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Welcome to our guide for the area around W8 4QS in Kensington and Chelsea. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to W8 4QS is High Street Kensington Tube Station which is about 8 minutes to the South West.

 

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London's Best Events 2017

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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  40% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  38% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £646  33% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from W8 4QS
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
W8 4QS, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, Augusta and Charlotte, and contains pocketbooks, ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February 2017 to 1st January 2018 - Various Times
W8 4QS, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of the Princess's style from the demure ...More
 
 
 
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Halloween at The Ivy Collection
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 23rd to 31st October 2017
W8 4QS, 96 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
The Ivy Collection puts a spooky twist to its menu this Halloween with a seasonal take on the group's famous chocolate bombe. The Halloween bombe dessert ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near W8 4QS

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 9 minutes from W8 4QS
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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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 9 minutes from W8 4QS
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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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from W8 4QS
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near W8 4QS

The best museums, galleries, attractions near W8 4QS
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from W8 4QS
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 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
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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Shopping near W8 4QS

The best shops and markets near W8 4QS
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from W8 4QS
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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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
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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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
 
 
 
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Romano's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
32 Kensington Church Street, Notting Hill, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from W8 4QS
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
There are Valeries all over London these days and quite right too because they serve some of the best pastries in the capital alongside a tempting ... More
 
 
 
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The Orangery (Kensington Palace)
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
Set in the perfectly manicured grounds of historic Kensington Palace, The Orangery offers an idyllic setting for afternoon tea for those who want tranquility and breathtaking ... More
 
 
 
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Education near W8 4QS

Near W8 4QS
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 21 minutes from W8 4QS
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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Leisure near W8 4QS

W8 4QS gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from W8 4QS
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near W8 4QS

The best pubs near London W8 4QS.
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from W8 4QS
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near W8 4QS

W8 4QS clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from W8 4QS
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from W8 4QS
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near W8 4QS

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near W8 4QS.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from W8 4QS
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
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 Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from W8 4QS
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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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 2 minutes walk from W8 4qs

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 2 minutes walk from W8 4qs

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

Halloween at The Ivy Collection
Halloween at The Ivy Collection
Seasonal | Until 31st October 2017 

The Ivy Kensington Brasserie 4 minutes walk from W8 4qs

The Ivy Collection puts a spooky twist to its menu this Halloween with a seasonal take on the group's famous ...More

 
Graves, Ghosts and Gothic with Juno Dawson and Alex T Smith
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2017 

Waterstone's - Kensington 7 minutes walk from W8 4qs

Join the acclaimed and multi-prize-winning YA author, Juno Dawson in conversation with much-loved illustrator Alex T. Smith, as they introduce ...More

Designs of the Year 2017
Designs of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Design Museum 11 minutes walk from W8 4qs

The Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much-anticipated feature of the design calendar and, now ...More

 
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Design Museum 11 minutes walk from W8 4qs

An exhibition of innovative and contemporary design from the past year in the categories of Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product ...More

Russian Chamber Music: Seasons & Soundscapes
Concerts | On 23rd October 2017 

Royal College of Music 13 minutes walk from W8 4qs

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What's Up - The Americas
Exhibitions | Until 5th November 2017 

Whiteleys Shopping Centre 13 minutes walk from W8 4qs

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

Leighton House Museum 14 minutes walk from W8 4qs

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

 
Illuminating India
Illuminating India
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 15 minutes walk from W8 4qs

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 

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Blisters: The Paperback Edition
Exhibitions | On 27th October 

MC Motors

Blisters: The Paperback Edition will be the sixth edition of Print Club London's Blisters show, returning after three years away. Taking place at MC Motors, the end of ...More

The Magic Roundabout
The Magic Roundabout
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After a successful summer season, the Magic Roundabout is back is back for winter....More

 
Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
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Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Oktoberfest in London
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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