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Though essentially a Vietnamese restaurant Nam Long became a destination cocktail bar in the height of nineties hedonism. Famously, a group of young city bankers regularly hung out here, downing Flaming Ferraris - a cocktail so potent that could be used as an excuse for their outrageously obnoxious behaviour. Those heady days, when Jeffrey Archer's son and his crazy city friends gave the place its reputation, are long gone but the cocktails and the Vietnamese food remain. Entering the restaurant it's surprising that this narrow bar was the scene of such famously debauched scenes; the colonial-style wicker chairs are cheap looking and the space is cramped. Once you get over the disappointment though you'll find the place serves decent enough food - noodles and stir fry - but most importantly has a great atmosphere, helped by the flamboyant owner.

 

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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
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Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  32% off
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  38% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  32% off
27 - 33 Harrington Gardens, SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
As its name suggests, The Bentley hotel is a rather sleek model. Appropriately located in upmarket Kensington and Chelsea all of the 64 rooms in this ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 8 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Recital Melvyn Tan
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 31st March 2017 - 7pm-8.30pm
Nam Long-Le Shaker, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Jazz Improvisation With Yaron Herman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 31st March 2017 - 9pm-10pm
Nam Long-Le Shaker, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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All About Piano! Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 31st March to 2nd May 2017
Nam Long-Le Shaker, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting on Friday 31st March with international ...More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer. A wide range of educational books, ... More
 
 
 
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Cambio de Tercio
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
163 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | Same location as Nam Long-Le Shaker
Spanish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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174 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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166 Old Brompton Road, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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 | 14 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 18 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Natural History Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
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The X Factor finalist and TV presenter promotes the single You Don't Know Love and gyrates through his hits including ...More

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

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

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

 
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One of three opening exhibitions at the Design Museum in its brand new Kensington home presents eleven newly commissioned installations ...More

 
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Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the ...More

 
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