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Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  23% 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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  41% off
100 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
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
 
 
 
Cheval Gloucester Park Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £357  31% off
Ashburn Place, SW7 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
Make yourself feel at home in Kensington at the Cheval Gloucester Park Apartments, offering contemporary accommodation option that boasts home comforts and 24-hour concierge services. ... 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
 
 
 
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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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E-Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th Jan, 23rd Jan, 6th Feb and 6th Mar 2018 - 4pm-4.30pm
Black & Blue, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Kids French Lab
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 13th January, 3rd February and 10th March 2018 - 11am-11.45am
Black & Blue, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 4 minutes from Black & Blue
Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Whales: Beneath the surface
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th July 2017 to 28th February 2018
Black & Blue, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Black & Blue
With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is also hosting a new exhibition, Whales: ...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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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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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Black & Blue
Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer. A wide range of educational books, ... More
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 16 minutes from Black & Blue
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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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
 
 
 
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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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The Art Of British Natural History
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Black & Blue

More than 200 original illustrations celebrating the nature on our shores. Items from the museum's collection will explore the many ...More

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

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Black & Blue

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 5 minutes walk from Black & Blue

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

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

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Black & Blue

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

 
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Black & Blue

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 
Illuminating India
Illuminating India
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Black & Blue

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Exhibitions | Until 12th June 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Black & Blue

Explore the romantic and remarkable age of ocean travel and discover how ocean liners helped shape the modern world at ...More

 
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Black & Blue

The V&A invites visitors to experience the timeless and universal appeal of Winnie-the-Pooh with its new exhibition, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Black & Blue

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Into The Woods: Trees In Photography
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Black & Blue

An exploration of the diverse representation of trees in photography, as botanical subjects and poetic symbols, in the context of ...More

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The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
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Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
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The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
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Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

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Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
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The Coral Room
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A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Paul Weller
Paul Weller
Concerts | On 3rd March 

The O2 Arena

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known ...More

 
London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks ...More

 
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
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Downing Street
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Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

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Konditor & Cook
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The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
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