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Maple & King’s: King’s Cross Foodies Rejoice

SEEN has learned that following the success of Maple & Fitz in Fitzrovia, Cordon Bleu-trained chef Adria Wu will be bringing healthy, hearty food to St Pancras Square this April. It’s heartening to see the regeneration of this busy part of the capital now embrace the many excellent cuisines in which London excels, and it’s inspiring to see Adria Wu pursue her dream. She has only been a chef since 2014.

Maple & King’s will serve breakfast and lunch on weekdays, weekend brunches and pop up supper clubs. There is hardly an item on the menu that isn’t healthy, reflecting Adria’s passion. Cold-pressed juices, a smoothie bar and a gluten free bake shop offering salted caramel brownies, ‘everything’ cookies and mini berry vegan muffins to snack on means there’s no excuse for junk food. Believers in the power of porridge (definitely SEEN) have the choice of sweet or savoury for mid-week breakfasts, customers can pick from maple porridge with toasted walnuts and chia seeds, miso porridge with a poached egg, spring onions and almonds or salted date caramel porridge with Medjool dates, sea salt, almond butter, banana and sesame. An array of eggs, avocado and smoked salmon on toast combos have the breakfast addicts covered.


The new lunch menu will feature favourite and seasonally changing salads to pick and mix, with add-on proteins such as tahini spiced free-range chicken, miso salmon or five-spice tofu in sesame almond butter dressing. Staple salads the Julius Caesar and Mexican Standoff will remain all year round, with three additional seasonal options changing throughout the year. An array of smoothies and cold-pressed juices offer a vitamin hit, each with their own function, such the immunity boosting Goldie Locks, which blends their own raw pressed almond milk and fresh turmeric root and Yonce Lemonade to kick-start your metabolism with cayenne, lemon, honey and alkaline water.

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A first for Maple & Co, the new brunch menu will see Maple & King’s open at the weekends, making the perfect spot for leisurely dining with friends or a pit stop to refuel. Superfood cocktails including a cold-pressed beetroot mojito and raw coconut matcha colada will complement dishes such as gluten-free rhubarb pomegranate oat pancakes with coconut yoghurt and maple vegan butter, or poached eggs and beetroot smoked salmon with cauliflower hotcake and charred kale.

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The clean white interior palette will be highlighted with matt copper touches, reclaimed oak and marble. A mezzanine, seating up to 33 covers, will overlook Pancras Square and an al fresco suntrap seating up to 12 in warmer weather. Copper fittings and wire maple leaves will be softened with grey leather banquettes.


The renovation of King’s Cross continues apace with Pancras Square, offering a carefully curated mix of restaurants, shops, artisan markets and boutique gyms; Maple & King’s has Dishoom, Nike and Google as their neighbours. Adria comments: “We have been overwhelmed with the support from our customers in Fitzrovia, and I’m so excited for this next chapter for Maple. King’s Cross has become such a dynamic area in recent years, with some of the biggest brands in the world sitting alongside independent start-ups. I look forward to becoming part of such a lively community in 2017.”

Maple & King’s
No 1
3 Pancras Square