Barkers

 
 
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63 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 5SE 
 
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BarkersThe once great, megaolithic Barkers department store closed its doors for good in January 2006. However, you can still marvel at this beautiful example of Art-Deco architecture - it's now the Whole Foods Market organic food emporium.

 

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12 minutes walk
 
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Young Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Barkers

Near Barkers
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  23% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £106  30% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  39% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Harrods
London > Shopping > Department Stores
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 23 minutes from Barkers
Britain's most famous store and possibly the most famous store in the world, Harrods features on many tourist 'must-see' lists - and with good reason. Its ... More
 
 
 
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Harvey Nichols
London > Shopping > Department Stores
109-125 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 26 minutes from Barkers
The younger, more fashionable cousin of Harrods, 'Harvey Nicks' started out life in 1831 as a simple linen shop. With both department stores being located in ... More
 
 
 
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Peter Jones
London > Shopping > Department Stores
Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, London SW1W | 29 minutes from Barkers
Following a £100-million refit, this prestigious department store now boasts six tiers of curved glass balconies. Keeping with tradition, the famous Sloane Square shop is ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Barkers

The best shops and markets near Barkers
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Events near Barkers

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Little House of Science Workshops (Ages 4-8)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th July 2014 at 4pm-4.50pm and 5pm-5.50pm
Kensington Central Library, Central Library, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
Little House of Science offers weekly after school science workshops for kids ranging from 4-8 years of age. Our classes (all over London), are designed to ...More
 
 
 
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Cycling With Moliere
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 8th July 2014 at 12.05pm, 4.40pm and 6.55pm, 9th July 2014 at 11.30am, 4.10pm and 6.30pm & 10th July 2014 at 4.10pm and 6.30pm
Gate Notting Hill, 87 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Barkers
Television heartthrob Gauthier Valence is poised to stage a new production of Moliere's 17th-century comedy of manners The Misanthrope. He desperately wants his old friend, reclusive ...More
 
 
 
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Penguins 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 4th to 10th Jul 2014
Science Museum IMAX, Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Barkers
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Near Barkers
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Barkers
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Barkers
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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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Barkers
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 Barkers

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Barkers
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
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 (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
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 townhouses ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Barkers

What are the best dining options near Barkers London?
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Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, W8 | Same location as Barkers
Vegetarian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Young Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
... More
 
 
 
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Aubaine
London > Restaurants >
37-45 Kensington Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
French bistro Aubaine is opening up at venues all over London, following the success of the Selfridges location. Aubaine offers breakfast, lunch and dinner options alongside ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Barkers

Near Barkers
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
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 | 11 minutes from Barkers
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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 24 minutes from Barkers
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 Barkers

Barkers gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
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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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 10 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Barkers

The best pubs near London Barkers.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Barkers
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 Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Barkers
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Barkers
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Barkers

Barkers clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Barkers
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Barkers

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Barkers.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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129-131
 
 
7-11
 
 
11
Cuba
 
 
 
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H&M
 
 
 
106
Piano Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
40
Shellys
 
 
 
48
Zara
 
 
 
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Kuoni
 
 
 
 

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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 5 minutes walk from Barkers

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 5 minutes walk from Barkers

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

Opera Holland Park: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | Until 12th July 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 10 minutes walk from Barkers

A major artistic step for Opera Holland Park, this new production of Britten's haunting The Turn of the Screw is ...More

Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 10 minutes walk from Barkers

The annual Holland Park Opera is a highlight of summer in London, when the ...More

 
Late Night Jazz - Fresh Dixie Project
Concerts | On 10th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 11 minutes walk from Barkers

The London-based collective performs a lively fusion of jazz, indie and swing....More

Are We Part-Neanderthal': Talk
Exhibitions | On 10th July 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

Find out what this topic means to human evolution...More

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 10th July 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at ...More

 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
Images Of The Ice Age: Talk
Exhibitions | On 10th July 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

A museum scientist discusses what the carvings and cave wall paintings tell us about our ancestors' lives....More

 
 
 
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