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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
 
2 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  30% 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 £71  26% 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 £120  26% 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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Night At The Bombay Roxy
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November to 14th December 2017
Sock Shop, The Barkers Building, 63-97 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
Set in 1940s Bombay and performed in the as yet unopened Dishoom in Barkers Building, Kensington, Night at the Bombay Roxy is a site specific production ...More
 
 
 
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15 Minutes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th October to 22nd December 2017 - Various Times
Sock Shop, 4 Holland Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February 2017 to 1st January 2018 - 10am-4pm
Sock Shop, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of the Princess's style from the demure ...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 at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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
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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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Night At The Bombay Roxy
Night At The Bombay Roxy
Theatre | Until 14th December 2017 

Dishoom Kensington 2 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Set in 1940s Bombay and performed in the as yet unopened Dishoom in Barkers Building, Kensington, Night at the Bombay ...More

 
15 Minutes
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Richard Young Gallery 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Beazley Designs Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

An exhibition of innovative and contemporary design from the past year in the categories of Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product ...More

Ferrari: Under the Skin
Ferrari: Under the Skin
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

This autumn, the Design Museum marks the 70th anniversary of Ferrari with a major new exhibition. Ferrari: Under the Skin ...More

 
Designs of the Year 2017
Designs of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much-anticipated feature of the design calendar and, now ...More

 
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 7 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Father Christmas At The Hall
Leisure | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The iconic London venue is transformed into a winter wonderland for an immersive and interactive journey to help Father Christmas ...More

Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Kids Events | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

With his sleigh parked at the Royal Albert Hall but not enough Christmas Spirit to fuel it, Father Christmas needs ...More

 
Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The climax of the Royal Albert Hall's Christmas carols programme is the dimly lit traditional Christmas celebration, Carols by Candlelight, ...More

 
Jazz At The Movies: A Swinging Christmas
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 13 minutes walk from Sock Shop

A festive collaboration of five superb jazz musicians dedicated to interpreting movie themes and songs both familiar and obscure....More

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