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Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  26% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 1 minute from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  42% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 11 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Nearest to Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3.7 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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 | 5.6 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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 | 6.6 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 2 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 3.5 miles from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Drag World UK
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 26th August 2017 - 10am-7pm
Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station, Hammersmith Road, W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Browse a range of exhibits and meet favourite queens from around the world, including RuPaul's Drag Race darlings Adore Delano, Jinkx Monsoon, Violet Chachki, and Katya-as ...More
 
 
 
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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th July to 29th October 2017
Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station, 12 Holland Park Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the most popular artists of the Victorian ...More
 
 
 
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Diabel Cissokho
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 27th August 2017 - 7pm-11.59pm
Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station, 3 North End Crescent, W14 | 6 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 6 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | 16 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie & Rose
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
A members club for kids, it could only be in Kensington and Chelsea. Classes taking place throughout the day, Monday to Friday, include mini musicians from ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Roberson Wine
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
348 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 3 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Family owned independent wine merchant. Roberson's stock the largest selection of wine by the bottle in London, largely French classics... More
 
 
 
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Boomerang
London > Shopping > Baby Care
69 Blythe Road, W14 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Crammed with baby goodies, this is the number one stop for mothers-to-be. With a plethora of eye-catching babygros and vests you’ll have a well-dressed tot ... More
 
 
 
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Betty Blythe
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
73 Blythe Road, W14 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This charming fine food pantry and cafe has a 1920s theme running through it, from the tea ladies in vintage dresses, beads, hats and ruby red ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station London?
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Miran Masala
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
3 Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Hammersmith Road (Olympia Exhibition Centre), Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station

Near Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 10 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Book in for some freeze-thaw action at the K Spa at K West Hotel, an oasis of calm in a stylishly modernised former BBC office block ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's Club
London > Leisure >
Palliser Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 14 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Established in 1886 during the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen's Club was the first multi-purpose sports complex to be built anywhere in the world. But ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station.
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Cumberland Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
29 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 4 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
An excellent gastropub, with a menu of truly delightful English and Mediterranean dishes. The Cumberland is the only decent pub within a mile radius, a friendly ... More
 
 
 
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The Havelock Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
57 Masbro Road, W14 | 7 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Highly rated as a gastropub, The Havelock just off Brook Green is well known in these back streets of West London. Popular with the locals, last ... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Ginglik
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
This unique club under Shepherd's Bush Green in a former public toilet has escaped a threatened closure early in 2009. Thanks to the untiring efforts of ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) 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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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 14 minutes from Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 4 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

 
California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 9 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

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

Design Museum 9 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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 9 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

 
Bompas & Parr Future Forest
Bompas & Parr Future Forest
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush 18 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

The latest Bompas & Parr installation explores the complex relationship between humans and nature. Popping up at Westfield London and ...More

 
Tailor
Concerts | On 22nd August 2017 

The Troubadour 18 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

Alternative pop from the female singer-songwriter. With support from Maddy Rose....More

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

Kensington Palace State Apartments 20 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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 20 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

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

Windows
Theatre | Until 9th September 2017 

Finborough Theatre 22 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

The first professional UK production in 85 years of John Galsworthy's comedy of idealism, set after the First World War, ...More

Pergola on the Roof
Pergola on the Roof
Foodie Events | Until 1st October 2017 

Television Centre 23 minutes walk from Kensington (olympia) Tube Station

After its glorious summer last year (the most Instagrammed pop up of summer 2016? - we think so) Pergola on ...More

 

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Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

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Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
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Exhibitions | From 8th November 

Tate Modern

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Modigliani
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Tate Modern

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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Richmond Theatre

An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the hand of Frederick Knott, best known for writing Dial M ...More

 
Fever Pitch: The Opera
Concerts | From 22nd September 

Union Chapel

The first musical version of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch, which famously follows the ups and downs of life supporting Arsenal Football Club, is staged at the Union Chapel, in the heart of north London ...More

Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
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Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

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Fu Manchu

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