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Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  25% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 1 minute from Great Expectations
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  38% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 3 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £173  22% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Harrods
London > Shopping > Specialists
Harrods South West Entrance, 34 Hans Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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National Geographic Store
London > Shopping > Specialists
102a Brompton Road, Soho, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
The vast National Geographic store on Regent Street cost, rumour has it, close to £6 million and it's spread over three-floors occupying 19,375 sq ft (1,800 ... More
 
 
 
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Tomtom Cigars
London > Shopping > Specialists
63 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 18 minutes from Great Expectations
This small shop is home to Tomtom Cigars one of London's leading cigar merchants and specialists in Havanas. Founded in 1997 and run by Tom Assheton, ... More
 
 
 
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Papyrus
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
48 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | Same location as Great Expectations
Papyrus have their own special team of British craftsmen who design and produce their extensive range of desk ware, accessories, books and albums. A sense of ... More
 
 
 
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Lavender Green Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
46 Fulham Road, SW3 | Same location as Great Expectations
Having supplied floral decorations for beautiful London venues like Kensington Palace, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Natural History ... More
 
 
 
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Parfums de Nicolai
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
101a Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
An unusual range of perfumes from Patricia de Nicolai, a descendant of Pierre Guerlain. As well as perfumes for the body there is a range of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 4th November 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Great Expectations, Sydney Street, SW3 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 11am-5pm
Great Expectations, Kings Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
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The ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 3rd November 2017 at 2pm-7pm & Saturday 4th November 2017 at 11am-5pm
Great Expectations, Kings Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 10 minutes from Great Expectations
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Expectations
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
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PJ's Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
52 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | Same location as Great Expectations
International cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Patara
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
181 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Great Expectations
South East Asian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Cedar Lounge
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2a Pond Place,, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Great Expectations
Chelsea is famed for many things but its nightlife is not one of them. That looks set to change with the opening of this relaxed and ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 15 minutes from Great Expectations
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Great Expectations
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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Great Expectations gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Great Expectations.
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
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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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Great Expectations clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
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 | 5 minutes from Great Expectations
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 13 minutes from Great Expectations
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Expectations.
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Great Expectations
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Great Expectations
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
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Great Expectations
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
Contemporary Korean Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean ...More

Rachel Kneebone
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio Society
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

The Folio Society is Britain's foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, ...More

Woman's Hour Craft Prize
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Expectations

Twelve shortlisted finalists display their craft works, including Laura Ellen Bacon, Celia Pym, Lin Chueng, Emma Woffenden, Peter Marigold, Neil ...More

The Art Of British Natural History
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Natural History Museum 8 minutes walk from Great Expectations

Over 200 original illustrations celebrating the nature on our shores. Items from the museum's collection will explore the many different ...More

Whales: Beneath the surface
Whales: Beneath the surface
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 8 minutes walk from Great Expectations

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 
Illuminating India
Illuminating India
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 8 minutes walk from Great Expectations

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 

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