Melon Place

 
 
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Melon Place, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, London W8 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Melon Place 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 Melon Place is High Street Kensington Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the South East.

Melon Place is in the London area of Kensington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Hornton Street Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Melon Place

Near Melon Place
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £106  21% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  27% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £285  21% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
'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
 
 
 
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Events near Melon Place

Near Melon Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Fashion Rules
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th July 2013 to 4th July 2015
Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British monarchy: HM Queen Elizabeth II in ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
A Victorian Obsession: The Perez Simon Collection At Leighton House Museum
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th November 2014 to 29th March 2015 - Various Times
Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 12 minutes from Melon Place
Around 50 works by artists of the Victorian period including Rossetti, Millais, Strudwick and Poynter, all of which belong to the Mexican art collector, Juan Antonio ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Sunday Spice At The Cinnamon Club
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 12noon-4pm
Cinephilia West, 171 Westbourne Grove, W11 | 14 minutes from Melon Place
This December sees best restaurant in London, The Cinnamon Club, open its doors on Sundays, for the perfect warming take on a festive sharing Sunday roast. ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Melon Place

Near Melon Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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 Melon Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Melon Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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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Shopping near Melon Place

The best shops and markets near Melon Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sally Clarke Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Campden Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Located across the road from its sister Clarke's Restaurant, the Sally Clarke Shop sells an array of freshly baked goods and produces more than 200 loaves ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Melon Place

What are the best dining options near Melon Place London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ffiona's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Melon Place
Voted "Top British traditional restaurant in London 2008" by Zagat, the appeal of this cosy local brasserie in Notting Hill is the feeling of familiarity you ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Romano's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
32 Kensington Church Street, Notting Hill, W8 | 2 minutes from Melon Place
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Melon Place
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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Education near Melon Place

Near Melon Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 16 minutes from Melon Place
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
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 24 minutes from Melon Place
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Melon Place

Melon Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 9 minutes from Melon Place
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 Melon Place

The best pubs near London Melon Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Melon Place
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 Melon Place
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Melon Place
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Melon Place

Melon Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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 Melon Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Melon Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 4 minutes walk from Melon Place

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 4 minutes walk from Melon Place

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

A Victorian Obsession: The Perez Simon Collection At Leighton House Museum
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

Leighton House Museum 12 minutes walk from Melon Place

Around 50 works by artists of the Victorian period including Rossetti, Millais, Strudwick and Poynter, all of which belong to ...More

Julio Le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

Immersive light installations and signature interactive games from the Argentinian artist in his first major UK exhibition....More

Reiner Ruthenbeck
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

A major retrospective of German sculptor and conceptual artist Reiner Ruthenbeck, who transforms space with such unconventional materials as crumpled ...More

 
Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
Reiner Ruthenbeck: Orchestrator Of Geometric Form
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

A solo exhibition offering a major survey of the German conceptual artist's work, featuring sculpture, objects and conceptual artworks....More

Bertrand Lavier: Fountain
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

An installation from the experimental sculptor who forms fine art from everyday items....More

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Tours | Until 31st December 2014 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

The Zaha Hadid-designed gallery acts as the Serpentine's second space, and will feature a new gallery, restaurant and social space. ...More

Drawn By Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2015 

Science Museum 17 minutes walk from Melon Place

Over 200 images and artefacts by leading historical names in the world of photography, including works from the 1820s by ...More

 

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London Events Calendar 2015
London Events Calendar 2015

From major exhibitions such as Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty to pop ups like Alice's Adventures Underground, the London events ...More

 
June in London 2015
June in London 2015

Taylor Swift, The Who and Barbara Hepworth come to London in June 2015 when annual favourites the Royal Academy ...More

 
London Festival of Architecture
London Festival of Architecture
Exhibitions | 1st June 2015 - 30th June 2015 

Various Venues London

First set up in 2004 the London Festival of Architecture is back for its eleventh year in 2015 with an ...More

 
The National Theatre of China: Richard III
Theatre | 20th July 2015 - 25th July 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Following a successful visit to London in 2012 as part of the Globe to Globe Festival, The National Theatre of ...More

Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a Massacre
Theatre | 11th March 2015 - 2nd April 2015 

Arcola Theatre

Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of A Massacre at the Arcola Theatre is a new work from Anders Lustgarten on The Roboski ...More

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Exhibitions | 27th March 2015 - 13th September 2015 

Natural History Museum

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

 
Disappearing Dining Club: NYE Dinner Dance All Nighter
Disappearing Dining Club: NYE Dinner Dance All Nighter
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Trinity Buoy Wharf

The prize for finding the most unique venue this New Year has to go to the Disappearing Dining Club, who ...More

 
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Opened 1st November 2014 

Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Opened Novemer 2014 2014 

Guests staying at the tech-savvy flagship hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden can use the hotel's app to check availability ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
 
 
 
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