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Sy

We are an American couple with 2 small children renting out our flat in what we think is the best neighbourhood in London!

Stay at Sy's place

Entire home/apt


Things to do in London

#1

Hyde park

Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London·Map·Hours·Website·

1886 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lovely park to take a stroll in, with ponds, museums, fountains and cafes.

1068 local Airbnb hosts recommend

666 local Airbnb hosts recommend

1224 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#5

The Roof Garden Ltd

$$$· 99 Kensington High Street·Map·Website·

66 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#6

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Rd·Map·Website·

1196 local Airbnb hosts recommend

842 local Airbnb hosts recommend

540 local Airbnb hosts recommend

369 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#10

National Portrait Gallery

Saint Martin's Place·Map·Hours·Website·

147 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#11

Pret A Manger

$$· 127 Queensway·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a chain you can find all over London. We like it for fast, fresh, easy and wholesome foods. They use organic milk in their coffees. They have good salads, sandwiches, wraps and soups and al... read more

138 local Airbnb hosts recommend

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a very popular, long standing Persian restaurant and one of our go-to's. We love the Kabab Koobideh (grilled minced lamb) with rice or bread. Joojeh kebab (baby chicken) is also a tasty dis... read more

201 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We are close to Restaurant No. 14 on the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants List. It also has 2 Michelin stars. It's expensive and special. It would be a great experience if you could get a booking. The "... read more

#15

Harrods

109-125 Knightsbridge·Map·Hours·Website·

663 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic department store with impressive food hall.

164 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#17

Waitrose

$$· 30 Porchester Road·Map·Hours·Website·

126 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One stop shop grocery store, largest in our area. Exit flat to Inverness Terrace, go left and you can't miss it.

392 local Airbnb hosts recommend

At the end of Queensway is Kensington Gardens, which also is the location of Kensington Palace (ticketed entry). Princess Diana used to live here, as did William and Kate, before they moved outside... read more

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

District and Circle lines; has stairs.

#20

Boots

114 Queensway·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

What American's call a "drugstore", we call a "chemist" here in the UK. Stocked with what you'd expect but includes high end make up and baby essentials.

#21

Marks and Spencer

$$· 151 Queensway·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hammersmith & City line, Circle line; has stairs.

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Central line; has stairs.

#24

Porchester

BarsBars
88 Bishop's Bridge Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a casual local pub with decent food across the street. Also a great place to work out of as it's not so busy and has WIFI.

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous (not as fancy as it sounds!) and arguably the best Chinese food in London. Tourists are known to purchase whole roast ducks and taking it home with them. I've done this because you can't get... read more

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

(CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT) Good, tasty, Malaysian food. Everything is tasty but we tend to get these dishes over and over again: Singapore Laksa, Nasi Goreng Kampung Style, Beef Rendang, Wat Tan Ho... read more

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#28

Borough Market

Borough High St·Map·

475 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great selection of street vendors as well as artisan products like cheese, baked goods (you must try donuts at the Bread Ahead stall, coffee and Monmouth and the chorizo roll at Brindisa).

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#30

Central Wash Dry Cleaner

184 Queensway·Map·Hours·

1 local Airbnb host recommends