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112 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW3 3AE
 
 
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Daphne'sEstablished in 1964, Daphne's has been a place to be seen for the Chelsea set for years. Royals have eaten here as well as acting royalty - Laurence Oliver, Alec Guiness among them. Now that the Caprice group - The Ivy, J Sheekey, Rivington - have bought Daphne's they've given the old Italian a new lease of life and a refurb. This corner of Chelsea, with Joseph and Chanel the corner shops and the boutiques of Walton Street around the corner, is a favourite haunt of ladies who don't have to work for a living. And Daphne's is full of them come lunchtime. If you come in the evening you can expect a menu offering tempting Italian antipasti and main dishes like braised meat balls with roasted potatoes and tomato sauce, chargrilled squid with spicy Tuscan sausage served with chickpea salsa and their speciality, risotto. An institution like Daphne's has to be sampled, if only to see what the Chelsea set have been talking about for over forty years.

 

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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  42% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 4 minutes from Daphne's
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
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
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9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 7 minutes from Daphne's
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Obika Mozzarella Bar South Kensington
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
96 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Obica South Kensington
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
96 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Elistano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
25 - 27 Elystan Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
114 Draycott Avenue, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Daphne's
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Itsu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
118 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Daphne's
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Joe's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
126 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
Joe's is one of a small handful of restaurants owned by the ultra-chic fashion retailer Joseph. On a discrete back street off the Fulham Road, Joe's ... More
 
 
 
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Daphne's, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Daphne's
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 9 minutes from Daphne's
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Michelin Building, 81 Fulham Road, Mayfair, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Daphne's
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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Joseph
London > Shopping > Menswear
77 Fulham Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Daphne's
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 18 minutes from Daphne's
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
104 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | Same location as Daphne's
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Daphne's
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Daphne's
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The Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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BOTTLES Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from Daphne's
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Daphne's
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Daphne's
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On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Daphne's

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Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Daphne's

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Daphne's

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Natural History Museum 8 minutes walk from Daphne's

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