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Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  38% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  28% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 5 minutes from The Abingdon
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  36% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 5 minutes from The Abingdon
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Abingdon

Nearest to The Abingdon
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cumberland Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
29 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
An excellent gastropub, with a menu of truly delightful English and Mediterranean dishes. The Cumberland is the only decent pub within a mile radius, a friendly ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 14 minutes from The Abingdon
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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The Abingdon
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Dining near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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Chez Patrick
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
7 Stratford Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Abingdon
Chez Patrick is a charming, intimate neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of residential Kensington. The brasserie-style menu features traditional French classics from Chateaubriand to calf's liver, available ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Abingdon
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Parabola
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
On the first floor of the Design Museum , Parabola offers seasonal dishes by day, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Abingdon

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Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th November 2016 to 23rd April 2017
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
One of three opening exhibitions at the Design Museum in its brand new Kensington home presents eleven newly commissioned installations by OMA, Hussein Chalayan and a ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 3rd June 2017
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Imagine Moscow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 4th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 11 minutes from The Abingdon
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Abingdon

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Abingdon
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Abingdon

The best shops and markets near The Abingdon
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from The Abingdon
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 18 minutes from The Abingdon
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Abingdon

The Abingdon gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Abingdon
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Abingdon

The best pubs near London The Abingdon.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as The Abingdon
... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Abingdon
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from The Abingdon
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Abingdon

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Abingdon.
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from The Abingdon
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The Choroes
Concerts | On 31st March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from The Abingdon

The quartet present a lunchtime of traditional Brazilian 'Choro' music....More

John Crawford
Concerts | On 31st March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from The Abingdon

The pianist, who has worked with Bjork, Andy Williams, Kirsty McColl and Rui Veloso, performs a blend of jazz, Latin ...More

Teenage Cancer Trust Series
Teenage Cancer Trust Series
Concerts | Until 2nd April 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from The Abingdon

The Teenage Cancer Trust annual series of concerts returns to the Royal Albert Hall this spring with six wondrous nights ...More

 
Paul Weller
Concerts | On 31st March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from The Abingdon

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known as The Modfather - plays ...More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 2.53 miles from The Abingdon

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 2.57 miles from The Abingdon

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 2.57 miles from The Abingdon

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | Until 2nd May 2017 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 2.64 miles from The Abingdon

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting ...More

 
Jazz Improvisation With Yaron Herman
Concerts | On 31st March 2017 

Cine Lumiere 2.64 miles from The Abingdon

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Recital Melvyn Tan
Concerts | On 31st March 2017 

Cine Lumiere 2.64 miles from The Abingdon

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Street food specialists KERB present The Bucket List this May, bringing all of London's best ...More

 
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Gathering the world's finest barmen and mixologists, from the city's 5 star hotels to its hidden basement bars, Cocktails In The City brings together a selection of London's ...More

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Easter Weekend is the perfect excuse for a ...More

 
The Luna Cinema: Crystal Palace Park
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Crystal Palace Park

The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

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In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
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Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
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Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
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Lupins
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Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

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Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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