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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 £74  42% 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 £72  39% 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
 
 
 
The Nadler Hotel Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  36% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 8 minutes from The Abingdon
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... 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
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The Abingdon
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Princess Victoria, Kensington
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Abingdon

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Ongoing
Peter Barber: 100 Mile City And Other Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2018 to 27th January 2019 - 10am-6pm
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
In the first ever exhibition of his work, the acclaimed British architect and urbanist explores the constraints and possibilities presented by London's current housing crisis. The ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Home Futures
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th November 2018 to 24th March 2019
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
The Design Museum concludes 2018 with an exhibition about the idea of Home Futures. A place where people engage with design in the most important aspects ...More
 
 
 
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Waterstones Kensington Christmas Evening
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 30th November 2018 - 6pm-9pm
The Abingdon, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
We are hosting a festive evening of mulled wine, mince pies, Christmas-themed activities and we are hosting a wealth of fantastic authors who will be here ...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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 18 minutes from The Abingdon
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... 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
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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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Nightlife near The Abingdon

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
 

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Home Futures
Home Futures
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Abingdon

The Design Museum concludes 2018 with an exhibition about the idea of Home Futures. A place where people engage with ...More

 
Peter Barber: 100 Mile City And Other Stories
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Abingdon

In the first ever exhibition of his work, the acclaimed British architect and urbanist explores the constraints and possibilities presented ...More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | Until 25th November 2018 

Olympia London 12 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Returning to Olympia London for the second time this year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together an exciting line-up ...More

 
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Bury The Dead
Theatre | Until 24th November 2018 

Finborough Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

An anti-war protest play first performed in 1936 that deals with a military problem when six dead soldiers stand up ...More

Life in the Dark
Life in the Dark
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 6th January 2019 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Concerts | On 21st November 2018 

Royal Albert Hall 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

At the core of this New Zealand-based rock band are singer, guitarist and songwriter Ruban Nielson and bassist Jake Portrait....More

Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 

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Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals
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Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
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Dance | From 9th February 

The O2 Arena

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Fatboy Slim
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SSE Arena, Wembley

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A new combined brand from StayWell and The Prince Hotels Inc - one of Japan's ...More

 
The Merry Wives of Windsor
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Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the hilarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, with ...More

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One of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars within one of London's oldest hotels, the ...More

 
London Welsh Centre
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A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

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