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112 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW3 3AE
 
 
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Daphne'sEstablished in 1964, Daphne's has been a place to be seen for the Chelsea set for years. Royals have eaten here as well as acting royalty - Laurence Oliver, Alec Guiness among them. Now that the Caprice group - The Ivy, J Sheekey, Rivington - have bought Daphne's they've given the old Italian a new lease of life and a refurb. This corner of Chelsea, with Joseph and Chanel the corner shops and the boutiques of Walton Street around the corner, is a favourite haunt of ladies who don't have to work for a living. And Daphne's is full of them come lunchtime. If you come in the evening you can expect a menu offering tempting Italian antipasti and main dishes like braised meat balls with roasted potatoes and tomato sauce, chargrilled squid with spicy Tuscan sausage served with chickpea salsa and their speciality, risotto. An institution like Daphne's has to be sampled, if only to see what the Chelsea set have been talking about for over forty years.

 

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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
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My Chelsea London
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35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
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17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 4 minutes from Daphne's
Set back from a tree-lined garden square in exclusive Knightsbridge, with prime shopping nearby at Harrods or along the King's Road and the Natural History Museum ... More
 
 
 
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9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from Daphne's
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96 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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25 - 27 Elystan Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Daphne's
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19 - 21 Elystan Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Daphne's
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114 Draycott Avenue, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Daphne's
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Joe's Restaurant
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126 Draycott Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
Joe's is one of a small handful of restaurants owned by the ultra-chic fashion retailer Joseph. On a discrete back street off the Fulham Road, Joe's ... More
 
 
 
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Daphne's, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 9 minutes from Daphne's
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Daphne's
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Daphne's
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Joseph
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77 Fulham Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
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117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Daphne's
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1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 18 minutes from Daphne's
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123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Daphne's
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1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Daphne's
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The Admiral Codrington
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Daphne's
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Builders Arms
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13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Daphne's
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Daphne's
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from Daphne's
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Blue Bar
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Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 15 minutes from Daphne's
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