Video City  

 
 
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117 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 3LB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thu 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-10.30pm, Sun 11am-10pm
 
PRICES
DVD rental £3
 

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Video CityAs Blockbuster stores close down all over the country, under pressure from online retailers, Notting Hill's defiantly lo-tech local DVD rental shop goes from strength to strength. The secret is in a selection of movies that puts Amazon to shame, all listed in a photocopied booklet, which you can take home and make your selection before visiting. Rental is theoretically for one night only, but in practice, the charming and knowledgeable staff are always happy to give you a day or two's extra time free of charge if you can't make it back the following evening.

 

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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holland Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Arthur Court NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  27% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 2 minutes from Video City
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  31% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 7 minutes from Video City
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  31% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 10 minutes from Video City
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Specialists nearest Video City

Nearest to Video City
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Johns Church, Lansdowne Crescent, Holland Park, London W11 | 7 minutes from Video City
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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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 11 minutes from Video City
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Maida Vale
London > Shopping > Specialists
123 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 24 minutes from Video City
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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The best shops and markets near Video City
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Joy Weston
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
142 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Video City
The fashion pack adore Joy Weston. Her salon soothes both neuroses and the furrowed brow with a comprehensive range of treatments including such delights as non-surgical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
FRAE Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
47 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Video City
Organic frozen yoghurt is all the rage at the moment and Frae has been labelled by many as the best in London. There are two outlets ... More
 
 
 
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Frontiers
London > Shopping > Jewellery
37-39 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Video City
An extensive range of original ethnic and tribal jewellery as well as a good selection of furniture and pots for the house and garden. The furniture, ... More
 
 
 
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Now On
Internal Library
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th to 30th Jul 2017 - Various Times
Video City, The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | Same location as Video City
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Near Video City
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | Same location as Video City
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | Same location as Video City
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from Video City
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Video City
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from Video City
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 8 minutes from Video City
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Music House For Children at St Johns
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Video City
A longstanding and much loved institution for local parents in Shepherds Bush, the Music House for Children has given hundreds of west London children their ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Video City London?
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
137 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | Same location as Video City
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Valentina Notting Hill
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
145 Notting Hill, Kensington, London W11 | Same location as Video City
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Malabar
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
27 Uxbridge Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Video City
Indian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Near Video City
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Video City
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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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 21 minutes from Video City
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 22 minutes from Video City
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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Video City gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Video City
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Video City
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from Video City
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Video City.
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Video City
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Video City
... More
 
 
 
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Video City
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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Video City clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 3 minutes from Video City
Styled around a Notting Hill living room, The Little Yellow Door originally launched as a pop-up but now remains open ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Video City
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Video City
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Video City

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Video City.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Video City
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Video City
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Video City
... More
 
 
 
 

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Diana: Her Fashion Story
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