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Chelsea and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Chelsea and surrounding areas

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

Clodagh Blain

"Connecting Battersea and Chelsea, you can look out from Battersea Bridge towards desirable Chelsea Embankment."

William Campbell

"The handsome red brick buildings in Knightsbridge heighten the area's character and elegance."

William Richardson

What is your favourite place?

Where do Chelsea and surrounding areas locals go?

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.

Liz Earle

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


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

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.


The newest gourmet burger joint on King's Road - great for an indulgent but fast lunch. Don't miss out on the mac 'n' cheese!


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


KX (pronounced Kicks) is a private members health club for elite clients on Draycott Avenue, with a spa, gym and restaurant. Well-known for its famous yet discrete members.

Natural History Museum

From dinosaurs to volcanoes, a great day out for all the family!

Muriel's Kitchen

Healthy homemade salads, tempting sweet treats and delicious breakfasts to rival any brunch menu, Muriel's Kitchen is part of a small yet well-established chain.

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

The Hollywood Arms

Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant serving premium drinks and fresh British food.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

The Kensington Creperie

Every crêpe imaginable, amazing for people watching... Order the crêpe complete and wonder how you ever made do without one before.

The Grenadier

A local pub tucked away and open since 1818. It gets incredibly busy with people coming after work and is one of the most haunted pubs in London! They serve a fantastic beef Wellington too!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Sloane Square, Chelsea, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, Nine Elms, Battersea, Pimlico, Victoria, Imperial Wharf and Earls Court

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"Ebury Street was home to famous composer Mozart and it is here that he composed his first ever symphony in 1764 at the age of eight."

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Child-friendly activities near Chelsea and surrounding areas

Baby Rhyme Time

Chelsea Library
Songs and rhymes for children under two years old. Children and their carers can join in songs and rhymes or listen to stories. Website

Jigsaw Club

Stay'n Play. Local mum says: One of our favourite activities. Super spacious room. They provide free lunch every Wednesday. They also do singing and crafts there. Fantastic place.

Violet Melchett

Violet Melchett Children's Centre wants to work with families, children and practitioners to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to reach their full potential. This can mean supporting those in the earliest years in learning or helping children to develop life skills. Website

Christ Church ABC

Christ Church Chelsea
The group aims to create a happy and safe area for children to enjoy a relaxed and fun time with their parents and carers. It also offers an opportunity for the adults to meet new friends and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while their children are busy. Each week there is a story time and a singalong of the children's favourite songs and nursery rhymes. £1 donation per session Website

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

Music and Movement Classes

Pippa’s Poppets
We use music to enhance physical and emotional development and playing percussion instruments introduces rhythm and coordination at an early age. Website

Stay & Play

Come and play with your child, in a relaxed, friendly environment. You will have the chance to have a chat with other adults, make links for child care, gain friends, get new ideas and have fun with your child/children. Website
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