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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 Gogh's Portrait of Doctor Gachet for $82,500,000. More recently it raised $13,378,558 for the Rothschild Prayerbook, an extremely rare bible with illuminated manuscripts. The Christie's in South Kensington is their busiest saleroom in the UK. There are additional London branches on King Street, St James's which also has a gallery and a bookshop on the premises, and a Christie's gallery in Mayfair which is open to the public without charge and offers up to four exhibitions each year.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  24% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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
 
 
 
Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £156  36% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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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Conversations: Form And Line In Dialogue
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th to 26th Nov 2017 - Various Times
Christie's South Kensington, 108 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 26th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
Christie's South Kensington, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 26th October. The ...More
 
 
 
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Rachel Kneebone
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st April 2017 to 14th January 2018 - Various Times
Christie's South Kensington, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as three porcelain works presented in dialogue ...More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 Christie's South Kensington
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 | 9 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 | 6 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 Christie's South Kensington
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 Christie's South Kensington
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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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
93-95 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Christie's South Kensington
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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Franco Manca, South Kensington
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
91 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Christie's South Kensington
Credited with sparking "a food revolution in South London" by the Telegraph, Franco Manco has a distinct brand of slow-rise sourdough pizzas that people can't get ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
66 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Christie's South Kensington
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 | 15 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 | 18 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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 | 6 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 9 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Christie's South Kensington
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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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 12 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Christie's South Kensington
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Venom: Killer and Cure
Venom: Killer and Cure
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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 6 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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 6 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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 6 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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

 
Illuminating India
Illuminating India
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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

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

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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Serenade For Wind Instruments
Concerts | On 22nd November 2017 

Royal College of Music 9 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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The Pheasantry 11 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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Concerts | On 22nd November 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 12 minutes walk from Christie's South Kensington

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