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Morty & Bob’s… a cornucopia of good food

The biggest question I had last week was whether I’d be able to find my way to Morty & Bob’s at Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross in time to make my table?

The short answer is, no.

I was 15 minutes late. I’m not known for my sense of direction but I find this part of town rather confusing to navigate.

Morty & Bob’s

King’s Cross is unrecognisable in terms of development of the land mass, while everywhere looks the same.

Is it just me that thinks like this?

I finally reached Coal Drops Yard and all the fantastic street food vendors and craft stalls were empty. Such a shame.

The splash park was full, however, with mums and pre-schoolers making the most of the good weather and keeping cool.

Morty & Bob’s 

I got the impression that Morty & Bob’s has styled itself on a modern New York-style deli.

I enjoyed the bavette steak sandwich with chimichurri and particularly enjoyed the focaccia bun, which made a real change from the ubiquitous brioche that’s hard to avoid these days.

Gluten-free chocolate brownie with mixed berry coulis was a pleasant surprise – not the usual dry texture I expect from such a dish.

It was just as rich and moist as any brownie should be.

Morty & Bob’s

The staff were lovely, particularly the manager.

He mentioned that the grilled cheese sandwich is its signature dish but I didn’t fancy it.

Coal Drops Yard is a cornucopia of good food, so turn up, walk around and then take a chance that you’ll be able to grab a table.

Morty & Bob’s, 49 Coal Drops Yard, London N1C 4DO  



Pictures: C Maynard


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