What it’s like:Industrial · Quiet · Hip
Known for:Parks · Museums · Pizza
Tips from locals
Kings Cross Light Tunnel - Heals of London is a furniture shop along Tottenham Court Road. Towards the back of the store is this staircase which is one of the prettiest interior photo spots in London. I believe people often go into the store just to take pictures of this staircase. Wong Kar Wai…
There's been a huge regeneration project around Kings Cross - there are now tonnes of independent shops, great restaurants and bars in the area around the station (and market stalls at the weekend). Really worth a visit.
Walk along the Regents Canal at the bottom of Kentish Town Rd - turn left to go to the amazing Kings Cross with its myriad of restaurants and parks - or turn right to go through Camden Market and London Zoo to Little Venice.
Vibrant entire newly renovated district round the back of Kings Cross station full of restaurants, bars, shops, new buildings, works of art - a giant swing, St Martin's School of Art, the German Gymnasium bar, walk-through fountains in Granary Square, Kings Place arts centre, and they say Google HQ…