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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Sugaring London is part of Coal Drops Yard’s mix of independent shops, signature brands, food and drink options, plus gyms, hair and beauty studios. 

From Brazilians and Hollywoods through to Manzilians, underarm, leg, full body treatments and more, Sugaring London is a one-stop destination for painless hair removal which uses a sustainable, vegan mix of sugar, lemon and water. 

Gentle for sensitive skin, the skilled team @sugaringlondon have removed the unwanted hair of tens of thousands of Londoners.

📍 Find them at Coal Drops Yard, Upper Viaduct, Unit 93, N1C 4DQ.
There are more than 50 shops, cafés, bars and restaurants for you to discover at Coal Drops Yard - all sat alongside the idyllic Regent's Canal. ⁠
This nine-mile waterway flows quietly through King's Cross and our capital, from the River Thames at Limehouse to Paddington. It's the perfect spot for a walk after visiting Coal Drops Yard.
“I really enjoy wearing pieces that clash and have lots of patterns. It allows me to walk around feeling powerful knowing that I’m wearing stuff that really resonates with who I am.”

Coal Drops Yard at King’s Cross has curated 10 looks with stylist Michele Rafferty, starring the community from the local neighbourhood who embody rebellious style. 

Find out how Jake, who is a student in King’s Cross, experiments with their style.
🔗 Shop the look from the link in the bio.
Barrafina in Coal Drops Yard is the largest of London’s five Barrafinas – London's much-loved series of restaurants from the Hart Brothers. ⁠
The food is modern Spanish tapas delivered in an informal, relaxed style, making it perfect for catch-ups, dates or moments worth celebrating.⁠
📍 Coal Drops Yard, Upper Viaduct level, N1C 4AB.⁠
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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.