Beautifully maintained, this garden square is a real retreat from the hustle and bustle of central London - it's amazing how quiet it is!
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A fantastic place to watch the world go by, with an outdoor terrace to enjoy sunny days and stunning views of Whitehall and Buckingham Palace.
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A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.
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Informative guided and audio tours of the beautiful and ornate parliament building. It's great to see the place in real life, rather than just on the tele!
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An Instagram-worthy star location, with amazing cakes, teas, and coffees and a great pink exterior
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The first Argentinian pub to open in the UK, this place serves traditional dishes and South American wines.
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A luxurious spot for upmarket afternoon tea and beautiful rooms for a romantic getaway.
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Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...
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If you're a fan of classical music, this stunning venue is a must. The architecture is awe-inspiring too...
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Set alongside Chelsea's upmarket boutiques, Browns is the perfect place to pick up designer women's clothing.
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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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As well as selling a wide range of beer, wine and spirits, the Oddbins in Pimlico does free tasting sessions too!
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An institution over 100 years old, this stunning hotel is beautiful inside - you really are stepping back into a grander era!
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"The "Great Clock" of Big Ben was slowed down by four and a half minutes in 1949, after a flock of starlings perched on the minute hand."
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Lillington Gardens Estate was declared a conservation area in 1990. You can walk all the way through the gardens from the top of Tachbrook Street down to Rampayne Street. I live there and it's quiet and lovely. Tate Britain is nearby on Millbank and Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery is to be found just over Vauxhall Bridge.
I am a French girl and, for me, Victoria is the heart of London and it's great to come to this country and to be in the heart. This is a fantastic place, with something all hours, see people moved like beats
Pimlico is so close to the heart of London yet can be so peaceful! I can walk to so many places from here and there are so many transport options too. A 15 minute walk and you have big Ben and the London eye, yet Pimlico is away from all the noise. There are so many parks locally too, so lots of green spaces. Brilliant place and highly recommend, and out of the congestion zone.
Belgravia is a peaceful and beautiful area with sites and views. It is like a dream come true living in the luxury. it has fun places and it is calm
Pimlico is very central, and is surrounded by beautiful parks, as well as markets.
Belgravia is a lovely yet high-end area with beautiful parks and squares.
I love this area because there are lots of lovely places to go and you learn about the past.
Victoria is as central as you can be with the amazing Georges Square Park just a few minutes away. Lovely walks and beautiful buildings. I feel at home and wstminster council embrace you like a family would. Amazing surroundings, culture and tourist spots keeps it interesting
Close to the river, near both Victoria Station and the Chelsea area.
Pimlico is a lovely diverse area with people from different walks off life and backgrounds, that has everything to offer, Great ressturants and Bar's (Al Dar, Caffe Concerto,e.g), fantastic transport links, very close to main shopping areas: Oxford & Regent St, Knightsbridge (Harrods), Kings Rd and High St Kensington. all of these benefits makes Pimlico a lovely area to live in.
Walking distance to all the action one way, and the peace of the park the other!
Eccleston Square is by far the best part of Pimlico. Private gardens with Tennis Courts along with a 60 second walk to Victoria or across Eccleston Bridge to Belgravia. Atmosphere in Pimlico is both quiet and busy depending on if you are on a square of main road.
Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good ...
Now a regular highlight of Christmas in Chelsea, the Mozart Symphony Orchestra returns to Cadogan Hall for its annual performance of the timeless classic, The Snowman, for which the film is shown o...
Since making his professional debut in 1986 at the age of 21 under the baton of Sir Alexander Gibson, Murray McLachlan has consistently received outstanding critical acclaim. Educated at Chetham...
A Carol Concert with Battersea Choral Society, soloists Fflur Wyn and Michael Lafferty, conducted by Sam Evans
The Venue The White Swan - Pimlico is one of the most recently acquired properties by McMullen & Sons. Situated on the corner of Vauxhall Bridge Road and Causton Street, The White Swan has been...
Before there was carolling, there was wassailing, where seasonal songs were exchanged for money, food and ale. In the countryside, trees were blessed, while in the towns wassaillers went house to h...
SW1 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Whitehall and Buckingham Palace, the areas between Buckingham Gate and Victoria Station, the areas east of Buckingham Gate, the triangular area between Victoria Station, the Houses of Parliament, and Vauxhall Bridge; eastern part of Pimlico, the triangular area between Vauxhall Bridge, Chelsea Bridge, and Victoria Station; Pimlico proper, the areas of Belgravia, the area between Sloane Square and Victoria Station, south of Kings Road, the areas of Belgravia, north of Kings Road, Knightsbridge (part) and the areas of St. James's. SW1 is split further into the following smaller postcodes of SW1A, SW1E, SW1H, SW1P, SW1V, SW1W, SW1X, SW1Y.
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