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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  35% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  25% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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 Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £279  38% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 6 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Pubs nearest The Elephant & Castle

The best pubs near London The Elephant & Castle.
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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The Elephant & Castle clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
The Elephant & Castle, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
The Elephant & Castle, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of ...More
 
 
 
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Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Elephant & Castle, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, Augusta and Charlotte, and contains pocketbooks, ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Elephant & Castle
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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 9 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 9 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Elephant & Castle

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Elephant & Castle
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from The Elephant & Castle
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Elephant & Castle
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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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Feng Sushi - High Street Kensington
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
24 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Elephant & Castle
Ethically focused sushi and sustainable fish are the key principles of Feng Sushi in Kensington. In the centre of Kensington, Feng Sushi features elegantly modern design. Feng ... More
 
 
 
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Elephant & Castle
There are Valeries all over London these days and quite right too because they serve some of the best pastries in the capital alongside a tempting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Randa
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
23 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from The Elephant & Castle
... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Elephant & Castle

Near The Elephant & Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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 Elephant & Castle
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 | 23 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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 Elephant & Castle gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 9 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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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Meeting venue hire near The Elephant & Castle

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Elephant & Castle.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 4 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 4 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD ...More

 
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores ...More

 
California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture....More

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 11 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
Prom 47: Bach's 'Little Organ Book' Past And Present
Concerts | On 20th August 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Organists Robert Quinney and William Whitehead perform three world premieres - Frances-Hoad's Chorale Prelude 'Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott', ...More

Prom 49: Bach's St John Passion
Concerts | On 20th August 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

The Dunedin Consort is joined by an array of soloists to perform Bach's St John Passion, with Nicholas Mulroy as ...More

The BBC Proms 2017
The BBC Proms 2017
Concerts | Until 9th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world ...More

 
Prom 48: A Patchwork Passion
Concerts | On 20th August 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Sofi Jeannin conducts the City Of London Sinfonia and BBC Singers to perform music by Schutz, Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn and ...More

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This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

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National Gallery

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