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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
13 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  28% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Budokwai
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  24% off
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  38% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 8 minutes from The Budokwai
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Martial Arts nearest The Budokwai

Nearest to The Budokwai
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The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 2.6 miles from The Budokwai
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3.7 miles from The Budokwai
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Tang Long
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 4.3 miles from The Budokwai
Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
 
 
 
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Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
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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Symbols And Symbolism In Brompton Cemetery
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 8th April 2017 - 2.30pm-4.15pm
The Budokwai, Fulham Road, SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 2 minutes from The Budokwai
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Budokwai

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Budokwai
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The Budokwai
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Budokwai

The best shops and markets near The Budokwai
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Luigi's Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
Luigi's Delicatessen is a one-stop shop for all kinds of delicacies from fresh pasta to farmhouse cheeses with a particular emphasis on Italian produce. They have ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
309 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
One of London's best butchers, this place is incredibly popular with Fulham residents. Wyndham's is a family operation which also has a shop at Borough Market. ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ... More
 
 
 
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Aglio e Olio
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
194 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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VQ Chelsea
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
325 Fulham Road, Earl's Court, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
One of the few restaurants in London to stay open 24 hours a day, VQ on the Fulham Road is something of a London institution and ... More
 
 
 
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Hache Chelsea
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
329-331 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
Making Gourmet Burger Kitchen look like McDonald's, the charred and bloody burgers of Hache, served on airy Ciabatta buns that perfectly soak up the juices, have ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Budokwai

Near The Budokwai
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from The Budokwai
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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from The Budokwai
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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Leisure near The Budokwai

The Budokwai gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Budokwai
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from The Budokwai
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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Pubs near The Budokwai

The best pubs near London The Budokwai.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The Budokwai
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 6 minutes from The Budokwai
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The Budokwai
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Budokwai

The Budokwai clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 4 minutes from The Budokwai
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 9 minutes from The Budokwai
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from The Budokwai
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Budokwai

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Budokwai.
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 11 minutes from The Budokwai
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from The Budokwai
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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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from The Budokwai
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Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Budokwai

Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and ...More

 
London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Budokwai

This course explores a thousand years of the city....More

High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Budokwai

Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe....More

Kit And McConnel: Pheasant Laughter
Theatre | On 29th March 2017 

The Pheasantry 2.44 miles from The Budokwai

Freshly-baked songs and the heady aroma of topical irreverence as the duo bring their show to the stage....More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 2.53 miles from The Budokwai

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

 
Science Museum Lates - The Next Big Thing
Exhibitions | On 29th March 2017 

Science Museum 2.53 miles from The Budokwai

Literary & Education, Talk....More

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

Natural History Museum 2.57 miles from The Budokwai

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

 
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 3rd June 2017 

Design Museum 3.38 miles from The Budokwai

Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the ...More

 
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Design Museum 3.38 miles from The Budokwai

One of three opening exhibitions at the Design Museum in its brand new Kensington home presents eleven newly commissioned installations ...More

 
Blancho White
Concerts | On 29th March 2017 

The Troubadour 3.39 miles from The Budokwai

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The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
Seasonal | On 16th April 

Pop Brixton

Easter Weekend is the perfect excuse for a ...More

 
The Luna Cinema: Crystal Palace Park
Film Events | From 24th June 

Crystal Palace Park

The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
Film Events | On 14th June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
Film Events | On 21st June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
Film Events | From 2nd August 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
Film Events | On 19th September 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
Mitridate, re di Ponto
Concerts | From 7th July 

Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
Ealing Filmworks
Entertainment 

In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
Dandy
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Foodie Events | On 9th April 

Anglo

Florence Knight is back at the stoves for ...More

 
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Foodie Events | From 6th April 

L'Escargot

Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
Drinking 

Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

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

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

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

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

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

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

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

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

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

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

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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