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V&A Exhibition Road QuarterA 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 part of a £48 million redevelopment of the V&A, one of London's most important cultural institutions. Open from 2017, the scheme transformed a previously inaccessible back-of-house space into an open courtyard for installations, events and a cafe, revising the existing screen by Sir Aston Webb - "the most controversial part of the plan" (Financial Times) - the man who designed the museum's main building in 1891. The project also reveals the beautiful Victorian facades on the west side of the V&A's Grade 1 listed buildings which have been restored but never on public view before. Amanda Levete Architects, AL_A, won the international competition to design the project. Levete, who won the Stirling Prize while at Future Systems, has designed stand-out projects such as the Selfridges department store in Birmingham and the media centre at Lord's Cricket Ground.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Victoria Railway Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £263  34% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £166  34% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £315  38% off
15 Cheval Place, SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Perfect for extended stays, Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments offer everything needed to make you feel at home on your travels including fully fitted kitchen. The Cheval Knightsbridge ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 9 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 20 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
A landmark triumphal arch set opposite the Duke of Wellington's residence at Apsley House, Wellington Arch was built in 1830 to commemorate the victories won by ... More
 
 
 
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Speakers' Corner
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Not strictly classed "entertainment", this bastion of British free public speech and free assembly can prove one of the most absorbingly unique, theatrical activities the city ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Food: Bigger than the Plate
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 20th October 2019
V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Take a sensory journey through the food cycle, from compost to table, at a V&A exhibition which explores current experiments at every stage of the food ...More
 
 
 
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Science Photographer of the Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th October 2019 to 5th January 2020
V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
After giving hundreds of photographs a forensic examination, the judges of the Science Photographer of the Year have given the award to South African Morgan Trimble ...More
 
 
 
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Museum of the Moon
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th May 2019 to 5th January 2020
V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Displayed in the Natural History Museum's Jerwood Gallery, and timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Museum of the Moon ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Victorian Afternoon Tea at The V&A Museum
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Providing the chance to enjoy a quintessentially British experience within one of London's most beautiful buildings, Benugo has partnered with the Victoria and Albert Museum ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 10 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Cadogan Place Gardens North and South
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 11 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
A private space a short walk from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, Cadogan Place Gardens is a long rectangular site with Pont Street dividing a smaller north ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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The Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Chelsea local, The Builders Arms on Britten Street, a landmark pub serving thirsty locals since 1999, underwent an elegant makeover in ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
The Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar is a London institution, a place to have a ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Food: Bigger than the Plate
Food: Bigger than the Plate
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2020 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

After giving hundreds of photographs a forensic examination, the judges of the Science Photographer of the Year have given the ...More

 
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
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Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter explores the relationship between ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
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Science Museum 3 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 
Museum of the Moon
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Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

Displayed in the Natural History Museum's Jerwood Gallery, and timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 12th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
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Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2020 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

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

 
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery 11 minutes walk from V&a Exhibition Road Quarter

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