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Fashionable district that is close to many of London's finest museums and antique shops.
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Old Brompton Road, London, England
South Kensington
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our most recent stay in the London, saw us venture into South Kensington on two different days. One day we travelled to the South Kensington tube station from Paddington and then walked through the locale to visit the Royal Albert Hall. The area on that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area. I found it safe with lots of interesting shops. Beautiful park, old buildings and statues. Upscale so bring money.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is one of my favourite area and must visit or stay at whenever I visit London. The location is excellent you can reach Gloucester road, Kensington Notting Hill Gate and Knights bridge within a short walk or couple of underground stops. There are lots...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We walked through after the gardens. Great restaurants and shops all along the streets. One of our favorite neighborhoods

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank wick1979
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

South Kensington is a nice and ideal location to stay when in london for holiday. Kensington garden, Knightsbridge, high street ken are a short walk away.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

South Kensington is a large residential area in London and also has an underground station hub. Most will use this station as tourists to come and see the museums that are here, such as; The natural history museum, the science museum, the Victoria and Albert...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This has to be my favourite part of London. Beautiful Victorian and Georgian properties. Many really good restaurants and bars and the "French" quarter adjoining Cromwell Road. All the great Museums are here - The V&A, The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum. But, best...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kruger C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Most tourists to the area will no doubt be making their way to one of the fantastic museums in the area, but the route from the tube station to those museums has a great choice of places to eat, drink and sit for a while.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RLBAllen
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stayed in South Kensington for 3 nights in August. Really nice area that felt safe, accessible and lovely. Tons of restaurants and coffee shops and an amazing Whole Foods market. Blocks from Kensington Gardens/Hyde Park which was a lovely place to run in the mornings-...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

If an admirer of the Victorians two of the items on the London tick-list are (a) a visit to the National Portrait Gallery to see the Victorian section, several serious looking portraits and busts of Victorian men and women and (b) a visit to South...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
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superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Sorry, I don't. I live in the US and I don't eat doughnuts here! When I visit the UK I eat things that I cannot find here! Crêpes, meringues, French and Belgium hand-made chocolates, and pastries at those lovely French... More
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