Written by Abbie Miranda
Coal Drops Yard, where Beija London’s flagship store is. Have you been? If not, please do come down, and bring your friends and family - why not eh? Make a holiday of it, this is it, summer in London 2021, still breathing just fainter. There’s so much to do and see, drink and eat around Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, most importantly an in store bra fitting with us and a splash about in the fountains in Granary Square as we enjoy morsels of normality. If you’re round and about Granary Square, meeting friends by the canal at the Everyman Cinema Screen or going out for a dinner in King’s Cross, do swing down into Coal Drops and have a little shop and a mooch. There’s plenty of nice shops near to King’s Cross including And Other Stories and Nike. There’s even a Chanel make up shop in King’s Cross International. But walk up a little way towards Central Saint Martins, and you’ll find a great bunch of shops in and surrounding Coal Drops Yard.
Beija London offers fantastic bra fittings, which you can book here. The store is open everyday from 12-6, and Sundays 11-5 and you are welcome to walk in and we can fit you for a bra there and then, unless our 2 changing rooms are occupied in which case you may have to wait 10 mins. But you can always pop to Redemption Roasters round the back in Lower Stable Street and grab a coffee. It is our absolute pleasure to offer kind, fun and informative bra fittings and we love to meet our customers IRL :) And we adore seeing Beija Yoni Tote bags swinging about King’s Cross, with beautiful Beija bras inside. Seeing our customers leave our shop feeling a bit more confident, more wised up on their bra size and the styles that suit their needs and taste is so bloody great. There’s plenty to occupy your people if you come with a bunch. The fountains in Granary Square being the number 1 place to tire your kids out near to King’s Cross. It’s hectic, slippery and wet and they go nuts for it. The guys can visit nice menswear stores in Coal Drops including Blackhorse Lane Denim and Universal Works. Top tip - take the children to the fountains in Cubitts Square where it’s harder to lose them as it’s way less busy. And leave the boys to look at the incredible Japanese knives in Kitchen Provisions. They can be in there for ages and you can come and try on bras and pants at Beija. Ideal.
You can grab a lovely lunch at the best Waitrose in London, eat it outdoors, maybe on one of the al fresco tables in Coal Drops, or by the big steps opposite Tom Dixon's - it’s heaven when the sun’s shining. Or visit one of the fantastic restaurants in Coal Drops like Parrillan or Barrafina. Our fave is Morty and Bobs still. Our neighbour and parmesan truffle chips champ of King’s Cross. Shopping in King’s Cross isn’t what it used to be and it’s been fancified and totally redeveloped with Google and Facebook there and Nike HQ coming soon. What makes Coal Drops Yard special is the independent shopkeepers on the ground, the brand owners behind the till who are invested in creating a welcoming, luxurious mood of comfort and creativity for our customers and visitors. Roll on safe international travel and we can welcome some tourists back!
Check out our freshest range, Al Fresco - fitting up to a bra size 36H and size 18/20 bottom, in a beautiful rich yellow. Named to honour that mad time when we weren’t allowed indoors.