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German Gymnasium Grand Café

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

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  • German Gymnasium Grand Café - London
  • German Gymnasium Grand Café - London
  • German Gymnasium Grand Café - London
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 11:30, 12:00 - 17:00 & 17:30 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00 & 17:30 - 22:00.

Quick friendly and efficient service offering very good high quality middle European cuisine at a reasonable price

Omar 01 November 2018
from Rochester

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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

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Customer reviews for German Gymnasium Grand Café

4.2 ((((* (based on 48 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (28)
  • lunch (24)
  • trendy (24)
  • afternoon tea (14)
  • romantic (14)
  • business (12)
  • large parties (9)
  • breakfast (7)
  • luxury (7)
  • private dining (6)
  • value (6)
  • al fresco (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • views (2)
  • ((((( 1 November 2018 by Omar from Rochester

    Quick friendly and efficient service offering very good high quality middle European cuisine at a reasonable price

  • ((((( 4 June 2018 by Ian from Cambridge

    Excellent location, good food, good service!

  • ((((* 3 May 2018 by Fiona from London

    The food was cold, sent it back and came back hot with extra sides too! The manager Sam was awesome, so attentive, kind and couldn't do enough for you in such a pleasant way. The general service was fine, would recommend it as the building and ambiance is amazing. 9 out of 10!

  • ((((* 15 April 2018 by Anil from Singapore

    I liked the quick service and attention to detail.

  • ((((* 12 March 2018 by Catherine from London

    Really nice buzzy restaurant, decor is welcoming and great food but a bit pricey for what you get size wise. Starters were too expensive. But definitely a place to come for a night out.

  • ((((( 8 November 2017 by Silvia from London

    Nice setting; friednly staff; good food and cocktails.

  • ((((( 16 August 2017 by Carl from London

    There are not many Germanic cuisine restaurants in London and this is an unexpected but delightful take on Mitt-German food. Really great, efficient service, despite it being very busy. Food was great. Drinks choice unusual but on point. Loved it.

  • ((((( 3 July 2017 by Fiona from North Yorks

    All great

  • ((((( 13 June 2017 by Sarah from Kendal

    Lovely restaurant in an interesting building. Attentive staff. Smart take on German cuisine.

  • (((** 9 June 2017 by Catherine from London

    Wonderful venue. Friendly service. We didn't think much of the food, it did not appear to have been prepared by someone who was familiar with German cooking. Ordered Wiesswurst; the sausage was OK, the accompaniments not . eg, cucumber salad was thickly sliced unpeeled cucumber - should have been thinly sliced peeled. Huge pretzel should have been bread. "Mustard" was some sweet grainy stuff, should have had a tang to offset the blandness of the sausage.The knife provided could not cut the skin of the sausage, in the end we had to pick it up and eat with our fingers.
    Ant this was a dish that is simplicity itself, I hate to think what a more complex dish would have been like.

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