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Stockwell Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Vauxhall Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  30% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 5 minutes from The Duchess
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £74  27% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 12 minutes from The Duchess
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-Victoria
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  29% off
106 - 110 Belgrave Rd, SW1V | 15 minutes from The Duchess
Victoria is one of the great transport hubs of London, a bustling area that offers great connections to the rest of the capital and the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Lost Angel
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 13 minutes from The Duchess
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Brunswick House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
30 Wandsworth Road, Battersea, London SW8 | 16 minutes from The Duchess
An elegant Georgian mansion "oddly marooned among the urban ugliness of the Vauxhall gyratory system" (Marina O'Loughlin, The Guardian), Brunswick House is home to the architectural ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Kitchen at The Rising Sun
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
44 - 46 Ebury Bridge Road, Chelsea, London SW1W | 16 minutes from The Duchess
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Metrogusto Bar & Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
153 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, SW8 | 3 minutes from The Duchess
Italian cuisine. Booking advised.... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Amore Mio
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
130 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 12 minutes from The Duchess
Amore Mio is a superb family-run café serving delicious pasta and Italian staples in a friendly, boisterous setting. There's a TV in one corner and you ... More
 
 
 
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Santa Maria del Sur
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
129 Queenstown Road, Battersea, SW8 | 13 minutes from The Duchess
When taking an Argentinean out for a meal it's easy to know what they'll like - the South American nation are the world's most prolific beef-eaters ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Entertainment > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from The Duchess
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 8 minutes from The Duchess
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ... More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 16 minutes from The Duchess
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Duchess
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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
4 Battersea Park Road, SW8 | 2 minutes from The Duchess
Helping out man's best friend since 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has become a national institution. It has played a part in several historical episodes ... More
 
 
 
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 12 minutes from The Duchess
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club occupies ... More
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 13 minutes from The Duchess
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Duchess
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 16 minutes from The Duchess
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Battersea Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Chelsea Car Park, Carriage Drive North, Battersea Park, SW11 | 17 minutes from The Duchess
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Wild at Heart
London > Shopping > Florists
54 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 18 minutes from The Duchess
Wild at Heart put the fresh back into fresh flowers. Each bloom is of a very high quality and is always meticulously selected. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 21 minutes from The Duchess
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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 25 minutes from The Duchess
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 36 minutes from The Duchess
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 12 minutes from The Duchess
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 14 minutes from The Duchess
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 16 minutes from The Duchess
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 6 minutes from The Duchess
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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The Bobbin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 17 minutes from The Duchess
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 17 minutes from The Duchess
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
 
 
 
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 13 minutes from The Duchess
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 15 minutes from The Duchess
Located under Cambridge Street Kitchen and part of the Artist Residence, the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar bar takes iconic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 18 minutes from The Duchess
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Duchess.
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from The Duchess
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes from The Duchess
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes from The Duchess
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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David Hockney
David Hockney
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from The Duchess

As he approaches his 80th birthday, David Hockney is the subject of a major exhibition at Tate Britain in 2017. ...More

 
BP Spotlight: Martin Boyce: Do Words Have Voices
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from The Duchess

Sculptural installations by the Glasgow-based artist, exploring the modern urban landscape....More

Rachel Maclean: Wot U Smiling About'
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from The Duchess

A major solo exhibition from the acclaimed Scottish artist, presenting a multimedia work that reimagines the fairytale genre to examine ...More

BP Spotlight: Pre-Raphaelite Works On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from The Duchess

This exhibition, curated by Carol Jacobi, presents paintings on various materials from the influential group of artists, working in the ...More

BP British Art Displays: A Walk Through British Art
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from The Duchess

Iconic works by artists including Bacon, Constable, Hirst, Hockney, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Lowry, Millais, Spencer, Stubbs and Whiteread, representing 500 years ...More

Dawn Afterhours
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th March 2017 

The LightBox 1.88 miles from The Duchess

Guests and residents play house, dance, techno, garage, grime, D&B and disco for devoted music lovers that are not ready ...More

Beyond
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th March 2017 

Fire 1.95 miles from The Duchess

The DJs will be selecting their best dance music....More

Orange
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd April 2017 

Fire 1.95 miles from The Duchess

Dance music from the deck selectors....More

Southern Baptist Sissies
Theatre | Until 9th April 2017 

Above The Stag Theatre 2.06 miles from The Duchess

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Pilvi Takala
Pilvi Takala
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

Pump House Gallery 2.86 miles from The Duchess

Artist Pilvi Takala asked a group of children, regulars at a London youth centre, to spend £7,000 - prize money ...More

 

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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
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Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
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Lupins
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Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Quartieri
Quartieri
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Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
Radici
Radici
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An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
Betroffenheit
Betroffenheit
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite and actor-playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine the ...More

 
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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