We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Kings Place, London”
Review of Kings Place

Kings Place
Ranked #445 of 1,656 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“Kings Place, London”
Reviewed 12 November 2012

I had an excellent monday evening at this Arts Centre, with a friend.
Kings Place has a variety of arts events -
mine was a large lounge style chat, between Tim Flach, photographer and interviewer Lewis Blackwell-
it was excellent-heaps of interesting images and a highly articulate and committed photographer. Not technical-conceptual- centring on Flach's ideas on how we shape nature and what it does back to us -ticketed event-easy, smooth admission and good directions from reception to specific room.
All events contained within a large, modern building, with loads of space and light, places to sit ,relax and drink coffee. Five mins walk from Kings Cross and 10 mins from Euston.

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
Thank sheila8550
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

73 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    41
    28
    3
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Cardiff, UK
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Great venue, flexible adaptable building, home to The Guardian too”
Reviewed 23 October 2012

I've attended several events, conferences and courses at Kings Place - it's a great venue, close to Kings Cross and Euston Road - easy walking distance. There are too few venues like this which can accommodate such a variety of events - music, theatre, readings, conferences etc and have great cafes, that still feel intimate and lived in, and which also play host to the Guardian and Observer offices - worth a visit for great interior spaces and design, and displays from the history of the newspapers. Great interiors throughout the whole place, friendly helpful staff and a well connected location. FAB!

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank CADCardiff
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Penzance, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Something different for entertainment in London”
Reviewed 22 September 2012

This is a unique entertainment venue; and a great place to meet with friends, eat and relax as well, day or night. If I were visiting London I think it would be a great place to experience a wide variety of culture - music, poetry and art. It is not so vast that you feel as though you are on any kind of a visitor experience; KIngs Place is mainly used by local people, but it is well designed on three floors with good spacious seating areas inside and out.
I visited this time for the Festival in September which offers good value events of an excellent quality with imaginative scheduling. The food is particularly tempting and affordable.

My only gripes are that the canal alongside is in dire need of a cleanup, and anyone like me who suffers from panic attacks in wide tall glassy spaces with escalators up the middle had better watch out - but there's an excellent lift.

Visited September 2012
Helpful?
Thank judith123_11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Cape Town
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“What a Great Place to Chill”
Reviewed 13 August 2012

I spent a couple of afternoons at the restaurant - on the terrace. What a fabulous experience. All the tables face the canal so the views are really lovely considering one is essentially in a very built up area. Sipped wine and ate some glorious bar food whilst watching the narrow boats slowly gliding by. For a wonderful relaxing afternoon, this has got to be on your list of places to visit if you're in the area.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank RGB-J1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
261 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
“Loads going on, really memorable night out”
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Love Kings Place - the online saver tickets are amazing value (£9.50) and the concert hall is great for live music; good acoustics and views. The bar isn't stupidly priced, either. Will try to come here more often, there seems to be lots of really interesting stuff going on - music, comedy, art. Highly recommend.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank GracemcCarter
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Kings Place also viewed

 

Been to Kings Place? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing