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5 minutes walk
 
 
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Young Street NCP
 
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    Rydges Kensington London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  29% 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  27% 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
     
     
     
    Crowne Plaza London Kensington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  37% off
    100 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Opal
    Though it looks like a traditional town-house hotel from the outside, with its attractive pillared entrance and Georgian façade, this hotel is full of modern luxuries, ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Bars nearest Opal

    Nearest to Opal
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    Piano
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Opal
    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
     
     
     
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    Ping
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 11 minutes from Opal
    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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    Evans & Peel Detective Agency
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from Opal
    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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    Nightlife near Opal

    Opal clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Babylon at the Roof Gardens
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Opal
    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Events near Opal

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    Ceramic Art London
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th, 18th and 19th April 2015
    Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
    Held annually at the Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, now in its eleventh year, is one of the leading international fairs for contemporary ...More
     
     
     
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    Bonobos: Cousins In The Congo: Talk
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
    Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
    With Zanna Clay....More
     
     
     
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    Bob The Mechanic
    London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 19th April 2015
    Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
    An opportunity to discover more about the people who built, fixed, flew and crashed some of history's most famous planes with Bob the mechanic....More
     
     
     
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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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    Science Museum IMAX
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Opal
    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 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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    Sights and Attractions near Opal

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Opal
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    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 has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students. In a further bid to promote artistic excellence ... 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
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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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    Moxon's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Opal
    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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    Restaurants near Opal

    What are the best dining options near Opal London?
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    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
     
     
     
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    Meursault
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    36 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, 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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, SW11 | 27 minutes from Opal
    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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    Opal gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    The Roof Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Opal
    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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    London Archers
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Opal
    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
     
     
     
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    G-Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Opal
    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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    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
     
     
     
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    The Duke of Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 10 minutes from Opal
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    The Abingdon
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Opal
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    Meeting venue hire near Opal

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Opal.
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    The Gore Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Opal
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    The Great Hall, Imperial College
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Kensington Campus, 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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    Ceramic Art London
    Ceramic Art London
    Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2015 

    Royal College of Art 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Held annually at the Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, now in its eleventh year, is one of ...More

     
    Cosmos & Culture
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Explore how astronomy has changed how the universe is seen. Objects from ancient heritage to cutting edge technology show the ...More

    Shackleton's Man Goes South
    Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

    Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Shackleton's Man Goes South is the name of a novel by Tony White and a display in the Atmosphere gallery ...More

    Aleksander Kolkowski: The Exponential Horn: In Search Of Perfect Sound
    Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2015 

    Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    An installation by the Science Museum's Sound Artist in Residence in 2012, featuring a full-size reconstruction of the UK's largest ...More

    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

    Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? at the Science Museum explores the power that food has over our bodies, brains ...More

     
    Churchill's Scientists
    Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2016 

    Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    The Science Museum's major exhibition of 2015 is Churchill's Scientists, which will run from January 2015 until early 2016. Marking ...More

    Bonobos: Cousins In The Congo: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 19th April 2015 

    Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    With Zanna Clay....More

    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    The Natural History Museum's exhibition Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea examines the spectacular seascapes and richness of life ...More

     
    Images of Nature
    Images of Nature
    Exhibitions | Next performance 19th April 2015 

    Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

     
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

    Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Opal

    Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

     
     
     
     
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