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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
13 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Blakes Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £171  33% off
    33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Budokwai
    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
     
     
     
    Cranley Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £122  23% off
    10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
    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
     
     
     
    The Regency Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  41% off
    100 Queens Gate, SW7 | 8 minutes from The Budokwai
    The Regency Hotel in South Kensington on the tree-lined road of Queens Gate is in a prime spot near Old Brompton Road with a good choice ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Martial Arts nearest The Budokwai

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    The London Academy of Krav Maga
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 2.6 miles from The Budokwai
    Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
     
     
     
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    Chang's Hapkido Academy
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3.7 miles from The Budokwai
    Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
     
     
     
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    Tang Long
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 4.3 miles from The Budokwai
    Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
     
     
     
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    Kayaking London
    London > Leisure >
    Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
     
     
     
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    Lush Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    G-Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Saint / Jeanne Or The Persecution, Execution And Ascension Of Jeanne D'Arc
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st and 22nd May 2015 at 7.30pm-9.30pm & 23rd May 2015 at 2.30pm-4.30pm and 7.30pm-9.30pm
    Chelsea Theatre, World's End Place, Kings Road, SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
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    May Bank Holiday Sample Sale
    London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 23rd May 2015 - 12noon-7pm
    Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, SW3 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    Designer Sales are adding an hour on to our Sample Sale this May so you have more time to bag that bargain!...More
     
     
     
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    Terri Walker
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd May 2015 - 7pm
    Under The Bridge, Stamford Bridge Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 11 minutes from The Budokwai
    English R&B and soul singer-songwriter....More
     
     
     
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    Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Kings Road, SW10 | 2 minutes from The Budokwai
    Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
     
     
     
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    Finborough Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
    The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Troubadour
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Brompton Cemetery
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
    Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
     
     
     
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    National Trust: Carlyle's House
    London > Attractions > Museums
    24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
     
     
     
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    Proud Chelsea
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
    Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
     
     
     
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    Luigi's Delicatessen
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    Luigi's Delicatessen is a one-stop shop for all kinds of delicacies from fresh pasta to farmhouse cheeses with a particular emphasis on Italian produce. They have ... More
     
     
     
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    Wyndham House Butchers
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    309 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    One of London's best butchers, this place is incredibly popular with Fulham residents. Wyndham's is a family operation which also has a shop at Borough Market. ... More
     
     
     
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    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ... More
     
     
     
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    VQ
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    325 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    One of the few restaurants in London to stay open 24 hours a day, VQ on the Fulham Road is something of a London institution and ... More
     
     
     
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    Aglio e Olio
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    194 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    Italian cuisine ... More
     
     
     
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    Hache Chelsea
    London > Restaurants > American restaurants
    329-331 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
    Making Gourmet Burger Kitchen look like McDonald's, the charred and bloody burgers of Hache, served on airy Ciabatta buns that perfectly soak up the juices, have ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, SW11 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Dana Centre
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from The Budokwai
    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 | 20 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Kayaking London
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    Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
     
     
     
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    Lush Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    G-Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
    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 King's Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
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    The Duke of Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 6 minutes from The Budokwai
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    The Cadogan Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Eighty Six
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
    Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
     
     
     
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    Evans & Peel Detective Agency
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Barts
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
    Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
     
     
     
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    Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 11 minutes from The Budokwai
    What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
     
     
     
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    Natural History Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from The Budokwai
    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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    Chelsea Physic Garden
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from The Budokwai
    The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
     
     
     
     
     

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    The Sparrows Of Paris
    Concerts | On 23rd May 2015 

    The Troubadour 10 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    French singer Carolyn Saint-Pe and her accordionist transport you to Paris of the 1920s to 1950s with songs from the ...More

    May Bank Holiday Sample Sale
    Leisure | On 23rd May 2015 

    Chelsea Old Town Hall 10 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    Designer Sales are adding an hour on to our Sample Sale this May so you have more time to bag ...More

    Terri Walker
    Concerts | On 23rd May 2015 

    Under The Bridge 11 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    English R&B and soul singer-songwriter....More

    Bashiyra
    Music | On 23rd May 2015 

    The Pheasantry 13 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    A performance by the multiple award-winning singer/songwriter....More

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

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    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 23rd May 2015 

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    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 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

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

     
    Big Nature Day
    Big Nature Day
    Kids Events | On 23rd May 2015 

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    The Natural History Museum's Big Nature Day returns for 2015. A huge choice of fun, family-friendly ...More

     
    Sensational Butterflies
    Sensational Butterflies
    Kids Events | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

     
    The Longest Journey
    Kids Events | On 23rd May 2015 

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    Learn more about butterfly migration....More

     
     
     
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