South Kensington Guide

Your All In London guide to South Kensington

South Kensington Neighbours and Area Guide

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South Kensington is in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, click the links to see other regions.
South Kensington is probably best known for its museums – you will find the Victoria and Albert, Natural History Museum and Science Museum within a stone’s throw of each other, not forgetting the Royal Albert Hall and Royal College of Art. It’s hardly surprising then that the streets are filled with tourists, however it is also a largely residential (and immensely affluent) neighbourhood, with pretty white stucco terraced houses and numerous upmarket restaurants, bars, furniture shops and designer boutiques filling the streets. South Kensington is also home to Boujis, the nightclub so beloved of the young royals and their hangers-on.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in South Kensington
Listings with reviews and more.

Restaurants

Restaurants in South Kensington
Reviews, recommendations and more.

What's On in the area

Oct
20
Fri
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Feb
21
Wed
Purdy
606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London
Feb
21
Wed
LGBTQ+ experiences in the army
National Army Museum

Sep
30
Sat
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Jul
14
Fri
Whales: Beneath the Surface
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London

Jan
7
Sun
OVO Afternoon Tea at the Royal Garden Hotel
Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington High Street, London
Sep
27
Wed
Iconoclasts: Art out of the Mainstream
The Saatchi Gallery

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Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
Honest Burgers
8/10
[Nightlife]
The Zetland Arms
7/10
[Nightlife]
The Anglesea Arms
8/10
[Restaurant]
Tombo
7/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

VQ
Best for...
  • The best places to find a late night bite
  • Bars & Clubs with a 24 hour licence

Big Easy
Best for...
  • Here's where to find London's biggest food portions
  • Bars which serve London's biggest drinks
  • American BBQ


Bluebird Restaurant & Bar
Best for...
  • Our favourite alfresco dining restaurants
  • Winter terraces

Noor Jahan
Best for...
  • Ouch! Restaurants serving London's hottest curries





Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [137 businesses listed]


Food & Drink [172 businesses listed]


Health & Beauty [127 businesses listed]


Home & Garden [114 businesses listed]


Shops & Amenities [237 businesses listed]


Taxis & Transport [27 businesses listed]


Shopping Streets

Alexander Square [1 shop]
Astwood Mews [3 shops]
Basil Street [2 shops]
Beauchamp Place [40 shops]
Blacklands Terrace [3 shops]
Bray Place [1 shop]
Brompton Road [134 shops]
Burnsall Street [2 shops]
Bute Street [32 shops]
Cadogan Gardens [4 shops]
Cadogan Street [7 shops]
Cale Street [16 shops]
Cheval Place [4 shops]
Coulson Street [1 shop]
Crescent Place [2 shops]
Cromwell Place [7 shops]
Cromwell Road [44 shops]
Culford Gardens [3 shops]
Denyer Street [1 shop]
Draycott Avenue [13 shops]
Draycott Place [1 shop]
Egerton Terrace [4 shops]
Elvaston Mews [2 shops]
Elystan Street [10 shops]
Exhibition Road [15 shops]
Exhibition Road, London [1 shop]
Glendower Place [3 shops]
Gloucester Road [99 shops]
Godfrey Street [3 shops]
Hans Road [3 shops]
Harrington Road [33 shops]
Hereford Square [1 shop]
Hyde Park Gate [2 shops]
Imperial College [1 shop]
Ives Street [1 shop]
Kensington Gore [1 shop]
Kynance Mews [1 shop]
Kynance Place [5 shops]
Lees Place [1 shop]
Lincoln Street [1 shop]
Markham Street [1 shop]
Milner Street [9 shops]
Montpelier Street [14 shops]
Mossop Street [2 shops]
North Terrace [1 shop]
Old Brompton Road [72 shops]
Onslow Square [1 shop]
Osten Mews [1 shop]
Pelham Street [31 shops]
Petersham Mews [2 shops]
Prince Consort Road [5 shops]
Princes Gardens [2 shops]
Princes Gate [1 shop]
Queen's Gate [7 shops]
Queen's Gate Gardens [1 shop]
Queen's Gate Place Mews [2 shops]
Queen's Gate Terrace [1 shop]
Queensberry Place [1 shop]
Reece Mews [2 shops]
Roland Gardens [1 shop]
Sloane Avenue [26 shops]
South Kensington Station Arcade [1 shop]
South Terrace [1 shop]
Sumner Place [1 shop]
Sydney Place [1 shop]
Symons Street [5 shops]
The Arcade [1 shop]
Thurloe Place [14 shops]
Thurloe Square [1 shop]
Thurloe Street [24 shops]
Tryon Street [1 shop]
Walton Street [68 shops]
Yeomans Row [5 shops]



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