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Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 159 22% 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 74 32% 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
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 81 34% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 8 minutes from The Budokwai
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
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Alternative Martial Arts nearest The Budokwai

Nearest to The Budokwai
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Budokwai

The Budokwai gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Entertainment near The Budokwai

Near The Budokwai
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London 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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Sights and Attractions near The Budokwai

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Budokwai
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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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Shopping near The Budokwai

The best shops and markets near The Budokwai
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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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Restaurants near The Budokwai

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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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VQ Chelsea
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
325 Fulham Road, Earl's Court, 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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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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Education near The Budokwai

Near The Budokwai
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London 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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Leisure near The Budokwai

The Budokwai gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near The Budokwai

The best pubs near London The Budokwai.
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London 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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Nightlife near The Budokwai

The Budokwai clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 4 minutes from The Budokwai
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 9 minutes from The Budokwai
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near The Budokwai

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Budokwai.
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from The Budokwai
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Conversations: Form And Line In Dialogue
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

Royal British Society Of Sculptors 7 minutes walk from The Budokwai

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Quaint Honour
Theatre | Until 21st November 2017 

Finborough Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Budokwai

Roger Gellert's drama, presented for the first time since its world premiere in 1958 and celebrating the 50th anniversary of ...More

The Busy World Is Hushed.
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

Finborough Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Budokwai

Originally premiered at New York City's Playwrights Horizons, Keith Bunin's play examines with wisdom, humour and insight the contradictions we ...More

Monday's A Joke
Comedy | Until 15th January 2018 

The Troubadour 10 minutes walk from The Budokwai

Mirth Control presents a night of top stand-up comedy....More

Simon Mulligan
Concerts | On 20th November 2017 

606 Club 11 minutes walk from The Budokwai

The pianist who originates from London, performs in both the classical and jazz disciplines....More

Grandmaster Flash: Hip Hop, People, Places And Things
Concerts | On 20th November 2017 

Under The Bridge 11 minutes walk from The Budokwai

The legendary, pioneering hip hop artist demonstrates how he achieved his original breaks with the help of interactive technology....More

Venom: Killer and Cure
Venom: Killer and Cure
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

A major new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Venom: Killer and Cure enters the realm of venomous creatures to ...More

 
Whales: Beneath the surface
Whales: Beneath the surface
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 7th January 2018 

Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 14 minutes walk from The Budokwai

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 

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An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
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Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
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Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
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The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
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Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
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Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
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Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
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Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
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The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage

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The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
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KOKO

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