Whether it’s an eggs Benedict, fry-up or healthy acai bowl you crave, we’ve gathered all the best restaurants to each brunch in King’s Cross
Words Charlotte Emerson
Grain Store is a unique, award-winning, restaurant created by Chef Bruno Loubet, the Zetter Group’s Michael Benyan and Mark Sainsbury. With heart-warming, healthy dishes lead by exotic vegetables, superfoods and spices it’s the perfect place to enjoy a meal completely guilt-free. With a substantial list of delectable brunches to choose from, you can then combine your food with a savoury/house cocktail or perhaps a nutritious smoothie shake.
Housed within a Grade II listed Victorian grain store, Caravan is designed to keep all it’s traditional, original features in mind. With an industrial dining room area, themed kitchen and bar, the restaurant also provides its very own coffee roastery and fountain terrace which sits directly over Granary Square. Savour a vast range of sweet, savoury and baked brunches, some of which change on a daily basis.
German Gymnasium is the latest enterprise from D&D London, the operator behind Le Pont de la Tour, Coq d’Argent and Bluebird. Set inside one of the most beautiful, historic buildings in King’s Cross, the restaurant provides an outdoor, heated terrace opening up onto the square and a ground floor The Meister Bar, which serves a delicious variety of the city’s best cocktails. With a brunch menu inspired by German, Austrian and Eastern European cuisine, it nods towards the direction of the buildings heritage.
Drake & Morgan
With two show stopping bars, an all year round outdoor space and an open kitchen, the latest Drake & Morgan restaurant to launch is an ideal retreat from the real world to grab brunch. With an interior specifically designed to provide maximum comfort and relaxation, choose from one, (or more), of over 30 brunches available ranging from full english breakfasts, burgers, roasts to salad.
Plum + Spilt Milk
In the heart of King’s Cross St Pancras, the Plum + Spilt Milk provides diners with simple, British themed brunches and dishes. With an interior decorated in deluxe leather and over one hundred and fifty hand-blown suspended glass lamps, it’s impossible to say this restaurant is anything but luxuriously themed.
Inside an elegant Victorian townhouse sepia prints, whirring fans and a mighty railway-station clock recreate the fashionable feel of 1930s Bombay. Discover cultured brunches for spice-loving Londoners, with dishes like Bun Maska, Akuri and Keema Per Eedu.
Granger & Co
After conquering Notting Hill and Clerkenwell, Bill Granger has taken his restaurant’s famous brunches to King’s Cross. Through travelling the world, his menu’s theme includes Tokyo, Korean, Hawaiian as well as all your favourite English classics. The menu provides a delectable range of healthy breakfast smoothies and vegetarian options, so you leave feeling completely guilt-free.
Industrial dining meets casual chic at this laidback restaurant that specialises in delicious vegan and plant-based brunches. With a no-bookings policy, it can be a gamble on the size of the queue awaiting, so you are welcome to take your brunch away with you or order it via Deliveroo.
Italian restaurant and delicatessan Lina Stores has expanded to King’s Cross, much to the delight of north Londoners, and its fantastic brunch menu is not to be missed. Until 11am, sample delights such as bomboloni (Nutella filled doughnuts) and our personal favourite, polenta with roasted mushrooms and Parmigiano. Plus, the mint green and marble decor is seriously Instagrammable.
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