Leon, Kings Cross Station

Jasmine Tea, Leon, Kings Cross Station, London
Jasmine Tea
Leon
Kings Cross

Kings Cross Station has had an facelift. The concourse to the west now has a stunning vaulted ceiling and mezzanine floor, and is home to several new places to eat and shops, including Patisserie Valerie, Kiehls and the excellent Watermark books.

I pop into Leon for a cuppa. I have always loved this London chain and have use the original Carnaby Street branch for years.

There is a large room at the back with high ceilings, and the decor is artfully done, with exposed piping, bare brickwork, mismatched chairs and some wonderful retro lighting. It is certainly a step up from the interiors of most railway station caffs.

The range of teas include English Breakfast, China Green, and Earl grey.
My Jasmine tea was very nice and refreshing, but I would have been better a china cup, and not so wasteful.

The seated area was not too crowded and I would happily come here for refreshments, whether catching a train or not.


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Leon Kings Cross Notes
Price of a Cup of Tea in LondonPrice of a Cuppa : Jasmine tea £1.50
Tea at leon kings cross Tea LeafLeaf or Bag : Bag
Cup of Tea in London, Tea PotCrockery : Paper cup. Tsk.
leon kings cross MusicMusic : Wierd 70’s pop, a bit grating
Cup of Tea leons kings crossService : Really lovely
Kitty Blake Little TeapotKitty says: Leon is great. I just had tea, but the food is good from past experience. Would be good to get some china cups and plates though as a lot of litter on table
Address: Leon
Western Concourse
Kings Cross Station
Website: Leon

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