Abingdon Road  

 
 
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Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, London W8
 
 

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

The nearest station to Abingdon Road is High Street Kensington Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North East.

Abingdon Road is in the London area of Kensington.

 

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Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  38% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from Abingdon Road
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  37% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 4 minutes from Abingdon Road
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  40% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 4 minutes from Abingdon Road
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Abingdon Road

Near Abingdon Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th November 2016 to 23rd April 2017
Abingdon Road, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
One of three opening exhibitions at the Design Museum in its brand new Kensington home presents eleven newly commissioned installations by OMA, Hussein Chalayan and a ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 3rd June 2017
Abingdon Road, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Imagine Moscow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 4th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
Abingdon Road, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Abingdon Road

Near Abingdon Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 12 minutes from Abingdon Road
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Abingdon Road
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Abingdon Road
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Abingdon Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Abingdon Road
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Abingdon Road
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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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Abingdon Road
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Abingdon Road

The best shops and markets near Abingdon Road
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Abingdon Road
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from Abingdon Road
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Abingdon Road
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Abingdon Road

What are the best dining options near Abingdon Road London?
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whits
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
21 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
In the bad old days when eating out in London meant pot roast and soggy cabbage, Kensington's French community created a small oasis of deliciousness on ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Abingdon Road

Near Abingdon Road
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Abingdon 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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Abingdon Road
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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 18 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Abingdon Road

Abingdon Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Abingdon Road

The best pubs near London Abingdon Road.
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Abingdon Road
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Abingdon Road
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Abingdon Road

Abingdon Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 7 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from Abingdon Road
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Abingdon Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Abingdon Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
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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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from Abingdon Road
... More
 
 
 
 

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John Latham: A World View
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Abingdon Road

Sculpture, installation, painting, film, land art, engineering, found-object assemblage, performance and theoretical writings by the pioneering British conceptual art....More

Speak
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Abingdon Road

Installations by Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost and Cally Spooner, whose diverse practices expand on the conceptual artist John ...More

Julien Van Mellaerts
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from Abingdon Road

The programme includes Schaunard's Aria by Puccini, from La Boheme....More

Galina Averina
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from Abingdon Road

The Russian soprano and student at the Royal College Of Music's International Opera School performs a selection of operatic works ...More

The Massed Bands Of Her Majesty's Royal Marines
Concerts | Until 25th March 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from Abingdon Road

The Mountbatten Festival Of Music displays the outstanding versatility of some of the world's finest military musicians....More

Faramondo
Concerts | Until 25th March 2017 

Royal College of Music 2.49 miles from Abingdon Road

Laurence Cummings conducts the London Handel Orchestra in Handel's tale of warring houses and love triangles, featuring Ida Ranzlov in ...More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 2.53 miles from Abingdon Road

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 2.57 miles from Abingdon Road

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 2.85 miles from Abingdon Road

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
Grounded
Theatre | Until 25th March 2017 

Gate Theatre 3.22 miles from Abingdon Road

Artistic Director and Chief Executive Christopher Haydon presents George Brant's play that explores our assumptions about war, family and what ...More

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Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Quartieri
Quartieri
Dining 

Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
Radici
Radici
Dining 

An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
Betroffenheit
Betroffenheit
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite and actor-playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine the ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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