Thurloe Square  

 
 
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Thurloe Square, South Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, London SW7
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Thurloe Square 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 Thurloe Square is South Kensington Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South West.

Thurloe Square is in the London area of South Kensington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £254  28% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 4 minutes from Thurloe Square
Set back from a tree-lined garden square in exclusive Knightsbridge, with prime shopping nearby at Harrods or along the King's Road and the Natural History Museum ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £177  30% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Thurloe Square
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  39% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Thurloe Square

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Ongoing
Testimonial: The Life Story Of A Monumental Vase
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd January to 31st July 2018 - Various Times
Thurloe Square, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
Find out more about an object in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection, which was inspired by archaeological finds engraved by Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 9th September 2018
Thurloe Square, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Sensational Butterflies
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 29th March to 16th September 2018
Thurloe Square, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Thurloe Square

Near Thurloe Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Thurloe Square
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Thurloe Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Thurloe Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Thurloe Square

The best shops and markets near Thurloe Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
Some of the younger contemporary designers feature here including Alexander McQueen, YMC, Dryshod and Fake. This shop gets our 'Editor's Choice' rosette for its quirky mix ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chanel
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
The bags, the shoes, the accessories and of course the collection, Chanel needs no introduction. The fashion empire founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel began in 1912 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Thurloe Square

What are the best dining options near Thurloe Square London?
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Fernandez and Wells
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
8 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to their Fernandez ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cassis Bistro
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
232-236 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
Bringing something alternative to London's restaurant scene, Cassis Bistro in Knightsbridge aims to provide an all-round slice of Provence with its contemporary art laden interiors and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
272 Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
La Brasserie is a long-standing favourite with the Sloane crowd, handily situated opposite the most expensive shopping street in the world. This is a friendly, family-run ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Thurloe Square

Near Thurloe Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Thurloe Square
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 | 17 minutes from Thurloe Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from Thurloe Square
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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Leisure near Thurloe Square

Thurloe Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Thurloe Square
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 10 minutes from Thurloe Square
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Thurloe Square
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Thurloe Square

The best pubs near London Thurloe Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
Bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Thurloe Square
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Thurloe Square

Thurloe Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Thurloe Square
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 16 minutes from Thurloe Square
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Thurloe Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Thurloe Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Thurloe Square
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thurloe Square
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Thurloe Square
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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The Future Starts Here
The Future Starts Here
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

A blockbuster spring exhibition, The Future Starts Here sees the V&A look at the power of design in the making ...More

 
Fashioned From Nature
Fashioned From Nature
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship ...More

 
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

The Victoria and Albert Museum's major fashion exhibition for 2018 puts the spotlight on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her ...More

 
Life in the Dark
Life in the Dark
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without ...More

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 16th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 5 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2018 

Science Museum 5 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

The Science Museum celebrates 40 years of IVF with its major new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later. Exploring the ...More

 
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 5 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 
Craig Pomranz
Concerts | On 18th July 2018 

The Pheasantry 9 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

The award-winning singer from St Louis, with a four-octave voice, presents his latest show featuring songs from the American Songbook....More

Prom 6: An American In Paris & Turangalila
Concerts | On 18th July 2018 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from Thurloe Square

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with pianist Angela Hewitt and Cynthia Miller on the Ondes Martenot, to perform ...More

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Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
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Underneath the arches of Hoxton Station, on the ...More

 
I'm Not Running
I'm Not Running
Theatre | From 2nd October 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Founded by second generation Filipino Londoners Omar Shah and Mae Maglanoc, Mamasons opened this ice ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Bringing Filipino street-style 'dirty' ice cream to London, Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream is named after ...More

 
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Dance | From 26th July 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

This immersive dance performance choreographed by Wayne McGregor ...More

 
Levan
Levan
Dining 

Following the success of Salon, Nicholas Balfe and his team head further south to Peckham ...More

 
The Shop at Bluebird
The Shop at Bluebird
Shopping 

In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more ...More

 
London National Park City Week
London National Park City Week
Tours | From 21st July 

Various Venues London

This July, the Mayor of London presents the ...More

 
Helix and Iris
Helix and Iris
Dining 

Previously London's highest private member's club, Searcys at The Gherkin relaunched as new restaurant and ...More

 
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Foodie Events | From 25th August 

Wimbledon Park

The Wimbledon Park Food Festival returns for its ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 7th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Park Cafe Queen's Park
Dining 

In January 2018 the Park Cafe in Queen's Park was taken on by the people who run the local neighbourhood restaurant, The Alice House....More

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Hotels 

A former office building a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road's Crossrail Station has ...More

 
Night Tales
Night Tales
Dining 

Having popped up all over London, Night Tales now presents its first permanent residence, setting ...More

 
Z Covent Garden
Z Covent Garden
Hotels 

One of two Z Hotels to open in summer 2018, Z Covent Garden joins Z ...More

 
Jamavar Women's Club
Jamavar Women's Club
Foodie Events | From 30th July 

Jamavar

This summer, high-end Indian restaurant Jamavar hosts the Jamavar Women's Club in its subterranean bar. ...More

 
Monstersaurus
Monstersaurus
Kids Events | From 7th August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, ...More

 
How to Catch a Star
How to Catch a Star
Kids Events | From 23rd August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Based on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank ...More

 
James Graham's Sketching
James Graham's Sketching
Theatre | From 26th September 

Wilton's Music Hall

He's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays ...More

 
Desperately Seeking The Exit All-Star Reading
Desperately Seeking The Exit All-Star Reading
Theatre | On 26th July 

Arts Theatre

Peter Michael Marino's successful solo show, Desperately Seeking ...More

 
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London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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