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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 Big Easy

The Big Easy

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

Startisans

Startisans

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

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...

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.

Rabbit

Rabbit

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

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

Breakfast to dinner, beautiful setting and massive heated garden!

Bluebird

Bluebird

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

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.

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery

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

Kate Spade

Kate Spade

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

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.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

Liz Earle

Liz Earle

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

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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."

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

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

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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

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!

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

Stay & Play


Come and play with your child, in a relaxed, friendly environment. You will have the chance to have a chat with other adults, make links for child care, gain friends, get new ideas and have fun with your child/children. Website

Violet Melchett


Violet Melchett Children's Centre wants to work with families, children and practitioners to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to reach their full potential. This can mean supporting those in the earliest years in learning or helping children to develop life skills. Website

Rhyme time

Chelsea Library
It's a very busy venue. 2 charismatic guys are singing with the guitars. Great place to be.

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

Culture Kids Music Classes

Curzon
Culture Kids music classes are like no other as each class is based on one of more than 40 different lesson plans. There is a different theme each week and not one of the classes is repeated within the school year. During the class the children listen and play along to music look at flash cards and photographs explore toys and props dance sing dress up read stories and do role play which all adds up to a fun packed 45 minute session.

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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