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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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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £156† 29% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 36% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £81† 41% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest South Kensington Tube Station

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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.3 miles from South Kensington Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4.3 miles from South Kensington Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5.2 miles from South Kensington Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.7 miles from South Kensington Tube Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... 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

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The Gingerbread City
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 6th to 22nd December 2017
South Kensington Tube Station, 27 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Tube Station
The Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers ...More
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The Singing Tree
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 27th November 2017 to 6th January 2018 - Various Times
South Kensington Tube Station, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
Olivier Award-winning set designer Es Devlin illuminates the Grand Entrance with an audio visual installation comprising thousands of words collected from the public accompanied by an ...More
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Two Points Atlantic - St Ives And Provincetown
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 12th to 16th Dec 2017 - Various Times
South Kensington Tube Station, 178 Brompton Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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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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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 (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... 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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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
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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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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
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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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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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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 19 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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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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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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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South Kensington Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Tube Station
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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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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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, South Kensington, London 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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The Gingerbread City
The Gingerbread City
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Museum Of Architecture 1 minute walk from South Kensington Tube Station

The Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees ...More

 
The Singing Tree
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2018 

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

Olivier Award-winning set designer Es Devlin illuminates the Grand Entrance with an audio visual installation comprising thousands of words collected ...More

Into The Woods: Trees In Photography
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

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

An exploration of the diverse representation of trees in photography, as botanical subjects and poetic symbols, in the context of ...More

Rachel Kneebone
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

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

The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

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

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

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

The V&A invites visitors to experience the timeless and universal appeal of Winnie-the-Pooh with its new exhibition, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

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

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Contemporary Korean Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

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

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean ...More

The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio Society
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

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

The Folio Society is Britain's foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, ...More

Woman's Hour Craft Prize
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2018 

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

Twelve shortlisted finalists display their craft works, including Laura Ellen Bacon, Celia Pym, Lin Chueng, Emma Woffenden, Peter Marigold, Neil ...More

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