Big Chill King’s Cross 1

257-259 Pentonville Road , London, N1 9NL

Big Chill King's Cross bar red stools plants tables

SquareMeal Review of Big Chill King’s Cross

Like the mainline railway terminus across the road, Big Chill King’s Cross has also recently been remodelled – and it often feels just as crowded. The spirit of the festival (now sadly defunct) that gave the venue its name lives on at this popular diner-bar-danceteria, whose rejigged ground floor mixes 1960s urban loft with NYC nightclub circa Run-DMC. Explore a ramble of loosely themed retro rooms both downstairs and up, culminating in a sprawling south-facing all-weather roof terrace served by a hatch bar. Here you can chill over sundowner Spritzes, Mules, Old Fashioneds, coffee Martinis and Sours such as Gingerbread (laced with Jameson’s Irish whisky). Portobello and Truman’s are among the London draught beers. Peckish? Snack on burgers, wings, nachos, soups or salads. And after stomping the red-lit dance floor until 3am to old soul, hip-hop, funk and millennial grooves, return later to cure the hangover with BCKC’s Anglo-American brunch staples.

Best Female Chefs Series

MONICA GALETTI

In the Year of the Woman, SquareMeal is running a series of interviews with top female chefs. Read here to discover the sense of achievement Monica Galetti feels about owning her first restaurant, what it’s like working with her husband, and the different ways in which Masterchef has changed her life.

Big Chill King’s Cross is recommended for

Rooftop

Are you the restaurant owner?

Click here for Links & Logos

Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

King's Cross Tube Station 131m

King's Cross/St. Pancras Tube Station 153m

Address

Address: 257-259 Pentonville Road , London N1 9NL

Area: Islington Barnsbury

Opening times

Mon-Sun 11am-12M (Fri-Sat -3am)

Nearby Landmarks

Courtyard Theatre 154m

Camden Centre 261m

Details

Telephone: 020 7427 2540

Website:

Cuisine: Bars

Private Dining: 50

Food & Drink:

Service:

Atmosphere:

Value:

Check out the SquareMeal Lists which include Big Chill King’s Cross