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Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Hilton London Olympia Hotel London
Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £58  41% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 1 minute from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ...More
 
 
 
Simply Rooms & Suites Hotel London
Simply Rooms & Suites Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £41  39% off
21 Avonmore Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Simply Rooms & Suites is one of a range of new boutique hotels, located close to the Olympia Exhibition Centre. Affordable, high quality four-star hotel rooms ...More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London London
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £79  34% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior to the rooms' understated sophistication to the spa's calm ...More
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Nearest to Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
West Kensington Tube Station London
West Kensington Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
North End Road, Earls Court, London W14 | 9 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Baron's Court Tube Station London
Baron's Court Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Palliser Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Shepherd's Bush Tube Station (Central) London
Shepherd's Bush Tube Station (Central)
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Shepherd's Bush (Central line) station reopened in October 2008 ahead of the Westfield development opening in late 2008. Upgrades at the Shepherd's Bush Tube station include ...More
 
 
 
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Travel near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Paddington Railway Station London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2 miles from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ...More
 
 
 
Serpentine Solar Shuttle London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 2 miles from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ...More
 
 
 
Thames River Adventures London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 3.5 miles from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ...More
 
 
 
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Events near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Dumb And Dumber To London
Now On
Dumb And Dumber To
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Shepherd's Bush Vue, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 12 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Harry urgently needs a kidney transplant but since he is adopted, there is no familial donor. Out of the blue, he learns that he fathered a ...More
 
 
 
Exodus: Gods And Kings London
Now On
Exodus: Gods And Kings
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Shepherd's Bush Vue, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 12 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
When King Seti I passes away, his son Prince Ramses ascends the throne and rules 1300 BC Egypt with an iron fist. Soon after, Ramses learns ...More
 
 
 
The Jungle Book London
Now On
The Jungle Book
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015 - 10.15am
Shepherd's Bush Vue, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 12 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Mowgli is raised in the jungle by wolves, where his friends Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther keep a close eye on the man ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Laugh London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ...More
 
 
 
Lyric Hammersmith London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyric Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | 16 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down ...More
 
 
 
The Coronet London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 17 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Sights and Attractions near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Leighton House Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ...More
 
 
 
Holland Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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
 
 
 
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House) London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Shopping near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Roberson Wine London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roberson Wine
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
348 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 3 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Family owned independent wine merchant. Roberson's stock the largest selection of wine by the bottle in London, largely French classics...More
 
 
 
Boomerang London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boomerang
London > Shopping > Baby Care
69 Blythe Road, W14 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Crammed with baby goodies, this is the number one stop for mothers-to-be. With a plethora of eye-catching babygros and vests you’ll have a well-dressed tot ...More
 
 
 
Betty Blythe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Betty Blythe
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
73 Blythe Road, W14 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This charming fine food pantry and cafe has a 1920s theme running through it, from the tea ladies in vintage dresses, beads, hats and ruby red ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

What are the best dining options near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station London?
Miran Masala London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Miran Masala
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
3 Hammersmith Road, W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Indian/South Asian Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Pizza Express London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Hammersmith Road (Olympia Exhibition Centre), Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ...More
 
 
 
Crussh London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ...More
 
 
 
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Education near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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
 
 
 
King Street College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ...More
 
 
 
The London School of Painting and Drawing London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Leisure near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Holland Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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
 
 
 
K Spa at K West Hotel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Book in for some freeze-thaw action at the K Spa at K West Hotel, an oasis of calm in a stylishly modernised former BBC office block ...More
 
 
 
The Queen's Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's Club
London > Leisure >
Palliser Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 14 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Established in 1886 during the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen's Club was the first multi-purpose sports complex to be built anywhere in the world. But ...More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

The best pubs near London Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station.
Cumberland Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cumberland Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
29 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
An excellent gastropub, with a menu of truly delightful English and Mediterranean dishes. The Cumberland is the only decent pub within a mile radius, a friendly ...More
 
 
 
The Havelock Tavern London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Havelock Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
57 Masbro Road, W14 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Highly rated as a gastropub, The Havelock just off Brook Green is well known in these back streets of West London. Popular with the locals, last ...More
 
 
 
The Scarsdale London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Ginglik London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ginglik
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This unique club under Shepherd's Bush Green in a former public toilet has escaped a threatened closure early in 2009. Thanks to the untiring efforts of ...More
 
 
 
Ping London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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
 
 
 
Piano London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Meeting venue hire near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station.
Olympia London London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ...More
 
 
 
Debenham House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Debenham House
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 Addison Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W14 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
...More
 
 
 
Kensington Conference and Events Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Dick Whittington And His Cat
Dick Whittington And His Cat
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Lyric Hammersmith 16 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

This year the Lyric has gone for a traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale of Dick Whittington. ...More

 
Christmas Lights at Westfield London
Christmas Lights at Westfield London
Seasonal | Until 5th January 2015 

Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush 18 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

Rita Ora is to switch-on the Christmas lights at Westfield London on Monday 3rd November from 6pm, ...More

 
Westfield London Ice Rink
Westfield London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2015 

Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush 18 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

Westfield London is once again home to a 30x15 metre ice rink in its airy atrium bringing a welcome dose ...More

 
Visitors
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Bush Theatre 18 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

Up In Arms Theatre Company presents Linda Bassett and Robin Soans in Barney Norris's drama about a Wiltshire farming family ...More

Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 20 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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 20 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 26th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 1.36 miles from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum 1.36 miles from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

Natural History Museum 1.36 miles from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square ...More

 
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 1.54 miles from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

A major retrospective of German sculptor and conceptual artist Reiner Ruthenbeck, who transforms space with such unconventional materials as crumpled ...More

 
 

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May in London 2013
May in London 2013

Theatre is a hot ticket in May with the opening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Simon Russell Beale ...More

 
London West End Shows this Christmas
London West End Shows this Christmas

With both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice launching musicals in London this Christmas - plus two wonderful Roald ...More

 
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Tabard Theatre

The French scientist Marie Curie embarks on a love affair with a married physicist, saving her from a deep depression ...More

 
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Barts

This New Year Uncle Barts and his pals are hosting their fifth annual house party at Barts, the bar hidden ...More

 
Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Three musicians and two puppeteers bring the Paper Cinema's contemporary retelling of Homer's epic poem, The Odessy, to life at ...More

 
The Eve of the New Year at Mr Fogg's
The Eve of the New Year at Mr Fogg's
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Mr Fogg's

Inviting Londoners to take a trip back in time rather than forward this New Year, Mr Fogg's is hosting a ...More

 
Brew Putney
Brew Putney
Opened 24th November 2014 

At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
Jago Restaurant
Jago Restaurant
Opened Early December 2014 

Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley ...More

 
Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

Alan Yau, the restaurateur who created Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan, and Yauatcha, is behind this Turkish pizzeria on Shaftesbury Avenue. ...More

 
 
 
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