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Kennington Guide

Your All In London guide to Kennington


In 1337, Edward III donated the manor of Kennington to his son, the Black Prince. After Kennington was transferred to the Prince he had a large palace built for himself, the site of which is now Black Prince Road. Today, much of the Kennington area is owned by the Prince of Wales and Duchy of Cornwall.

Situated in the London Borough of Lambeth, Kennington is primarily residential, although there is some light industry and plenty of shops to enjoy. Another popular attraction in Kennington is the Oval cricket ground. Neighbouring areas include Elephant and Castle, Vauxhall and Stockwell, all of which offer excellent city central transport links.

Which borough is Kennington in?
Kennington is in the borough of Lambeth

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What's On

Sep
30
Tue
Featured Event

Turner Prize 2014

Location: Tate Britain, Millbank, London

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Kennington.

Oct
30
Thu
Tricks & Treats Animation Workshop
Oct
31
Fri
Alan Smithee's Cinema Verite Presents GHOSTWATCH
Oct
31
Fri
May Project Gardens presents: Come We Grow Awaken Your Eco Spirit
Oct
31
Fri
Public Exhibition of The Historical Buddha's Relics
Sep
30
Tue
Turner Prize 2014
Oct
21
Tue
Ice Skate Vauxhall


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Our local reviews

7/10

DINING
San Gennaro

7/10

DINING
Mama Lan

6/10

DINING
Bukowski

7/10

DINING
Eco

7/10

SHOPPING & RETAIL
Total Diet Food

Things to try


The best things to do


Local offers




Nightlife

Bars & Clubs in Kennington
If you're looking for a pubs, bars and clubs in Kennington check out our listings.



Restaurants

Restaurants in Kennington
If you're looking for a restaurant in Kennington check out our local restaurants listings.



Local Shops


Shopping Streets

Bowden Street (1 shop)
Brook Drive (2 shops)
Cleaver Street (3 shops)
Goding Street (4 shops)
Iliffe Yard (1 shop)
Jonathan Street (2 shops)
Kennington (1 shop)
Kennington Lane (27 shops)
Kennington Oval (3 shops)
Kennington Park Road (30 shops)
Kennington Road (39 shops)
Newington Butts (7 shops)
Renfrew Road (2 shops)
St Agnes Place (1 shop)
Stannary Street (1 shop)
Vauxhall Street (5 shops)
Windmill Row (2 shops)



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