Kensington Guide

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Kensington Neighbours and Area Guide

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Kensington is in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, click the links to see other regions.
Situated within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Kensington is a western region of London that is less than three miles away from the centre of the city.

Industrial Revolution, the 80s economic boom and the recent gentrification that seems to be homogenising so many of Londonís neighbourhoods. It is and always has been a wealthy area, no doubt to the delights of its inhabitants. Kensington Church Street is filled with quaint antique shops, book shops and cafes, while Kensington High Street is rather more mainstream with high street clothing retailers and a giant version of uber-organic purveyors Whole Foods; perhaps that goes some way towards explaining why the residents of Kensington have the UKís highest life expectancy.

As well as being an attractive location to visit in its own right, Kensington is also a neighbour of other popular areas such as Earls Court, Shepherdís Bush and Hammersmith. South Kensington is also well known for its many museums which attract a high volume of tourists, every year.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Kensington
Listings with reviews and more.


Restaurants in Kensington
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What's On in the area

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
LEAP HR: Life Sciences 2016
The Kensington Close Hotel, Wrights Lane, Kensignton, London
Data Science for Pharma EU 2016
Hilton Olympia, 380 Kensington High Street, London

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Suspended Accounts - Young Artist of the Year Award 2014
The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Road, Earls Court, London

David Bowie
Richard Young Gallery, 4 Holland Street, London
Big Science 8-11 years
Kensington Untited Reform Church, Allen Street off High Street Kensington, London

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Our local trusted reviews...

Queens Arms
Bistro One Ninety
[Shopping & Retail]
Down To Earth
Launceston Place

Experiences in the area...

The best places near here...

Best for...
  • Our favourite ethical restaurants
  • Farm to table eating

Launceston Place
Best for...
  • The best chef's tables in London
  • Most tech-savvy restaurants

Stick & Bowl
Best for...
  • Best restaurants for noodle-lovers

Min Jiang
Best for...
  • Take in London's best views as you eat

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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [76 businesses listed]

Food & Drink [94 businesses listed]

Health & Beauty [134 businesses listed]

Home & Garden [88 businesses listed]

Shops & Amenities [269 businesses listed]

Taxis & Transport [13 businesses listed]

Shopping Streets

Kensington Place [1 shop]
Kensington Square [2 shops]
Knaresborough Place [1 shop]
Lancer Square [4 shops]
Launceston Place [2 shops]
Lexham Gardens [2 shops]
Lexham Mews [2 shops]
Marloes Road [3 shops]
Michael Road [1 shop]
Northend Road [1 shop]
Notting Hill Gate [1 shop]
Old Court Place [3 shops]
Palace Gardens Mews [1 shop]
Palace Gardens Terrace [1 shop]
Palace Gate [4 shops]
Palace Green [3 shops]
Pembroke Road [11 shops]
Phillimore Gardens [1 shop]
Phillimore Walk [3 shops]
Radley Mews [3 shops]
Russell Rd [1 shop]
Scarsdale Place [2 shops]
Sloane Avenue [1 shop]
St. Albans Grove [2 shops]
Stratford Road [18 shops]
Thackeray Street [16 shops]
Tor Gardens [1 shop]
Upper Phillimore Gardens [1 shop]
Uxbridge Street [1 shop]
Vicarage Gate [3 shops]
Victoria Grove [10 shops]
Victoria Road [1 shop]
Wrights Lane [8 shops]
Young Street [4 shops]

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