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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 £162  37% 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 £108  36% 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  35% 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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    The Big Smoke Band
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 27th March 2015 - 7.45pm-11.30pm
    The Troubadour, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
    Folk and blues outfit. With support from Ogre Melodies and Harriet....More
     
     
     
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    Guy Bourdin: Walking Legs
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th and 27th March 2015 at 10.30am-6pm & 28th March 2015 at 10.30am-5pm
    Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
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    Neil Sean
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 27th March 2015 - 8pm-10pm
    The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
    Join Neil along with co-star Ann Montini in his debut show at the Pheasantry as he performs songs from his career, regales you with laughter and ...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 Big Smoke Band
    Concerts | On 27th March 2015 

    The Troubadour 10 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    Folk and blues outfit. With support from Ogre Melodies and Harriet....More

    Samara
    Concerts | Until 27th March 2015 

    606 Club 11 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    The six-piece band performs a lively fusion of Latin-funk, jazz, soul and samba....More

    It's All About Piano
    Concerts | Until 29th March 2015 

    Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 11 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    A host of multi-genre piano performances and events held across the weekend....More

    Neil Sean
    Theatre | On 27th March 2015 

    The Pheasantry 13 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    Join Neil along with co-star Ann Montini in his debut show at the Pheasantry as he performs songs from his ...More

    Can We Build A Bright Future For Our Reefs': Discussion
    Exhibitions | On 27th March 2015 

    Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    An expert leads a discussion into the future of coral reefs....More

    Plant Remedies For Spring: Workshop
    Exhibitions | On 27th March 2015 

    Chelsea Physic Garden 15 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    With Medical Herbalist Lara Bean....More

    Music In The Museum
    Concerts | On 27th March 2015 

    Royal College of Music 17 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    A lunchtime concert performed on some of the historical instruments....More

    Paul Weller
    Concerts | On 27th March 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 20 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    The legendary guitarist, singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council plays mod revival and post-punk rock ...More

    Langley Park School For Boys Brass Quintet
    Concerts | On 27th March 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 20 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    The prize-winning ensemble performs a selection of jazz and classical works....More

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Concerts | On 27th March 2015 

    Cadogan Hall 21 minutes walk from The Budokwai

    Micha Nesterowicz conducts a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24. With Janina Fialkowska, piano....More

     
     
     
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