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The CliftonThe Clifton Hotel is around 200 years old and was initially a hunting lodge until the merchant owner became fed up with giving all his booze away free to his friends! So, once he had obtained an ale licence, he started charging them and the Clifton became a pub, rather than a hunting lodge. In those days royalty was not allowed to visit pubs, only hotels. When King Edward VII used to meet Lily Langtree at the pub he had its name changed to The Clifton Hotel and it has remained so ever since.

 

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Kilburn Park Tube Station
 
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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £41  27% off
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
Europa House Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £154  21% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
Considering their close proximity to Paddington Station and the high standard of accommodation these serviced apartments come at a relatively reasonable price. Overlooking three and a ... More
 
 
 
The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £58  22% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 16 minutes from The Clifton
Little Venice's tranquil waterways, colourful narrow boats and meandering canals are easily reached from The Colonnade hotel, which is also conveniently located for easy access to ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
The Salt House is an established gastropub in the heart of Beatles territory. Good solid cuisine, a pleasant atmosphere, a wide selection of wines and reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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The Warrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
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5A Formosa Street, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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Meghna St John's Wood
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
113 Boundary Road, St. John's Wood, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 1 minute from The Clifton
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Toresano
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
130 Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, Kilburn, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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Tamada
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122 Boundary Road, Kilburn, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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Yalta 1945
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January to 17th March 2017 - 10am-5.30pm
The Clifton, 108a Boundary Road, NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 28th February 2017 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
The Clifton, 108a Boundary Road, NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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The Cock Tavern Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 9 minutes from The Clifton
Since it was set up in January 2009 The Cock Tavern Theatre above The Old Cock pub in Kilburn has been staging an impressive programme of ... More
 
 
 
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Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 14 minutes from The Clifton
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Hampstead Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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London Walks
London > Attractions >
PO Box 1708, Kilburn, London NW6 | 9 minutes from The Clifton
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St James Church West Hampstead
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 16 minutes from The Clifton
Church in north-west London.... More
 
 
 
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Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 18 minutes from The Clifton
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Fireworks Den
London > Shopping > Specialists
127-129 Abbey Road, NW6 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
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Huggle
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8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 14 minutes from The Clifton
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The Winery
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
4 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.1 miles from The Clifton
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 37 minutes from The Clifton
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 37 minutes from The Clifton
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Iyengar Yoga Institute
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223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
The only purpose-built yoga centre in Europe boasts two yoga studios with underfloor heating. The specially designed skylights, built into the building's structure, make maximum use ... More
 
 
 
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Mecca Bingo
London > Leisure > Games
197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
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Tang Long
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17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 18 minutes from The Clifton
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The Salt House
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The Betsy Smith
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 7 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Nightlife > Gastropub
60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 24 minutes from The Clifton
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The Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 | 28 minutes from The Clifton
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 29 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 32 minutes from The Clifton
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 36 minutes from The Clifton
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Paul Coldwell: Temporarily Accessioned: Freud's Coat Revisited
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