275 Pentonville Road
Kings Cross, London N1 9NL


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Public Transport

Scala is a 3 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Rail Stations. Turn left out of the station and on to Pentonville Road you will see us on the next junction.

London Underground

Scala is a 3 minute walk from Kings Cross Underground Station. Underground lines at this station include Piccadilly, Northern, Victoria, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle lines.


Buses that run along Pentonville Road include 30, 73, 214. Additional buses that stop at Kings Cross Station include 10, 17, 45, 46, 63, 91, 259. Visit quickmap.com for a very cool animated bus map.

Plan your journey

London Transports Journey Planner is useful to plan your route and time, and also check for any disruptions.


There is a taxi rank directly outside Scala. There is a second taxi rank at Kings Cross station, a three minute walk away. Local cab companies include
X-press Cars 020 7609 9999 and Addison Lee 020 7387 8888


There is very limited street parking in Kings Cross. Scala is located in the borough of Camden but is on the boundry road for Islington borough.  There are limited parking zones in nearby streets which are free to use after 6.30pm. There are some daytime parking zones which you can pay for.

St Pancras Station has a 24-hour car park open every day of the year with 315 car parking spaces. More information at stpancras.com.

Scala is outside the congestion charge. Be warned however as Scala is on the boundary road, some roads just south of Scala are chargable up until 6pm Monday to Friday.

Parkopedia.co.uk is a good website to get an overview of limited parking in the area.


We have a cash point inside Scala situated outside the Foyer bar and there is also a cash point available at the Sainsburys across the road. Please note that there is no re-admission at Scala.

Street safety

Please take care when leaving the venue especially if you are on your own. Scala security staff are happy to escort you to a licensed taxi.

Local places to stay

YHA St Pancras – Youth Hostel Association

Four minute walk from Scala. Across the road from Kings Cross/St Pancras International station, and five minute walk from Scala. with budget en-suite rooms and shared dormitories. Free wifi. Café. From £36 per night

Hub Kings Cross

Six minute walk from Scala. Very modern compact rooms. Hypnos award-winning bed, monsoon shower, 40″ Smart TV,  pull out desk and underbed storage plus temperature control. From £69 per night. Restaurant/bar on ground floor.

Premiere Inn Kings Cross

Three minute walk from Scala. Hypnos award-winning kingsize bed, power shower, freeview TV with 80 channels,  tea/coffee makings facilities, desk, blackout curtains, and air conditioning. Restaurant/bar on ground floor. From £80.50 per night.

Megaro Hotel

Four minute walk from Scala. Quirky and stylish boutique-style hotel offering rooms and studios just three minutes walk from Scala. Includes the world’s largest mini-bar, an Italian eatery and a gritty piano bar. For people who love London, British pop culture and the occasional jam session. From £127.50 per night.

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Four minute walk from Scala. The luxurious hotel is a London icon and model of hospitality. Behind the fairytale façade is five-star Victorian splendour with contemporary style and impeccable service. Rooms have state-of-the-art entertainment systems, including a 37-inch flat-screen TV and a mini bar. Large tiled bathrooms. Several restaurants and bars. From £247 per night.

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