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Holland Park and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Holland Park and surrounding areas

"From jewellery to dresses, Portobello Market has it all..."

Neil Cunningham

"Grade II* listed The Royal Crescent is typical of the stucco-fronted properties in Holland Park, which makes the area highly sought-after."

Annabelle Bent

"Adjoining Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and its gardens offer a beautiful backdrop for days out in the sun."

Rebecca Boon

What is your favourite place?

Where do Holland Park and surrounding areas locals go?

Royal Albert Hall

A great piece of architecture completed in 1871 and famous for holding the BBC Proms annually each summer since 1941.

Beach Blanket Babylon

Great outdoor space for a couple of cocktails and lovely food in the crypt restaurant.


Dating back to 1897, this family-run garden centre has been supplying the Kensington and Chelsea residents for generations!

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!

Fez Mangal

A bustling Turkish restaurant close to Ladbroke Grove Underground Station that cooks amazing Turkish BBQ'd meats. Great takeaway or fun with a few friends to eat in, as it's BYOB. If you're feeling hungry, get the special mix. Also the mezze starters are tasty too...actually everything is!


The best place for bikes and accessories in Shepherd's Bush.

Electric Diner

You can't beat the lemon meringue pie at the Electric Diner on Portobello Road!

L Maison

In the heart of Clarendon Cross, it's always great to stop in here to view the unique furniture and home accessories.


Eggs as many ways as you can imagine... This restaurant is particularly good for brunch and it's close to Notting Hill Underground Station too.


A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.

Clarendon Cross

A great collection of boutique shops, including L Maison, Cowshed, The Cross and Summerill & Bishop.

The Scarsdale Tavern

One of London's best-kept secrets. Great for a drink after work or a weekend watering hole...

Granger & Co

Arguably the most fashionable breakfasts in Notting Hill, with regulars including David Beckham and Harry Enfield!

The Shed

British food from the farm. Lots of fresh dishes served at lunch and dinner in rustic surroundings.

Portobello Market

You'll come across some quirky finds in this vibrant and busy market!

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Child-friendly activities near Holland Park and surrounding areas

Baby Spa

Baby Spa
The spa sessions use hydrotherapy, dynamic movement and massage to promote a range of physical and emotional benefits for your newborn. Website

Culture Kids Sensory Play for Babies

Kensington central Library
We are now offering new sensory play classes at all of our venues. Classes are suitable from 4 weeks to crawling. No need to sign up for the term as we are happy for you to pay as you play. Each class will have stimulating sensory props scarves textured toys baby musical instruments parachute for peek a boo games and a grand finale of lavender bubbles to calm and relax the little ones. Classes will also give you a fantastic opportunity to meet new mums exchange advice and stories and there will be 15 minutes after every class for catch up time. Classes cost £10 per session. If you have any questions or for further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Antenatal classes for second time parents

Westbourne Grove Church
Are you pregnant with your 2nd child? Our Welcoming Baby Number 2 course is specifically designed for you. This course has been developed with leading maternity experts and is run by a Neo midwife. Website

Baby Massage Classes

Bonding Hearts
Infant Massage provides a loving connection between parent and baby starting early in life, supporting the strengthening of this attachment as baby grows. Website

Sing and Sign

Sing and Sign combines the benefits of both music and baby signing. We teach a wide range of signs using some traditional and some specially written or adapted songs. What makes Sing and Sign special is that every sign used in song relates to those important first words of a baby's world! Website

Rhyme time

Kensington central Library
20 mins singing time there is fantastic. Usually very very busy, but kids seem to love it. Come early to grab a nice seat.

Swimway Child/Parent & Baby classes

Private Venue
Small group or individual classes taught in a private house in Kensington with the pool heated to a minimum temperature of 30°C. Website
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