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The CliftonThe Clifton Hotel is around 200 years old and was initially a hunting lodge until the merchant owner became fed up with giving all his booze away free to his friends! So, once he had obtained an ale licence, he started charging them and the Clifton became a pub, rather than a hunting lodge. In those days royalty was not allowed to visit pubs, only hotels. When King Edward VII used to meet Lily Langtree at the pub he had its name changed to The Clifton Hotel and it has remained so ever since.

 

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Kilburn Park Tube Station
 
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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  40% off
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £150  30% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
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The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £50  26% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 16 minutes from The Clifton
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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The Warrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
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5A Formosa Street, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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Meghna St John's Wood
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
113 Boundary Road, St. John's Wood, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 1 minute from The Clifton
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Toresano
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
130 Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, Kilburn, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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122 Boundary Road, Kilburn, London NW8 | 2 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 9 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 14 minutes from The Clifton
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Hampstead Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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London Walks
London > Attractions >
PO Box 1708, Kilburn, London NW6 | 9 minutes from The Clifton
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St James Church West Hampstead
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 16 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 18 minutes from The Clifton
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Fireworks Den
London > Shopping > Specialists
127-129 Abbey Road, NW6 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
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8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 14 minutes from The Clifton
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The Winery
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
4 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 15 minutes from The Clifton
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.1 miles from The Clifton
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 37 minutes from The Clifton
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 37 minutes from The Clifton
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223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 6 minutes from The Clifton
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197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 13 minutes from The Clifton
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17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 18 minutes from The Clifton
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The Betsy Smith
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77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 7 minutes from The Clifton
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 24 minutes from The Clifton
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London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 | 28 minutes from The Clifton
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Roundhouse
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Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 29 minutes from The Clifton
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 32 minutes from The Clifton
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 36 minutes from The Clifton
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