Great Northern Hotel London
Pancras Road London, N1C 4TB GB
London Area: Kings Cross St Pancras and Islington
91 rooms, 5 floors
Newly reopened in April 2013 in the heart of London's King's Cross St Pancras, this Grade II listed boutique hotel has undergone a magnificent 40m renovation capturing the timeless elegance of the original hotel: broad corridors, sweeping staircases and impeccable design throughout. The intention is to evoke the romance of bygone rail travel and to preserve a sense of history and style with 91 rooms luxuriously restored and every item of furniture hand crafted by artisans, selected for its quality and provenance. The hotel offers three room categories:- Couchette, Wainscot, Cubitt each with a Hypnos double bed, 500 thread count Egyptian cotton linen, high ceilings, abundant natural light and Loewe HD TV's. The hotel also provides complimentary entertainment comprising super-fast 500MB bandwidth wireless internet accessible throughout the building, 72 movie library, a mixture of classic and new releases, 40 audio books and 6 curated playlists by top DJ's; the hotel only hope you have time to enjoy it all. A unique feature are the Pantries on each floor, this quirky concept is a collective space where you can retreat to pick up a retro treat or homemade cake, alternatively browse the book collection or read the news of the day.
Welcome relief for the parched and the peckish can be found in Plum + Spilt Milk, GNH Bar and Kiosk. Set in an elegant and informal space created for people to meet, eat, work and socialise, Plum plus Spilt Milk has sweeping views over the new King's Cross piazza and St Pancras. An outstanding kitchen brigade is headed up by Michelin starred Chef Mark Sargeant featuring classic British dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients. For those passing through or stopping for the night, GNH Bar features a decadent interior to house a glamorous continental cocktail bar in central London. Alternatively for the finest food on the go Kiosk serves the best New York deli style sandwiches and Monmouth coffee.
Plum and Spilt Milk
Plum and Spilt Milk serves simple classics beautifully cooked in an atmosphere elegant yet relaxed. Settle into sublime handmade furniture as floor-to-ceiling windows and hand-blown glass filaments light a railway dining room in a class of its own. Take breakfast from seven-a short pause for elevenses-swift-classic lunches-relax for dinner as the light dims-a meeting place elegant yet relaxed. Classic dishes made from the finest ingredients-offered at great prices from 7am to midnight. The perfect place to meet-eat-work or relax. Plum and Spilt Milk takes its name from the distinctive livery worn by the first dining cars pulled out of Kings Cross by the Flying Scotsman. Twice-baked smoked haddock souffle or slow cooked Jacobs Ladder with parsnip mash followed by lemon meringue pie or chocolate fondant - food which leaves you replete but dying to return.
GNH Bar is a classic continental bar at the heart of Great Northern Hotel and open to the new Western Concourse of Kings Cross Station serving an unrivalled range of breakfasts-juices-teas-coffees-mouth-watering light bites-sliders-sandwiches-charcuterie and more - all accompanied by the finest wines-beers-spirits. Couture Paris meets modernist Manhattan in a rival to the great railway bars of the world. Evoking the sleek lines of Art Deco and the cut-glass of the Belle Epoque GNH Bar comes to life at breakfast glides easily into lunch changes gear smoothly for evening meetings then slides gracefully into cocktails and stolen glances till late.
KIOSK opens straight onto the new Western Concourse at Kings Cross Station and is just metres from St Pancras International. KIOSK serves hugely generous utterly unfussy hand-carved hot roast meats - turkey-pork-salt-beef - stacked into delicious artisan breads beautifully packaged and offered with fine rich Monmouth Coffee.
- LHR - 20 Mi / 32 Km
- LCY - 8 Mi / 13 Km
- LGW - 28 Mi / 45 Km
- LTN - 29 Mi / 47 Km
- STN - 32 Mi / 51 Km
- LON - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- Madame Tussauds - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- London Zoo - 1 Mi / 2 Km
- Oxford Street - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- Covent Garden - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- London Eye - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- Tate Modern - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- London - 2 Mi / 3 Km
- London Canal Museum - 0 Mi / 0 Km
- St Pancras Station - 0 Mi / 0 Km
- Kings Cross Station - 0 Mi / 0 Km
- British Museum - 1 Mi / 2 Km
- Harrods - 3 Mi / 5 Km