Shopping in South Kensington

Top 10 Shopping & Malls in South Kensington (London)

Shopping & Malls in South Kensington

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  • Master Jonjon
    London, UK344 contributions
    ONE-SENTENCE SUMMARY. A solo exhibition linking the hardship of both territories.

    Exhibits occupy both the ground floor galleries and the basement.

    G/F: Sketches and diaries based on interviews in Palestine.

    Basement: Craft works surrounded by cold political statements, the Indian Constitution and Kashmir’s independence declarations.

    LOCATION. Nearest station: Earl’s Court. As you exit the station, go across the street then all the way north, north, north. The Mosaic Road is right across Cromwell Road.

    FEES. Free entry for all.

    BEFORE YOU VISIT. The website is pretty ambiguous on its holiday opening hours. To avoid disappointment, enquire before your journey.
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17 261 contributions
    Thackeray Gallery is in Kensington and very much off the main road so not one you would walk past. It’s relatively small.
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • futtock21
    London, UK11 307 contributions
    It’s a sign of ageing if not old age itself that one fails to recognise the majority of shops or restaurants in an area one spent a lot of time in ten years ago. That is certainly true of South Kensington where even the road layout has changed having created a pedestrian area directly in front of The station in Thurlow Place. It was therefore re-assuring to find the bookshop not only still in situ but with even the same layout as I’ve always remembered it with recently published fiction directly to the right of the door; art books on shelves to the left; poetry in a room at the back shared with music and cookery books to the rear. In each room tables are piled high with discounted hardbacks.
    Written 20 October 2019
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  • laf860
    St. Albans, UK7 contributions
    New shop now does delicious coffee - tried Americano and cappuccino so far & drink comes with square of different flavours of chocolate which sets me up for the day. Lovely people too. My new regular go-to place for coffee.
    Written 14 November 2020
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  • Ian C
    London, UK23 970 contributions
    The annual design fair 100% Design at Olympia has grown in size since it started a few years ago, but in doing so has lost the focus and edge. Perhaps there are now too many of these shows and many of the innovations of past years have become commonplace, especially in the world of office design.

    The Chinese are still starring, with their combination of tradition and contemporary design and this year there is also a stand showing work by Slovenian designers.
    There are interesting centrepieces such as 'Elements' by Max Fraser which, focuses on the detail of new and old designs, and new talent which is diverse, including digital clocks made out of old valve radios and the like. I want one! Plus wooden bicycles, some links with street art, a cool wine cooler from a car body, then a gin trolley. Yipee!

    Lastly, technology is there - apparently more and more clients (of a younger generation) are asking for virtual reality experiences of projects before they commit
    Written 20 September 2017
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  • Travelaround59
    London, UK1 701 contributions
    I always pop inside to see the things that are going to be auctioned. Is very interesting as give you an insight of what is up these days... Of course brown furniture is disappearing fast and a mixture of eclectic tastes is coming up... But is a free window shopping inside today taste and culture!
    Written 16 December 2014
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  • 55mollycat
    york13 contributions
    is a great little shop with a great selection of wines

    i ended up ordering online with great results
    will defo be ordering from them again
    Written 23 August 2019
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  • winephilosophy
    Dublin, Ireland36 contributions
    Had read up about La Vigneronne as a specialist in Alsace and Southern French wines but they have been replaced by an excellent independent - Handford Wines... Apparently as long ago as 2003.
    Still good on Alsace and South of France but specialities seem to be Bordeaux which was pretty spectacular and Italy.
    Very friendly staff and the only time I have had my wines recommended to me by a Master of Wine - pretty impressive!
    Written 4 May 2013
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  • joelake69
    London, UK1 contribution
    Well stocked,,and able to provide what I wantedFriendly,helpful and knowledgable staff, overall good service,
    Written 6 October 2020
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  • Mary40
    1 contribution
    Everything is about reputation and how good your customer service is. I placed a few orders at office and they went well. Unfortunately, in the latest one I had to return an item and they do not deal as well with that. I showed the receipt of the courier company to confirm they received the item almost a month ago, they told me they did not receive it and therefore, I could go through arbitration to recover my money (which I did). The worst of all of this is that I am telling everyone how bad they are and they lost a customer. My advice is NEVER AGAIN.
    Written 28 November 2020
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