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The Kensington Creperie

The Kensington Creperie

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

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

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

The Grenadier

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!

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Stunning views at sunset in London's back garden....

The Good Life Eatery

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...

Rabbit

Rabbit

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

KX

KX

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.

Caffe Concerto

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

The Orange

The Orange

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

Burton Court

Burton Court

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

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

I love its design and you get to experience a bit of culture walking from this pretty corner of Green Park to Hyde Park.

Rubens Hotel

Rubens Hotel

An institution over 100 years old, this stunning hotel is beautiful inside - you really are stepping back into a grander era!

Smythson

Smythson

Luxurious leather goods with a very high price tag, but perfect for special occasions and treats.

Muriel's Kitchen

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Knightsbridge, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Victoria, Mayfair, Chelsea, Kensington, Pimlico, Paddington and Bayswater

"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."

The Science Museum is a must-see attraction in London that's been around since the 1800s.

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Chelsea's streets are great to wander around and admire the stunning architecture!

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From Tiffany to Cartier, Sloane Street epitomises the luxurious appeal of Chelsea.

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Royal College of Music Museum


The RCM Museum of Music is full of musical treasures dating from the 15th century onwards. Website

Parent & Baby Swimming Class in Knightsbridge


This pool is ideal for these types of classes as it 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

Serpentine Lido


Outdoor pool so weather dependent. Includes child-safe paddling pool and children's playground. A great place to sunbathe and enjoy the sunshine! Website

Kiddikicks

Imperial Cinema
Fun football coaching for children from 18 months to 7 years. Timetable: Nippers - 18months to 2.5 yrs - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-10.45am Runners - 2.5 yrs to 3.5 years - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.45am - 11.30am and 3.30pm-4.15pm Racers - 3.5yrs to 5 yrs - Tuesdays and Thursdays 4.15pm-5pm Over 5s - Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-5pm Prices vary depending on age group.

First Touch FC

Hyde Park
First Touch FC run a wide variety of football courses for children of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide comprehensive weekly football training that allows junior players to develop their footballing abilities and build confidence in their skills. Website

Culture Kids Cookery Classes

Curzon
The Culture Kitchen cooking class is the perfect introduction to food for the over twos and is a class that has been known to transform the pickiest pallets into fabulous foodies! Children taste the dish of the day along with freshly squeezed juice of the day and then are able to take home their culinary creation to share with the family The whole experience lasts an hour and 15 minutes. We take a maximum of 13 children per session. Learning to cook enhances a child development in so many ways from acquiring fine and gross motor skills dexterity pre math skills social and emotional development and concentration. Why not sign up today and let's get ready to cook!

Baby and Toddler Swim

Chelsea Leisure Centre
We provide a gentle introduction to baby swimming in a playful, fun and safe environment with a progression that will develop natural swimming skills. Website

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