The Big Chill House  

 
 
ADDRESS
257-259 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, Kings Cross, London N1 9NL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Sun to Wed 12noon-12midnight, Thu 12noon-1am, Fri & Sat 12noon-3am
 
PRICES
Fri & Sat nights £5 after 10pm
 

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The Big Chill HouseFrom the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior is equally shiny, with three floors of New York-ish glamour - lots of cosy nooks, low benches and a cream and grey colour scheme. Odd bits and pieces from the Big Chill Festival add a quirkiness that sets it apart from the run-of-the-mill style bars. It's also far enough away from Old Street that it has a certain identity of its own, attracting dedicated Big Chillers rather than passing trade. A comfy terrace adds to the summery vibe. The soundsystem is excellent and (as you'd expect from owners who started out running festivals) the music policy is entertainingly eclectic.

 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Big Chill House
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