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German Gymnasium

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Conveniently situated in the heart of King's Cross, German Gymnasium offers a stunning all day Grand Café, a sophisticated first floor restaurant, two bars and an outdoor terrace. Enjoy the Mittel-European inspired menu for breakfast lunch or dinner, and late night glamour at the chic Meister Bar.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
German, Austrian, European, Central European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

We have visited the German Gymnasium many times now. It is one of our favourite places in London due to the general ambience and fantastic service. This visit was for breakfast before returning home after a weekend of birthday celebrations. Thanks to everyone at the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bridstow
Reviewed today

Reasonably priced food in a beautiful space with excellent transport links. Its an ideal spot to meet someone in the city. Its located right beside Kings Cross station and st Pancras station. I ordered the chicken schnitzel. It was reasonable quality and a very big...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Niamh G
Reviewed today

Called in for coffee before catching the train back home to Yorkshire. The weather was glorious so it was lovely to sit outside and enjoy the February sunshine. Coffee was delicious, the decor is fabulous with a great central feature of flowers. Courteous and efficicient...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Margot D
Reviewed 2 days ago

My son met me in Kings Cross and we wanted to find a nearby spot for lunch, He had been waiting to try this place, so in we went. It was busy, but we managed to get a table and ordered the daily special for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RACLAS
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear RACLAS, Many thanks for joining us on Friday and enjoying lunch in our upper floor Restaurant. We are thrilled to see that the fish & chips was to your liking as well as the atmosphere & service. Look forward to welcoming you again when...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had brunch here before catching Eurostar to Paris. The professionalism of the staff is good, and we were well looked after with suitcases taken to a luggage room and seated quickly - it was busy and we had booked in advance...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ChrisK232
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Chris, Thank you for visiting before catching the Eurostar. Whilst we are happy to know that the service and food all lived up to your expectations. Hope to see you soon again and perhaps we will have a chance to work on the wow...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although I had noticed the German gymnasium, many times as I have walked through St Pancras station, I had never ventured in. With time to spare after a visit to the theatre, we popped in for cake and coffee, which was very good. My friend...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 166judithg
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Judith, Many thanks for your impromptu visit before the theatre and for taking the time in sharing your thoughts. It is a pleasure to know that you have enjoyed your first time at German Gym and we really appreciate the recommendation. Hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a table in advance but wanted to change when we arrived to something a little quieter. All was managed without fuss and from then on we had equally as good service from a friendly and attentive waiter. Great buzz in the very busy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Conference88
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Conference88, Many thanks for choosing German Gymnasium for your Saturday brunch meet up. We are delighted to read your compliments on service and food, glad you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Sam & the team

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been past this building many times rushing from Kings Cross station to St Pancras station. I always assumed it was a gym / health club until somebody recommended it. It is in the D&D stable of restaurants and has a bit of a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 537JonathanH
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jonathan, Thank you for your very first visit and this excellent review. Looks like we managed to tick all the boxes and could not be happier to read your positive comments. Hope to see you soon again when in the area. Best regards, Sam...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Situated directly between St.Pancras & Kings Cross stations, very handy location for a business lunch. Very attentive staff, prompt service in delivery of food & wine. A good ambiance and busy. Obviously a German themed menu, that said very appealing whether a light eater or...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Travelman050
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Travelman050, Thank you for your recent visit and subsequent feedback. We are pleased to see that your business lunch lived up to expectations and appreciate your comments on service, food and wine. Look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Sam & the team

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were 4 of us for dinner on Friday evening; the restaurant is very nice, buzzing, with a lot of people but don't be afraid by the crowd, we had a lovely time, the service was very good, the waiter gave us great advice on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AlexandraB1156
Samuel B, General Manager at German Gymnasium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Alexandra, Thank you for visiting our Grand Cafe on Friday night. We are delighted to know that you had a lovely time and enjoyed our staple dishes. Hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Sam & the team

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Debbie G
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Response from Tiny B | Reviewed this property |
yes lots!
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15 August 2018|
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Response from travelqueen3028 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that’s what we did!
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Foodfizz
15 August 2018|
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Response from Samuel B | Property representative |
Hi foodfizz, Yes absolutely. There is a large terrace for beers and wines and a cocktail bar with a lounge and table service on the first floor. The team look forward to welcoming you.
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