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159 High Street, Kensington, London W8 6SU
 
 
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11 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  26% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from Vision Express
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  25% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Vision Express
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
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  40% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from Vision Express
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Eyewear nearest Vision Express

Nearest to Vision Express
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Eye Company
London > Shopping > Eyewear
159 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 2.7 miles from Vision Express
A massive range of contemporary sunglasses are available at this hugely hip little store in the heart Soho. You can hands on some seriously colourful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
General Eyewear
London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3.5 miles from Vision Express
Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cutler and Gross
London > Shopping > Eyewear
16 Knightsbridge Green, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 26 minutes from Vision Express
If you're feeling flush and flashy then Cutler & Gross in Knightsbridge is a very exclusive place to invest in eyewear. They stock a selection of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Vision Express

The best shops and markets near Vision Express
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Vision Express
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
Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from Vision Express
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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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Vision Express
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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Events near Vision Express

Near Vision Express
Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 9th, 16th and 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
Vision Express, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
...More
 
 
 
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Sandcastles
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th Jun 2017 - 10am-9pm
Vision Express, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Vision Express
The piece features a series of large-scale sandcastles, each up to 2.5 metres tall, designed by leading UK architects....More
 
 
 
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California
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 15th October 2017
Vision Express, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Vision Express
A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD to iPhones, the ambitious project presents ...More
 
 
 
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Near Vision Express
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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 12 minutes from Vision Express
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Vision Express
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
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from Vision Express
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Vision Express

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Vision Express
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
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
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Vision Express

What are the best dining options near Vision Express London?
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Balans - Kensington
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Vision Express
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
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Vision Express
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Yashin
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1a Argyll Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Vision Express
The London sushi scene got a whole lot better with the opening of High Street Kensington's upmarket Yashin in autumn 2010. Brought to you by two ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Vision Express

Near Vision Express
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Vision Express
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 | 13 minutes from Vision Express
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 | 21 minutes from Vision Express
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 Vision Express

Vision Express gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
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 | 7 minutes from Vision Express
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 | 8 minutes from Vision Express
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 Vision Express

The best pubs near London Vision Express.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Vision Express
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Vision Express
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 | 6 minutes from Vision Express
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 Vision Express

Vision Express clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
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
Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Vision Express
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Vision Express
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 Vision Express

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Vision Express.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
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 Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Vision Express
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Vision Express
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 5 minutes walk from Vision Express

A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD ...More

 
Opera Holland Park: Don Giovanni
Concerts | Until 24th June 2017 

Holland Park Theatre 7 minutes walk from Vision Express

Oliver Platt is the director of this production of Mozart's operatic masterpiece, about the libertine Don Giovanni, whose promiscuity and ...More

Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 8 minutes walk from Vision Express

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
Jackson Browne
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 14 minutes walk from Vision Express

The American singer-songwriter - born in Heidelberg, Germany - performs his politically-motivated soft and country rock....More

Sophie Dicks
Concerts | On 24th June 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 14 minutes walk from Vision Express

The mezzo-soprano performs Che Faro Senza Euridice by Gluck, Mon Coeur S'ouvre A Ta Voix by Saint-Saens, Seguidille by Bizet, ...More

House & Garden Festival
House & Garden Festival
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Vision Express

A new summer festival for London, the four-day House & Garden Festival brings together three lifestyle events: Spirit of Summer ...More

 
GROW London
GROW London
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Vision Express

It blossomed in Hampstead but in 2017 GROW London uproots and moves west to Olympia as part of the new ...More

 
Spirit of Summer Fair
Spirit of Summer Fair
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Vision Express

Hosted by House & Garden magazine, the Spirit of Summer Fair becomes part of the first ever House & Garden ...More

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 15 minutes walk from Vision Express

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 15 minutes walk from Vision Express

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 

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