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Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Richmond Tube Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Old Deer Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Waitrose
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £95  38% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 23 minutes from Rara
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  26% off
Commerce Road, TW8 | 24 minutes from Rara
If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ... More
 
 
 
Richmond Hill Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  32% off
Richmond Hill, TW10 | 31 minutes from Rara
Richmond Hill Hotel offers you the best of both worlds, a classic setting and a contemporary hotel. Steeped in history, character and charm the 17th Century ... More
 
 
 
 
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Zayka
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 South Ealing Road, W5 | 2.2 miles from Rara
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Papaya
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
161 Northfield Avenue, W13 | 2.3 miles from Rara
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Indian Cinnamon
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
42 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, W4 | 35 minutes from Rara
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The Glasshouse
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
14 Station Parade, TW9 | 4 minutes from Rara
Just a few yards from Kew Gardens Tube station, The Glasshouse is something of an institution in this leafy West London suburb. Owned by Nigel Platts-Martin ... More
 
 
 
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Ma Cuisine Bistrot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
The Old Post Office, 9 Station Approach,, TW9 | 4 minutes from Rara
Ma Cuisine is a model of simple sophistication. Fresh ingredients and traditional recipes are handled simply and satisfying with no homage paid to the latest food ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Fish
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
8 Station Approach, TW9 | 4 minutes from Rara
A traditional fishmonger and oyster bar, Kew Fish supplies restaurants in the area including the Ma Cuisine group. So you can enjoy restaurant quality catch of ... More
 
 
 
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Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 18 minutes from Rara
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Richmond
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 27 minutes from Rara
The most petite member of the Curzon family, the 144-seat Curzon Richmond is also the one whose roots extend the furthest back. Built on the ... More
 
 
 
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 30 minutes from Rara
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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The National Archives
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Ruskin Avenue, TW9 | 11 minutes from Rara
Located in Kew - one of Greater London's most idyllic locations - The National Archives manages one of the largest archival collections in the world. From ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 | 13 minutes from Rara
Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Charlotte's Cottage
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 13 minutes from Rara
King George III's country retreat. Built in 1772 and nestled among bluebell woods, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage was used regularly by the royal family as a cooling summer ... More
 
 
 
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Zita Elze
London > Shopping > Florists
287 Sandycombe Road, Kew, TW9 | Same location as Rara
This wonderful flower shop in Kew is run by Zita Elze who won a silver-gilt medal in her RHS Chelsea Flower Show debut. Brazilian by birth, ... More
 
 
 
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Oliver's Wholefoods Store
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
5 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 | 4 minutes from Rara
Oliver's in Kew is how wholefood stores used to be and we wish still were - the giant US-owned Wholefood Stores could learn a thing or ... More
 
 
 
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Vivian's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
2 Worple Way, Richmond Surrey, TW10 | 19 minutes from Rara
When it comes to fresh, farm produce head for Vivian’s on Worple Way. Hidden away on a side street outside the centre, a stunning Art Deco ... More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 2.1 miles from Rara
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
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The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 2.5 miles from Rara
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 2.6 miles from Rara
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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Old Deer Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 10 minutes from Rara
A great place to wander around and get lost, the Old Deer Park - which meanders from the edge of Richmond down to the Thames - ... More
 
 
 
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Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kew Gardens, TW9 | 13 minutes from Rara
Walk among the tree tops at Kew Gardens when you take the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway, 18 metres above the ground. Designed by Marks Barfield ... More
 
 
 
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Syon Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
London Road, TW8 | 23 minutes from Rara
Syon Park encompasses 30 acres of gardens and 200 acres of parkland attached to the Duke of Northumberland's London home, Syon House. The attractively landscaped ... More
 
 
 
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The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 15 minutes from Rara
The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
 
 
 
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Ship, Mortlake
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Thames Bank, SW14 | 15 minutes from Rara
Built in 1781, the Ship is without doubt most famous for its location on the finishing line of the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race. Located on the ... More
 
 
 
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The City Barge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 16 minutes from Rara
Following an extensive refurbishment in late May 2014, this historic 14th century Thames-side pub in Chiswick re-opened as The City Barge, a welcoming bar with a ... More
 
 
 
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Rara clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 22 minutes from Rara
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 24 minutes from Rara
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 35 minutes from Rara
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Rara.
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 13 minutes from Rara
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Syon Park
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 23 minutes from Rara
There have been gardens at Syon for over 500 years. They include herbaceous beds, a large lake, a rose garden with 100 different varieties of old-fashioned ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 29 minutes from Rara
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
 

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Rebecca Louise Law: Life in Death
Rebecca Louise Law: Life in Death
Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 13 minutes walk from Rara

Installation artist Rebecca Louise Law creates her most intricate large-scale artwork to date, on display at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery ...More

 
Christmas at Kew
Christmas at Kew
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2018 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 13 minutes walk from Rara

A chorus of singing trees, giant light-up piano keys connected to a real-life piano and laser beams over water await ...More

 
Misalliance
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Orange Tree Theatre 18 minutes walk from Rara

Paul Miller directs George Bernard Shaw's playful early comedy about class and feminism, in which a daredevil Polish pilot gatecrashes ...More

Aladdin, Richmond Theatre
Aladdin, Richmond Theatre
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

Richmond Theatre 22 minutes walk from Rara

Panto legend Christopher Biggins plays Aladdin's mother Widow Twankey in this year's panto at Richmond Theatre. Jump aboard a high-flying ...More

 

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National Portrait Gallery

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Akram Khan Company: XENOS
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Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

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With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
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Hawker House

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Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
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Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
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Dominion Theatre

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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

The France Show
The France Show
Exhibitions | From 26th January 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Savour the flavours of France with exhibits, live cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, language and travel ...More

 
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With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
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Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

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