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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Hotels near Great Expectations

Near Great Expectations
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £96  40% 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  38% 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 Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  26% off
109-113 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
Set just off from Old Brompton Road in the heart of fashionable South Kensington, The Kensington Hotel has a real history to match its stylish, understated ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Specialists nearest Great Expectations

Nearest to Great Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 23 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
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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

Near Great Expectations
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Kerry Taylor: Fashion At Auction: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, Bankside, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
The auctioneer discusses sales of 20th-century fashion....More
 
 
 
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Killer Bugs: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
Learn about different kinds of bugs....More
 
 
 
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Locatelli And Leclair Chamber Music Masterclass With Adrian Butterfield
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 30th September 2014 at 10am and 2pm
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Great Expectations
Masterclass with the RCM Baroque Violin professor....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Sights and Attractions near Great Expectations

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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

MF Husain: Master Of Modern Indian Painting
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

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

Triptych paintings capturing the vibrant cities, Hindu festivals, iconic figures and significant moments of Indian history and culture....More

Beatrix Potter: The Land The Seasons And The War WWI
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

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

Watercolour paintings of the landscape of the Lake District made during the First World War, together with correspondence and a ...More

Crest by Zaha Hadid
Crest by Zaha Hadid
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

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

During London Design Festival head to the Victoria and Albert Museum's magical John Madejski Garden - a wonderfully peaceful place ...More

 
Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry in Motion
Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

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

Designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have collaborated with BMW to create Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry ...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

 
This Time in History: What Escapes
This Time in History: What Escapes
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

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

Each time Edinburgh-based visual artist Rose Frain carries out her site-specific installation piece 'What Escapes' it is different; what binds ...More

 
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

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

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