South Kensington Guide

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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
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Restaurants in South Kensington
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What's On in the area


Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
1918-2018 World War One Poster Exhibition
AntikBar Original Vintage Poster Gallery, 404 King's Road, London

Special Forces: In the Shadows
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz: The School Of Night
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road

Penumbra: Textured Shadow, Coloured Light
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, Chelsea, London
Unseen Icons by Phil Griffin: 25 Years in Film & Photography
Brownsword Hepworth Gallery, 15 Walton Street, London

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The Zetland Arms
The Anglesea Arms

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The best places near here...

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

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

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

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

Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [137 businesses listed]

Food & Drink [171 businesses listed]

Health & Beauty [127 businesses listed]

Home & Garden [113 businesses listed]

Shops & Amenities [236 businesses listed]

Taxis & Transport [27 businesses listed]

Shopping Streets

Alexander Square [1 shop]
Astwood Mews [3 shops]
Basil Street [1 shop]
Beauchamp Place [40 shops]
Blacklands Terrace [3 shops]
Bray Place [1 shop]
Brompton Road [134 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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