Places to go in Kensington
Hammersmith Road, West Kensington, W14 8UX [map]
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Olympia offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics.
Gourmet Food Shop
63 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SE [map]
Kensington is the largest Whole Foods shop in London. You can choose from dozens of regional cheeses in the unique cheese room, and buy handmade chocolates, meat from the 75ft butchers' counter, and fresh fish prepared by skilled fishmongers. All foods are free from artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, sweeteners and hydrogenated fats.
51 Kensington Court, W8 5DB [map]
Eleven luxury serviced apartments located in quiet garden square by Kensington Palace, minutes from park, tube, shops, restaurants.
64A Kensington Church Street, Kensington, W8 4DB [map]
Adrian Harrington has a wide ranging stock of antiquarian books, prints and maps, specialising in literature, first editions and bound library sets, voyages and travel, atlas's, colourplate and illustrated books, children's books, fore edge paintings and fine and rare books in all fields.
The Milestone Hotel, 1 Kensington Court, Greater London, W8 5DL [map]
Honoured with the Award of Excellence by the Tea Guild in 2009, The Milestone Hotel is a warm and cosy retreat, just right for afternoon tea, sumptuous comfort with 'sink and stay' armchairs and sofas.
40 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 4PF [map]
American Apparel sells fashion basics, with great cut, fit and colour.
11 - 13 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5NP [map]
Archangel is a restaurant and bar serving Eastern European food, with a cocktail bar and restaurant on one floor and a night club in the basement.
66 Avonmore Road, W14 8RS [map]
Privately-owned and run, with a friendly atmosphere. Three minutes' walk from Olympia, ten minutes from Earl's Court and five minutes from West Kensington. Very high quality serviced accommodation.
187 Kensington High Street, W8 6SH [map]
The Balans are a cheerful and funky chain of restaurants, usually full of a young crowd taking advantage of the energetic atmosphere and the late opening hours.
4a Castletown Road, Hammersmith, W14 9HE [map]
The Bhavan Centre is the largest institute for Indian arts and culture outside the Indian Sub-continent.
11 Russell Gardens, W14 8EZ [map]
Descend into the gold ceiling blagbasement, kick back on the large beds overlooked by a reclining Ganesh under the shade of the cherry tree, and enjoy the Hindu cool decor.
284-286 Kensington High Street, West Kensington, W14 8NZ [map]
Blue Lagoon is a Thai restaurant specialising in Royal Thai cuisine with fresh ingredients flown in daily from Thailand.
222 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 7RG [map]
Byron are a restaurant chain that specialise in hamburgers.
Kensington Church Street, Kensington, W8 4EH [map]
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining since it opened way back in 1989.
3-5 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, W8 7DU [map]
Carluccio's offer a fine selection of regional Italian foods including ready made dishes and fresh bread as well as fresh wild mushrooms and truffles.
34 Blythe Road, West Kensington, W14 0HA [map]
Chez Marcelle serve a variety of Lebanese dishes to eat in or take away.
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, W8 7LN [map]
The Churchill Arms is over 200 years old and has classical and piano music playing in the background.
27 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5NP [map]
Crussh serve a wide selection of juices and smoothies that are 98% fat free, as well as a wide selection of sandwiches and soups, all guaranteed fresh for your enjoyment.
The Antique Centre, 58-60 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, W8 4DB [map]
The Cufflink Shop specialises in a range of antique cufflinks.
186 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 7RG [map]
Cycle Surgery sell a wide selection of bikes and accessories including saddles, chains, pedals, padlocks and helmets to name but a few items.