Category Archives: Local businesses

Flatiron Steak replacing TED on Cally Road?

A licence transfer notice for 47-51 Caledonian Road suggests that the relatively shortlived TED restaurant is to be replaced by a steak joint, Flatiron.  If this is right, as Kings Cross is short of steak places this is welcome.  Reviews … Continue reading

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South of Kings Cross is for independent Coffee!

A boulevard of coffee shops, independent shops and some restaurants, along Kings Cross Road was a long term vision some locals in the South of Kings Cross always had, and it seems that this vision has taken on shape now … Continue reading

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Eye eye – Kings Cross estates are new designer icon

Gentrification, love it or loathe it does all sorts of odd things to change how people perceive a neighbourhood. The estates and streets of ‘London’s trendy Kings Cross’ seem to have transcended edgy in the designer pantheon and are now … Continue reading

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Eviction of long-standing Kings Cross motorbike business

The owner of the motorbike business Motopsycho, a long standing feature in South Kings Cross, currently residing at 18 Acton Street, is to leave the premises by August, in spite of the owner Keith Pollen in his own words, “always … Continue reading

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Sustainable Art Exhibition: 16th- 19th May

The Kings Cross based Atelier Tammam, more known for its outstanding ethical fashion and bridal ware have created a “Sustainable World Art Competition & Exhibition” here in Kings Cross,the first of its kind. Come and see the Public Exhibition: May … Continue reading

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Cally Road gets new bakery with superb bacon sandwich and artisan breads

This was a marvelous bacon sandwich – lovely soft brown bread, with a crisp crust only a few hours out of the oven and succulent bacon and a little brown sauce.  I ate it at Sunflour Bakery at 263 Caledonian … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Harvest Festival feast – Alara, Camley Street Friday 20th Sept 6-8pm #kgxharvest

The whole food folk at Alara Wholefoods on Camley Street want to eat the fruits of last year’s ploughing the fields and scattering seed.   They have a Harvest Feast on Friday evening – details above and in the poster. … Continue reading

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Do you think Cally Pool is a filthy dump? Do we deserve better?

Cally pool may be popular amongst some, but the swimming pool has probably seen better days:  The changing rooms have permanent stained puddles, the facilities are beyond yesteryear, and who dares to use the toilets or send your child to … Continue reading

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