The Ark †

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

SEE ALTERNATIVE Italian Cuisine

ADDRESS
122 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, Notting Hill, London W8 4RT
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:00-15:00,18:30-23:00
PRICES
Under £45

Nearby

The Ark

The Ark images

The Ark†

The Ark

The Ark

The Ark More Images

LondonTown.com - The Ark Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Queensway Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

West Brompton Overground Station
29 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Arthur Court NCP
6 minutes walk
Bayswater Road NCP
6 minutes walk

Further articles featuring The Ark on LondonTown.com

Best Small Museums in London

London's collection of small museums devoted to the weird and wonderful is...

London's Best Events 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

THE BEST

Hotels near The Ark

Near The Ark
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £68† 24% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 3 minutes from The Ark
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 21% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 3 minutes from The Ark
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £77† 32% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 5 minutes from The Ark
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zizzi - Notting Hill Gate
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2-6 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Ark
Italian Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
De Amicis Ristorante Italiano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
14 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Ark
Italian Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Ristorante Pizzeria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
7 Ladbroke Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The Ark
Portobello Ristorante Pizzeria - or Portobello Pizza as it is known by the denizens of W11 - isn't actually on Portobello but it does serve delicious ... More
THE BEST

Dining near The Ark

Near The Ark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Shed Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
122 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as The Ark
Bringing a slice of the country to London, The Shed is a relaxed and rustic restaurant that specialises in experimental and seasonal dishes. Created by brothers ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Seventeen
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
17 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Ark
Authentic Chinese dishes from a variety of local cuisines are served up in stylish surroundings at Seventeen, located at 17 Notting Hill Gate. There's Cantonese and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Ark
... More
THE BEST

Events near The Ark

Near The Ark
Now On
Internal Library
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 24th to 30th Jul 2017 - Various Times
The Ark, The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 4 minutes from The Ark
...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
The Ark, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of ...More
Ongoing
Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Ark, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, Augusta and Charlotte, and contains pocketbooks, ...More
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Ark

Near The Ark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 4 minutes from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 5 minutes from The Ark
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
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Ark

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Ark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 4 minutes from The Ark
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from The Ark
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near The Ark

The best shops and markets near The Ark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music and Video Exchange
London > Shopping > Music Shops
38 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Ark
This is definitely the place to go for second hand records although Music and Video Exchange also stock cassettes, CDs and even mini-disks. Their stock is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fish Shop at Kensington Place
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
201 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Ark
The tidy little fishmongers attached to the landmark Kensington Place restaurant does a roaring trade. Since much of the stock at The Fish Shop at Kensington ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
FRAE Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
47 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from The Ark
Organic frozen yoghurt is all the rage at the moment and Frae has been labelled by many as the best in London. There are two outlets ... More
THE BEST

Education near The Ark

Near The Ark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Ark
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 | 20 minutes from The Ark
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
The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from The Ark
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
THE BEST

Leisure near The Ark

The Ark gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 6 minutes from The Ark
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bayswater
London > Leisure > Activities
Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from The Ark
A Vogue shoot with hot model Daisy Lowe just goes to show the height of hip that All Star Lanes has reached. This fun bowling alley ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near The Ark

The best pubs near London The Ark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Ark
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Ark
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Ark

The Ark clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The Ark
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 2 minutes from The Ark
Styled around a Notting Hill living room, The Little Yellow Door originally launched as a pop-up but now remains open ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from The Ark
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Ark

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Ark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from The Ark
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 Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from The Ark
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

Also in Palace Gardens Terrace

Our recommendations in the same street as The Ark

No.
Title
Category
 
 

Hotels Near

The Ark

 
 
Near The Ark All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Ark

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

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from The Ark

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

 
Opera Holland Park: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Concerts | Until 29th July 2017 

Holland Park Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Ark

Lewis Carroll's famous story has been adapted by Will Todd into a family opera with a libretto by Maggie Gottlieb....More

Opera Holland Park 2017
Opera Holland Park 2017
Concerts | Until 29th July 2017 

Holland Park Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Ark

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

 
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Design Museum 15 minutes walk from The Ark

Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores ...More

 
California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 15 minutes walk from The Ark

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

 
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 16 minutes walk from The Ark

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 16 minutes walk from The Ark

As part of the gallery's popular summer season, the Serpentine Gallery presents Grayson Perry's The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!. ...More

 
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 16 minutes walk from The Ark

The award-winning architect Diebedo Francis Kere brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens ...More

 
Arthur Jafa: A Series Of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 16 minutes walk from The Ark

Films, installations and lecture-performances that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race....More

The BBC Proms 2017
The BBC Proms 2017
Concerts | Until 9th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 17 minutes walk from The Ark

Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to a railway arch in East London....More

The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. Now a cultural practice and social media phenomenon, the act of taking images of food ...More

Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
Coal Rooms
Coal Rooms
Dining 

Originally part of Peckham Rye's train station in the 1930s Coal Room is a restaurant ...More

 
The Art of the Football Shirt
Exhibitions | From 26th July 

The Old Truman Brewery

Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, ...More

Gladiators
Gladiators
Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
Merchant Square
Merchant Square
Attractions 

Modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways. Home to Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge and ...More

 
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Sport 

Go Ape at Cockfosters in Trent Park, in 413 acres of London's Green Belt, has ...More

 
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Attractions 

Join the Go Ape tree top adventure at Alexandra Palace and swing through the trees, ...More

 
Bar Elba
Bar Elba
Drinking 

The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop ...More

 
Minnow
Minnow
Dining 

Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
Sub Cult
Dining 

Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
Lorde
Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

Fresh from her storming Glastonbury performance, Lorde comes to Alexandra Palace promoting long-awaited new album ...More

 
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
Article 

Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
Wonderland
Wonderland
Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
Luxury Hotels in London
Luxury Hotels in London
Feature 

From historical grandeur to cutting edge contemporary, London is home to some of the ...More

 
Best Activities for Children in London
Best Activities for Children in London
Article 

Children bouncing off the ceiling? Little ones got ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
Best Small Museums in London
Article 

London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
Article 

There's no need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the ...More

 
Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
Article 

London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near The Ark

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our discounts for The Ark hotels, including Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel from 83% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960