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Chelsea and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Chelsea and surrounding areas

"The architecture of Kensington breathes a historic aura that is unique to its streets.."

Will Pitt

"Belgravia is not only popular because of its location, but for its elegant properties too."

Christopher Sellwood

"Peter Jones is a much loved establishment on Sloane Square and one that many locals visit almost every week!"

Clodagh Blain

What is your favourite place?

Where do Chelsea and surrounding areas locals go?

Browns

Set alongside Chelsea's upmarket boutiques, Browns is the perfect place to pick up designer women's clothing.

The Good Life Eatery

For all things healthy but delicious! The 'Choc Norris' smoothie (Almond milk, raw cacao, avocado, banana, almond hazelnut butter) is an excellent choice...

Kate Spade

The perfect place to pick up a gift for the women in your life - classic handbags and luxurious accessories.

The Anglesea Arms

Charles Dickens was a local at this pub when he lived over the road at 11 Selwood Terrace. The Great Train robbery was also planned from the back room in this pub!

Chelsea Farmers' Market

A collection of shops and restaurants catering for a range of palates, it's the place to be on a sunny afternoon.

Burton Court

Hire a cricket pitch or get help from a tennis coach in the grounds of the grand Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Duke of York Square

Watching Wimbledon on a sunny day in Duke of York Square is a great way to pass the day! There is also a market every Saturday selling upmarket, handmade products and food.

Bacchus Lounge

Amazing Italian food on Fulham Road close to the hospital.

Rabbit

Tapas-style appetisers, game dishes and a rustic interior - an excellent restaurant for lunch and dinner with friends and family.

Liz Earle

Premium skincare with a premium price tag, but worth every penny!

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

Ask for a garden table and sit near the fire pit.....

Rocca

Amazing pizzas and fresh homemade pasta. Cheap and very cheerful!

Wyndham House

A family-run butchers selling not only meats, but deli items, cheeses and condiments.

Bluebird

A must on a nice summer's evening, this beautiful restaurant serves delicious European dishes in stunning surroundings.

Noor Jahan

The best Indian in South Kensington. Everything is good, especially the chicken bhuna!

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"World-renowned King's Road is aptly named owing to its historic route from St James's Palace to Fulham that was reserved solely for Charles II."

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Child-friendly activities near Chelsea and surrounding areas

Gentle + fun! kids yoga classes at triyoga

Beaufort House
Yoga is for everyone - you're never too young (or too old) to start. Kids yoga classes are a wonderful way to increase children's co-ordination self-awareness confidence and self esteem while they stretch and strengthen their bodies. Using yoga children can learn to relax concentrate and be gentle in a fun and creative environment. Website

Culture Kids Music Classes

Curzon
Culture Kids music classes are like no other as each class is based on one of more than 40 different lesson plans. There is a different theme each week and not one of the classes is repeated within the school year. During the class the children listen and play along to music look at flash cards and photographs explore toys and props dance sing dress up read stories and do role play which all adds up to a fun packed 45 minute session.

Jigsaw Toddler Group

Chelsea Methodist Church
The Jigsaw Club - working in partnership with West London Action for Children, this activity is aimed at parents and carers with pre-school children of 5 years and under. There is a range of workshops on a variety of parenting related themes and the children play in a safe environment. Lunch is provided. Website

Purple Dragon

Bramah House
Purple Dragon is a members only club in Chelsea for families with children from birth to 12 years of age. Set over 13,000 sq ft it facilities include an ozone swimming pool and wet play area; music lab with recording studio; kids kitchen; art and crafts studio; active play area; imaginarium; pro golf simulator; adult escape pods and library; juice bar and restaurant offering all day dining. Website

Parent & Baby Swimming Lessons In Knightsbridge

Aquilla Health & Fitness Centre
is generally kept at a constant temperature of 32°C or above. Please take special note that no push chairs will be permitted into the club. Website

Rhyme time

Chelsea Library
It's a very busy venue. 2 charismatic guys are singing with the guitars. Great place to be.
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