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BritanniaOnce upon a time, The Britannia was part of the Britannia Brewery built in 1834 by Edward Herrington and William Wells and bought out by Young's in the early 1900s. It retains the congenial atmosphere of a traditional pub (sturdy wood bar, real fires, ale) but now has a stylish, sunken dining room and conservatory at the back. The place looks especially inviting at night when candles flicker on every wooden table. The food, as you'd expect, is gastropub - much of it fashionably organic. A well-thought out menu ranges from small plates like poached eggs Florentine with Hollandaise sauce, to a hearty 28-day dry -aged Short Horn sirloin steak with b?arnaise and chips, and an even heartier ch?teaubriand for two. Fantastic lunch time specials.

 

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Earls Court Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  33% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
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 £80  33% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  33% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 6 minutes from Britannia
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Parabola
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
On the first floor of the Design Museum , Parabola offers seasonal dishes by day, ... More
 
 
 
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Pavilion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Maggie Jones's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
6 Old Court Place, Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
A truly beautiful restaurant, this Kensington stalwart was doing traditional British fare long before the gastropub revolution, and will no doubt continue in the same vein ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Britannia

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Balans - Kensington
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
From a plate of pasta to rib eye steak, you can get food all day long at Balans brasserie. One of five London Balans branches, this ... More
 
 
 
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Whits
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
21 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
In the bad old days when eating out in London meant pot roast and soggy cabbage, Kensington's French community created a small oasis of deliciousness on ... More
 
 
 
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Kitchen W8
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
11 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Britannia
Kitchen W8 at 11 Abingdon Road is a joint venture between Philip Howard, who has two Michelin stars at The Square, and restauranteur Rebecca Mascarenhas. While ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Britannia

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Ends Today
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th November 2016 to 23rd April 2017
Britannia, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
One of three opening exhibitions at the Design Museum in its brand new Kensington home presents eleven newly commissioned installations by OMA, Hussein Chalayan and a ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 3rd June 2017
Britannia, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Imagine Moscow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 4th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
Britannia, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Britannia

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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Britannia
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 | 12 minutes from Britannia
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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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 13 minutes from Britannia
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Britannia

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Britannia
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
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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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Britannia

The best shops and markets near Britannia
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
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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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Britannia
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Britannia

Near Britannia
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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 | 14 minutes from Britannia
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 | 20 minutes from Britannia
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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Britannia gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 6 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Britannia
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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Pubs near Britannia

The best pubs near London Britannia.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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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Nightlife near Britannia

Britannia clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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 | 7 minutes from Britannia
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 | 9 minutes from Britannia
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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Meeting venue hire near Britannia

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Britannia.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Britannia
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 Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Britannia
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 Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Britannia
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Imagine Moscow
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

Design Museum 3 minutes walk from Britannia

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a ...More

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

Design Museum 3 minutes walk from Britannia

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 minutes walk from Britannia

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

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

Kensington Palace State Apartments 9 minutes walk from Britannia

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
FitCon
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 13 minutes walk from Britannia

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Richard & The Da Da Band
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

Nell's Jazz & Blues 13 minutes walk from Britannia

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Jazz Sessions
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

The Troubadour 15 minutes walk from Britannia

The renowned drummer Sebastiaan de Krom hosts an evening of jazz featuring a selection of hand picked players....More

"The Stars" In The Round
Dance | Until 29th April 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 15 minutes walk from Britannia

Amateur performing arts troupes from across the UK showcase their talents....More

Maria Ines Costa
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 15 minutes walk from Britannia

The Portuguese pianist performs J.S Bach's Partita No 6 In E Minor, Bartok's Suite For Piano and Scriabin's Deux Poemes....More

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Britannia

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 

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GrandFest
GrandFest
Exhibitions | On 18th June 

Various Venues East London

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After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

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Clarette
Clarette
Drinking 

The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 26th May 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince....More

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Concerts | On 13th May 

Alexandra Palace

The Brighton-hailing indie-rock quartet celebrate their 10th anniversary, performing tunes new and old....More

 
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Foodie Events | From 10th May 

Albert Wharf

Enjoy a staycation this summer with a visit to Fulham's first Thameside beach, which brings ...More

 
Maximo Park
Maximo Park
Concerts | On 12th May 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The alt.rock veterans deliver their high-energy hits including Our Velocity, The National Health, Midnight On ...More

 
Pergola Paddington Central
Pergola Paddington Central
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JuJu's Bar and Stage
JuJu's Bar and Stage
Drinking 

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Dirty Bones Soho
Dirty Bones Soho
Dining 

Dirty Bones comes to Soho in 2017, serving up New York-inspired comfort food and cocktails ...More

 
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Kids Events | From 13th May 

Barnes

An inspiring and entertaining programme includes author talks, ...More

 
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
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Dance | From 3rd May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Exhibitions | From 5th May 

Heathbrook Park

Two weeks of theatre, art, circus, comedy and free shows in south London....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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