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South East England

A locals' guide to South East England

"The Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A are all within a stones throw of each other on Exhibition Road."

Amit Sharma

"From the BBC Proms to world renowned stage shows, the Royal Albert Hall is a beautiful and historic venue."

Will Pitt

"After 2 minutes in Hyde Park, you forget you're in the middle of the world's greatest city!"

Christopher Sellwood

What is your favourite place?

Where do South East England locals go?

Jeff de Bruges

Belgian boutique chocolate in the heart of South Kensington. Great for currency with the mother-in-law!

Kate Spade

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

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...

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.

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.

Liz Earle

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

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!

Wellington Arch

In this corner of Green Park, there's a number of memorials that remind us of Britain's rich history.

The Botanist

Overlooking Sloane Square, this chic restaurant also has a well stocked bar where they serve classic and adventurous cocktails.

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

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.

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

Richoux

Breakfast, pastries and afternoon tea, this delightful restaurant is part of a small, well loved chain, where you feel right at home.

The Kensington Creperie

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

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

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"'70s TV drama Upstairs, Downstairs set in fictional 165 Eaton Place depicts the lives of the well-to-do Bellamys and their servants."

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Child-friendly activities near South East England

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

Parent and Toddler Group

St. Peter's Eaton Square
This is a small and intimate playgroup. It's the best one for meeting local mums and learning more about the area. There is also a nice set of toys for infants and toddlers. Website

Jigsaw Club

Curzon
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.

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

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

Baden Powell House


Now a hostel for scouts and guides but also houses a small permanent exhibition about the life of Robert Baden-Powell who founded the Scout and Guide movements. Find out more about joining the Scouts on our Uniformed Classes page Website
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