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IliaFrom the Danish team behind 1 Lombard Street comes a new Italian restaurant on the former site of French restaurant Papillon in South Kensington. Located on Draycott Avenue near the intersection with Brompton Road, Ilia sees the authentic French cuisine of Papillon giving way to fresh, simple, well-sourced, delicious Italian fare. Little is known yet, but a proposed menu is doing the rounds. Antipasti include stewed baby octopus, bruschetta and crostino, warm artichokes, baked aubergine, rabbit, veal sirloin and warm artichokes; stand-out pasta dishes are wild boar ragout and pumpkin ravioli; there's a range of tartares, soups and mozzarella salads (Caprese, Parma Ham, marinated courgettes); meats include roast beef, sirloin steak and pork belly, while marinated tuna loin, seabass and langoustine features for the pesce. More information when we get it!

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South Kensington Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Sloane Square Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

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West Brompton Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
19 minutes walk
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
2 minutes walk
Whitelands House Pure Parking
7 minutes walk

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My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 27% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 3 minutes from Ilia
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £246† 30% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 5 minutes from Ilia
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
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 24% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from Ilia
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
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Obika Mozzarella Bar South Kensington
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
96 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Ilia
The world's first mozzarella bar, Obika combines the presentation of a simple sushi bar with high quality Italian products and ingredients to create a fresh and ... More
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Obica South Kensington
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
96 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | Same location as Ilia
With five branches across London, Obica puts mozzarella in the spotlight with an Italian menu themed around its star ingredient, mozzarella. The restaurants use ... More
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Daphne's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
112 Draycott Avenue, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
Established 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 ... More
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Papillon
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Hotel Cafe Royal, 68 Regent Street, W1B | 1 minute from Ilia
Patisserie is particularly good at Papillon, an all-day British and French dining room from Hotel Café Royal. The cafe overlooking Regent Street, originally designed by ... More
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Itsu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
118 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
Itsu is an excellent mini-chain which serves a short menu of sushi without any of the gimmickry that infects many more expensive Japanese restaurants. ... More
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Tartine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
114 Draycott Avenue, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
... More
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London > Events > Music †Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 8.30pm
Ilia, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Ilia
The vocalist, plus a band led by pianist Alex Webb and a series of guests performs a show inspired by the music from the famous concert....More
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Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 15th July to 12th November 2017
Ilia, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
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Rachel Kneebone
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st April 2017 to 14th January 2018 - Various Times
Ilia, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as three porcelain works presented in dialogue ...More
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Ilia
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Ilia
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 9 minutes from Ilia
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ilia
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
For anyone who's been to the original Farmacia Santa Maria Novella in Florence the lack of ornately painted ceiling and intricately carved wood paneling at this ... More
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Bliss
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
60 Sloane Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
One of London's top day spas and beauty shops is US import Bliss. And it really is Bliss by name, Bliss by nature. Combining a shop ... More
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Joseph
London > Shopping > Menswear
77 Fulham Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
The man can’t help being one of the most successful fashion names on the UK scene. Joseph Ettedgui’s tailored suits and clothes are popular with ... More
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Ilia
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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 18 minutes from Ilia
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes from Ilia
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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Ilia
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Ilia
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Ilia
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Ilia
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Ilia
Bar ... More
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Ilia
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Ilia
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 9 minutes from Ilia
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
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Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 15 minutes from Ilia
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Ilia.
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Ilia
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Ilia
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Ilia
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More

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