Places to go in Kensington
Spa / Health Centre
2-24 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 4PT [map]
Kensington Square, Kensington and Chelsea, W8 5HQ [map]
Heythrop College specialises in the study of philosophy and theology, with one of the largest libraries in its field.
24 Hillgate Street, Kensington, W8 7SR [map]
The Hillgate serves traditional pub food and has a strong sense of identity with a following of loyal locals.
W8 6LU [map]
Holland Park contains an extensive woodland for central London, and supports a surprising range of mammals, birds and insects, including peacocks.
12 Holland Park Road, W14 8LZ [map]
The former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton.
Palace Gate House, 1a Palace Gate, Greater London, W8 5LS [map]
As well as being known as one of the world's premier gaming clubs, Maxims is also famed for the exquisite quality of its cuisine.
Kensington Place, Kensington, W8 7PP [map]
Notting Hill Farmers' Market has been running since September 1999, and has a dedicated following of eager market shoppers.
35 Earls Court Road, Kensington, W8 6ED [map]
PizzaExpress offers dishes made from the finest fresh ingredients in beautifully designed surroundings with friendly and efficient service.
The Addison Rooms, Olympia Exhibition Centre, Greater London, W14 8UX [map]
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Olympia offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics.
Historic Site / House
Serpentine Bridge, Hyde Park, W8 4PX [map]
This memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2004.
Children and Babywear Shop
127 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SF [map]
Trotters is a family-owned business selling children's clothing, footwear, accessories, books, toys and gifts. There's also a kids' hairdressing service.
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.
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, W8 6AP [map]
The Abingdon is a restaurant and bar that serves a variety of International dishes as well as beers, wines and spirits.
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.
65 High Street Kensington, W8 5ED [map]
Amika hails as London's most glamorous and infamous members club, having launched to tremendous fanfare in 2007.