How is life in Hyde Park? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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People walking on the riversides in London

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Hyde Park is a 350 acres (140 ha), historic Grade I-listed urban park in Westminster, Greater London. A Royal Park, it is the largest of the parks and green spaces that form a chain from Kensington Palace through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, via Hyde Park Corner and Green Park, past Buckingham Palace to St James’s Park. Hyde Park is divided by the Serpentine and the Long Water lakes. “

The things you might need in Hyde Park

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Hyde Park name before moving in the neighbourhood.

In Hyde Park, what schools are nearby?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Hyde Park vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Park Sports Hyde Park Hyde Park, Park Sports, South Carriage Drive, London 4.3 474
The Belgravia Nursery School 77 Kinnerton Street, London N/A N/A
Simply Dancing Ltd 33 Seymour Place, London 5 10
The Recovery Centre 75 Kinnerton Street, London N/A N/A
Judith Blacklock Flower School 4-5 Kinnerton, Place South, London 4.9 52
APSCH 132 Brompton Road, London N/A N/A
Albemarle Independent College 18 Dunraven Street, London 4.7 47
Russian Education Centre Dar St John’s Church, Saint Johns Church, Hyde Park Street, Hyde Park Crescent, London 4.1 9
Singing Lessons With Kristy Swift Jaques Samuel Pianos, London N/A N/A
Connaught House School 47 Connaught Square, London 5 5
Paul Appleyard St George’s Fields, Westminster, 11 S Rise, St George’s Fields, London N/A N/A
Halcyon London International School 33 Seymour Place, London 4.7 18
Laura Hocking – Singing Teacher 45 Connaught Square, London N/A N/A
Miss Daisy’s Nursery School, Hyde Park The Long Garden, Albion Street, London 5 1
GURMIY KAUR 104 Bryanston Street, London N/A N/A
مكتبة تخقق٢ A5, London N/A N/A
London Skate Life Blue Birds and Boats, London 4.9 137
Perfume class 12-2 Seymour Place, London N/A N/A
ASD Music Lessons London Music Box at Jacques Samuel Pianos Edgware Road, London N/A N/A
Bryanston Nursery Marble Arch, Bryanston Street, London N/A N/A

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Hyde Park

Hyde Park has 7 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
MedicSpot Clinic Grosvenor Square 36 South Audley Street, London 5 3
Dr Costas Papageorgiou MD FACS 87-135 Brompton Road, London 5 7
Menopause Care – Mayfair 5th Floor, Mayfair, 64 North Row, London 5 1
Malak marble arch Seymour Street, London N/A N/A
Kings Pharmacy & Medical centre 104 Edgware Road, London 4.6 35
St Mary’s Hospital, Alliance Medical Mobile MRI Raynham, Tyburnia, London 5 1
MEDii Health 脉德医疗 67 Upper Berkeley Street, London 5 35

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Hyde Park

Train and tube stations in Hyde Park can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Marble Arch Marble Arch Underground Station Underground Ltd, Oxford Street, London 4.4 239
Lancaster Gate Underground Ltd, Lancaster Gate Station, Bayswater Road, London 3.9 102
Hyde Park Corner Underground Ltd, Hyde Park Corner Station, London 4.4 252
Knightsbridge Sloane Street, London 4.2 132

Are there many post offices in the region of Hyde Park?

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Hyde Park branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Knightsbridge Post Office 6 Raphael Street, London 3.9 85

In Hyde Park, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Hyde Park? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Hyde Park to help you decide to move in there.

Galleries and Museums

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Hyde Park below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Serpentine Gallery London 4.4 1642
Apsley House 149 Piccadilly, London 4.6 991
Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum 20 Princes Gate, London 4.8 102
Bayswater Road Sunday Art Exhibition Bayswater Road, London 4.2 24
Memorial Scrolls Trust Kent House, Rutland Gardens, London 3 4
Frameless Immersive Art Experience 6 Marble Arch, London 4.6 1282
Blue Plaque: George Seferis 51 Upper Brook Street, London 4.5 10
J Tautz Sporting Goods 1940s 485 Oxford Street, London 5 1

Public houses of Hyde Park

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Hyde Park. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Hyde Park

Pub name Name Address Description
Bayswater Arms 99 Queensway Bayswater W2 4QH Bayswater is a corruption of Bayard’s Watering, the chief spring of the district situated near Queensway and from which in 1439 a conduit was built to supply the City of London with water. Now the eponymous pub is an air-conditioned haven from the bustle of Queensway. Faux Victorian interior, with dark wall coverings sporting framed photographs of local Edwardian street scenes and the area’s well-known former residents, contrasts with the 60s block in which this pub occupies the corner. Plenty of tables on a mixture of carpeted and painted wooden floors and a menu of pub-grub food attract in tourists and other passing trade as well as the regulars. Note that the licence does not allow sale of alcohol before 10am Monday to Saturday or noon on Sunday.
Champion 1 Wellington Terrace Bayswater W2 4LW Built in 1838 and opposite the security-protected road on the northern side of Kensington Gardens, this is the nearest pub to Kensington Palace. In warm weather the front windows are often opened onto the bar room with its mixture dining tables and chairs, and the pub has a light and airy feel. There is reasonable space for vertical drinkers. A plush basement area leads on to a sunken beer garden, with patio heaters lit in cold weather. Three ale handpumps but often now only one ale available, likely to be London Pride. Note that this venue has a good food reputation and is a popular pub, particularly on Friday evenings and at weekends, and it may be advisable to book a table in advance.
Cow 89 Westbourne Park Rd Bayswater W2 5QH Built in 1858 as the Railway Tavern, which it remained until 1992. Possibly re-named after the drovers who used to take their cattle on the hoof to Smithfield Market. The pub is owned by the Conran family and is famous for its house-speciality oysters and seafood menu generally. There is an unpretentious smallish ground-floor bar with a good real ale reputation; and a first floor restaurant serving an excellent fish stew. Food times given are for the saloon bar; restaurant hours are different, see venue website.
Kings Head 33 Moscow Road Bayswater W2 4AH First licensed in 1822 and rebuilt in 1926. Traditional community pub, hosting regular theme nights and charity events. Wooden beams and panelling create a comfortable and spacious feel. This is somewhere to wind down after shopping in busy, cosmopolitan Queensway. There is a good range of foreign beers on offer and branded glasses are used whenever possible. Three real ales are usually on, and another handpump may be used for cider. Meals are served throughout the day.
Leinster Arms 17 Leinster Terrace Bayswater W2 3EU Grade II listed pub built in 1856 as the Scotch Stores and renamed 18 years later. The facade is impressive, with the pub’s name extending across the arch to the adjacent mews. Inside there is a fascinating collection of prints, portraits and paintings. The rear area has a notable brewery mirror. The beer range features a changing guest ale – beer mats and pump clips on display are evidence of previous brews. Five handpumps but not all ales may be available depending on demand. There is a wide food offering including lunchtime sandwiches, pub favourites, afternoon tea, and a dog menu! A vintage car club meets here every month. Popular with tourists. If you are in this category you may qualify for a “Regulars and Locals Loyalty Card” here.
Phoenix 51 Moscow Road Bayswater W2 4AL Deservedly popular, comfortable, upmarket pub serving the well-heeled locals as well as the visitors who choose to venture the short distance off Queensway. A variety of seating, floor coverings and degree of modernisation lend character to each the three distinct areas of the bar. Guest ales may also be available and are chosen very much in accordance with the demands of the regulars.
Prince Alfred 112 Queensway Bayswater W2 3RR Light and airy open plan bar refurbished in 1999. The first floor bar can be used for functions and there is an outside seating area from which cosmopolitan Bayswater can be observed. The building dates from 1852 and was named after Queen Victoria’s second son. Live music Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights. Two handpumps, one being used by Thatcher’s Sam’s Cider in Aug 23.
Prince Bonaparte 80 Chepstow Road Bayswater W2 5BE Large gastropub with a U-shaped counter and open plan kitchen, with varied seating and in an Art-Deco style. The rear area features separate dining-tables. The modern menu uses seasonal ingredients and includes Sunday roasts. It was reported in early 2023 and again in August 2023 that only one cask ale was available. Clientele is mainly young and upmarket and often with a French contingent. Built in 1850, it was formerly the Artesian, truly a well-named pub.
Prince Edward 73 Princes Square Bayswater W2 4NY Built in 1858 as the Princes Hotel on the corner of a leafy Victorian square. The Prince Edward now has a smartly furnished lounge with some comfortable leather armchairs, plenty of tables and chairs and a central island bar. Many interesting 19th-century photos of London and old prints, etched glass mirrors and coloured glass panels adorn the interior. A wide food menu is offered including breakfasts, a kid’s menu, bar snacks, sandwiches, and pub favourites. Note that alcohol is not available before noon on Sundays.
Princess Royal 47 Hereford Road Bayswater W2 5AH Following a period as Pomona’s, this site reopened in March 2022 with its original name, the Princess Royal. The present incarnation, as part of the small Cubitt House chain of London pubs, is very much food, wine and cocktail focussed, but with a range of keg beers and three real ales. The refurbishment during the prior closure included some restoration of original features, including the exposure of the pub name mosaic in the entrance porch. The premises are now expensively furnished and offer elegant and comfortable facilities inside and outside for drinkers and diners alike. Upholstered stools flank the solid wooden horse-shoe bar with original tiles and polished timber flooring, red arm chairs fill the window and variously-sized tables are close by, affording ample space for drinkers inside or outside the pleasant front terrace. Bar or table service is provided by charming and helpful uniformed staff.
Westbourne 101 Westbourne Park Villas Bayswater W2 5ED 1852 building with modern basic furnishing and decor featuring wooden tables and chairs and exposed floorboards. French window type frontage. Now a popular food-oriented gastropub with daily changing menus. Traditional bar snacks and daily tapas are also offered. Supper club special on Monday nights. The Westbourne is close to the end and judging point of the route of the Notting Hill Carnival.
Bridge House 13 Westbourne Terrace Road Maida Vale W2 6NG Dating from 1848, the Bridge House as its name implies is adjacent to a bridge, the Horse Bridge, over the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Arm) at its junction with the Regents Canal at Little Venice. The Bridge House is an appealing mix of old-style pub – a good solid bar counter, wooden floor and paneling, and old mirrors (Bass, and note H D Rawlings High Class Mineral Waters ‘as served to His Majesty the King’ above the fire place) – and modern. There’s a chandelier in the front bay window, grey painted walls above a dark painted rail, high tables and chairs, low easy chairs, as well as more normal tables and chairs, and fairy lights around the back bar together with somewhat oddly red pendant lights above the counter. There’s an extensive food menu for lunch and dinner. The craft beer selection varies regularly both on tap and bottled. There are occasional brewery residencies. While it’s not over intrusive there is background music and it can be turned up into the evening. And don’t forget the Canal Cafe Theatre, a separate operation above the pub:

Gyms to stay in shape in Hyde Park

In Hyde Park, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Lancaster London Lancaster Terrace, London 4.3 2909
Virgin Active Hereford House, 64 North Row, London 4.3 326
The Lanesborough Hyde Park Corner, London 4.3 1335
Ultimate Performance Personal Trainers London Mayfair 2 Park Street, London 4.3 707
Pure Balance Yoga 171 Knightsbridge, London 4.3 N/A
Precision Movement Ltd 86 Park Lane, London 4.3 N/A
London Yoga Marble Arch, 33 Seymour Street, London 4.3 N/A
Technogym London 87 Brompton Road, London 4.3 23
Secret Yoga Sutra 22 Portman Street, London 4.3 N/A
Wolf Personal Training 7AB, Marble Arch, 21 Bryanston Street, London 4.3 18
Club Training 21 Bryanston Street, London 4.3 5
The Gym Way 21 Bryanston Street, London 4.3 160
Be Military Fit Hyde Park Hyde Park, London 4.3 24
Alan Herdman Pilates 63-79 Seymour Street, London 4.3 5
Core Collective 23 Pavilion Road, London 4.3 34
FitHealthConnect LTD. Wilton Place, London 4.3 N/A
STEFARA PILATES 63 South Audley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Sweaty Betty 87-135 Brompton Road, London 4.3 3
Harbour club Kensington Princes Gate, London 4.3 2
Mayfair Health 32 Grosvenor Square, London 4.3 54

The types of restaurants

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Hyde Park, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Lancaster London Lancaster Terrace, London 4.3 2909
Park Room 86-90 Park Lane, London 4.3 219
The Grill by Tom Booton 53 Park Lane, London 4.3 549
Zuma London 5 Raphael Street, London 4.3 2135
Signor Sassi 14 Knightsbridge, London 4.3 1566
Bombay Palace 50 Connaught Street, London 4.3 934
Locanda Locatelli 8 Seymour Street, London 4.3 1265
ASK Italian 121, 125 Park Street, London 4.3 1790
SOUND Cafe Great Cumberland Place, London 4.3 3158
The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse – London 22, 24 Basil Street, London 4.3 388
The Lanesborough Hyde Park Corner, London 4.3 1335
JW Steakhouse JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, 86-90 Park Lane, London 4.3 806
Serpentine Bar & Kitchen Hyde Park, Serpentine Road, London 4.3 7241
The Grenadier 18 Wilton Row, London 4.3 1949
Scott’s 20 Mount Street, London 4.3 2167
Donostia Restaurant 10 Seymour Place, London 4.3 493
Kai Mayfair 65 South Audley Street, London 4.3 789
Colbeh Restaurant 6 Porchester Place, London 4.3 1253
Ishbilia Restaurant 8-9 William Street, London 4.3 943
Corrigan’s Bar & Restaurant 28 Upper Grosvenor Street, London 4.3 480

Green space in the city of Hyde Park

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Hyde Park in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hyde Park London 4.7 126148
Princess Diana Memorial Fountain West Carriage Drive, London 4.5 9310
Trevor Square 6 Trevor Square, London 4.1 43
Italian Gardens Kensington Gardens, London 4.7 2481
The Royal Parks The Old Police House, Hyde Park, West Carriage Drive, London 4.5 80
Hyde Parke Hyde Park, Serpentine Road, London 5 3
The Hudson Memorial Bird Sanctuary 395 West Carriage Drive, London 4.3 31
Parade Ground, Hyde Park Hyde Park, London 4.7 144
Serpentine Stephen Waterfall London 4.6 88
The Allotment in Kensington Gardens Kensington Palace Gardens, London 4.7 7
Drinking fountain London 3.5 6
HYDE PARK London 5 1
Hyde Park Rose Garden London 4.6 732
Prince Gardens Parkside, 48 Knightsbridge, London 5 1
Mount Street Gardens Mount Street, London 4.8 348
Parque Marble Arch, Edgware Road, London N/A N/A
7 July Memorial A4202 Hyde Park, London 4.5 28
Connaught Tree of Love 26 Kendal Street, St George’s Fields, London 4.7 13
Montpelier Square Knightsbridge, London N/A N/A
Hyde Park Square 2 Hyde Park Square, London 4.4 70

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Hyde Park, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tesco Superstore 64-66 Turners Hill, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross 3.5 126
Roundmoor Food&Wine food & wine, 83 Roundmoor Drive, Waltham Cross 4.8 9
Crossbrook Supermarket 117A Crossbrook Street, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross 3 2
UGAFOOD 79 Crossbrook Street, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross 3.3 3
Paytex Ltd 86 High Street, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross 4 1
M&S Simply Food 238 Great Cambridge Road, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross 2.8 8

How’s the local life around Hyde Park

Hyde Park is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Hyde Park event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Hyde Park and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Hyde Park.

Other nearby neighbourhoods

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
West Brompton See the guide here
Chelsea Bridge See the guide here
Chelsea See the guide here
Earl’s Court See the guide here
Pimlico See the guide here
Victoria Station See the guide here
South Kensington See the guide here
Victoria St See the guide here
Belgravia See the guide here
Knightsbridge See the guide here
Kensington See the guide here
Buckingham Palace See the guide here
Holland Park See the guide here
Whitehall See the guide here
St. James’s See the guide here
Horton See the guide here
Moorfields Eye Hospital See the guide here
Charing Cross See the guide here
Royal Academy See the guide here
Leicester Square See the guide here
Mayfair (south) See the guide here
Mayfair (north) See the guide here
Covent Garden See the guide here
Chinatown See the guide here
Grosvenor Square See the guide here
Regent Street See the guide here
Aldwych See the guide here
Bayswater See the guide here
Soho (south east) See the guide here
Soho (north west) See the guide here
Hanover Square See the guide here
Brompton See the guide here
Soho Square See the guide here
Notting Hill See the guide here
New Oxford Street See the guide here
High Holborn See the guide here
Marylebone See the guide here
Great Portland Street See the guide here
Harley Street See the guide here
Chenies See the guide here
Fitzrovia See the guide here
Great Ormond Street Hospital See the guide here
Bloomsbury See the guide here
Little Venice See the guide here
University College London See the guide here
Lisson Grove See the guide here
St Pancras See the guide here
Euston See the guide here
Maida Vale See the guide here
Somers Town See the guide here
St John’s Wood See the guide here
West Brompton See the guide here
Chelsea Bridge See the guide here
Chelsea See the guide here
Earl’s Court See the guide here
Pimlico See the guide here
Victoria Station See the guide here
South Kensington See the guide here
Victoria St See the guide here
Belgravia See the guide here
Knightsbridge See the guide here
Kensington See the guide here
Buckingham Palace See the guide here
Holland Park See the guide here
Whitehall See the guide here
St. James’s See the guide here
Horton See the guide here
Moorfields Eye Hospital See the guide here
Charing Cross See the guide here
Royal Academy See the guide here

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What do you think about Hyde Park?

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