Kings Cross area guide

Most notably known for its extensive train station links throughout London and other parts of the country, Kings Cross has undergone a host of developments in recent years to regenerate the area. In just under 6 years, Kings Cross had been transformed from a neglected blank canvas into a mini hub of business opportunities, which has seen companies like Google and Facebook opening their HQ in the now vibrant Kings Cross.

Read our comprehensive Kings Cross area guide for your guide to the inside track on the area.

The area:

Kings Cross is now a relatively affluent area located just north of Clerkenwell, west of Islington and east of Regent’s Park. The beautiful stretches of Regent’s Canal and its much-loved green spaces make Kings Cross a top London destination.

Getting around:

Kings Cross is most noted for its transport hub, Kings Cross St Pancras station, with Victorian architecture making it stand out as one of the world’s most stunning buildings. Home to the Eurostar, Kings Cross to Paris takes just 2 hours and 16 minutes. Kings Cross station will connect your business to Brussels, Paris and beyond while domestic routes travel through Derby, Brighton and Bedford. South Eastern, East Midland Trains and Thameslink all operate from the station.

Kings Cross is connected to more underground lines than any other station on the network. You can access the Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Circle and Victoria lines from this hub.

Things to do in Kings Cross:

Eateries:

Kings Cross is blessed with a range of popular cafés and restaurants within the small footprint of the district, providing great places to eat in Kings Cross. At Kings Cross you can enjoy great value from High Street names including Pret a Manger, Nandos and McDonald’s. If you’re seeking something more exotic and adventurous, the higher-end luxury restaurants of Parrillan and Monty’s & Bob can also be found within the area. Here are our top three must try restaurants in Kings Cross:

Barrafina King’s Cross – Stylish Spanish cuisine:

This Spanish chain has been melting foodie hearts with an incredible explosion of presentation and pure taste. Don’t miss the opportunity to treat your taste buds with the eggy, gooey tortilla and classy croquestas filled with rich Spanish blood pudding.

Dishoom:

The spice and vibrant taste of India has arrived at Kings Cross. Design-conscious, contemporary and slick, one thing’s for sure, you cannot argue with the food. Once you’ve tried the bhel pooris and biryanis, you’ll be finding yourself eating here more often.

Flat Iron King’s Cross:

Flat Iron have an avid following amongst Londoners, providing mouth watering dishes across their rich menu. Their signature dish of flat iron steaks is well known as being one of London’s finest, all for a cheaper price than you’d normally pay at a steakhouse.

Shopping in Kings Cross:

Kings Cross has many options if shopping is a top requirement for you. From COS and Emin & Paul to Nike Central Kings Cross, the best shopping outlets are here in Kings Cross. Wherever you turn in Kings Cross you won’t be far from a top brand retail outlet. There’s even a chance to stop over at The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 ¾ for those Harry Potter fanatics.

Offices in Kings Cross:

With incredible access to the best serviced offices in Kings Cross, Office Freedom are best placed to help you find your perfect office space. We’ve picked out some of our top picks for Kings Cross:

Pancras Square:

Blessed with unique, eye-catching and spectacular features throughout, including circular pillars, a swimming pool and stunning views, Pancras Square is an office space not to miss. Members can enjoy access to modern conference rooms with magnificent views, stylish breakout space and a superb reception area perfect for creating a fantastic first impression.

Pentonville Road:

Luxury breakout spaces, a stylish kitchen area, plus all the facilities you could wish for, this magnificent office space is designed to encourage productivity and collaborative working. Bars, cafes and restaurants are all on your doorstep making the perfect spot to meet with clients. With bars, cafes and small parks surrounding this beautiful building, one thing’s for sure, your business won’t be short of things to do.

Pancras Square:

Each office space comes fully furnished and ready to move into, with modern features and facilities spread throughout the building. Conference rooms can accommodate small to large groups, while the stylish breakout space offers a more café style environment in contrast to traditional office space. Rainwater harvesting, a roof terrace and a lighting strategy earmarks this building as one which embraces the eco green environment.

These are just a selection of our properties. Contact our team today to find out more about other flexible offices and the latest prices and availability.

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