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8 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  27% 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  29% 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 £58  39% 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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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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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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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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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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Women Writing Men - Men Writing Women: In Conversation Douglas Kennedy and Louise Doughty
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 5th February 2019 - 6.30pm-8pm
The Abingdon, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
International bestselling authors Douglas Kennedy and Louise Doughty will be in Waterstones Kensington discussing their work, and in particular, writing into a different gender....More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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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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

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

 
Al Ross & The Planets
Music | On 17th January 2019 

The Troubadour 12 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Rhythm'n'blues originals are performed by this band from London....More

Tassel making with the London Loom!
Exhibitions | On 17th January 2019 

Royal Society of Sculptors 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

Time Is Love/Tiempo Es Amor
Theatre | Until 26th January 2019 

Finborough Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

The European premiere of multi-award-winning playwright and director, Che Walker's contemporary drama, in which a man returns from prison to ...More

Life In The Dark
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Enter the fascinating world of nocturnal animals in a family-friendly exhibition, which includes footage of an underwater bioluminescent display. Contains ...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

 
The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...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

 
Cirque Du Soleil: Totem
Cirque Du Soleil: Totem
Theatre | Until 26th February 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Following a successful run back in 2011, Cirque du Soleil's Totem returns to the Royal Albert Hall once again in ...More

 

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Don McCullin
Exhibitions | From 5th February 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a comprehensive retrospective of legendary British photographer Don McCullin with a display of his most powerful images from the past 60 years. Following the publication of his photograph of a local gang, ...More

Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | From 8th February 

Adelphi Theatre

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere ...More

 
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Theatre | From 9th February 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's ...More

 
Art Night 2019
Art Night 2019
Exhibitions | On 22nd June 

Walthamstow Town Square

Art Night, the late night free contemporary art festival which runs from 6pm into the ...More

 
Peter Gynt
Peter Gynt
Theatre | From 27th June 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

James McArdle, star of Platonov and Angels in America, takes the title role in David ...More

 
Tree
Tree
Theatre | From 29th July 

The Young Vic

Taking you on a musical journey in search of the soul and the spirit of ...More

 
The Trick
The Trick
Theatre | From 19th February 

Bush Theatre

Before going on tour across the country, the world premiere of Eve Leigh's The Trick ...More

 
Brick Wonders
Brick Wonders
Exhibitions | From 16th February 

Horniman Museum

More than 50 LEGO models are brought together at the Horniman Museum for the new ...More

 
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Exhibitions | From 13th February 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery presents the first-ever exhibition outside ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

London Transport Museum

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 ...More

 
SpiceBox
SpiceBox
Dining 

Grace Regan's all-vegan curry house specialises in meat-free versions of Indian classics....More

 
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The Biltmore, Mayfair
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The Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, closed in July 2018, reopens in spring 2019 as The ...More

 
Lincoln Plaza London
Lincoln Plaza London
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A new build block among the high rises of Canary Wharf, Lincoln Plaza London is ...More

 
Lucknow Social
Dining 

Neighbourhood Indian restaurant from Dhruv Mittal and the team behind DUM Biryani....More

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Dining 

In the city where the first Hard Rock ...More

 
Boki Seven Dials
Boki Seven Dials
Dining 

Serving Allpress coffee and natural teas by day, cocktails and craft beer, Boki is an ...More

 
Darcie & May Green
Darcie & May Green
Dining 

It's hard to miss Darcie & May, two colourful canal boats designed by the godfather ...More

 
Royal Wharf Pier
Royal Wharf Pier
Transport 

Jutting out into the Thames like the British seaside piers of old, Royal Wharf Pier ...More

 
Best New Openings in London in 2019
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
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The debut restaurant, bar and bakery from Kelly Landesberg, this opulent Marylebone bakery takes inspiration ...More

 
London Events 2019
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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. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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