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King's Cross Railway StationThe area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of the Eurostar at the nearby St Pancras International and Network Rail's £550m, eight-year revamp, completed in 2013, the neighbourhood is unrecognisable. The centrepiece of the station is the concourse, featuring a wave-like 985-ton steel roof designed by British architects John McAslan + Partners Lewis which has been added to Cubitt's mainline terminus. The station is also home to the now legendary platform 9 and three quarters made famous by J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books. There aren't actually tracks between platforms 9 and 10 at King's Cross, but that doesn't stop hoards of Harry fans taking snaps of the place where the imaginary platform is meant to be, along with a trolley that looks as if it has disappeared through the wall. X could mark the spot for Boadicea as rumour has it that she is buried beneath platform 8 and her ghost haunts the underground passages.

Regular train services depart King's Cross for destinations in the Northeast and Scotland.

 

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Underground Stations

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  29% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  33% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 10 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  27% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 10 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2.5 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 31 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 31 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 35 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Leveret
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 8pm
King's Cross Railway Station, 90 York Way, N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Vox Luminis
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 8pm
King's Cross Railway Station, 90 York Way, N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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American Pastoral
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd January to 14th March 2020 - 10am-6pm
King's Cross Railway Station, 6-24 Britannia Street, WC1X | 5 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Taking its title from Philip Roth's 1997 novel, this group show juxtaposes modern and contemporary works with historical American landscapes to comment on the American Dream. ...More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
 
 
 
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1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
York Road, N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Yalla Yalla
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
King's Cross Station, Mezzanine Level, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross Station, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
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Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Samsung KX Kings Cross
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Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 7 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Frame King's Cross
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 6 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Pancras Square Leisure
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Anthracite
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Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
Bringing a touch of glamour to King's Cross, Anthracite is a sophisticated martini lounge with breathtaking views of George Gilbert ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
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Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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