Coal Office

4.7
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£26 to £40
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Mediterranean
The Coal Office restaurant is collaboration between British designer Tom Dixon and renowned Chef Assaf Granit of The Palomar and The Barbary.
Offering All Day Dining, with 360-degree views over Granary Square and newly regenerated parts of London; the 160 cover restaurant has a roof top terrace, outside dining area and an open kitchen layout throughout three floors. Going beyond a typical restaurant offering, Coal Office is a place where you can experience fresh, creative food in a variety of beautifully designed and atmospheric spaces, where the provenance is explained, the tableware is available to buy, and the recipes are shared.
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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OT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place and food!!

MP
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went for brunch and loved this place. Modern but comfortable and excellent staff who couldn’t have been more helpful. The place was very busy but we never felt rushed or overlooked. The food was absolutely delicious - very unusual and many things I had never heard of but staff explained the menu without being condescending at all. Cant wait to go back

SM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, brilliant service, fantastic vibe! Probably one of the best brunches I’ve had

S
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Absolutely delicious food, wonderful flavours, so different to most other restaurants. Delightful, attentive and well informed staff

M
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service!!! The barista was extremely nice! I would definitely go back there

MO
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

A great restaurant with a lovely vibe. The food is amongst the best in terms of standard, taste and presentation. If they sold a cookbook I'd have bought it.

AB
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit and I’m delighted that the high standards continue to be upheld. Great dishes, exciting flavours and combinations and wonderful textures. A real treat for the tastebuds. Excellent service underpins the delicious food here - just love the confidence of this place. Can’t wait to return! Thank you ❤️

PH
London
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Excellent food. Service good but a bit patchy towards the end of our visit. The place was a little noisy for my liking but this seems to be the vibe for Kings X. Will definitely go again.

CW
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and service. The Coal Office is well worth a visit.

FA
London
15 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and drinks were excellent :) would happily go back there for another meal. Only quibble was about the level of noise. It felt a bit loud for lunch!

GI
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent fresh food, taste, service and athemophire.

R
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was great!!! We loved it and recommend everyone to go there! The food was amazing, the design was very pretty and the service was excellent, so nice and friendly :)
הכל היה מושלם! מומלץ ביותר, נהנינו מאוד מאוד! תודה ☺️
רק אסף, פעם הבאה שנבוא נשמח שתבוא להגיד שלום 😉

OA
London
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My absolute favourite restaurant. Delicious food. Beautiful location

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TL
Hamburg Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, after reading the menu first, we were surprised by the taste and quality of food.

p
4 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. A little bit too noisy. Overall a great experience. The only disappointment was The deserts. Not st the same level as the food.

IF
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always great food, super tastes and interesting dishes

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and friendly staff

JW
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent and innovative cooking
Everything was delicious and they catered well for a dietary request.

GB
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food & great vibe! I do recommend sitting at the counter, It was an amazing experience, could interact with the chefs etc.. very nice

D
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tammi! Great atmosphere, great food. Will definitely come again!

t
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I booked a month ahead but unfortunately we were seated in the bar area and I didn’t realise till we arrived. Would have been nice to be be told prior to arriving as we were in town from Australia. Noise levels were high at the bar area.

The food and service however was incredible!! The quality of food and service was outstanding.

d
London
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

All great except music was WAY too loud.
Good was delish, service attentive, prices fair. Good location. Loved the interior.

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed everything from the friendly service to tasty food.

AS
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Gresat atmosphere, delicous subtly spiced food, slightly over oily in places, but good value when sharing plates with genrous portions of bread Spent £45 per head including wine and felt very full!

FC
London
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great fun! Amazing setting in the heart of the King's Cross development. Lovely staff who are fun, relaxed and yet very professional.

I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for an entertaining and enjoyable night out.

CJ
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's food you need to eat slowly to savour the wild array of flavours in each dish. Whatever else you order, try the aubergine and the octopus. Amazing. If there is only counter seating available when you book, TAKE IT! You'll have the chance to watch the kitchen brigade do their thing, although it may make ordering more difficult because everything you'll see being prepared will look delicious. The staff are great - friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. Add to that an excellent wine list that won't break the bank and you've got a new favourite place to eat.

n
London
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

The food was really creative and tasty. The music however was super loud. I did ask the waitress but I think management didn’t want to lower the volume. The waitress advised us that it’s small sharing plates but the portions were pretty big and we got full fast which was a shame cause we ordered loads, and couldn’t finish the food.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and ambience were excellent.
Expensive but delicious.

a
London
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

this was my second visit and i would come back over and over, the food was wonderful and beautifully prepared and presented. the waiter was knowledgeable and charming and the decor is gorgeous.

AY
London
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, excellent service and interesting flavours.

TB
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So tasty we ended up ordering several dishes twice

MP
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding. Meal was terrific. Service from the kitchen and service staff was warm, inviting, welcoming and friendly. A real treat.

One comment - those stool at the kitchen bar are not meant for men. I would gladly perch uncomfortably there again to enjoy the great food, drink and service, but seriously, those stools are not right.

OT
New England
8 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome food- from eggplant and cauliflower dishes with Persian spices to black and white ravioli with prawns in spicy sauce. Don’t miss the smoked honey ice cream!

M
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding from start to finish. Superb service, amazing tasty food, and a great vibe. First time I’ve been but will 100% be back!

5
London
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants, the flavours, the textures, colours and the atmosphere, it never fails to make for a great night out or cheeky lunch.
I have taken many groups of friends and their feedback is always 5 star.
The Octopus dish is one of my favourites but there again as you go through your meal one dish after another is delicious.
Great to see the kitchen in full swing which creates an atmosphere of energy and excitement as to what lovely things you will eat next.
I couldn't recommend The Coal Office enough!

s
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We came here on New Year's Eve for a late lunch. The food was excellent, we sat at the bar and enjoyed watching the chefs preparing the dishes. The music was a bit on the loud side. The polenta and kubla startees were delicious. We also really enjoyed the Midnight Shwarma seabass. We will definitely come back here again.

IM
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great place honestly! Bold flavors, cool ambiance & great staff!

PC
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food, modern contemporary dining. Good selection of wines

LF
London
33 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great find by a work colleague. Wife, baby, and I went. Excellent experience, which is a pretty high bar since we eat out a lot and I cook. Highly recommend.

s
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Amazing!!! Very good and very tasty!!
Highly recommended!!!!