Sock Shop  

 
 
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12-13 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 5SF
 
 
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A chain of sock and hosiery specialists. Also stocks a range of male and female accessories. As you can imagine they offer a bewildering variety of socks.

 

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Hornton Street Car Park
 
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Young Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  27% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  42% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  35% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
 
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VPL
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
61A Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 18 minutes from Sock Shop
Good things come in small packages. This tiny near-perfect boutique sells a rich crop of delightful underwear, sleepwear and lovely comfy things to chill out ... More
 
 
 
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Wall
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
1 Denbigh Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 18 minutes from Sock Shop
This exquisite shop offers simple designs in really plush, sumptuous fabrics. Peruvian Pima cotton, baby alpaca, Irish linen, silk and cashmere all line its racks. ... More
 
 
 
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Temperley
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
6-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 20 minutes from Sock Shop
Central Saint Martins graduate Alice Temperley is a British designer known for her floaty, lace and beautifully feminine dresses which she sells from her Notting Hill ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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 Sock Shop
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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Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 9th, 16th and 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
Sock Shop, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
...More
 
 
 
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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th June to 24th September 2017
Sock Shop, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from Sock Shop
Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into ...More
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
Sock Shop, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 11 minutes from Sock Shop
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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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 11 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
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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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
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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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Sock Shop
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
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Pavilion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Acclaimed chef Adam Simmonds, previously of Michelin starred Adam Simmonds Restaurant at Danesfield House, oversees the 60-seat Pavilion restaurant on Kensington High Street where quality local ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Sock Shop
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 | 22 minutes from Sock Shop
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 Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 8 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Sock Shop
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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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Sock Shop
... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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 Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
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Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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

 
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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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

 
Breathing Colour: Hella Jongerius
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

An installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections....More

California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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

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

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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 7 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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

Tony Bennett
Concerts | Until 28th June 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Big band, pop and jazz standards from the legendary award-winning American singer, whose career has spanned seven decades....More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
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Leisure | On 28th June 2017 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Sock Shop

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
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Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 15 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 

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