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The Bailey's Hotel London (formally Millennium Bailey's Hotel)
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £119  22% off
140 Gloucester Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
The sweeping staircase is the first thing you notice when you walk into this historic beautifully renovated townhouse. Elegant, old fashioned décor including stained glass windows ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  26% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
 
 
 
Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  29% off
4-18 Harrington Gardens, SW7 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
This modern hotel in the fashionable Kensington area is ideal for exploring the nearby attractions of Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall or Kensington Palace & ... More
 
 
 
 
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
75 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Black & Blue
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron claims to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Macellaio RC - South Kensington
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
84 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy away from the source of its hero ingredient - proudly displaying its ventilated cellars in the front ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
107 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Black & Blue
Originally from New York, Haagen Dazs is now a global ice-cream giant. These cafes sell their delicious luxury ice-cream straight as well as in sundaes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bombay Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Courtfield Road, Courtfield Road, , South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
First opened in London in 1982, the Bombay Brasserie had a refresh in 2015 reasserting it as one of London's finest Indian restaurants. Using natural coal ... More
 
 
 
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Gloucester Arcade, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Black & Blue
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Bauer Brothers Art Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th April 2016 to 26th February 2017 - 10am-5.50pm
Black & Blue, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
Botanical and zoological drawings and paintings by the accomplished natural history artists and brothers who worked in the first half of the 19th century....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st October 2016 to 10th September 2017
Black & Blue, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. The annual ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum Lates: Childhood Wonder
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 6.45pm-10pm
Black & Blue, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Black & Blue
Childhood games for adults, including a virtual reality experience, toy car racing, a voice-activated game of Pong, an interactive gallery and an intergalactic silent disco....More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Black & Blue
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 College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Black & Blue
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Black & Blue
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Black & Blue
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Black & Blue
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Christie's South Kensington
London > Shopping >
85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
Established in 1776, Christie's holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Black & Blue
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Black & Blue
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 22 minutes from Black & Blue
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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Black & Blue
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 Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Black & Blue
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Black & Blue
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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The best pubs near London Black & Blue.
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Black & Blue
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 King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from Black & Blue
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
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 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Black & Blue
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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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
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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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Black & Blue
... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Black & Blue
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Black & Blue

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
Lucy Raven: Edge Of Tomorrow
Exhibitions | Until 12th February 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Black & Blue

The first UK solo exhibition of the New York-based artist featuring a site-specific installation depicting what happens between behind the ...More

Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings
Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings
Exhibitions | Until 12th February 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Black & Blue

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery hosts a tribute exhibition to Dame Zaha Hadid this December. Already in the planning, the exhibition ...More

 
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces Of English Medieval Embroidery
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

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

Explore a selection of embroidery from the Middle Ages. Featuring surviving examples of exquisite craftsmanship, this exhibition will focus on ...More

Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

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

Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and ...More

 
The Camera Exposed
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

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

A selection of pictures from acclaimed photographers spanning from the 19th century to the present day, with a heavy focus ...More

Glastonbury: Land And Legend
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

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

An immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people. Showcasing footage captured onsite in ...More

Early Medieval 300-1250
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2017 

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

Celebrate the museum's world-class early medieval collection....More

You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

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

Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition ...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 Black & Blue

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

 

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