Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard. Photo by John Sturrock. Image courtesy of Purple.
Discover more than 50 stores, restaurants and cafes in a King’s Cross location alive with history.


Head to eye-catching Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross for top-notch shopping, eclectic dining and exciting activities.

Wander along cobbled courtyards beneath the gleaming canopy, and you'll find quirky shops and eateries hidden in arches that formed part of the original Victorian "coal drops", as well as large statement stores on each street corner.

Discover designer threads at Paul Smith and COS, the latest technology at Samsung or decadent treats from Alain Ducasse at Le Chocolat. Food offerings include tapas specialists Barrafina and handheld Mexican bites from Casa Pastor.

The canal-side location and historic architecture combine to provide the perfect setting to while away a few hours. Make sure to look out for special in-store events, workshops, pop-ups and talks that form part of an ongoing programme of activities and events.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Winter Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10am to 7pm

Sunday: 12pm to 6pm

Venue Details & Map

Coal Drops Yard

Stable Street
Kings Cross

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