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The King's RoadThe King's Road takes its name from the 17th century when it was King Charles II's private thoroughfare between Whitehall and Hampton Court Palace. The area was made famous by a lively local scene during the "swinging '60s" and punk fuelled seventies. The doyenne of punk fashion, Vivienne Westwood, still runs her first ever store at the so-called 'World's End' end of the King's Road.

Although the area has none of the character of that time, it is still full of famous faces and one of the best and most varied places to shop and eat in London.

For fashion, the King's Road offers High Street regulars such as Jigsaw, French Connection and Benetton. Plus, American Classics still sell vintage Levis and tuxedos while Johnsons stocks 50s and 60s inspired velvet suits and bowling shirts. A number of one-off boutiques and designer stores exude sartorial elegance, such as Ben de Lisi's store in Sloane Square which offers the ultimate evening wear in simple, but luxurious, fabrics and his near neighbour Philip Treacy - whose millinery work has adorned the heads of the rich and famous for over a decade. Lulu Guinness's highly collectible and novel handbags can be purchased on Ellis Street, Emma Hope designs exquisite women's footwear and for those in the know, there's Jo Malone (Sloane Street), where you can splash out on chic skincare and scents.

Walking west away from the Sloane Sqaure end of King's Road leads to the majority of smaller, independent shops.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Fulham Broadway Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
16 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  35% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 9 minutes from The King's Road
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  31% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 12 minutes from The King's Road
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  22% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 12 minutes from The King's Road
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The King's Road
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetery was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 17 minutes from The King's Road
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to choose ... More
 
 
 
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Circus West Village
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 32 minutes from The King's Road
A butcher, baker, florist and an arts centre ensure that Circus West Village has everything a modern urban village ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from The King's Road
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The King's Road
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 15 minutes from The King's Road
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th January 2020 - 9.30pm
The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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Monika Lidke
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The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 3 minutes from The King's Road
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | Same location as The King's Road
The King's Road takes its name from the 17th century when it was King Charles II's private thoroughfare between Whitehall and Hampton Court Palace. The area ... More
 
 
 
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Tantrum
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
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Rococo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
321 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The King's Road
This gorgeous shop is a mecca for chocolate lovers. It is the brainchild of designer Chantal Coady, who opened the store in 1983, and is dedicated ... More
 
 
 
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Terra Vergine
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
442 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
Terra Vergine is an Italian restaurant on the King's Road specialising in Abruzzese food from the scenic Abbruzzo region to the east of Rome, facing the ... More
 
 
 
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Frantoio
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
397 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
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Mona Lisa
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417 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 9 minutes from The King's Road
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes from The King's Road
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 25 minutes from The King's Road
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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Triyoga Chelsea
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372 Kings Road, SW3 | 2 minutes from The King's Road
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Kayaking London
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Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from The King's Road
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
 
 
 
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Chel*ski
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4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 5 minutes from The King's Road
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The Pig's Ear
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35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
The Pig's Ear off the Kings Road is a decent Chelsea gastropub, popular with the Sloane Ranger set with Prince William the best example of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from The King's Road
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 13 minutes from The King's Road
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from The King's Road
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from The King's Road
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 16 minutes from The King's Road
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 

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The Pheasantry 14 minutes walk from The King's Road

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Saatchi Gallery 20 minutes walk from The King's Road

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