Located in the Borough of South Kensington and Chelsea, in the south west of London, South Kensington is a commercial district that caters for the affluent areas that surround it. The area has seen quite a few famous residents including John Malkovich, Virginia Woolf, Francis Bacon and Benny Hill amongst others. South Kensington is within easy reach of attractions such as the Leighton House Museum, BBC Television Centre, the massive Portobello Road Market and Stamford Bridge Stadium, home of Chelsea FC.
The area in and around South Kensington is lined with executive suites and office spaces, which are home to many different types of businesses and professionals. This includes businesses ranging from catering companies, architectural companies & architectural design firms, public relation firms and printing services to fashion designers and stationery suppliers.
Entertainment And Dining Out
South Kensington is the place to be for an entertaining night out in London. There are plenty of comedy clubs like Laugh sitting alongside live classical music venues such as the Royal Albert Hall. Ciné Lumiere is a great place to catch a movie while The Idler Academy is the place to enjoy performing arts in different variations and forms. Eating out in South Kensington means enjoying a number of different cuisines from different parts of the world. Chez Marcelle is the place to go for Middle-Eastern delicacies while Cibo offers modern Italian cooking. There is traditional British food in a gastro pub setting at The Cumberland Arms or you can try Memories of China for a taste of the Orient.
South Kensington is linked to the London Underground via Kensington Tube Station as well as Baron’s Court Tube Station. Kensington Olympia railway station is the link to the over ground railway network while plenty of buses and taxis are available to provide efficient over ground transportation.