New to Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross (and takeaway only) is Hiden Curry Lab, a very dayglo yellow shop selling Japanese curry. It's taken over the space that used to be Bodega Rita's and is apparently an homage to Japan's many 'hole-in-the-wall' speciality restaurants.
The menu is the simplest possible. There are two forms of Japanese curry and rice (and pickles), either beef or vegan, created by
They kicked things off at Boxpark Wembley, now long finger-doughnut sellers Longboys are opening in King's Cross. They're the latest place to open in Coal Drops Yard.
Longboys has two impressive pastry chefs at the helm. Graham Hornigold was Group Pastry Chef for the Hakkasan group and Heather Kaniuk was former Executive Pastry Chef at the Mandarin Oriental and the Shangri-La at The Shard. So you
Back at work and in real need of a proper sandwich for lunch? Well, Sons + Daughters are bringing a little taste of their sibling restaurant Pidgin to King's Cross this month.
For January, Pidgin chefs Michael Robins and Hamish Pearce present their take on a Tuna Melt. It's sustainably sourced pole-caught tuna, horseradish aioli, smoked applewood cheddar, spiced onion relish, mango chutney, iceberg lettuce and herb
Interesting foodie news for anyone near King's Cross. Wonderful foodie store Vallebona has just opened a pop-up shop down at Coal Drops Yard.
Run by Stefano Vallebona and his wife Naoko, the company - which began life as a stall in Borough Market back in the 90s - has for a while been a major foodie destination down in Wimbledon. It supplies all manner of amazing Italian and Japanese produce, and does a roaring trade with chefs and
James Ramsden and Sam Herlihy already have a winner with Pidgin and now they're opening a more casual restaurant in King's Cross. There will be plenty of sandwiches (including finger sandwiches) and soft serve.
If you've been wondering (and some of you food obsessives may well have) about ways to enhance an already swoonsomely good Morty & Bob toastie, seems the King's Cross restaurateurs are ahead of you there.
For the latest in their Melt Collaborations series, they've teamed up with Patty & Bun to create a burger and toasted sandwich mash-up. The Jose Jose Grilled Cheese takes inspiration from Patty & Bun's Jose Jose Burger.
The limited edition
Perfectly situated to catch the summer sun as it falls over Coal Drops Yard at King's Cross, this outside grill is going to be a huge hit.
Recently launched in Coal Drops Yard, Morty and Bobs are well known for their very fine cheese toasties. Now they're settled in their fancy new restaurant, they're teaming up with other chefs for the monthly Melt Collaborations. And to kick things off, they've drafted in Mark Hix.
The new toastie from Hix and M&B features black pudding, spring onions and tangy apple sauce, grilled between thick
Barrafina's counter dining is already a big hit in all its locations - and now they're trying something new at King's Cross. They're launching Parrillan - an outside space where you can grill your own meat, fish and vegetables.
If you're a coffee nut, then the recent opening of Le Café Alain Ducasse at Coal Drops Yard will not have passed you by. If, however, you aren't as au fait with all the latest London coffee news as you might be, then let us enlighten you.
As the name suggests, this is the multi Michelin-starred chef's first UK opening of this particular cafe - he has another in Paris, where he also has a roastery. And while they may lure you in the door with a £2.50
London's wine bar scene gets raised a notch with the arrive of the Harts Group new wine bar in King's Cross.
Former Murano head chef Pip Lacey has gone it alone with a new restaurant overlooking Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross. We check it out.
Coal Drops Yard is a huge undertaking at King's Cross - completely revitalising a large part of the area. The revamp looks quite astonishing and, of course, it brings with is a lot of new restaurants cafes and more (as well as some ace shopping opportunities).
The Yard has now opened - although some restaurants will open later - but here's everything you need to know about the food at Coal Drops Yard
The Harts Group bring their very popular Mexican restaurant to the impressive Coal Drops Yard area. And they've split it into two. We head to King's Cross to try it out.
It's the fourth restaurant for the Barrafina team, taking their Spanish tapas counter dining restaurant to Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross. We pop down to see if their winning streak continues.
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