Christmas has arrived in King’s Cross and it looks absolutely incredible.
London’s number 1 hotspot for shopping, dining, drinking and socialising is pulling out all the festive stops this holiday season, with an extraordinary line-up of wonderfully wintery activities and a dazzling new Christmas look, featuring a radiant 28-ft immersive Christmas tree installation in Coal Drops Yard in the heart of King’s Cross.
Get into the winter sports spirit at Coal Drops Yard with the absurdly fun pop-up, Club Curling. And indulge in some tasty festive treats as you shop, dine and drink at King’s Cross – the ultimate Christmas destination for 2021!
Winter games – Get your curl on this Christmas
Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a winter-themed play park, featuring the spectacular Club Curling. Get your curl on as you work in teams of up to four across sleek sustainable curling lanes. Bring your mates to try something new, or break the ice as you dabble in a new activity with a date. And with a bar serving up an assortment of cocktails you’ll enjoy plenty of top-notch tipples – shaken not curled! With tickets at just £5 and free for children under 12, you’d be crazy not to go.You can turn up and play, but to be sure to get a lane, pre-book online!
In line with the sustainable spirit of King’s Cross, the light whizz kids, This is Loop, have revamped Coal Drops Yard’s 2020 ‘Terrarium Tree’ to create a spectacular 28-ft infinity-style tree, named ‘Prism’. Watch London come to life underneath this magnificent structure celebrating unity and strength. Stroll through a mirrored tunnel in the centre of the tree, reminiscent of a giant kaleidoscope, and lose yourself in a mesmerising world of light, reflection and colour.
Shop till you drop
Get your nearest-and-dearest grinning this Christmas as you shop unique and wonderful gifts on King’s Boulevard, Stable Street or in the buzzing Coal Drops Yard. With over 50 independent shops and global flagship stores, you’ll have no trouble finding something for even the hardest to please. Discover stand-out homeware at Hato Store, or head to Maya Magal to treat that special someone to bespoke jewellery. Stock up on new makeup and fragrances from Space NK or grab head-turning party wear from Wolf & Badger and fabulous footwear by Tracey Neuls. With a friendly community of shopkeepers on hand to offer a warm welcome, you’ll never be stuck for thoughtful ideas.
Dine out in style
And once you’ve worked up an appetite, make a day of it by enjoying a perfectly steamed bun at Cafe Bao, Sri Lankan gourmet goodies at Hoppers or pizza perfection at Happy Face. Top off your visit with delicious cocktails at one of the many bars whipping up festive specials or a trio of wines from Vinoteca to compliment your Christmas meal from their a la carte menu. Cheers to that! Or how about a festive doughnut from Longboys or a Christmas coffee blend from Caravan – expect undertones of ginger, maple syrup, candied orange and mulling spice.
So easy to get to!
These extraordinarily good Christmas activities are just a 2-minute walk away from London King’s Cross station. And with the Victoria, Northern, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan lines all running to the hotspot, you can get to King’s Cross in no time at all. What’s more, this vibrant neighbourhood is completely traffic-free!