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Jam-packed with vintage ‘kitchenalia’ & knitted goods galore, this colourful café brings a bit of cheer to the bottom of Cally Road. If it’s vintage, kitsch or creative, you’ll probably find it
here, & there’s work by up-&-coming designers, too. Before you start to shop, rev up with something from the feel-good drinks list: think root beer floats, Oreo cookie milkshakes, hot
chocolate with marshmallows, & a host of flavoured teas. For something stronger, take a fully dressed Pimm’s, a bottle of organic beer or a fun cocktail. They also serve cakes & homemade
pork pies, plus proper afternoon tea for a bargain £12, & there’s always plenty to ‘do’, from pay-what- you-think parlour games to beginner’s crochet. It’s jam & Jerusalem for the next
This post has been languishing half-finished in my drafts folder since September, so it feels quite satisfying to finally hit the publish button! I ended up in Drink Shop & Do - a cool concept cafe near Kings Cross - after an extremely unsuccesful trip to the Kings Cross ice-cream festival (it was raining, half the stands were closed, and they ran out of ice-cream just before we arrived. NIGHTMARE!). Ice-cream hopes dashed,we decided to find somewhere out of the rain for a cup of tea and a bite to eat. My friend suggested Drink, Shop & Do. What do you call an ice-cream festival with no ice-cream...?A mere 2 minutes...
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In this wonderful cafe bar situated in Kings Cross you can drink, shop, dance and……..do! The set up is like a vintage style tea room serving tea, cake, full afternoon tea and cocktails upstairs. There’s a darker bar more suited to dancing downstairs.There are many ‘dos’ all well priced and also many are free.During the day if you want to arrange an event, like a hen party, you can book in a do of your choice.Otherwise there are many pre-arranged do’s you can take part in...
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