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BarkersThe once great, megaolithic Barkers department store closed its doors for good in January 2006. However, you can still marvel at this beautiful example of Art-Deco architecture - it's now the Whole Foods Market organic food emporium.

 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  34% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  24% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  37% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Harrods
London > Shopping > Department Stores
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 23 minutes from Barkers
Britain's most famous store and possibly the most famous store in the world, Harrods features on many tourist 'must-see' lists - and with good reason. Its ... More
 
 
 
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Harvey Nichols
London > Shopping > Department Stores
109-125 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 26 minutes from Barkers
The younger, more fashionable cousin of Harrods, 'Harvey Nicks' started out life in 1831 as a simple linen shop. With both department stores being located in ... More
 
 
 
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Peter Jones
London > Shopping > Department Stores
Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, London SW1W | 29 minutes from Barkers
Following a £100-million refit, this prestigious department store now boasts six tiers of curved glass balconies. Keeping with tradition, the famous Sloane Square shop is ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
Barkers, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
Barkers, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of ...More
 
 
 
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Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
Barkers, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, Augusta and Charlotte, and contains pocketbooks, ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Barkers
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 12 minutes from Barkers
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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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Barkers
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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Barkers
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Barkers
Vegetarian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
63-97 Kensington High Street, The Barkers Building, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Barkers
Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, Bone Daddies comes to Kensington with ... More
 
 
 
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Bone Daddies Kensington
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1st Floor, Whole Foods Market, 63-97 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Barkers
Following on from the original Soho location, Bone Daddies has now launched in Kensington, within health food store Whole Foods. Steering away from sushi, this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Barkers
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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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 22 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 10 minutes from Barkers
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Barkers.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Barkers
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Barkers
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Barkers
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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Barkers clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Barkers
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Barkers.
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
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 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 5 minutes walk from Barkers

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 5 minutes walk from Barkers

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from Barkers

Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores ...More

 
California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from Barkers

A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD ...More

 
California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 8 minutes walk from Barkers

Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture....More

The BBC Proms 2017
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Concerts | Until 9th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 11 minutes walk from Barkers

Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world ...More

 
Prom 46: Schoenberg - Gurrelieder
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 11 minutes walk from Barkers

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, with the Orfeo Catala and CBSO Chorus and an outstanding ...More

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 12 minutes walk from Barkers

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

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

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

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

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

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