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Melon Place, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, London W8
 
 

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The nearest station to Melon Place is High Street Kensington Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the South East.

Melon Place is in the London area of Kensington.

 

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Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  26% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  27% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £279  25% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February to 31st August 2017
Melon Place, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Ongoing
Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
Melon Place, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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
 
 
 
Proms On The Roof
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 9th, 16th and 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
Melon Place, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
...More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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 Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Melon Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Melon Place
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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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Shopping near Melon Place

The best shops and markets near Melon Place
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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Melon Place
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Melon Place
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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Sally Clarke Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Campden Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Located across the road from its sister Clarke's Restaurant, the Sally Clarke Shop sells an array of freshly baked goods and produces more than 200 loaves ... More
 
 
 
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Ffiona's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Melon Place
Voted "Top British traditional restaurant in London 2008" by Zagat, the appeal of this cosy local brasserie in Notting Hill is the feeling of familiarity you ... More
 
 
 
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Aladino's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
38c Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Melon Place
Aladino's on Kensington Church Street takes traditional recipes from Alexandria, Egypt's second city, and gives them a classic French and Italian twist, creating bold, original creations. ... More
 
 
 
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Romano's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
32 Kensington Church Street, Notting Hill, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Melon Place
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Education near Melon Place

Near Melon Place
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 16 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 23 minutes from Melon Place
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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Melon Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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 Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Melon Place
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Melon Place

The best pubs near London Melon Place.
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Melon Place
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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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Melon Place
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Melon Place
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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Melon Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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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Meeting venue hire near Melon Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Melon Place.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
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 | 4 minutes from Melon Place
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Melon Place
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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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 4 minutes walk from Melon Place

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 4 minutes walk from Melon Place

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 10 minutes walk from Melon Place

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 10 minutes walk from Melon Place

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

 
Breathing Colour: Hella Jongerius
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 10 minutes walk from Melon Place

An installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections....More

California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 10 minutes walk from Melon Place

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

Tony Bennett
Concerts | Until 28th June 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 14 minutes walk from Melon Place

Big band, pop and jazz standards from the legendary award-winning American singer, whose career has spanned seven decades....More

Arthur Jafa: A Series Of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

Films, installations and lecture-performances that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race....More

Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

The award-winning architect Diebedo Francis Kere brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens ...More

 
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from Melon Place

As part of the gallery's popular summer season, the Serpentine Gallery presents Grayson Perry's The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!. ...More

 

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