A locals' guide to Phillimore Estate
"Off Earl's Court Road there are some delightful painted houses like those on Wallgrave Road."Robert Swann
"It's amazing how peaceful the streets off Earls Court Road are when there's so much on the doorstep..."Alexis Zaranis
"Adjoining Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and its gardens offer a beautiful backdrop for days out in the sun."Rebecca Boon
Where do Phillimore Estate locals go?
The Roof Gardens
An oasis on a roof top - it's certainly an unusual place to find a garden, complete with ducks and flamingos!
Submitted by Daisy
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.
Submitted by Daniel
Royal Albert Hall
A great piece of architecture completed in 1871 and famous for holding the BBC Proms annually each summer since 1941.
Submitted by Marcin
Dating back to 1897, this family-run garden centre has been supplying the Kensington and Chelsea residents for generations!
Submitted by James
The Scarsdale Tavern
One of London's best-kept secrets. Great for a drink after work or a weekend watering hole...
Submitted by James
British food from the farm. Lots of fresh dishes served at lunch and dinner in rustic surroundings.
Submitted by Ben
Really fresh Lebanese cuisine moments from Earl's Court Underground Station. Get the set menu and you'll have enough for your lunch the next day!
Submitted by Daisy
The Kings Head
Tucked away off Earls Court Road, this pub is great for a catch up with friends or a cosy date.
Submitted by Daisy
A great little French café on Hammersmith Road. They have a range of smoothies and amazing coffees, as well as tasty sandwiches and French pastries.
Submitted by Jenalyn
In the heart of Clarendon Cross, it's always great to stop in here to view the unique furniture and home accessories.
Submitted by Peter
The Havelock Tavern
A fantastic little pub that does a superb steak! One of the best locals in Brook Green with friendly service and a great selection of craft beers and ales.
Submitted by Luke
A great collection of boutique shops, including L Maison, Cowshed, The Cross and Summerill & Bishop.
Submitted by Steven
An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!
Submitted by Annabelle
You'll come across some quirky finds in this vibrant and busy market!
Submitted by Stuart
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"Grade II listed Kensington Roof Gardens provide an oasis from the streets below. Laid out between 1936 and 1938, they also boast live flamingos and ducks!"
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Child-friendly activities near Phillimore Estate
Monkey MusicThe Meeting Room, underneath Kensington Library
Monkey Music provides you and your child with weekly music classes that are entertaining and educational. Classes are small and tailor-made to encourage children to learn with their friends through catchy songs, games and dances that you will both remember for years to come. Website
Culture Kids Sensory Play for BabiesKensington 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.
The Life Centre - Mummy and Babies Yoga
These classes will aid your postnatal recovery through specifically adapted postures, whilst also spending quality and nurturing time to bond with your baby though fun and play. Website
Culture Kids Music ClassesKensington central Library
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. We also use a variety of different instruments in class and again many are native to the countries that the children are learning about. Culture Kids music classes are a sensory explosion! A child's brain is like a sponge the more information you fill it with the more it will absorb. You are never too young to learn through fun!
Rhyme timeKensington 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.
Baby and Toddler GroupSt. George's Campden Hill,
An opportunity for under 5s and all who care for them to come play, chat, have a cup of tea, and make new friends. Website
Pitman Training Notting HillThe Gate Cinema
Pitman Training are the oldest office skills training providers in the UK and have been training the nation for over 175 years. Popular subject areas include: Secretarial PA Bookkeeping Event Management Microsoft Office Teeline Shorthand Touch Typing Web Design and Social Media for Business.
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- Holland Park
- Earls Court
- Notting Hill
- West Kensington
- South Kensington
- Shepherd's Bush
- Ladbroke Grove
- Barons Court
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