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Rabbit

Rabbit

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

Kate Spade

Kate Spade

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

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery

A gallery for contemporary art opened in 1985. The gallery has moved locatiom multiple times, ending in Chelsea.

Burton Court

Burton Court

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

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

BRGR.CO

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!

Chelsea Farmers' Market

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.

Ciro's Pizza Pomodoro

Ciro's Pizza Pomodoro

A funky vibe throughout this fun Italian restaurant, with a celebrity hall of fame and an aquarium to add to the ambiance.

Chelsea Physic Garden

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.

Startisans

Startisans

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

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.

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...

Bluebird

Bluebird

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

The Big Easy

The Big Easy

Best value weekday lunch meu. Think glass of Prosecco and sizzling plate of chicken fajitas for £10.

Duke of York Square

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 Chelsea, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Battersea, Knightsbridge, Imperial Wharf, Nine Elms, Victoria, Earls Court and Pimlico

"During the 19th century there was a concentration of artists living in Chelsea, including Turner, Whistler and Singer Sargent."

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.

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The handsome red brick buildings in Knightsbridge heighten the area's character and elegance.

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

  2. Great shopping and beautiful surroundings

  3. 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

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

  5. 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.

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Child-friendly activities near SW3

Sing and Sign

Curzon
The phenomenon that everyone is talking about! Sing and Sign shows you how to help your baby communicate BEFORE speech. It's easy! Baby signing taught through music song puppets and instruments. Free taster session www.singandsign.co.uk

Story Time

Chelsea Library
Story Time is a free library program for children 2 to 5 years old accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The format operates on a drop-in basis. Stories are followed by songs and a craft activity. Website

Baby Rhyme Time

Chelsea Library
Songs and rhymes for children under two years old. Children and their carers can join in songs and rhymes or listen to stories. 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!

Jigsaw Toddler Group

Chelsea Methodist Church
The Jigsaw Club - working in partnership with West London Action for Children, this activity is aimed at parents and carers with pre-school children of 5 years and under. There is a range of workshops on a variety of parenting related themes and the children play in a safe environment. Lunch is provided. Website

Gentle + fun! kids yoga classes at triyoga

Beaufort House
Yoga is for everyone - you're never too young (or too old) to start. Kids yoga classes are a wonderful way to increase children's co-ordination self-awareness confidence and self esteem while they stretch and strengthen their bodies. Using yoga children can learn to relax concentrate and be gentle in a fun and creative environment. 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.

About SW3

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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