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South Kensington

South Kensington

Encompassing sophisticated residential terraces, spacious flats and idyllic mews properties, South Kensington’s chic, cosmopolitan, French infused ambiance is one of London’s most sought after areas.

Covering some of the most exclusive properties in the world and with Chelsea, Kensington and Fulham just a stone’s throw away, the area boasts 23 local parks, including Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Educational trips for families to The Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal Albert Hall are all within walking distance or a short bus ride or tube ride away.

Eateries within the area are as diverse as the inhabitants who call South Kensington home. With the likes of Macellaio Roberto Costa, London’s first butchery restaurant located on Old Brompton Road catering for those with a love of Italian food and culture to well-known Argentinian steak house El Gaucho, serving the best steaks in London.

The Roof Top Gardens, Boujis, The Wellington and Archangel provide the perfect backdrop for those wishing to start and finish of the night in style.

Ofsted reports for both primary and secondary schools in 2014 ranged from “good” to “outstanding”, with Our Lady of Victories RC, Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle and Queen's Gate schools offering their students the finest educational facilities in the capital.

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Tube stations

  • Gloucester Road (District)
  • South Kensington (Circle, District & Piccadilly)

Bus routes

  • 14 (Warren Street Station - Putney Heath Green Man)
  • 345 (South Kensington Cromwell Road - Peckham Bus Station)
  • 360 (Elephant & Castle Newington Causeway - Kensington Prince Consort Road)
  • 414 (Putney Bridge Station - Maida Hill The Chippenham)
  • 430 (South Kensington Cromwell Road - Roehampton Danebury Avenue)
  • 49 (Clapham Junction Northcote - White City Bus Station)
  • 70 (South Kensington Station - Acton Horn Lane)
  • 74 (Baker Street Station - Putney High Street)
  • N74 (Baker Street Station - Roehampton Danebury Avenue)
  • N97 (Trafalgar Square - Hammersmith Upper Bus Station)

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