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King’s Cross short break: Great Northern Hotel

Why waste precious short break time on a train? Leave the kids with granny and shack up for the night right by the station

Food

Review: Dishoom, King’s Cross

Granary Square unveils its biggest restaurant yet – 9,000 square foot of perfectly reimagined, late 19th century Irani Bombay café

Coffee

Six of the best: quick lunch in King’s Cross

Lunch on the hoof is well catered for around the railway stations and up at KERB, but here are six little places tucked ever-so-slightly off the beaten track that are well worth seeking out

Food

Ich Bin: Meriel Armitage, burrito specialist

“Granary Square has such a nice vibe, it reminds me of the streetfood outdoor culture I enjoyed so much in Melbourne”

Art

Hot News: Winter Sun prepares to warm King’s Cross

Giant new ‘hearth-like’ public artwork to illuminate Granary Square, with hot cocktails and foods close at hand too

Eating and Drinking

Review: The Greek Larder, York Way

York Way has never seen anything quite like this impressively modern take on a classic cuisine. With deli and off licence in tow

Food

Review: 06 St Chad’s Place

Down an atmospheric Victorian alleyway is a surprising modern dining room. Just get there before 2pm if you want lunch…

Eating and Drinking

Review: Smithy’s

It’s been a ‘secret’ for 45 years, but this backstreet foodie destination remains a treasured find

Coffee

The Greek Larder: now open

Another ambitious opening in King’s Cross, this time on the edge of York Way and the canal. Plus: Dishoom launches next month too