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German Gymnasium Grand Café

1 King's Boulevard King's Cross, London, N1C 4BU

((((* Modern European
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Fantastic building, great atmosphere, excellent food and attentive service all make for a special dining experience.

Adam K 20 December 2016
from Chichester

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A stunningly converted Grade-II listed building that was England's first purpose-built gym, German Gymnasium Grand Café is a focal point in King's Cross. Along with chic brasserie dining, there are premium cocktails, afternoon teas, and vast heated terraces.

The Mittel-European German Gymnasium Grand Café menu caters for any time of day. For breakfast and brunch there is smoked salmon with scrambled eggs, freshly-squeezed juices and smoothies, while at lunch there are delicacies including beef broth with liver dumplings and shaved black truffles. Fresh oysters feature, along with caviar, traditional beef goulash, and excellent schnitzels.

Afternoon teas at German Gymnasium King's Cross feature German and Austrian varieties, including mini rolls filled with Black Forest ham, as well as sweet treats like apple strudel and frangipane tart. The wine, champagne and cocktail lists are extensive, as is the choice of speciality beers.

Mixing traditional elegance with stunning contemporary features, German Gymnasium Grand Café London is 4 minutes' walk from King's Cross St Pancras Rail Station.

German Gymnasium Grand Café

1 King's Boulevard King's Cross, London, N1C 4BU

Contact +44 2072878000

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Customer reviews for German Gymnasium Grand Café

4.1 ((((* (based on 30 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (16)
  • trendy (16)
  • lunch (13)
  • afternoon tea (10)
  • romantic (9)
  • business (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • luxury (5)
  • breakfast (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • value (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • views (1)
  • (((** 16 February 2017 by Kostas Vekrellis from London

    Food ok, nice environment

  • (((** 1 February 2017 by Kreepa from London

    Lovely food! Difficult to choose from the menu.

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Adam K from Chichester

    Fantastic building, great atmosphere, excellent food and attentive service all make for a special dining experience.

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Edward Knighton from London

    Good welcome, fast service. Great Black Forest Coupe!

  • ((((( 27 November 2016 by Allan Bingham-French from London

    Excellent good and service

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Maria Malacinova from Chobham

    Very friendly and welcoming staff, great service and delicious food. Would definitely highly recommend.

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Keith S from Lincoln

    We had a great time at the German Gymnasium, our food was very good coupled with great surroundings and attentive staff what's not to like!

  • ((((* 28 October 2016 by Antonio from London

    Very nice setting, and nice atmosphere. The veal schnitzel and the schupfnudeln were both very, very tasty, and both very filling dishes.

  • (((** 3 October 2016 by Sally from London

    The surroundings to the restaurant are impressive and the service friendly and good. The food was good, but £10 for one German sausage and chips I think was a little on the expensive side. The sauerkraut was lovely.

  • ((((* 27 September 2016 by Jennifer Emm from London

    Love the architecture of the restaurant and all the fittings and fixtures. Staff were also very good.

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