South Kensington

15 Fun Activities for a Rainy Day in London

Looking for things to do when it’s raining in London? From crazy golf to vintage bowling, social darts, board game cafes and the famous Kensington Museum triple

London property developments with great views: Palace View on Albert Embankment has views of the Houses of Parliament

Where to Find London Properties with Spectacular Views

London boasts breathtaking cityscapes, and with new developments springing up across the capital, savvy property hunters can buy or rent a room with a view whatever your budget

Christina Franco on Polar Expeditions and North Pole Swimming

Global explorer Christina Franco has conquered the polar and arctic regions solo, and now she is working with the South Kensington Club to unleash the voyager in everyone

Bibendum (photo: Steven Joyce)

HEAD CHEF CLAUDE BOSI ON BIBENDUM’S MODERN MAKEOVER

Newly instated head chef Claude Bosi is rejuvenating Bibendum with a makeover and new additions to the menu, while staying true to the original and the South Kensington locals who have loved it for so long

The Ampersand hotel in South Kensington launches Princess and the Pea-themed stay

THE AMPERSAND IN KENSINGTON LAUNCHES FAIRYTALE-THEMED STAY

Ever fancied yourself as a character in your very own fairytale? Well, now the dream can come true. Sleep like royalty this month with a Princess and the Pea-themed stay The Ampersand in South Kensington…

La Trattoria by Alfredo Russo at The Pelham Hotel, South Kensington

Ad Feature RESTAURANT REVIEW: LA TRATTORIA BY ALFREDO RUSSO AT THE PELHAM HOTEL

A lunchtime trip to La Trattoria by Alfredo Russo, at the glorious Pelham Hotel in South Kensington, is an indulgence. That Italian Primi – the first course, between appetiser and main – will finish you off if you don’t know what you’re doing…

The last great picture, Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols, Winner 'Black and White' and overall 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year'

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

A picture of lazing lions won the overall shot in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 but the breadth of images across the competition, now in its 50th year, was truly astounding. Over 42,000 people from 96 countries entered this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The 13 categories were split into two […]

Ramusake, South Kensington members club restaurant

RESTAURANT REVIEW: RAMUSAKE

Ramusake is the creation of three of the biggest the names in London’s nightclubs and restaurant scene,  so it’s little wonder it’s caused a stir. Jemima Boost visits Ramusake, South Kensington’s coolest new members’ club Members-only restaurant and South Kensington’s latest haunt Ramusake is the brainchild of a London power trio: Piers Adams and David Phelps of Whisky Mist, […]

Celebrate in style by Quentin Blake

QUENTIN BLAKE INVITES US TO JOIN THE BIG DRAW

Artist Quentin Blake’s illustrations often go hand in hand with childhood memories, and now, the South Kensington local wants us to discover the joy of drawing for ourselves, finds Cem Topcam ‘Do you know, it’s impossible to say!’ Quentin Blake begins, remarking on whether elements of South Kensington, where he now resides, have crept into his work. ‘I […]

Multiplied contemporary art fair South Kensington, London

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM MULTIPLIED ART FAIR

Murray Macaulay, Print Specialist at Christie’s and curator of the contemporary art fair Multiplied, offers insider-advice for first- time art buyers, and tells us who to look out for at Multiplied Art Fair 2014   What can visitors expect from Multiplied? Multiplied is the UK’s only contemporary editions fair, and what that means is we […]

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