High Street Kensington Tube Station  

 
 
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High Street Kensington Tube StationHigh Street Kensington Underground station gives access to the District and Circle lines.

The high street itself is packed with upmarket shops. Once upon a time the street was home to a cluster of massive traditional department stores, sadly though, Barkers, the last of these closed its doors for good in January 2006. You can still marvel at this beautiful example of Art-Deco architecture, however - it's now the Whole Foods Market organic food emporium.

As well as the obvious shopping opportunities, nearby attractions include Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Holland Park and Kensington Roof Gardens.

 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  32% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  29% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 2 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  31% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.9 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4.9 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5.8 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 2.8 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 25 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
 
 
 
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Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 3rd June 2017
High Street Kensington Tube Station, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through ...More
 
 
 
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Imagine Moscow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 4th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
High Street Kensington Tube Station, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment....More
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
High Street Kensington Tube Station, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 23 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 9 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 5 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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 6 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

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

 
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 3rd June 2017 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the ...More

 
Imagine Moscow
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a ...More

"The Stars" In The Round
Dance | Until 29th April 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 12 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Amateur performing arts troupes from across the UK showcase their talents....More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

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

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | Until 2nd May 2017 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 15 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting ...More

 
John Latham: A World View
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Sculpture, installation, painting, film, land art, engineering, found-object assemblage, performance and theoretical writings by the pioneering British conceptual art....More

Speak
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Installations by Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost and Cally Spooner, whose diverse practices expand on the conceptual artist John ...More

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The Bridge Theatre

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The Bridge Theatre

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The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
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Old Spitalfields Market

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Borough Market

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