Review on Vinoteca - King's Cross
Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares, founders of the successful Vinoteca group have opened their fifth branch in King's Cross, ten years after they opened their first venture in Farringdon. Occupying the ground floor of the building One Pancras Square designed by David Chipperfield Architects, just steps for King's Cross station, this is by far the largest of its older siblings with a dedicated wine shop and tasting space. The modern space has floor to ceiling 10 foot windows with a central handsome 20 foot zinc horseshoe bar and an outdoor terrace seating 30, that proves very popular when the sun shines.
Kieren Steinborn formerly of Alain Ducasse, Michelin-starred Thackeray's and head chef of the Swan at the Globe mans the kitchen, where he proposes an all day menu drawing on Mediterranean influences, whilst making excellent use of impeccable British produce. Dishes are carefully paired with matching wines for example Cotes De Provence Rose 2013, Chateau De St Martin, France is recommended for the dill and mustard cured salmon served with rye bread, while Huntsham farm pork terrine, cornichons and toasted sourdough is coupled with Blaufrankisch 2013, Weninger, Austria.
Vinoteca has an impressive selection of over 250 wines from all regions across the globe, including two on tap, keg and bag in box wines and a variety of breakfast wines featuring low and no alcohol.
Restaurant Opening Times
Breakfast: 7.30am (10.00am Sat & Sun) through
Dinner: 11.00pm (10.00pm Sun)
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express