South End

 
 
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South End, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, London W8 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around South End 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 South End is High Street Kensington Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the North West.

South End is in the London area of Kensington.

 

LondonTown.com - South End Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Young Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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THE BEST

Hotels near South End

Near South End
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  24% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 2 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  35% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 3 minutes from South End
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  23% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 4 minutes from South End
'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 South End

Near South End
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Glorious Georges
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th April to 31st December 2014
Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from South End
At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. The King's State Apartments will be ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Learning Activators: Fossils
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th December 2014 at 11.15am-12.30pm and 1.15pm-2.30pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 11 minutes from South End
A chance to discover more about fossils....More
 
 
 
Now On
Winter Wonderland: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 28th and Monday 29th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 11 minutes from South End
Discover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near South End

Near South End
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from South End
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from South End
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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Sights and Attractions near South End

The best museums, galleries, attractions near South End
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from South End
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 South End
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from South End
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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Shopping near South End

The best shops and markets near South End
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near South End

What are the best dining options near South End London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Buttercup Cake Shop
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
16 St Albans Grove, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from South End
American import Donna Egan has brought her addictive brand of baking from California to London, sharing her love of sweet things and American ingredients. Best eaten ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Locanda Ottoemezzo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2-4 Thackeray Street, W8 | 2 minutes from South End
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Young Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from South End
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near South End

Near South End
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from South End
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 | 9 minutes from South End
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
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 24 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near South End

South End gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from South End
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
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from South End
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
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 11 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near South End

The best pubs near London South End.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from South End
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from South End
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near South End

South End clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from South End
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 | 4 minutes from South End
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, SW5 | 10 minutes from South End
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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Meeting venue hire near South End

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near South End.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from South End
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 South End
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 | 7 minutes from South End
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from South End

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 7 minutes walk from South End

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

Engineer Your Future
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Science Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

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

Shackleton's Man Goes South
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Science Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

Shackleton's Man Goes South is the name of a novel by Tony White and a display in the Atmosphere gallery ...More

3D: Printing The Future
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Science Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

An introduction to current technology and processes behind 3D printing, and an exploration into its impact on society. The exhibition ...More

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 28th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Learning Activators: Fossils
Exhibitions | Until 28th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

A chance to discover more about fossils....More

Dino Scene Investigation
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

Fossil workshop....More

Winter Wonderland: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 29th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from South End

Discover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes....More

 

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March in London 2015
March in London 2015

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Sam Smith
Concerts | 25th March 2015 - 27th March 2015 

Brixton Academy

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The Vote
The Vote
Theatre | 24th April 2015 - 7th May 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Performed in real-time for theatre and television, The Vote takes audiences to a fictional polling station between 8.30 and 10.30pm ...More

 
Krapp's Last Tape
Krapp's Last Tape
Theatre | 19th June 2015 - 21st June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Visionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International ...More

 
Citizen Puppet
Theatre | 3rd March 2015 - 14th March 2015 

The New Diorama Theatre

Blind Summit's election-themed Citizen Puppet is a verbatim puppet experiment looking at the lives of people on the political fringe ...More

What Is Luxury?
Exhibitions | 25th April 2015 - 27th September 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in ...More

Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

M restaurants
M restaurants
Opened 28th November 2014 

The first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a ...More

 
 
 
 
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