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VOC

#16,829 of 18,615 Restaurants in London
££ - £££Steakhouse, , British
Regents Quarter 2 Varnishers Yard | Kings Cross, London N1 9FD, England
+44 20 7713 8229
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
13:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Grill
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Regents Quarter 2 Varnishers Yard | Kings Cross, London N1 9FD, England
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

You know what makes a good bar? This place does. No live band. No gimmicks and tricks. It's got good craft beer. Good food, In fact, very good food. Decent service. Interesting people. Thats all you need to make a good bar. Fridays rock.

Thank livetoEATtoday
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I first visited this bar after a British Airways interview 7 years ago and they made me so welcome after a long stressful day. Well after joining BA 7 years later( don’t ask.. got cold feet!) and waiting for a train to get back to...More

Thank fairyflyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a really good bar scene here. The bartenders create a lot of good cocktails and you can spend a few evening working through them. The food is stellar and not your regular bar offering, there is a variety of tapas and we shared...More

Thank JustAlly97
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of my friends come here for the bar scene but this is where I bring my clients for a good steak dinner. The last time we had the sirloin platter with chips and vegetables. It was very good and i'd always recommend the...More

Thank roberttamblyn1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my staff here for drinks and dinner the other day as we were celebrating the surge in my dog & blanket trade. Our drinks were at the bar and we also ordered a selection of tapas. We had the food upstairs in the...More

Thank BowWowWowKirk
VOCLondon, Public Relations Manager at VOC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank for you taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're always excited when we get a 5-star review as it lets us know that we're doing things right! We're glad that you enjoyed our selection of food as well as our...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

We had just come for a lousy meal at Kimchee so as it was my birthday my husband said let’s go and have a cocktail and some pudding at VOC. We have been here quite a few times now and always find we are looked...More

Thank Sarah S
VOCLondon, Guest Relations Manager at VOC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're happy to hear that you've been to our restaurant a few times already and that you're always looked after by our staff. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

I had the 'pirates curse' cocktail and was hooked. Noticed the menu and ordered some tapas consisting of umami chicken, crispy duck and calamari. All were very good and I think far superior to the pub food you get everywhere. Simple, colonial atmosphere everywhere with...More

Thank PortaBoy
VOCLondon, Guest Relations Manager at VOC, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi PortaBoy, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. The Pirate's Curse is a very popular choice amongst our customers and so we're glad to hear that you enjoyed it too. We're happy to hear that you got to experience our...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018

No live band or dj - no problem. This place was buzzing when we got in at 7 on friday. We had to wait like 15 mins before we got seats. The cocktails were very good, i'd recommend the pirate's curse - and it has...More

Thank FittyFittyBoy
VOCLondon, Guest Relations Manager at VOC, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi FittyFittyBoy, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear that you had a great time at our restaurant/bar. The Pirate's Curse is very popular amongst our customers and we're happy to learn that you would recommend it...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We only had an our for lunch so we dropped in and shared some of their tapas style platters. The food is really tasty and no restricted to one part of the world, chicken was umami, duck was hoisin crispy , calamari - an old...More

Thank BigBIB76
VOCLondon, Guest Relations Manager at VOC, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi BigBIB76, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to learn that you enjoyed our food and found it tasty! Our food menu is inspired by the Asian spice routes so we have a solid variety of dishes from...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Tucked away in a little corner of Varnishers Yard (stick at it - you'll find it eventually) VOC provides a cosy and ever-so-slightly quirky venue for drinks and dining. Ideal if you're passing through and fancy something a bit more characterful than the usual pre-commute...More

Thank JDW-TKM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Regents Quarter 2 Varnishers Yard | Kings Cross, London N1 9FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7713 8229
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Description
VOC is a bar and restaurant tucked under an archway in King’s Cross. A 'gem' capturing the feel of adventure and discovery. We're named after the Vereenigde Oost-Indische, also known as the Dutch East India Company which, from 1602, enjoyed a monopoly of the Asian spice trade. We’re excited and proud to introduce our new small plates alongside our decadent, barrel aged cocktails - both inspired by the spice routes.
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