Coal Drops Yard

The shopping and dining hotspot at the heart of King's Cross

Discover something different

Coal Drops Yard brings something entirely different to London’s shopping and dining scene.

The cobbled streets and brick arches are home to a wonderful and unexpected mix of independent shops and signature brands from home and abroad.

There are more than 50 shops, cafés, bars and restaurants for you to discover - all just minutes from King's Cross and St Pancras stations.

A warm welcome awaits you

If you're looking for something unique and a little bit special, then this is the place.

Coal Drops Yard is home to independent craftspeople and brands both big and small. There are names you’ll know, doing something different, as well as exciting up-and-coming designers. The focus is on quality, craftsmanship and ethically-sourced products.

Our community of shopkeepers are passionate about their offerings and will give you a warm welcome as well as any advice you might need.


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Behind the scenes at @Cubitts ⁠
Cubitts makes handcrafted frames and sunglasses in King's Cross. ⁠
When your old pair is worse for wear, you can donate them back to Cubitts. They'll deep clean, polish and buff your specs so they're good as new, and they'll become part of a limited edition collection. ⁠
To find out more about Cubitts at Coal Drops Yard, select the link in the bio.
Take a look back at @blackhorselane's pattern making demonstration in Coal Drops Yard with @claudettejoseph50. 👖⁠
Blackhorse Lane Ateliers set a pattern cutter a challenge to see what she could make from the leftover leg trimmings they collect everyday. ⁠
Blackhorse Lane is London's only craft jean maker, with a made-to-measure service for Londoners looking for jeans that fit perfectly. Click on the link in our bio to find out more about upcoming workshops and events. ⁠
Parrillan in Coal Drops Yard is a Spanish restaurant on a beautiful heated terrace, surrounded by Mediterranean plants.⁠
@biancas.plates visited @parrillanlondon and enjoyed the ham croquetas, prawns and lobster - all cooked over fire on the table. ⁠
Head to the link in our bio to if you want to reserve a table.

Eating out

Coal Drops Yard is also home to some of London's most exciting eateries - with something to suit everyone's taste and pocket.

From Barrafina, Coal Office and hicce to more casual options, Morty & Bobs, Vermuteria, Casa and Plaza Pastor and The Drops wine bar.  The restaurants all have charming heated terraces so you can dine outside or inside, year-round.

On Lower Stable Street you'll find Hiden Curry, Sons + Daughters and more.