North London

Coal Office


With eyepopping interiors by Tom Dixon and food by Palomar chef and restaurateur Assaf Granit, the first restaurant to open at Coal Drops Yard, The Coal Office, sets the bar for the new development sky high.

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Test Driving Coal Office - if Studio 54 opened a restaurant it'd be a bit like this
Restaurateur Assaf Granit has partnered with designer Tom Dixon to open this crazy restaurant in King's Cross. We went along to take a seat at...

Restaurant details

Address: 2 Bagley Walk, London N1C 4PQ

Telephone number: 0203 848 6085

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Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Tim Hayward FT Estimated score
Reviewed on October 25, 2018
"The staff work hard to deliver Middle Eastern hospitality but you come out feeling you’ve been a bit of a nuisance. The food, which looks so enticing laid out on the plate like Ottolenghi-flavoured bait for the bourgeois-bohos of the inner NW postcodes, is a snare and a delusion. It falls short of the promise of its original design — unless you get very excited by yoghurt."

Critics' score: 7
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on October 13, 2018
"Everything at this place is unquestionably delicious and of very high quality but sometimes there is too much of it on each plate. I didn’t need boiled eggs in the whole octopus tentacle sandwich called the “Borektopus” for example – although I’d love to see it fight the Predator." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 12, 2018
"Why five stars? Both evenings delivered what can be only be described as the untrammelled joy of enlightening, healthy eating out not undermined by a depressing bill." READ REVIEW

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