Sy's Guidebook

Sy

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

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Things to do in London

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

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Harrods

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87-135 Brompton Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

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Iconic department store with impressive food hall.

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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

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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).

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The Roof Gardens

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$$$· 99 Kensington High St·Map·Website·

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On Saturdays the antique market runs with food vendors. There are food vendors also on Weds to Sunday. It is a great iconic market in London to people watch.

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Famous and excellent coffees.

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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

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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

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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

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All Star Lanes

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6 Porchester Gardens·Map·Website·

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Bowling lanes with a nice bar and American deli food downstairs.

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Just across the street on Queensway in the Whiteleys Shopping centre.

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Excellent coffee from down under.

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Heathrow Express gets here in 15 mins every 15 mins. It's about a 15 min walk to our flat or you can take a cab (or bus 7, 23, or 27 if you are comfortable with that but not great if you have lots ... read more

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Old, historic shopping mall with few shops still open. Noteworthy are these places if you need something in a hurry - H&M, Zara, Marks & Spender (sells clothes and well as food and household items)... read more

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

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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.

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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

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There are two cycle hires just across the street. One in front of Whiteleys mall just outside of the flat, and one across from Waitrose grocery store. There is also one right inside Kensington Gard... read more