The Elephant & Castle  

 
 
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40 Holland Street, Kensington, London W8 4LT
 
 
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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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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  37% 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 £313  32% 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
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £228  39% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 7 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Pubs nearest The Elephant & Castle

The best pubs near London The Elephant & Castle.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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On Soon
An Evening with Tim Bouverie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 19th June 2019 - 7pm
The Elephant & Castle, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 5 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
Historian Tim Bouverie will give a compelling reappraisal of the immense drama of the disastrous years of indecision preceding WWII, of the failed diplomacy and parliamentary ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Three Dark Crowns: Kendare Blake in conversation with Alwyn Hamilton
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 27th June 2019 - 6.30pm
The Elephant & Castle, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 5 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
The Number 1 New York Times bestselling author, Kendare Blake will be joining us to discuss Two Dark Reigns and the rest of the Three Dark ...More
 
 
 
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The Print Room at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near The Elephant & Castle

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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Restaurants near The Elephant & Castle

What are the best dining options near The Elephant & Castle London?
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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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Leisure near The Elephant & Castle

The Elephant & Castle gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from The Elephant & Castle
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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Meeting venue hire near The Elephant & Castle

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Elephant & Castle.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2019 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

In 2019 the Design Museum stages its version of the Deutsches Filmmuseum's hugely successful exhibition - which began in Frankfurt ...More

 
David Adjaye: Making Memory
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under ...More

 
Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 3rd August 2019 

Holland Park Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

The annual Opera Holland Park, a highlight of summer in London, returns with 35 performances and five new productions. Held ...More

 
Opera Holland Park: Manon Lescaut
Concerts | Until 22nd June 2019 

Holland Park Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

A staging of Puccini's opera in four acts about a man who plans to marry his sister to an older ...More

King Crimson
Concerts | Until 20th June 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

British prog-rock veterans, featuring Toyah Willcox's husband, Robert Fripp....More

Essential Haydn
Concerts | On 18th June 2019 

Royal College of Music 14 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

RCM musicians perform Genzmer's Trio For Flute, Viola And Harp, Andrew Chen New Work, Haydn's String Quartet In D and ...More

RCM New Perspectives
Concerts | On 18th June 2019 

Royal College of Music 14 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Timothy Lines directs music from the Second Viennese School, including Berg and Webern, alongside works by two celebrated British composers ...More

Faith Ringgold
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Focussing on different series that the American artist has created over the past 50 years, this survey of her work ...More

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

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

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

 
Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn
Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2019 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from The Elephant & Castle

Paintings spanning the Venezuelan artist's expansive 80-year career, revealing the scale, experimentation and playfulness of her work....More

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The British Academy Summer Showcase
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Chelsea Summer Fete
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Seasonal | On 22nd June 

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Billed as 'the ultimate garden party', Chelsea Summer Fete brings music, sport, games and shopping ...More

 
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Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
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One of the great untouched jewels of west London and a well known pub in ...More

 
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Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
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Madame Tussauds

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e&o Chelsea
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On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
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London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
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Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
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Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

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Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

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The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
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