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Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  28% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  22% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 5 minutes from The Abingdon
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Hotel Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  32% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 8 minutes from The Abingdon
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Abingdon

Nearest to The Abingdon
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cumberland Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
29 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
An excellent gastropub, with a menu of truly delightful English and Mediterranean dishes. The Cumberland is the only decent pub within a mile radius, a friendly ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 14 minutes from The Abingdon
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The Abingdon
... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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Chez Patrick
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
7 Stratford Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Abingdon
Chez Patrick is a charming, intimate neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of residential Kensington. The brasserie-style menu features traditional French classics from Chateaubriand to calf's liver, available ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Abingdon
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Princess Victoria, Kensington
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Abingdon

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Beazley Designs Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th September 2019 to 5th January 2020
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Costumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted concepts on display at the Design ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Moving to Mars
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2019 to 1st March 2020
The Abingdon, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could arrive, survive and thrive on the ...More
 
 
 
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Dead Quiet
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2019 to 15th February 2020 - Various Times
The Abingdon, Central Library, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 11 minutes from The Abingdon
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Abingdon

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Abingdon
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Abingdon
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Abingdon

The best shops and markets near The Abingdon
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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Education near The Abingdon

Near The Abingdon
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
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 | 14 minutes from The Abingdon
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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 18 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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The Abingdon gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 18 minutes from The Abingdon
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Abingdon

The best pubs near London The Abingdon.
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as The Abingdon
... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Abingdon

The Abingdon clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Abingdon
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
Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from The Abingdon
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Abingdon

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Abingdon.
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Abingdon
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 The Abingdon
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from The Abingdon
... More
 
 
 
 

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Moving to Mars
Moving to Mars
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could ...More

 
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Abingdon

Costumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted ...More

 
Museum of the Moon
Museum of the Moon
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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

 
Science Photographer of the Year
Science Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Science Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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

Science Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

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

 
Inala: Sisters Grimm
Dance | On 23rd October 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 16 minutes walk from The Abingdon

An exhilarating fusion of South African and Western cultures culminates in an explosion of music, song and dance....More

Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2020 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Abingdon

The collaborative fashion label led by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie presents a bespoke collection alongside a display ...More

 

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Winter at Vinegar Yard
Winter at Vinegar Yard
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Vinegar Yard

Street food hotspot Vinegar Yard, which sits in the shadow of The Shard, is given ...More

 
Abigail's Bar
Abigail's Bar
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Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room design inspired ...More

 
Other Side Fried
Other Side Fried
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The first bricks and mortar restaurant from fried chicken street food favourite Other Side Fried....More

 
Kin Cafe
Dining 

Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

Temple of Seitan Camden
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Temple of Seitan Hackney
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
Dining 

Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Dining 

A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
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Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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