Britannia

 
 
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BritanniaOnce upon a time, The Britannia was part of the Britannia Brewery built in 1834 by Edward Herrington and William Wells and bought out by Young's in the early 1900s. It retains the congenial atmosphere of a traditional pub (sturdy wood bar, real fires, ale) but now has a stylish, sunken dining room and conservatory at the back. The place looks especially inviting at night when candles flicker on every wooden table. The food, as you'd expect, is gastropub - much of it fashionably organic. A well-thought out menu ranges from small plates like poached eggs Florentine with Hollandaise sauce, to a hearty 28-day dry -aged Short Horn sirloin steak with b?arnaise and chips, and an even heartier ch?teaubriand for two. Fantastic lunch time specials.

 

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Underground Stations

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Earls Court Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Hornton Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Britannia

Near Britannia
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  21% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  41% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  27% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 6 minutes from Britannia
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pavilion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
Acclaimed chef Adam Simmonds, previously of Michelin starred Adam Simmonds Restaurant at Danesfield House, oversees the 60-seat Pavilion restaurant on Kensington High Street where quality local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Maggie Jones's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
6 Old Court Place, Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
A truly beautiful restaurant, this Kensington stalwart was doing traditional British fare long before the gastropub revolution, and will no doubt continue in the same vein ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Park Terrace Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Britannia
Overlooking Kensington Gardens, the Park Terrace Restaurant at the Royal Garden Hotel offers modern British cuisine created by Executive Head Chef Steve Munkley. Using fine ingredients ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Britannia

Near Britannia
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Balans - Kensington
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, , Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
From a plate of pasta to rib eye steak, you can get food all day long at Balans brasserie. One of five London Balans branches, this ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whits
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
21 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
In the bad old days when eating out in London meant pot roast and soggy cabbage, Kensington's French community created a small oasis of deliciousness on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kitchen W8
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
11 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
Kitchen W8 at 11 Abingdon Road is a joint venture between Philip Howard, who has two Michelin stars at The Square, and restauranteur Rebecca Mascarenhas. While ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Britannia

Near Britannia
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Little House of Science Workshops (Ages 4-8)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th July 2014 at 4pm-4.50pm and 5pm-5.50pm
Kensington Central Library, Central Library, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
Little House of Science offers weekly after school science workshops for kids ranging from 4-8 years of age. Our classes (all over London), are designed to ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Opera Holland Park: The Turn of the Screw
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 1st to 12th July 2014
Holland Park Theatre, Holland Park, W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
A major artistic step for Opera Holland Park, this new production of Britten's haunting The Turn of the Screw is the first time they have taken ...More
 
 
 
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The Meetings Show
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th July 2014 - 9am-5pm
Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 13 minutes from Britannia
Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Britannia

Near Britannia
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Britannia
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Britannia
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from Britannia
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Britannia

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Britannia
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian townhouses ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Britannia

The best shops and markets near Britannia
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Britannia

Near Britannia
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Britannia
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
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 20 minutes from Britannia
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Britannia

Britannia gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Britannia
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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Pubs near Britannia

The best pubs near London Britannia.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Britannia

Britannia clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 9 minutes from Britannia
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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Meeting venue hire near Britannia

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Britannia.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Britannia
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Opera Holland Park: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | Until 12th July 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 6 minutes walk from Britannia

A major artistic step for Opera Holland Park, this new production of Britten's haunting The Turn of the Screw is ...More

Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 6 minutes walk from Britannia

The annual Holland Park Opera is a highlight of summer in London, when the ...More

 
Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 9 minutes walk from Britannia

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 9 minutes walk from Britannia

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

The 50+ Show (Formerly The Retirement Show)
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2014 

Olympia 13 minutes walk from Britannia

A look at how older people can enjoy life, including travel options and healthcare with demonstrations, seminars and talks....More

Crazy River
Concerts | On 10th July 2014 

The Troubadour 15 minutes walk from Britannia

The London-based five-piece plays its indie-rock material. With support from The Fireflies, Faux, Jonathan Haselden....More

Late Night Jazz - Fresh Dixie Project
Concerts | On 10th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 15 minutes walk from Britannia

The London-based collective performs a lively fusion of jazz, indie and swing....More

Are We Part-Neanderthal': Talk
Exhibitions | On 10th July 2014 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Britannia

Find out what this topic means to human evolution...More

Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Britannia

Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 10th July 2014 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Britannia

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
 
 
 
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