Founded in 1910, the Institut Francais is renowned as being the centre for language and culture for the French government. It is also host to many art films and exhibitions as well as wine-tasting sessions and they also boast a library area.
17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DT
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+44 (0)20 7073 1350
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Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni
17 Queensberry PlaceSouth KensingtonLondonSW7 2DT
- +44 (0)20 7073 1350
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- South Kensington, Underground
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