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Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
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7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £173  33% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  25% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  40% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 9 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 15 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
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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Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th July to 12th November 2017
The Hoop & Toy, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the rules of what's possible with wood. ...More
 
 
 
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Rachel Kneebone
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st April 2017 to 14th January 2018 - Various Times
The Hoop & Toy, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as three porcelain works presented in dialogue ...More
 
 
 
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Power UP
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th to 31st October 2017
The Hoop & Toy, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
This October half term the Science Museum presents gaming extravaganza Power UP. Returning for its second year, the hands-on event invites gaming fans to get their ...More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Hoop & Toy
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Hoop & Toy
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Hoop & Toy
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Exhibition
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
19 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Hoop & Toy
One of the smallest restaurants in the Thai Square group, this intimate space has enough room to seat 48 people. The standard Thai cusine includes favourites ... More
 
 
 
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Casa Brindisa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
7 - 9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Hoop & Toy
Spanish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15-17 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Hoop & Toy
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
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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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Hoop & Toy.
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from The Hoop & Toy
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
Contemporary Korean Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean ...More

The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio Society
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

The Folio Society is Britain's foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, ...More

Woman's Hour Craft Prize
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

Twelve shortlisted finalists display their craft works, including Laura Ellen Bacon, Celia Pym, Lin Chueng, Emma Woffenden, Peter Marigold, Neil ...More

Rachel Kneebone
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

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

 
The Art Of British Natural History
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

Over 200 original illustrations celebrating the nature on our shores. Items from the museum's collection will explore the many different ...More

Whales: Beneath the surface
Whales: Beneath the surface
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Hoop & Toy

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 

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