The Handbook
The Handbook
  • Capacity: 100

The Lighterman is a new pub, dining room and bar on Granary Square, King’s Cross. Offering three floors of all-day dining and drinking, with alfresco seating on both Regent’s Canal and Granary square, plus a wrap-around terrace with views over King’s Cross.

The all day modern British menu is overseen by Executive Chef Diego Cardoso, and includes delicious weekend brunch as well as the ever-popular traditional Sunday roast. Their menu majors in expertly sourced meats and seafood from the wood-fired grill, spelt-flour flatbreads and decadent breakfasts. The well-stocked cellar includes draught & bottled beers as well as guest ales & bitters from local breweries.

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Opening times

Mon to Thu: 9am – 11:30pm (last orders at 10:30pm)

Fri & Sat: 9am – Midnight (last orders at 11pm)

Sun: 9am – 10:30pm (last orders at 9:30pm)

Who is the Head Chef

Executive chef Diego Cardoso. Head Chef Aaron Ashmore

You might not know but..

Their name is inspired by the industrial past of King’s Cross, and the Victorian Lightermen who worked on flat-bottomed barges, know as “Lighters”, on the canals and rivers of London.