Granary Square Brasserie

Brasserie in King’s Cross

Granary Square is a fantastic addition to the newly revamped Kings Cross with a number of shops, restaurants and bars. We visited Granary Square Brasserie in King’s Cross, hailing from the same team as the Ivy.

restaurant in King's Cross

The venue is absolutely stunning with cut-glass pendant lights and chairs and banquettes upholstered in silk and velvet. The main eye opener is the gorgeous bar in the centre which is perfect for a few cocktails.

restaurant in King's Cross

Granary Square Brasserie also has a lovely large outside area which will be delightful in the summer.

Granary Square Brassiere

The Cocktails 

We were impressed by the selection of cocktails at Granary Square Brasserie which are reasonably priced at £8-10. We had the 1852: White rum, cherry liqueur, cold brew hibiscus, cherry syrup and Platform 9¾ :Chase Williams Seville orange gin, Crème de Bergamote, citric acid, Yumchaa blue tea and a cloud of candyfloss which changes colour! Expelliarmus as I was told! We also ended the meal with a  Salted caramel espresso martini  which went down a treat.

restaurant in King's Cross

The Brassiere Menu

To begin we had the Truffle arancini: Fried Arborio rice balls with truffle and Parmesa. These were certainly small delicious balls of goodness. We also had the Calamari: wasabi mayonnaise, lime and chilli. Unfortunately, it was not as good as some I have had – it was a little too cheqy. I loved the look of the Mozzarella di bufala: Asparagus and edamame with
roasted pine nuts, pesto and baby basil but they had sadly run out – definitely trying that next time!

restaurant in King's Cross

For mains we had the Sirloin 10oz with peppercorn sauce and Truffle and Parmesan chips which was so flavoursome. It was a really great cut of meat. We also had the Chicken Milanese: Brioche crumbed chicken breast with marinated tomato, capers and rocket and the Tenderstem broccoli, lemon oil & sea salt. The chicken milanese was huge, moist and flavoursome with the marinated tomato and parmesan.

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I am more of a savoury than sweet girl until I discovered the Melting chocolate bombe with a vanilla ice cream and honeycomb centre with hot salted caramel sauce – you MUST save room for this. When the hot caramel sauce is poured over, the bombe melts (makes a great video) – the hot and cold contrast is just perfect and, for me, the honeycomb addition made it for me.

Granary Square Brassiere

In summary

Granary Square Brasserie in King’s Cross is absolutely worth a visit. For such a gorgeous restaurant, the food and cocktail  are actually really rather reasonably priced, the service is great and the food is delicious.

East London Girl: Granary Square Brasserie

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