Sock Shop

 
 
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12-13 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 5SF 
 
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A chain of sock and hosiery specialists. Also stocks a range of male and female accessories. As you can imagine they offer a bewildering variety of socks.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Hornton Street Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Sock Shop

Near Sock Shop
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  28% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  24% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £106  28% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Sock Shop
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VPL
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
61A Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 18 minutes from Sock Shop
Good things come in small packages. This tiny near-perfect boutique sells a rich crop of delightful underwear, sleepwear and lovely comfy things to chill out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wall
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
1 Denbigh Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 18 minutes from Sock Shop
This exquisite shop offers simple designs in really plush, sumptuous fabrics. Peruvian Pima cotton, baby alpaca, Irish linen, silk and cashmere all line its racks. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Temperley
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
6-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 20 minutes from Sock Shop
Central Saint Martins graduate Alice Temperley is a British designer known for her floaty, lace and beautifully feminine dresses which she sells from her Notting Hill ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Sock Shop

The best shops and markets near Sock Shop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
 
 
 
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Today Only
RCM Sparks Family Discovery (Over 5s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Friday 25th July 2014 - 10.30am
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Sock Shop
Fun, hands-on music-making and storytelling sessions....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Prom 10: Elgar, Walton, Moeran & David Horne
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 25th July 2014 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 13 minutes from Sock Shop
Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic, with violinist Tasmin Little, to perform Walton's Variations On A Theme by Hindemith, Moeran's Violin Concerto, David Horne's Daedalus In ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Pincher Martin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th July 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Sock Shop
A new opera by Oliver Rudland, based on the novel by William Golding, a re-telling of Don Giovanni and set during the Second World War. Featuring ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Sock Shop

Near Sock Shop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 11 minutes from Sock Shop
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from Sock Shop
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Sock Shop
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Sock Shop

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Sock Shop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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 townhouses ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Sock Shop

What are the best dining options near Sock Shop London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Sock Shop
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pavilion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Acclaimed chef Adam Simmonds, previously of Michelin starred Adam Simmonds Restaurant at Danesfield House, oversees the 60-seat Pavilion restaurant on Kensington High Street where quality local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
Vegetarian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Sock Shop

Near Sock Shop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
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 | 12 minutes from Sock Shop
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 | 22 minutes from Sock Shop
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 Sock Shop

Sock Shop gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 8 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Pubs near Sock Shop

The best pubs near London Sock Shop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Sock Shop
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Nightlife near Sock Shop

Sock Shop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 11 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Meeting venue hire near Sock Shop

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Sock Shop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from Sock Shop

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

Opera Holland Park: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Concerts | Until 2nd August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 8 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Investec present their operatic version of Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. Starring Fflur Wyn as Alice, with James Cleverton, Robert ...More

Opera Holland Park: Norma
Concerts | Until 8th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 8 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Opera Holland Park stages a new production of Bellini's Norma this summer with a cast including Yvonne Howard, Heather Shipp ...More

Opera Holland Park: Adriana Lecouvreur
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 8 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Twelve years after Opera Holland Park last produced Adriana Lecouvreur, Cilea's sumptuously gorgeous opera returns to the leafy environs of ...More

Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 8 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The annual Holland Park Opera is a highlight of summer in London, when the ...More

 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Kids Events | Until 2nd August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 8 minutes walk from Sock Shop

A highlight of Opera Holland Park in 2013, the specially commissioned family opera based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in ...More

 
The BBC Proms 2014
The BBC Proms 2014
Concerts | Until 13th September 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

A War Horse Prom, the first ever BBC Sport Prom, and a performance by the Pet Shop Boys are just ...More

 
Prom 10: Elgar, Walton, Moeran & David Horne
Concerts | On 25th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic, with violinist Tasmin Little, to perform Walton's Variations On A Theme by Hindemith, Moeran's ...More

RCM Sparks Family Discovery (Over 5s)
Kids Events | On 25th July 2014 

Royal College of Music 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Fun, hands-on music-making and storytelling sessions....More

 
 
 
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