There are plenty of restaurants in Kings Cross with outdoor seats, but not too many of them can say that they have a canalside view as pretty as The Lighterman. It’s a British restaurant with scenic views of the Regent’s Canal, and while there’s a shiny, minimal-looking dining room inside, The Lighterman comes into its own during decent weather with a lovely outdoor area that has plenty of seats for a group of friends to sip cocktails and eat scotch eggs and plates of Spanish ham. It’s good for an after-work meetup with a mate, or gathering some people together for a lazy session at the weekend.
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Supawan is an understated but excellent Thai restaurant near King’s Cross. It’s a spot you’ll come back to again and again.
The German Gymnasium
German Gymnasium in Kings Cross is one of the most impressive settings for a restaurant in London and great for any occasion.
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina is London tapas royalty. And although we wouldn’t class their King’s Cross spot as legendary, there’s still good food to be had.
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Bistro Union is a relaxed, neighborhood spot in Clapham. The British food isn't the best in town, but the good vibes and wine on tap make up for it.
Duck & Waffle
London’s favourite 24-hour, swish restaurant at the top of a skyscraper is perfect for brunch or very late night eats.
Bob Bob Ricard
Bob Bob Ricard is an excellent place to drink champagne and people watch. The French/Russian food is good, and the room is over the top lush.
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