Kensington Rood Gardens  

 
 
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99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 5SA
 
 
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1.5 acre rooftop oasis with Spanish, Tudor and English themed gardens. Phone first to check admission.

 

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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Young Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Hornton Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  35% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Rood Gardens
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  32% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 2 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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  42% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 2.5 miles from Kensington Rood Gardens
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 9 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 3 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 4 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 9th, 16th and 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
Kensington Rood Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Kensington Rood Gardens
...More
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
Kensington Rood Gardens, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 6 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th June to 24th September 2017
Kensington Rood Gardens, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 12 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 3 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Rood Gardens
Vegetarian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 11 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 23 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 6 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 9 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 3 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
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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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Kensington Rood Gardens
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 Kensington Rood Gardens
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 | 6 minutes from Kensington Rood Gardens
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Kensington Rood Gardens, Kensington Rod Gardens
 
 

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

Kensington Palace State Apartments 6 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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

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

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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 6 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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: Kat'a Kabanova
Concerts | Until 28th July 2017 

Holland Park Theatre 9 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

Olivia Fuchs directs Janacek's tragic tale of a woman's crisis when she falls for a younger man whilst being trapped ...More

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

Holland Park Theatre 9 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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 9 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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

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

Leighton House Museum 10 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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

 
Prom 16: Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition
Concerts | On 26th July 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 12 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

Ilan Volkov conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform Liszt's Hamlet, Julian Anderson's Piano Concerto, Liszt's From The Cradle ...More

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

Royal Albert Hall 12 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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

 
Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 13 minutes walk from Kensington Rood Gardens

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

 

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An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
The Jump Off
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Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
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Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
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Specialising in delicious apéritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
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Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
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Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
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London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
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Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
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The team behind The Coal Shed and The Salt Room in Brighton go from coast ...More

 
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Lucky & Joy
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From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to ...More

 
The Grand Cork Experiment
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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

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

 
Food For Being Looked At
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Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
The Great Eight Phantoms - A Rolls-Royce Exhibition
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Bonhams

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Merchant Square

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

 
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Lyric Hammersmith

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

 
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