October is Cocktail Month in London and that means one thing – it’s time to get on your glad rags and treat yourself to a fancy night out in the Uk capital. Whether you’re having a quick catch up drink with friends or a proper night out on the town, these cocktail bars in Kings Cross are definitely worth a visit.
What is London Cocktail Week?
London Cocktail Week takes place over a whole month in bars, restaurants, bringing delicious cocktails for bargain prices across the city. Get yourself to London this October and enjoy your favourite cocktails at hundreds of venues, which are serving up unmissable £7 cocktail deals! To get your discount wristband click here.
1. Simmons Bar
With retro wallpapers and vintage teacups for their special cocktails, Simmons Bar is a hipster’s paradise and a top spot for Cocktail lovers. Although you can find many Simmons Bars dotted across the city, our favourite is at Caledonian Rd, just a 5-minute walk from clink 78 & 261. The bar is open till 3 AM on weekends and has some very wallet-friendly mid-week deals on drinks! So what’s it to be, Mojito or Slippery Nipple?
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2. Drake & Morgan
This is our go-to place for cocktails and dinner with the gang. The menu is a perfect mix of contemporary and classics so there’s something for everyone. and the cocktails are truly scrumptious. They’re also participating in the London Cocktail Month, which means your night out won’t break the bank!
3. The Racketter
Another hidden gem to discover when you’re in King’s Cross is the cute and quaint Racketter. The intimate bar setting, decadent interior and yummy list of cocktails make it the perfect bar for a romantic date night. They even have outdoor seating for a spot of stargazing – just remember to wrap up warm!
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Spiritland is more than just a cocktail bar, it’s also a mecca of music. So if you feel like listening to new music or like to tap your toes whilst enjoying your favourite tipple, then head to Spiritland. You already know the music hits different after a few drinks!
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5. Star of Kings
Star of Kings proudly boasts an eclectic bar menu and three floors of jam-packed action! From Live Djs to comedy nights and the famous Tuesday night quiz, this traditional bar has it all. The Best part? It’s only a stone’s throw away from Clink261.
Don’t want to choose between good drinks and good food? Get both at Rotunda! A British bar and restaurant surrounded by beautiful views of the Kings Cross neighbourhood. They also have a large terrace to enjoy those cute autumnal evenings!
As the name suggests, Vinoteca is home to a wide range of requisite wines, but don’t be panic cocktail lovers, they’re also masters of mixology. Oh, and did we mention they do food too?!
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Now we might be slightly biased as we think brunch is the best meal of the day, but Caravan is hands down, the best place to get brunch in the city! Their special brunch bellinis are a cult favourite and their veggie appetizers are to die for!
9. The Fellow
Say hello to North London’s trendiest hangout! From the pub downstairs to the heated roof, you can trust them to serve you the best drinks any time of the day. With Kings Cross station just nearby it’s the ideal location to grab a few drinks before you jump on a train.
10. Big Chill Bar
If you’re craving some festival vibes then big chill is the place to go! They have a new DJ every week, personally selected by the team to always guarantee a good time on the dance floor. Who doesn’t love shaking their tail feather after a couple of Mojitos?!
So that’s that, the top cocktail bars in Kings Cross. If you’re in London for a few days this autumn or winter don’t forget to check them out! And remember if you’re looking to make a night of it, Clink78 and Clink261 are here to look after you!