Great Expectations

 
 
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78 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 6HH 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Great Expectations

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Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 1 minute from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
myhotel Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  22% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 3 minutes from Great Expectations
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
The Regency Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  31% off
100 Queens Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
The Regency Hotel in South Kensington on the tree-lined road of Queens Gate is in a prime spot near Old Brompton Road with a good choice ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Specialists nearest Great Expectations

Nearest to Great Expectations
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Harrods
London > Shopping > Specialists
Harrods South West Entrance, 34 Hans Road, SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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National Geographic Store
London > Shopping > Specialists
102a Brompton Road, Soho, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
The vast National Geographic store on Regent Street cost, rumour has it, close to £6 million and it's spread over three-floors occupying 19,375 sq ft (1,800 ... More
 
 
 
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Tomtom Cigars
London > Shopping > Specialists
63 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 18 minutes from Great Expectations
This small shop is home to Tomtom Cigars one of London's leading cigar merchants and specialists in Havanas. Founded in 1997 and run by Tom Assheton, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Great Expectations

The best shops and markets near Great Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Papyrus
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
48 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | Same location as Great Expectations
Papyrus have their own special team of British craftsmen who design and produce their extensive range of desk ware, accessories, books and albums. A sense of ... More
 
 
 
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Parfums de Nicolai
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
101a Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
An unusual range of perfumes from Patricia de Nicolai, a descendant of Pierre Guerlain. As well as perfumes for the body there is a range of ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Events near Great Expectations

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Enjoy A Winter Warmer At Rabbit
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 27th to 31st Dec 2014 - 11am-11pm
Rabbit, 172 Kings Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
This Christmas, newly-opened Chelsea restaurant, Rabbit will be offering the perfect winter warmer to keep the cold at bay, reviving tired shoppers and filling them with ...More
 
 
 
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Learning Activators: Fossils
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th December 2014 at 11.15am-12.30pm and 1.15pm-2.30pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
A chance to discover more about fossils....More
 
 
 
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Winter Wonderland: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 28th and Monday 29th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
Discover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Great Expectations

Near Great Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
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 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, SW10 | 10 minutes from Great Expectations
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Great Expectations

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Expectations
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Restaurants near Great Expectations

What are the best dining options near Great Expectations London?
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PJ's Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
52 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | Same location as Great Expectations
International cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Patara
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
181 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Great Expectations
South East Asian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Iniga
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2a Pond Place, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Great Expectations
Tucked into a basement on a quiet street in South Kensington, Iniga is a hidden gem of an Italian restaurant, with a delightfully opulent setting, luxurious ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Great Expectations

Near Great Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 15 minutes from Great Expectations
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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Leisure near Great Expectations

Great Expectations gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
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 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
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 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Pubs near Great Expectations

The best pubs near London Great Expectations.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Great Expectations

Great Expectations clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Great Expectations
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 16 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Meeting venue hire near Great Expectations

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Expectations.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Enjoy A Winter Warmer At Rabbit
Leisure | Until 31st December 2014 

Rabbit 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

This Christmas, newly-opened Chelsea restaurant, Rabbit will be offering the perfect winter warmer to keep the cold at bay, reviving ...More

Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
Gareth Pugh: Ceremony
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

Fashioned from wood, fabric, acrylic and LED lights, the British fashion designer mirrors the shape of the traditional Christmas evergreen ...More

Personal Favourites: Gold And Silver From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

Display featuring some of the collector's favourite masterpieces in silver and gold, including a Venetian Renaissance bowl and a 1907 ...More

Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War Revolution And Design WWI
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

More than 100 set and costume designs highlighting the creative, visionary designs of artists including Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko, Vladimir ...More

A History Of Photography
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

Photographs from the 1840s to the 1970s, featuring Eugene Atget's views of Old Paris and significant images by Henri Cartier-Bresson, ...More

 

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June in London 2015
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Taylor Swift, The Who and Barbara Hepworth come to London in June 2015 when annual favourites the Royal Academy ...More

 
Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
Dara
Dara
Theatre | 20th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of ...More

 
A Vintage New Year's Eve Party
A Vintage New Year's Eve Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Following two sell-out years, A Vintage New Year's Eve Party is back. Party like it's 1923 at the Southbank this ...More

 
Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre

Looking at what it's like to be a Palestinian child living under siege, Dalia Taha's Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya) at the ...More

All Of This Belongs To You
Exhibitions | 1st April 2015 - 19th July 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

All of this Belongs to You examines the roles of public institutions - such as the V&A, where the exhibition ...More

The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
Bo Drake
Bo Drake
Opened 30th November 2014 

This casual-dining Korean restaurant is the brainchild of Jan Lee, alumni of the award-winning Roka, who grew up in his ...More

 
Roka Aldwych
Opened 3rd November 2014 

One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers ...More

Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
 
 
 
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