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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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Kensington Close Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  31% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
In 2012 Kensington Close Hotel & Spa completed a £40m renovation and extension project in celebration of their Golden 50th Birthday. This includes over 700 ... More
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  39% 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 £57  23% 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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Alternative Department Stores nearest Barkers

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Marks & Spencer
London > Shopping > Department Stores
113 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Barkers
This enduring retail partnership began back in 1894 in a small shop in Manchester, but Marks and Spencer (M&S) now boasts more than 300 stores in ... More
 
 
 
TK Maxx
London > Shopping > Department Stores
26-40 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
"Big labels for less" oh yes, you can say that again. One big bargain basement jumble sale, TK Maxx is the savvy shoppers' haven with three ... 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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A Kind Of Magic: A Celebration Of Freddie Mercury's 70th Birthday
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th September to 5th November 2016 - Various Times
Barkers, 4 Holland Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
Photographs documenting notable moments in the legendary musician's life, taken by photographer and close friend of Mercury's Richard Young....More
 
 
 
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Longest Reign
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th September 2015 to 31st December 2016 - 10am-5pm
Barkers, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
A film installation celebrating key moments in the lives of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II, from the milestone coronations, weddings and births, to the roles ...More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Of A Baroque Home And Palace
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 8th October 2016 - 11am-12.30pm
Barkers, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from Barkers
Architectural historian Adrian Tinniswood delivers an informative look at Baroque architecture....More
 
 
 
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The Threesixty Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Dial Walk, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Barkers
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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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Near Barkers
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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
 
 
 
Kensington College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
7 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
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Heythrop College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
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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
 
 
 
Holmes Place
London > Leisure > Fitness
17A Old Court Place, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Barkers
A chain of upmarket health clubs and gyms. The different clubs vary but they tend to have all the latest fitness equipment in fully air conditioned ... 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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The best pubs near London Barkers.
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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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Barkers clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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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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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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Zara
 
 
 
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Marc Camille Chaimowicz
Marc Camille Chaimowicz
Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Barkers

Widely known for his work which explores the space between public and private, design and art, Chaimowicz's works include painting, ...More

 
Helen Marten: Drunk Brown House
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Barkers

Installations by the London-based artist and 2016 Turner Prize nominee who combines distinct imagery and materials to create eclectic, large-scale ...More

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Barkers

This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope ...More

 
Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design
Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at ...More

 
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery
Exhibitions | Until 8th January 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of ...More

Textiles: Ancient To Modern
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

Become familiar with textiles by examining techniques and designs from around the world....More

The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And Design
Exhibitions | Until 30th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

The course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with 20th-century design....More

The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And Design
Exhibitions | Until 30th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

This two-term course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with 20th-century design....More

The Fundamentals Of Drawing At The V&A With Sketchout
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

Learn observational drawing skills....More

Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Barkers

Exploring themes such as taste, the market and the avant-garde....More

 
 
 
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