South Kensington Tube Station

 
 
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Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 2NB 
 
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South Kensington Tube StationSouth Kensington Underground station connects to the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines.

Nearby attractions include the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Hyde Park.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near South Kensington Tube Station

Near South Kensington Tube Station
Harrington Court Apartments
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  22% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Close to the London Natural History Museum, Kensington Palace and the Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, this 4 star Victorian property features 47 guest rooms, business ... More
 
 
 
The Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  29% off
109-113 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Set just off from Old Brompton Road in the heart of fashionable South Kensington, The Kensington Hotel has a real history to match its stylish, understated ... More
 
 
 
130 Queen's Gate Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £227  28% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the 130 Queen's Gate Apartments provide state-of-the-art accommodation nearby to many of London's attractions, including the Natural ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest South Kensington Tube Station

Nearest to South Kensington Tube Station
Gloucester Road Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
This Underground station gives access to the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. Gloucester Road is also home to Platform for Art - an exhibition you can ... More
 
 
 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
1 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 15 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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Sloane Square Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 15 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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Travel near South Kensington Tube Station

Near South Kensington Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 3 miles from South Kensington 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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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 19 minutes from South Kensington 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
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 31 minutes from South Kensington 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
 
 
 
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Events near South Kensington Tube Station

Near South Kensington Tube Station
Ends Today
Life In The Herbarium: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 21st September 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm & Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 2.30pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Learn about life in the herbarium....More
 
 
 
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Classic FM Live
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a range of Classic FM favourites, plus guitarist Milos Karadaglic performs Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez....More
 
 
 
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That Tring Thing....
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
A selection of past and present students from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts feature in this cabaret season, hosted by Paul L Martin and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near South Kensington Tube Station

Near South Kensington Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near South Kensington Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near South Kensington Tube Station
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near South Kensington Tube Station

The best shops and markets near South Kensington Tube Station
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as South Kensington Tube Station
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near South Kensington Tube Station

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Daquise
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
20 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Paul
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
Branches of this cool French cafe abound across London. Paul serves epic eclairs, excellent coffee and a fantastic array of tarts, cakes and pastries as well ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1-5 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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Education near South Kensington Tube Station

Near South Kensington Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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 London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from South Kensington 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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 19 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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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Leisure near South Kensington Tube Station

South Kensington Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near South Kensington Tube Station

The best pubs near London South Kensington Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near South Kensington Tube Station

South Kensington Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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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Meeting venue hire near South Kensington Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near South Kensington Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 9 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Baroque And Later Ivories
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

German, Austrian, Netherlandish, French, British and Hispanic Baroque and ivory sculpture, including portrait busts, tankards, statuettes and devotional reliefs....More

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

A retrospective of contemporary ceramics....More

Beatrix Potter: The Land The Seasons And The War WWI
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

Watercolour paintings of the landscape of the Lake District made during the First World War, together with correspondence and a ...More

Print Of The Month
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

A changing display of historical, contemporary and modern prints....More

Life In The Herbarium: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2014 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

Learn about life in the herbarium....More

That Tring Thing....
Theatre | Until 23rd September 2014 

The Pheasantry 10 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

A selection of past and present students from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts feature in this cabaret season, ...More

Classic FM Live
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a range of Classic FM favourites, plus guitarist Milos Karadaglic performs Rodrigo's Concierto ...More

Book Break
Exhibitions | Until 25th November 2014 

Brompton Library 13 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Cadogan Hall 14 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

Christian Mandeal conducts Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Brahms's Violin Concerto and Franck's Symphony In D Minor, with Tianwa Yang, violin....More

Cerith Wyn Evans
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 14 minutes walk from South Kensington Tube Station

This major solo show presents a varied body of work brought together 'in concert'....More

 
 
 
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