The Lighterman

020 3846 3400


Welcome to The Lighterman, a pub, dining room and bar on Granary Square, King’s Cross.
Our name is inspired by the industrial past of King’s Cross, and the Victorian Lightermen who worked on flat-bottomed barges, known as “Lighters”, on the canals and rivers of London. With three floors offering stunning views across Granary Square and the Regent’s Canal, The Lighterman is a place to relax and enjoy all-day drinking and dining.

What’s On

  • 'The Hollow Man' Exhibition

    From 3rd September to 3rd December, we will be hosting our first solo exhibition – ‘The Hollow Man’.
    A collection of 17 paintings by award-winning contemporary artist Felipe Chavez.
    All works will be available for sale. Click here for more details.

  • Lighterman Lates

    We're now open until 1am on the last Friday of every month.
    We can't think of a better way to celebrate pay day!

  • Exclusive Hire

    Our First Floor Dining Room is available for exclusive hire, up to 100 guests.
    Please contact events@openhouselondon.com or 020 3815 6700.

  • Private Hire

    If you're looking for a unique location for your next event, we’d love to hear from you.
    Please contact events@openhouselondon.com or 020 3815 6700.

Menus


We’ve created a modern British menu with European influences for breakfast, lunch & dinner. With seasonal and sustainable produce at the forefront of our menus, we have a range of choices from seasonal salads & flatbreads to meat & fish cooked on our wood-fired grill. The bar offers a wide selection of sustainable & biodynamic wines, as well as independently produced local craft beers. Sit inside or grab a seat on the terrace with a glass of fizz or one of our seasonal cocktails.

Bookings

Don’t have a booking? Don’t worry, we have space for walk-ins.

Private Hire


Our enthusiastic staff would love to host your cocktail party, family celebration or corporate event up to 100 guests. Be it casual or formal, work conference or networking, we can host all your event needs for any occasion at any time of the day. For more information or to make a booking, please contact our Events Manager on events@openhouselondon.com or 020 3815 6700.

First Floor


Our First Floor Dining Room is the perfect space to enjoy any meal with us, be it a lazy group lunch, business meeting or a romantic dinner for two. You can also enjoy the ultimate alfresco dining experience on our wraparound terrace which overlooks the hustle and bustle of Granary Square and Regent’s Canal. Please contact reservations@thelighterman.co.uk to reserve a table.

The First Floor is also available for exclusive hire and can accommodate up to 100 standing or 60 seated. With panoramic views across King’s Cross, this is a beautiful space to celebrate any special occasion with a three course meal or drinks & canapés reception. For more information, please contact events@openhouselondon.com or 020 3815 6700.

Ground Floor


Guests on the bustling ground floor can enjoy views of Granary Square and Regent’s Canal with a refreshing local ale, craft beer or glass of wine alongside some of our signature British dishes. Our all-day menu features a selection of grilled meat and fish, as well as pub classics such as our rare breed beef burger, fish & chips and delicious flatbreads straight from the clay oven.

reservations@thelighterman.co.uk | 020 3846 3400

Canalside Bar


Located on the towpath of the tranquil Regent’s Canal, the Canalside Bar & Terrace is open every evening and all-day at the weekends. Sit inside or grab a seat on the terrace with a glass of wine or one of our seasonal cocktails. With stunning waterfront views, this unique space is an ideal spot for drinking and dining with friends and family.

Planning a private party? You can hire out the whole Canalside Bar (including the terrace) or a section (indoors only) for a three-course meal or drinks & canapés reception. Please contact events@openhouselondon.com for more details.

The CSB is open from 4.30pm on Monday to Thursday, from 12pm on Friday and from 10am on Saturday & Sunday.

Work with Us


We are always looking for enthusiastic, fun and hardworking staff who genuinely enjoy providing customers with a great experience. If you have restaurant experience, either behind a bar, on the floor, or in the kitchen then we would love to hear from you. If you have limited to no experience but have a passion for good food, good service and customer satisfaction then we would love to hear from you if you are interested in joining our ever growing team.

Contact


3 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4BH
reservations@thelighterman.co.uk
020 3846 3400

The Lighterman is no longer accepting cash as a method of payment. We accept all major credit/debit cards.

Opening Times
Mon to Thur: 9am - 11:30pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - Midnight
Sun: 9am - 10:30pm
Last Friday of the month: 9am - 1am

Service Times
Weekday Breakfast: 9am - 11am
Mon to Thur: 9am - 10.30pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - 11pm
Weekend Breakfast: 9am - 11am
Sunday Roast: 12pm - 9:30pm

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