Caravan King's Cross

4.3
2056 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Global, International
Top tags:
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Housed within a Grade II listed Victorian Grain Store, Caravan King’s Cross was the first restaurant to open within the King’s Cross Partnership Development behind St Pancras/King’s Cross Station. Designed with the building’s history in mind we have created a soft industrial dining room, combined with an open kitchen and coffee take-out bar. Our outdoor terrace sits directly on Granary Square and is enhanced by a beautiful fountain installation. Serving our signature well-travelled breakfast, brunch, all day food and drink menus alongside freshly roasted coffee, you are welcome to dine or drink with us anytime!

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The Kings Cross branch of Aussie coffee shop and all-day restaurant is perfect for flat whites and laid-back brunches. It’s also good for groups.

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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LR
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great venue and food. A bit noisier than I would have liked but that is personal preference. Great service and friendly staff.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with a business colleague, had a great time as usual. Food and drink was top notch and the service was excellent

s
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Lovely food, but too noisy for a group of 4 to chat over dinner.

JA
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

We enjoyed the food (albeit it all came at different times). However there was not enough staff fro how busy it was...every time we wanted anything we had to wait ages to get someones attention and it was very chaotic. We order a drink and after 20mins of no drink we checked in to where it was - apparently they stopped serving that particular drink at breakfast ...he didn't say when we ordered. The tonic water I ordered was flat and half a glss full! Overall I just felt like the service was particularly bad given the price of the food.

L
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed my first visit to caravan. Food and beer was great. My friend from NZ was impressed also

RC
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

The food was great but the service was a little off, things arriving at different times with big gaps between individual plates being served.

EL
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Such a great a lovely restaurant the food was amazing and in a fun area as well!!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

When the food arrived, it was great as usual! The kitchen forgot to take the order, so we waited almost an hour for our food, not the serving staff’s fault, as they were apologetic and rectified things, but only after we’d had to complain about the wait.

JJ
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I’ve been here a few times now and love the food. The staff are professional and friendly. It would so much better though if the music could be turned down. We couldn’t hear ourselves talk!

AC
London
6 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place. Buzzy, delicious food and drink. I always leave satisfied and smiling!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place.

AM
Tampa
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Amazing range of high quality food, though rather noisy.

EP
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Really slow drinks service, we ordered our wine 3 times before it came and when it did it was the wrong bottle. We weren’t asked to check it and so didn’t realise until we had drunk some of it. The wine we were seved was more expensive than the one we selected and we were still charged the higher price, even though it wasn’t the one we asked for. I was expecting the wine to be at least discounted, if not on the house given we waited so long for it and when it arrived it was wrong! Disappointing from Caravan and not the level of service I have experienced previously - it seems it is going downhill which is a shame. The food also wasn’t as good as it has been on previous visits. A poor show from Caravan Kings Cross, unlikely we’ll be back...

e
London
8 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, sharing plates are perfect for a group of friends. Nice place too

Z
London
6 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful atmosphere and staff

N
London
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great staff. Good vibe. Felt very welcome. Food was gorgeous.

S
London
5 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

afraid the service wasn't very good. It took ages for them to take drinks orders and then ages for the drinks to arrive. Our food order was taken 1 hour after we had been at the table but the food did appear very quickly and the food is yummy. It was very noisy and busy , and very smoky in the restaurant.

F
1 review
Dined on 30 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

The service was appalling. None of the waiting staff could explain what thier kefir soft drinks were or what ingredients were in the desserts. I wouldn't recommend Caravan -over-priced and awful service

OT
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Great Pimms + lemonade!

R
London
6 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a lovely dinner at Caravan Kings Cross. Fab burrata and croquetas, really tasty. They also have a nice selection of good seasonal cocktails.

RD
London
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely time at Caravan - food was delicious and the staff were great and incredibly accommodating - we needed to add another diner to our booking and they shifted seats around without fuss or irritation! Thanks.
It's quite noisy in there but I was maybe more conscious of it as I was there with my parents who are pensioners. But it's a great place - I've been before with friends and will come again.

p
London
50 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Caravan at KC was good all round, but as usual noise levels were high and shouting at the table isn't my thing

OT
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was very good and the ambiance of the restaurant was great. Will be visiting again soon

NL
London
25 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely dinner with a group of friends on a Friday night. Good atmosphere, lovely service and good food (pizzas were really yummy!).
A good option if you are around King’s Cross (and you can book a table which is always a plus!).

A
London
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Bear in mind that it was really hot that day so I understand that the staff might have been feeling a bit temperamental, however everyone was borderline rude except the front of house when you come in. I broke a jug of water by accident and the waitress who came to clean it up did not even acknowledge me. I would have said sorry if she had even looked at me, but she just looked annoyed. The food was ok but Caravan's reputation did not hold up to my expectations. I had been told very good things, but it felt like a hot was prepared in advance, not even really fresh. Very disappointed. Hopefully this was a one-off. In regards to the noise level, this is due to the water fountains in Granary Square. Sitting outside is very noisy as you have to shout to be heard because of the noise level.

LM
London
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was excellent from everyone we encountered. Food delicious and good value. Noise level made it difficult to have a conversation - no need for the music, it was just an extra sound to shout through.

H
London
3 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, excellent service and fantastic location. Sitting outside was a joy.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 1ambience 5

Very good experience but waiting service was awful and had to stalk our waiter for service and even a desert menu - could have bought 2 more bottles of wine with more attentive service!

KN
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Buzzing atmosphere. Great place. Lovely food. Perfect lunch.

G
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Great service food is delicious but I do feel they have reduced the portion sizes somewhat as I’ve been several times. Great place to meet friends - a tad noisy though

PM
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great meal at Caravan, food is fantastic (but they’d run out of a few things including chips!)
Quite loud, but we managed to have a conversation. Service excellent.

HS
London
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

Wasn’t overall amazed by the experience if I’m honest. Half the items on the menu had run out and the only food left was all incredibly spicy. Some of the staff have a serious attitude problem. It took around 20 mins for our drinks to arrive. When we questioned this we had no apology from the waiter. Wouldn’t rush back, which is a shame.

GG
London
9 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff were all so attentive going above and beyond to keep us updated about our table. They brought out the cake we had made which was so kind and were really quick to offer more drinks. Was a really lovely celebratory meal and we felt extremely well looked after. The food was also delicious

FR
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Special thanks to Chef Charlie for his outstanding food, I had to come to the kitchen to thank him. Presentation, Taste, Texture - all 5*!

I will definitely be recommending this restaurant to anybody who will listen.

D
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Food great, but service was absolutely excellent.
Great attentiveness, fantastic recommendations and service with a smile moved the evening from being a good one to a great one. It makes a real difference. Shout out to Elena who led by example.

NS
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The vegan breakfast with avocado spread was very tastefull.
Caravan King's Cross is a lovely location with friendly staff.
When we come back to London, we will definitely come back here!

IR
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 1

We booked a table, we then were told there was no table available and to get a drink, we were then told we couldn't have a drink until we had a table and waited half an hour. When we did order, one item that was ordered did not arrive and we were charged for it along with another item we had not ordered.

RJ
London
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the food, good value, fun place to meet and eat:)

L
London
15 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Brilliant dinner with great food. Drinks took a while but otherwise lovely.

CM
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Food was great, as usual - the spiced cauliflower was perfect - but service was lacklustre. We ordered drinks at the bar, ordered them again when we sat, & then asked for them AGAIN when we started to receive our food, as we still hadn't had them & this was 30 minutes later. They were put in front of us with a small 'Apologies' but that was it. We waited to have our plates cleared for abut 20 minutes, so when we were asked if we wanted anything else, we said no - worried that it would take so long! Bit of a shame as we would have had more drinks, desserts & coffees if service had allowed it.

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