[ London ] The Booking Office Bar

Untitled Saw this bar/restaurant on a guide some time ago and thought it looked very interesting. The Booking Office Bar is housed in what used to be the ticket booking office of a old train station in the 19th century. Within the train station framework, you get to…
dine in style and enjoy the nostalgic feel of this grandiose space.

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The exterior of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel. Looks very grandiose and has that air of the old train travel nostalgia eh?

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The bar serves punch and cocktails. There’s only limited selection of food to choose from.

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I thought this place looked like a old library when I first saw its advert photos. But actually the interior is darker and much more like a bar (a classy one).

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From the restaurant, you could see the Eurostar terminal and some Eurostar trains parked there.  For a light drink, we ordered the Charles Dickens’ Memorial. It’s basically Demerara sugar (rough cubes), pineapple infused rum and Martell VSOP Cognac. How it was made according to the drinks menu: Mix the sugar and alcohol, then heat until the sugar dissolves, extinguish the flame, then add the juice of lemon and boiling water. Pour the liquid into a jar and cover, allow to cool, then uncover, taste and serve. It was really nice and smooth.

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The soup of the day (turnip soup) and nice crusty bread. Very good.

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Bar plates – Fried calamari.

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The Fish + Triple Fried Chips. Nice and crispy fish batter with nice chips.

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The Booking Office 
A: St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, Euston Road, London (near King’s Cross & St. Pancras station & Eurostar terminal)
W: http://www.bookingofficerestaurant.com/restaurant/hotels/hotel-information/travel/lonpr-booking-office-st-pancras-renaissance-london/ 

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