North Kensington Guide

Your All In London guide to North Kensington

For a long time North Kensington was Kensington and Notting Hillís poorer relation, and while the towering council blocks still stand, property prices have soared thanks to Londonís never-ending gentrification. Itís hard to believe that North Kensington was once notorious for its slums; now young professionals, trustafarians and the odd celebrity have moved into the area. However, despite the elevated cost of houses it is still marginally more affordable than its neighbours. The boom is unsurprising give the rows of pretty Victorian terraces that sit in stark contrast to the purpose-built blocks of flats; the area is served by numerous tube lines and bus routes and Notting Hill and central London are on its doorstep.

Which borough is North Kensington in?
North Kensington is in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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What's On

Apr
2
Thu
Featured Event

Sensational Butterflies

Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central North Kensington.

Apr
24
Fri
The Decent One
Institut franÁais du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London
Apr
25
Sat
The Dorkels
Institut franÁais du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London
Apr
24
Fri
Force Majeure
Institut franÁais du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London
Mar
12
Thu
My Shadow, My Friend - Exhibition Of The Slovak Contemporary Artist
Embassy of the Slovak Republic 25 Kensington Palace Gardens, London
Apr
30
Wed
The Magic Hour
Grand Royale London Hyde Park, 1-8 Inverness Terrace, London
Apr
27
Mon
Art Exhibition
Collective 2015, The London West Bank Gallery, 133-137 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London
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Our local reviews...

DINING
Tombo
7/10
DINING
Chai Wu
7/10
DINING
Zinnia
7/10
NIGHTLIFE
Bunch Of Grapes
7/10
NIGHTLIFE
Queens Arms
8/10
SHOPPING & RETAIL
Chatime
6/10

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Nightlife

Bars & Clubs in North Kensington
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Restaurants

Restaurants in North Kensington
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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion 37 businesses listed


Food & Drink 106 businesses listed


Health & Beauty 69 businesses listed


Home & Garden 39 businesses listed


Shops & Amenities 116 businesses listed


Taxis & Transport 29 businesses listed


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