopy Market

Canopy Market

1 Wharf Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BZ

Fresh produce, coffee, craft beers, unique designs, live music and seriously delicious street food all under the West Handyside Canopy.

A Bombay cafe inspired restaurant and bar
Dishoom - King's Cross


5 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AB

A taste of old Bombay in the Victorian brick arches at King’s Cross.

An airy room filled with tables and chairs surrounding a bar, brightly coloured lanterns hang from the ceiling
Drink Shop Do - King's Cross

Drink Shop & Do

9 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DX

Eclectic all-day cafe and designer store in an airy space that also stages evening craft classes.

juice and fruit on a table
Raw Press

Raw Press

Wolf & Badger, Coal Drops Yard, London N1C 4DQ

Based within Wolf & Badger in Coal Drops Yard, Raw Press offer cold-pressed organic juices, kombucha, smoothies, teas and coffees from Volcano Coffee Works, alongside açaí bowls, breakfast pots and lunchtime grab-and-go plant-based pots, soups and hot options.

A red banner which says Franco Manca  hands above the door of a brick building. People are sat outside eating and drinking.
Franco Manca - King's Cross

Franco Manca

Unit 1 62, 68 York Way, Kings Cross, London N1 9AG

Fresh sourdough Neapolitan pizza.

Three pizzas on a table

Happy Face Pizza

14 Handyside St, King's Cross N1C 4DN

Pizza from £5, all day, every day. Happy Face is located on Handyside Street, opposite our Platform Theatre entrance.

A filled bento box on a table
Itadakizen - King's Cross

Itadaki Zen

139 King's cross Road London, WC1X 9BJ

Japanese restaurant focused on organic, vegan meals, hosting workshops on sustainable food. Students can get a 10% discount.

Casa Pastor interior
Casa Pastor

Casa Pastor

Coal Drops Yard, London N1C 4DQ

Mexico City-inspired tacos and tortillas made fresh in-house, plus beers and mezcal.

dining table with food

Café BAO

4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, N1C 4AG

Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. BAOs, Rice Boxes, BAO Bakery Goods and bubble tea are all available for takeaway. CSM students can get a Classic or Daikon BAO, 4x pieces of fried chicken, and bubble tea for £10 at lunchtime. Conditions apply.

A large square entrance to a restaurant which is lit up by lots of lights around the door
Kimchee - King's Cross


2 Pancras Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

Contemporary Korean restaurant just a stones throw away from Central Saint Martins.

A photography of a bowl of food. A knife and fork is placed next to the bowl and there are some garnishes surrounding it.
Maple and King's

Maple & King’s

1, 3 Pancras Square, King's Cross N1C 4UR

Healthy meals made from seasonal veggies and spices for a balanced diet. CSM Students can enjoy a 15% discount on all Maple & King’s food and drink.

Spiritland interior


9 - 10 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AB

A café, bar and radio studio hosting talks and album launches.

A decorative plate with a meal garnished with pomegranate and rose petals
Mildred's - King's Cross


200 Pentonville Rd, Kings Cross London N1 9JP

Vegetarian and vegan restaurant, eat-in or takeaway.

People sat in the window of a restaurant
Pizza Union - King's Cross

Pizza Union

246-250 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JY

Super fast 12" pizza starting from just £3.95.

Three ice cream scoops side by side each holding with a different colour sorbet
Ruby Violet - King's Cross

Ruby Violet

Midland Goods Shed, 3 Wharf Road, N1C 4AB

Ruby Violet creates bespoke ice creams using organic milk, and vegan sorbets.

Double Standard

The Standard Hotel

10 Argyle St, London WC1H 8EG

This casual bar and terrace serves burgers, bottomless brunch and beers in a 70s-inspired space. CSM students can get get a discount with their ID card.

The inside of a bar


14 Handyside St, King's Cross N1C 4DN

Open Weds-Sat beneath Happy Face Pizza, this cocktail bar serves drinks and cicchetti with a dance floor on Fridays.

Beer + Burger Store
Beer + Burger Store

Beer + Burger Store

1 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AS

Our neighbours Beer + Burger Store offer CSM staff and students 25% off everything every Monday, eat in or take out. Find them next to Waitrose on the ground floor of the Arthouse building. Simply show your CSM ID card when ordering.

Lina Stores interior
Lina Stores

Lina Stores

20 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4DR

Retro styled mint green Italian restaurant and deli for antipasti, pasta and desserts.

Hoppers food


4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

This restaurant serves Sri Lankan family-style feasts and seafood grills.