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A locals' guide to SW3

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

Hayley Thomas

"It's always worth a visit to the Saatchi Gallery - it's free and the exhibitions often showcase some weird and wonderful art."

Amit Sharma

"Connecting Battersea and Chelsea, you can look out from Battersea Bridge towards desirable Chelsea Embankment."

William Campbell

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW3 locals go?

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.

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.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

Liz Earle

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

Kate Spade

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

Chelsea Farmers' Market

A collection of shops and restaurants catering for a range of palates, it's the place to be on a sunny afternoon.

Burton Court

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

Chelsea Physic Garden

A must for anyone interested in botanics and horticulture. They put on lots of workshops throughout the year and there's a fantastic Christmas fair too.

Rabbit

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

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...

Startisans

In Duke of York Square Monday to Sunday, Startisans is a hub for start-up food stalls specialising in quirky, imaginative meals.

Bluebird

A must on a nice summer's evening, this beautiful restaurant serves delicious European dishes in stunning surroundings.

BRGR.CO

The newest gourmet burger joint on King's Road - great for an indulgent but fast lunch. Don't miss out on the mac 'n' cheese!

Lockonego

While you're having your locks groomed in this upmarket salon, there's an excellent coffee and takeaway menu available from Eight over Eight!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Chelsea, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Battersea, Knightsbridge, Imperial Wharf, Nine Elms, Victoria, Earls Court and Pimlico

What do you love about SW3?

Why do you find SW3 a great place to live?

Janine

"Great location on the river with fantastic access to all my favourite restaurants, shops and bars"

February 2015

Veronica

"Great shopping and beautiful surroundings"

January 2015

Yousif

"It is a rich peaceful place with luxury places and so much to do, like Harrods. I love it - it has lots of landmarks and a beautiful site. Also an amazing place to walk"

January 2015

silvana

"It's international and friendly and classy and its very convenient for public transportation like bus and tube station"

January 2015

Julio cesar

"Chelsea - it's a beautiful area in London. I'm live near Sloane Square station, is really nice, fancy and really close to the center of the city."

December 2014

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"One of the largest private houses built in London was Crosby Hall - frequented by amongst others, Sir Thomas More and Sir Walter Raleigh. It was originally sited in the Royal Mile, however in 1910 it was moved brick by brick to Cheyne Walk in Chelsea after the Bank of India wanted to use the original site for its offices."

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    SW3 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Chelsea, Brompton, Knightsbridge (part) and is covered by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea local authorities.

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