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A locals' guide to SW1W

"The lights on Grade II listed Chelsea Bridge twinkle brightly at night."

Joseph Divito

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

Clodagh Blain

"It's exciting to see the London landscape transforming around Battersea Power Station..."

David Law

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW1W locals go?

The Orange

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

Rubens Hotel

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

The Botanist

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

The Goring Hotel

A luxurious spot for upmarket afternoon tea and beautiful rooms for a romantic getaway.

Kate Spade

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

Smythson

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

Liz Earle

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

Browns

Set alongside Chelsea's upmarket boutiques, Browns is the perfect place to pick up designer women's clothing.

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

The Pantechnicon Rooms

There's a shortage of good dog-friendly restaurants in London, however Pantechnicon absolutely nails it. It is certainly the best Sunday roast in town.

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...

Pimlico Fresh

Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...

Burton Court

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

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Sloane Square, Victoria, Pimlico, Knightsbridge, Nine Elms, Chelsea, Westminster, Mayfair, South Kensington and West End

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"The River Westbourne is one of the River Thames' many tributaries and now flows through an underground pipe owing to the development of the land over it. At Sloane Square Underground Station, there is evidence of its existence where the pipe is exposed above the platform."

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Child-friendly activities near SW1W

The Ark Playgroup

St. Michael's Church
The Ark Playgroup is a lively morning session for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. The children have lots of space to play with a superb range of toys, in a fun and happy atmosphere. After playtime, everyone gathers together for some children's songs and a Bible story. Coffee and juice and a snack are provided. The Ark gives children the opportunity to learn how to play in a safe environment, and mothers and carers the chance to make new friends. Website

Lulubaby


Lulubaby antenatal classes offer support and advice for the first time mother. With a team of professionals we guide you through your remaining pregnancy delivery and beyond. Lulubaby covers all aspects of childbirth, prepares mothers for life with a baby, supports you once your baby has been born, has a team of experts including: midwife obstetrician paediatrician anaesthetist G.P. breastfeeding consultant obstetric physiotherapist nutrition adviser and complimentary therapist. Website

Purple Dragon

Bramah House
Purple Dragon is a members only club in Chelsea for families with children from birth to 12 years of age. Set over 13,000 sq ft it facilities include an ozone swimming pool and wet play area; music lab with recording studio; kids kitchen; art and crafts studio; active play area; imaginarium; pro golf simulator; adult escape pods and library; juice bar and restaurant offering all day dining. 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

Bach to Baby


Bach to Baby - critically acclaimed classical concert series specifically designed for babies tots and their carers. Enjoy exhilarating performances by outstanding musicians with your baby in tow. Children can dance roam about and listen to music the way they feel it. Website

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Pimlico Library
Baby Bounce and Rhyme: knee-bouncing songs for babies aged between about 3 months - 12 months. Website
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