Barkers

 
 
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63 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 5SE
 
 
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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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    Best Western Seraphine Kensington Gardens Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  25% off
    7-9 Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
    The small, quiet and friendly Best Western Seraphine Kensington Gardens Hotel occupies a prime spot overlooking Kensington Gardens and is ideally located for the Royal Albert ... More
     
     
     
    Royal Garden Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £135  42% 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 £61  24% 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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    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 2nd September 2015 - 7.30pm-10.05pm
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 11 minutes from Barkers
    Pianist Igor Levit made his Proms debut at a Cadogan Hall chamber music recital in 2012. Now he makes his Proms concerto debut as Peter Oundjian ...More
     
     
     
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    RCM
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 2nd September 2015 - 12noon
    Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Barkers
    Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a 15-minute recital exploring a range of music inspired by nature....More
     
     
     
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    Travel Photographer of the Year
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th July to 5th September 2015
    Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 | 13 minutes from Barkers
    The winning shots for the Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 competition go on display at the Royal Geographical Society this summer. Amateur and professional photographers ...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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    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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    18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
    For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... 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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Babylon at the Roof Gardens
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
    Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
     
     
     
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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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    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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    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
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    Prom 63: Messiaen, Mozart and Bruckner
    Prom 63: Messiaen, Mozart and Bruckner
    Concerts | On 2nd September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 11 minutes walk from Barkers

    Pianist Igor Levit made his Proms debut at a Cadogan Hall chamber music recital in 2012. Now he makes his ...More

     
    The BBC Proms 2015
    The BBC Proms 2015
    Concerts | Until 12th September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 11 minutes walk from Barkers

    Pete Tong joins Mozart and Beethoven for the Proms in 2015, showing how the classical music concert series caters for ...More

     
    RCM
    Concerts | On 2nd September 2015 

    Royal College of Music 12 minutes walk from Barkers

    Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a 15-minute recital exploring a range of music inspired by nature....More

    Travel Photographer of the Year
    Travel Photographer of the Year
    Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2015 

    Royal Geographical Society 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    The winning shots for the Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 competition go on display at the Royal Geographical Society ...More

     
    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
    Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

    Science Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? at the Science Museum explores the power that food has over our bodies, brains ...More

     
    Churchill's Scientists
    Churchill's Scientists
    Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2016 

    Science Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    The Science Museum's major exhibition of 2015 is Churchill's Scientists, which will run from January 2015 until early 2016. Marking ...More

     
    Revelations: Experiments in Photography
    Revelations: Experiments in Photography
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Science Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    Featuring rare images by some of the pioneers of photography since the 1840s, Revelations: Experiments in Photography explores the influence ...More

     
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    The Natural History Museum's exhibition Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea examines the spectacular seascapes and richness of life ...More

     
    Sensational Butterflies
    Sensational Butterflies
    Kids Events | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Barkers

    From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

     
    Duane Hanson
    Duane Hanson
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Serpentine Sackler Gallery 14 minutes walk from Barkers

    The Serpentine Gallery presents unnerving sculptures by Duane Hanson in his first survey show in London since 1997. Throughout his ...More

     
     
     
     
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