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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Best Western Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  41% off
    225 Kensington high street, W8 | 2 minutes from Abingdon Road
    The Best Western Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel provides an intimate and relaxing accommodation choice that is ideal for those with either business or leisure pursuits. Located ... More
     
     
     
    NH Kensington Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  35% 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
     
     
     
    Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  31% 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

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    The Craft Of Drawing And Painting: Celebrating Tradition Today
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st September to 4th October 2015 - 10am-5.30pm
    Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
    An exhibition featuring the work of a community of artists who trained at the first atelier founded in the UK, Lavender Hill Studios....More
     
     
     
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    Notorious
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 7th Aug, 14th Aug, 21st Aug, 28th Aug, 4th Sep, 11th Sep and 18th Sep 2015 - 7pm-2am
    Miss Q's, 180-184 Earls Court Road, SW5 | 7 minutes from Abingdon Road
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    The Moon & Nude Life Drawing: Earl's Court
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th July to 27th September 2015 - 6pm-8pm
    The Pembroke, 261 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, SW5 | 13 minutes from Abingdon Road
    The Moon & Nude emerged out of a love for drawing and local pubs: merging the two seemed like the perfect marriage. We now host friendly, ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Abingdon Road

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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    The Coronet
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 14 minutes from Abingdon Road
    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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    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 (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 Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian townhouses ... More
     
     
     
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    Kensington Town Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
    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 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

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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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Abingdon Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Babylon at the Roof Gardens
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Abingdon Road
    Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
     
     
     
    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
     
     
     
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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Abingdon Road.
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    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
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    The Craft Of Drawing And Painting: Celebrating Tradition Today
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Leighton House Museum 6 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    An exhibition featuring the work of a community of artists who trained at the first atelier founded in the UK, ...More

    Napoleon Garden 2015: 'HOLD' By Julia Vance MRBS
    Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2015 

    Holland Park 7 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

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    RCM
    Concerts | On 2nd September 2015 

    Royal College of Music 16 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a 15-minute recital exploring a range of music inspired by nature....More

    Prom 63: Messiaen, Mozart and Bruckner
    Prom 63: Messiaen, Mozart and Bruckner
    Concerts | On 2nd September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 16 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    Pianist Igor Levit made his Proms debut at a Cadogan Hall chamber music recital in 2012. Now he makes his ...More

     
    The BBC Proms 2015
    The BBC Proms 2015
    Concerts | Until 12th September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 16 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    Pete Tong joins Mozart and Beethoven for the Proms in 2015, showing how the classical music concert series caters for ...More

     
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    The Natural History Museum's exhibition Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea examines the spectacular seascapes and richness of life ...More

     
    Sensational Butterflies
    Sensational Butterflies
    Kids Events | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

     
    Cosmos & Culture
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Science Museum 17 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    Explore how astronomy has changed how the universe is seen. Objects from ancient heritage to cutting edge technology show the ...More

    Engineer Your Future
    Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

    Science Museum 17 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    A contemporary exhibition looking at engineering and the role of engineers, with interactive challenges for visitors....More

    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

    Science Museum 17 minutes walk from Abingdon Road

    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? at the Science Museum explores the power that food has over our bodies, brains ...More

     
     
     
     
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