VanZyl's Guidebook

VanZyl
I love travelling, it is an essential part of life for me and I consider myself lucky to have set foot in cities around the world and seen fascinating sites from every continent. London is a g... read more

Things to do in London

643 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit Hyde Park, one of the capital's eight Royal Parks. Hyde Park covers 350 acres and is home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpenti... read more

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The Natural History Museum in London is a museum of natural history that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition ... read more

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Harrods

ShoppingStores
87-135 Brompton Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

417 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Harrods is a luxury department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London. The store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site and has 330 departments covering one million square feet (90,0... read more

184 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which holds the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941. It has a capacity of up to 5,272 seats. The... read more

440 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A), London, is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. It wa... read more

296 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. It was founded in 1857 and today is one of the city's major tourist attractions, attracting 3.3 million visitors... read more

#7

Zuma

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$$· 5 Raphael St·Map·Hours·Website·

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Informal, high-end Modern Japanese with sushi counter, robata grill and natural designer interior. - Google 5 Raphael St, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DL, UK zumarestaurant.com +44 20 7584 1010 Ope... read more

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Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit Kensington Gardens, one of the capital's eight Royal Parks. Kensington Palace, the Italian Gardens, Albert Memorial, Peter Pan Statue and the Ser... read more

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Relaxed Victorian pub serving Fuller's ale and food from a blackboard menu, with outdoor seating. 127 Gloucester Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 4TE, UK herefordarms.co.uk +44 20 7370 4988 Open... read more

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Traditional pub in former bank with high ceilings, marble columns and a menu of home-made pies. 209 Earls Ct Rd, Earls Court, London SW5 9AN, UK blackbirdearlscourt.co.uk +44 20 7835 1855 Open : ... read more

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Mews pub with separate dining area, popular with Prommers and musical students. 30 Queen's Gate Mews, Kensington, London SW7 5QL, UK thequeensarmskensington.co.uk +44 20 7823 9293 Opens at 12:00... read more

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Japanese-influenced French cuisine, plus maki and sashimi, in an elegant, oak-floored space. - 36 Gloucester Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4QT, UK etranger.co.uk +44 20 7584 1118 Open : 6AM–11PM Menu... read more

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Rocca

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 73 Old Brompton Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Italian restaurant with open brick walls and stripped floors, for fresh pasta and stone baked pizza. 73 Old Brompton Rd, Kensington, London SW7 3JS, UK roccarestaurants.com +44 20 7225 3413 Open... read more

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1 h 10 min via A3 by car. 51 min on DLR and Jubilee lines.

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A whole department store floor given over to high-end foodstuffs from all over the globe. 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1BW, UK harrods.com Opens at 10:00

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About 1 hour by car via M 25.

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Supermarket chain for fresh British produce, groceries and baked goods, including own-brand items. - Google Gloucester Arcade, 128 Gloucester Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4SF, UK waitrose.com +44 20 ... read more

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

11 Min walk via Queens gate

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87-93 Gloucester Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 4SS, UK tesco.com +44 345 026 9300 Open now: Open 24 hours

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Leon

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 35-36 Great Marlborough St·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Outlet of a health-conscious counter-serve chain taking inspiration from around the Mediterranean. - 46 Thurloe St, Kensington, London SW7 2LT, UK leonrestaurants.co.uk +44 20 7584 9444 Open: 7AM... read more

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest tube station. 6 min walk via the Queens gate gardens

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Huge trees & high ceilings add drama to this restaurant's upscale British-Euro cuisine & bar scene. 264 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2AS, UK restaurant-ours.com +44 20 7100 2200 Opens a... read more

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Osteria 60

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$$$$· 60 Hyde Park Gate·Map·Hours·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Elegant, Milanese-style hotel dining room and bar for upscale Italian cuisine and interesting wines. Baglioni Hotel, 60 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5BB, UK +44 20 7937 8886 Open : 7AM–... read more

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Queen's Gate Gardens

Queen's Gate Gardens·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Queen’s Gate Gardens is a historical garden square in South Kensington. These Victorian gardens are enjoyed by their exclusive membership comprising local residents, friends and families. The Garde... read more

1 local Airbnb host recommends

51 min on underground via Piccadilly line. 31 Min by car via M4 and A4