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Citadines South Kensington Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  36% off
35A Gloucester Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Opal
These popular apartments offer a luxurious home from home environment that is so unique to the capital. With flexible living spaces and fully fitted kitchens parents ... More
 
 
 
Rydges Kensington London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  26% off
61 Gloucester Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Opal
A clean and bright boutique, Victorian hotel, the Rydges Kensington London offers excellent proximity to London's celebrated museums and the Royal Albert Hall. Only 75 metres ... More
 
 
 
Grange Strathmore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  39% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Opal
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel, Bar 190
London > Nightlife > Bars
190 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
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Bar Cuba
London > Nightlife > Bars
11 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Opal
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Archangel
London > Nightlife > Bars
7-11 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Opal
Slick conservatory and cocktail bar upstairs and a swish club downstairs make this a popular west London nightspot.... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Opal

Opal clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Rat & Parrot
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Opal
Pub ... More
 
 
 
The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Opal
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Ghost INC
London > Nightlife >
7-11 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Opal
Perhaps the last thing you would expect under South Kensington's upmarket Gainsborough Hotel is a compact cocktail bar pumping out electro house and nu-wave until 2.30am ... More
 
 
 
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The Wunderkammer
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 27th May, 24th Jun, 29th Jul and 26th Aug 2016 at 6.45pm-8pm and 8.30pm-9.45pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
Acclaimed improv group Do Not Adjust Your Stage present TED-style panel talks with guest speakers....More
 
 
 
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Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra: Space Spectacular
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 27th May 2016 at 7.30pm & Saturday 28th May 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from Opal
Anthony Inglis conducts works with an intergalactic theme including John Williams's Star Wars, E.T, Superman and Close Encounters Of The Third Kind film scores, alongside Holst's ...More
 
 
 
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Storytelling And Music Sessions For 0-4 Year Olds
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 10am and 11.30am
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from Opal
Music, movement and stories with Paul Rubinstein, Olivia Armstrong and Becky Dixon....More
 
 
 
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Near Opal
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
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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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Opal
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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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Opal
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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Sights and Attractions near Opal

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Opal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of which ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students need ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
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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Shopping near Opal

The best shops and markets near Opal
Perkins Dry Cleaners
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
44a Gloucester Road, Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Opal
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Opal
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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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Opal
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Opal

What are the best dining options near Opal London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Etranger
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
36 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Opal
Marrying the French traditions acquired whilst studying under triple Michelin-starred Pierre Gagnaire with the best elements of Indochinese cooking, L'Etranger's Executive Chef, Jerome Tauvron, has succeeded ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meursault
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
36 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Opal
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
17 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Opal
The ubiquitous Seattle based coffee shop can unsurprisingly be found all over London. Thanks to its market saturation policy, branches resemble the Capital’s buses by always ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Opal

Near Opal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Opal
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
 
 
 
English National Ballet
London > Education > Adult Education
Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, is based at Markova House in Kensington where ballet classes for all levels ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Opal
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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Leisure near Opal

Opal gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Holiday Inn, The Gym
London > Leisure > Fitness
100 Cromwell Road, Kensignton, Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Opal
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David Lloyd Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
116 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
Gym ... More
 
 
 
David Llyod Premier Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
Point West, 116 Cromwell Road, South Kesigntton, Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
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Pubs near Opal

The best pubs near London Opal.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Opal
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 Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Opal
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from Opal
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Opal

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Opal.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
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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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
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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Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Opal

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

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Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years ...More

 
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 Opal

Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to ...More

 
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

Challenging the popular perception of Paul Strand as primarily a photographer of American places and ...More

 
Botticelli Reimagined
Botticelli Reimagined
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

Hard to believe it now but Botticelli was largely forgotten for more than 300 years until ...More

 
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and ...More

 
Digital Kids
Kids Events | Until 5th June 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

Compose your own incredible architecture....More

Digital Design Drop-In
Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Opal

A drop-in for those who want to learn more about digital design....More

 
 
 
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