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South Kensington Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £246  25% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 2 minutes from The Oratory
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
 
 
 
Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £217  41% off
15 Cheval Place, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Oratory
Perfect for extended stays, Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments offer everything needed to make you feel at home on your travels including fully fitted kitchen. The Cheval Knightsbridge ... More
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  34% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 6 minutes from The Oratory
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Brasseries nearest The Oratory

Nearest to The Oratory
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Quarter Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
223-225 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from The Oratory
Brompton Quarter Brasserie closed in 2012. Founded by Doron Zilkha in 2006, Brompton Quarter Brasserie in Knightsbridge presents a modern English menu with a Mediterranean influence.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
272 Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
La Brasserie is a long-standing favourite with the Sloane crowd, handily situated opposite the most expensive shopping street in the world. This is a friendly, family-run ... More
 
 
 
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Tom's Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
27 Cale Street, Chelsea Green, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from The Oratory
Tom Aikens follows his swish restaurant in nearby Elystan Street with the more casual Tom's Kitchen close to the Kings Road. It's a more relaxed affair ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Oratory

Near The Oratory
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cassis Bistro
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
232-236 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as The Oratory
Bringing something alternative to London's restaurant scene, Cassis Bistro in Knightsbridge aims to provide an all-round slice of Provence with its contemporary art laden interiors and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Good Earth
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
233 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Oratory
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Racine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
239 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Oratory
A comfortable Brasserie that offers London's most daringly retro French dining experience, from the beautifully presented fruits de mer to the slightly snooty staff. The head ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Oratory

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Jethro Buck: Axis Mundi
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd to 26th May 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Oratory, 178 Brompton Road, SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Silver Speaks
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th March 2016 to 2nd July 2017 - 10am-5.45pm
The Oratory, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
Works by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Anderson & Low: Voyages
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th March to 25th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Oratory, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from The Oratory
The Science Museum Group's collection of historical ship models dramatically reimagined for a new exhibition by internationally-acclaimed fine art photographers Anderson & Low. Voyages represents a ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Oratory

Near The Oratory
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Oratory
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Oratory
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Oratory
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Oratory

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Oratory
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Oratory
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Oratory
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Oratory

The best shops and markets near The Oratory
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
Some of the younger contemporary designers feature here including Alexander McQueen, YMC, Dryshod and Fake. This shop gets our 'Editor's Choice' rosette for its quirky mix ... More
 
 
 
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Chanel
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
The bags, the shoes, the accessories and of course the collection, Chanel needs no introduction. The fashion empire founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel began in 1912 ... More
 
 
 
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
For anyone who's been to the original Farmacia Santa Maria Novella in Florence the lack of ornately painted ceiling and intricately carved wood paneling at this ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Oratory

Near The Oratory
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from The Oratory
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes from The Oratory
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from The Oratory
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 Oratory

The Oratory gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 8 minutes from The Oratory
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cadogan Place Gardens North and South
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 9 minutes from The Oratory
A private space a short walk from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, Cadogan Place Gardens is a long rectangular site with Pont Street dividing a smaller north ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Oratory

The best pubs near London The Oratory.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
Bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Oratory
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from The Oratory
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Oratory

The Oratory clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Oratory
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from The Oratory
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
Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 14 minutes from The Oratory
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Oratory

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Oratory.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Oratory
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Oratory
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Oratory
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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H&M Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
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260-262
Aubaine Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
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Harrods
 
 
 
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Gant
 
 
 
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Mexx
 
 
 
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Tokio
 
 
 
 

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

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Oratory

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

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Oratory

They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, ...More

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

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Oratory

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

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from The Oratory

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

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

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from The Oratory

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

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

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from The Oratory

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

 
Raw Truths: Plastic
Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2017 

Royal Geographical Society 9 minutes walk from The Oratory

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Raw Truth: Plastic A Journey From Source To Solution
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2017 

Royal Geographical Society 9 minutes walk from The Oratory

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Davina And The Vagabonds
Concerts | Until 25th May 2017 

The Pheasantry 10 minutes walk from The Oratory

A jazz blues band based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota consisting of Davina Sowers, Dan Eikmeier, Ben Link, Connor McRae ...More

From Selfie To Self-Expression
From Selfie To Self-Expression
Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 12 minutes walk from The Oratory

Looking beyond Instagram, the Saatchi Gallery explores the history of the selfie this spring with its new exhibition. Presented in ...More

 

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CLAW
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Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
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Yolk started as a longing for the perfect Eggs Benedict. Now the pop up has ...More

 
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Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
Entertainment 

From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
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Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

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