St Pancras is a large area in central London that falls within the borough of Camden. The area derives its name from the St Pancras parish and church that have been in the vicinity since the early 19th century. The church continues to attract numerous visitors and tourists throughout the year. Completed in the year 1822, it has the distinction of being the most expensive church to be constructed at the time. Various museums and art galleries are housed in the local area, the most prominent of them being Welcome Collection, the British Library, and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.
The area offers much more than an average shopping experience with numerous retail spaces such as book shops, food and drink shops, antique stores, and clothing outlets housed here. The School of Life is an iconic bookstore/classroom that attracts thousands of visitors to the area each year. The area boasts several executive serviced offices that are occupied by various businesses such as accountancy firms, engineering companies, CD and tape manufacturers, and travel agencies.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Bloomsbury Theatre offers an exciting evening of entertainment and is definitely worth a visit. Film buffs can head to Renoir Cinema to catch the latest British and international flicks. The numerous pubs and bars in the vicinity also make for some exciting nightlife. Number Twelve is a famous British restaurant in the area that offers an authentic taste of the city. If you’re in the mood for oriental fare, you can head to the Snazz Sichuan restaurant cum tea house for a wonderful dining experience.
Euston and Euston Square tube stations are the closest on the underground network. King’s Cross station is a very short walk away, providing access to the Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines. Russell Square station also serves the area well. For connectivity to the mainline railway network, you can access London King’s Cross and St Pancras railway stations easily. Eurostar services to Europe through the Channel Tunnel also run from St Pancras station.