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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  42% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  37% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  42% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
 
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Heal's, The Queens Building
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London W2 | 16 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Funny to think that Heal's a furniture brand that's synonymous with quality and cutting edge design, first started out as bed-makers in 1810. The respected brand ... More
 
 
 
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Les Couilles du Chien
London > Shopping > House and Garden
65 Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London W10 | 26 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Channel 4's George Clarke, architect and presenter of 'The Home Show', loves Les Couilles du Chien, describing it as "the most fantastic antique and furniture shop". ... More
 
 
 
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Luxury Living
London > Shopping > House and Garden
20 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 27 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Luxury Living is just what you get at this Brompton Road store where furniture and home furnishings by Bentley and Trussardi are beautifully presented against a ... More
 
 
 
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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
 
 
 
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Sally Clarke Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Campden Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Located across the road from its sister Clarke's Restaurant, the Sally Clarke Shop sells an array of freshly baked goods and produces more than 200 loaves ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
The Lacquer Chest, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
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Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 31st May, 9th Aug, 16th Aug and 30th Aug 2017 - 6pm-10pm
The Lacquer Chest, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
...More
 
 
 
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Babette's Feast
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd May to 3rd June 2017 - Various Times
The Lacquer Chest, The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lacquer Chest
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Aladino's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
38c Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Lacquer Chest
Aladino's on Kensington Church Street takes traditional recipes from Alexandria, Egypt's second city, and gives them a classic French and Italian twist, creating bold, original creations. ... More
 
 
 
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Ffiona's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Lacquer Chest
Voted "Top British traditional restaurant in London 2008" by Zagat, the appeal of this cosy local brasserie in Notting Hill is the feeling of familiarity you ... More
 
 
 
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
There are Valeries all over London these days and quite right too because they serve some of the best pastries in the capital alongside a tempting ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 24 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 9 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
... More
 
 
 
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
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The Lacquer Chest clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lacquer Chest.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Lacquer Chest
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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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 5 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

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

 
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 3rd June 2017 

Design Museum 9 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the ...More

 
California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 9 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

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

 
Kieran Rayner
Concerts | On 27th May 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 14 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

The baritone performs Thy Glorious Deeds by Handel from Samson, Bella Siccome Un Angelo by Donizetti from Don Pasquale, Con ...More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 17 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

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

Natural History Museum 18 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

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 18 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

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

 
The Rollin' Stoned
Music | On 27th May 2017 

Nell's Jazz & Blues 19 minutes walk from The Lacquer Chest

The band performs covers of the legendary five-piece's best known songs....More

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Red Rooster
Dining 

A Harlem institution that boasts Paul McCartney and the Obamas as some of its fans, Red Rooster comes to London in 2017. ...More

Prince of Peckham
Prince of Peckham
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Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum ...More

 
Circus West Village
Circus West Village
Attractions 

On the western side of Battersea Power Station, connecting the riverfront with Battersea Park, Circus ...More

 
Pedler Peckham Rye
Dining 

Pedler peddles plates of griddled squid and frizzle chicken in Peckham Rye....More

No 29 Power Station West
Dining 

Darwin and Wallace adds to its portfolio of bars and restaurants - which includes No32 The Old Town and No197 Chiswick Fire Station - with No 29....More

Fiume
Fiume
Dining 

Italian chef Francesco Mazzei brings Fiume, a new modern Italian restaurant in the Circus West ...More

 
Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
Drinking 

The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in Charlotte Street in the heart of Fitzrovia....More

Vagabond Wines Fulham
Drinking 

The first and original Vagabond, this Fulham wine bar was set up in September 2010....More

CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
Dining 

After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn ...More

 
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist ...More

 
Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
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Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
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London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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Best Pizza Restaurants in London
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