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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. Photography by John Carey, Dishoom - King's Cross
    Dishoom  

    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
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    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.

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    Raw Press
    Raw Press  

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

    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.
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    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
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    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.

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    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 25% off from 5-6:30pm and during lunch service. Just show your CSM ID card.

  • A large square entrance to a restaurant which is lit up by lots of lights around the door
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    Kimchee  

    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.
    Image courtesy of Maple and King's, 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
    Spiritland
    Spiritland  

    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
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    Mildred's  

    200 Pentonville Rd, Kings Cross London N1 9JP

    Vegetarian and vegan restaurant, eat-in or takeaway.

  • People sat in the window of a restaurant
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    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
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    Ruby Violet  

    Midland Goods Shed, 3 Wharf Road, N1C 4AB

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

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    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

    SUPERMAX  

    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. 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
    Hoppers
    Hoppers  

    4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

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