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South Kensington

Old Brompton Road, London, England
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Fashionable district that is close to many of London's finest museums and antique shops.
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  • Average4%
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Old Brompton Road, London, England
South Kensington
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great selection Carluccio's Mabels Pret Also some fab bakeries eg hummingbird and nice pizza Franca manca Better for eating as the shops nearby are supermarkets eg tesco and waitrose Plenty of picnic items

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever they say here the closest tube station is South Kensington. Whether you’re visiting the museums, on your way to the park or the Royal Albert Hall or just shopping for kitchenware at Divertimenti then relax and enjoy. There are plenty of local restaurants and...More

Thank SuggyD
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see in this area. You have the various museums like science museum, there are bookshops, coffee shops and decent pubs. It’s nice to walk around and look at the buildings, great architecture.

1  Thank perfect_spy
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had an delicious meal with cheerful helpful service. The waitress, "Timea", was very pleasant and ensured that we were in good time for a concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

1  Thank jamesshrimpton
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The main museums are located here and most are free! You need masses of time to enjoy even one so don’t assume it’s a 2 hour visit. Plan for the whole day. Parking is tricky but public transport excellent. Plenty of places to eat in...More

1  Thank Alan F
Reviewed 27 November 2017

A central,very nice neighborhood.A few of the most interesting museums of London are placed here(Science Museum,Natural History Museum,Victoria and Albert Museum).Also Royal Albert Hall can be found here.

1  Thank zuv
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a very pleasant area that I enjoyed walking through on my way to find the science and natural history museum.

1  Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Just discovered this lovely Spanish retreat amongst all the other restaurants in the small enclave. The restaurant at lunch-time was crowded and vibrant. The tapas were excellent and served at great speed by friendly staff. The house white wine was great. This is the place...More

1  Thank Maria1481943
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our most recent stay in the London, saw us venture into South Kensington on two different days. One day we travelled to the South Kensington tube station from Paddington and then walked through the locale to visit the Royal Albert Hall. The area on that...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area. I found it safe with lots of interesting shops. Beautiful park, old buildings and statues. Upscale so bring money.

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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18 March 2015|
Response from Fusun777 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't. I live in the US and I don't eat doughnuts here! When I visit the UK I eat things that I cannot find here! Crêpes, meringues, French and Belgium hand-made chocolates, and pastries at those lovely French... More