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159 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 0LJ
 
 
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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
 
5 minutes walk
 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
14 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  29% 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 £154  41% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  24% off
27 - 33 Harrington Gardens, SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Nightlife > Bars
159 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | Same location as Nam Long-Le Shaker
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The Bentley Kenpinski, 27-33 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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138 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
153 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | Same location as Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Duke of Clarence
London > Nightlife > Pubs
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 6th December 2016 - 6pm-8.30pm
Nam Long-Le Shaker, 85 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Cineworld
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
279 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
142 Fulham Road, South Kensington, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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
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Royal British Society Of Sculptors
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
108 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
From its head offices in London the Royal British Society of Sculptors runs five sculpture shows a year, displaying the 3D artform in all its shapes ... More
 
 
 
Royal British Society Of Sculptors
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
108 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
From its head offices in London the Royal British Society of Sculptors runs five sculpture shows a year, displaying the 3D artform in all its shapes ... More
 
 
 
Brompton Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
Signing up to the Brompton Library is easy and more importantly, free. All books are free to borrow whilst there is a small charge for audiobooks, ... 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
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Christie's South Kensington
London > Shopping >
85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
163 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | Same location as Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
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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St James's College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
4 Wetherby Gardens, South Kensington, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Education > English Language Courses
23 Collingham Gardens, South Kensington, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
1-6 week summer courses for 10-15 year olds. 8 students per class. under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > English Language Courses
21 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Courtfield Gardens (East)
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
62 Courtfield Gardens, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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The Budokwai
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
GK House, 4 Gilston Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Holmes Place
London > Leisure > Fitness
188A Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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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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Blakes Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
33 Roland Gardens, Brompton, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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27-33 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Community of St Jude
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St. Jude's Church, 18 Collingham Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Nam Long-Le Shaker
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Kids Events | Until 24th December 2016 

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Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

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You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition ...More

 
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery
Exhibitions | Until 8th January 2017 

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Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

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HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
Tours | Until 1st March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

Following Scrooge's Cryptic Christmas Trail in 2013, HiddenCity launched another festive trail in 2014 and it continues through this year's ...More

 
Donatella Versace In Conversation
Exhibitions | On 4th December 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

The Creative Director of the renowned Italian fashion house shares stories of her life and career....More

Victoria And Albert's Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 23rd December 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

A promenade performance through the British galleries, featuring festive stories, carols and dancing written and directed by Dominic Gerrard, and ...More

Two Of A Kind: Russell Scott & Denise Medley-Scott
Theatre | On 4th December 2016 

The Pheasantry 2.44 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

The artists combine to perform a selection of numbers written by musical theatre songwriting duos, plus narrative episodes....More

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Songs: With Dame Judi Dench
Exhibitions | On 4th December 2016 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from Nam Long-le Shaker

The celebrated actor discusses her life and career....More

 
 
 
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