How is life in West Kensington? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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People walking on the riversides in London

Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Kensington is an area of London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) west of Central London. “

The facilities you might need in West Kensington

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

Schools around West Kensington

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by West Kensington. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Maggie & Rose Kensington Family Members Club 58-60 Pembroke Road, London 4 26
William Morris Sixth Form Saint Dunstan’s Road, London 3.5 20
Parayhouse School Colet Gardens, London N/A N/A
Singing Lessons in West London Glazbury Road, London N/A N/A
London Dance Studio St Andrew’s Church, Greyhound Road, London 4.3 6
CELLO LESSONS West London Music Tutors 73 Philbeach Gardens, London N/A N/A
St James Senior Girls’ School Earsby Street, London 4.5 2
TLG West London Centre Tasso Baptist Church, 138 Greyhound Road, London 5 2
St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School 17 Disbrowe Road, London 4.8 10
Consult SEO UK Peabody Estate, H Block, peabody estate 1ut, Lillie Road, London N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English 230 Lillie Road, London 5 9
Kensington Primary Academy 205 Warwick Road, London 4.6 7
Snowflake School 46a Longridge Road, London 5 1
UK expekt.com Colet Court, 100 Hammersmith Road, London 5 1
Bayonne Family Centre 50 Paynes Walk, London 2.3 4
Brook Green Nursery Ltd 49 Brook Green, London 5 2
St James Preparatory & Nursery School Earsby Street, London 4.3 22
Falkner House Boys’ School 20 Penywern Road, London N/A N/A
Kensington Piano Lessons Warren House, 63 Warwick Road, Beckford Close, London 5 29
Fulham Prep School 200 Greyhound Road, London 3.9 25

Tube & Train stations within the region of West Kensington

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in West Kensington to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
West Brompton Old Brompton Road, London 4.1 93
Kensington (Olympia) Kensington Olympia Station, Olympia Way, London 3.9 120
West Kensington North End Road, London 3.7 68
Barons Court Underground Ltd, Palliser Road, London 4.1 149
West Brompton United Kingdom 3.8 44
Earl’s Court Earls Court Road, London 4.2 595
Kensington (Olympia) Kensington Olympia Station, Olympia Way, London 3.9 120

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of West Kensington

West Kensington has 15 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
Charing Cross Hospital Fulham Palace Road, London 3.7 649
Miss Nutritionist West Kensington, London 5 2
Lillie Road Medical Centre 139 Lillie Road, London 2.6 24
North End Medical Centre 160 North End Road, London 2.6 251
Dispensaire Francais Societe Francaise de Bienfaisance 184 Hammersmith Road, London 4.2 19
Kensington Park Medical Centre 75 Russell Road, London 2.9 141
Falkland House Edith Villas, London N/A N/A
Kings Medical & Cosmetic Clinic 36 North End Road, London N/A N/A
69 Warwick Street 69 Warwick Road, London 5 1
Bizrahmed 383 Kensington High Street, London N/A N/A
St. Dunstan’s Clinic Saint Dunstan’s Road, London N/A N/A
Work (The Claybrook Center) 37 Claybrook Road, London N/A N/A
Charing Cross Hospital Delivery Bay 3 Claybrook Road, London N/A N/A
Medical Imprint 174 Hammersmith Road, London N/A N/A
Acute Medical Unit United Kingdom 4 1

Post offices in and around the area of West Kensington

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in West Kensington can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Mail Post Box 24-10 Gledstanes Road, London 0 0
Royal Mail Post Box North End Road 231-237 North End Road, London 4.7 3
Olympia Post Office. 8-10 North End Road, London 3.1 111
Royal Mail West Kensington Delivery Office Blythe Road, London 2.9 73
Royal Mail Post Box West Kensington, London 0 0
Munster Road Post Office 306 Munster Road, London 4.2 21

Is the local life vibrant in West Kensington

West Kensington is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in West Kensington. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in West Kensington. Also having a clear view of what is available in West Kensington and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

Some great things about West Kensington

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, West Kensington has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in West Kensington.

Are there a lot of supermarkets in West Kensington?

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 West Kensington, 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.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

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 West Kensington below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Earls Court Project Rooms 16-18 Empress Place, London 4.1 25
BBC Earth Experience BBC Earth Experience, The Daikin Centre, Empress Place, London 4.2 1811

Are the restaurants in West Kensington any good?

West Kensington has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
ibis London Earls Court 47 Lillie Road, London 4.3 6266
Premier Inn London Kensington (Olympia) hotel 22-32 West Cromwell Road, London 4.3 866
K+K Hotel George Kensington 1-15 Templeton Place, London 4.3 1366
The Hand & Flower, Olympia 1 Hammersmith Road, London 4.3 1424
Miran Masala (Indian/Punjabi/Pakistani/Desi) Kensington Olympia 3 Hammersmith Road, olympia 4.3 483
The Albion 121 Hammersmith Road, London 4.3 426
The Latymers, Hammersmith 157 Hammersmith Road, London 4.3 1294
222 Vegan Cuisine 222 North End Road, London 4.3 1464
The Pear Tree 14 Margravine Road, London 4.3 437
The Lillie Langtry 19 Lillie Road, London 4.3 1010
Mohsen 152 Warwick Road, London 4.3 673
The Scarsdale Tavern 23a Edwardes Square, London 4.3 1317
The Atlas 16 Seagrave Road, London 4.3 777
Amsterdam Hotel 7 Trebovir Road, London 4.3 251
Domino’s Pizza – London – West Kensington 13, To, 15 North End Parade, London 4.3 223
The Cumberland Arms 29 North End Road, London 4.3 680
Hare & Tortoise Kensington 373 Kensington High Street, London 4.3 1019
The Warwick Arms 160 Warwick Road, London 4.3 548
Kappa 139 Earls Court Road, London 4.3 580
Zizzi – Earl’s Court 194 Earls Court Road, London 4.3 1641

What kind of gyms are there in West Kensington?

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in West Kensington.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Mina Stephens Pilates Queen’s Club, Palliser Road, London 4.3 6
Virgin Active Normand Park, Lillie Road, London 4.3 520
Safari Kickboxing, Ladies Only Kickboxing Gym 347 North End Road, London 4.3 1
Core Kensington Bridgeman House, 375 Kensington High Street, London 4.3 61
The Gym Group London Fulham 254-258 North End Road, Clem Attlee Court, London 4.3 893
Charing Cross Sports Club Aspenlea Road, London 4.3 175
Healthy Mums West London 109 B Yeldham Road, London 4.3 1
Yoga Instructor London Chalk Hill Road, London 4.3 1
Personal Bikefit 290 Kensington High Street, London 4.3 75
K A F I T • G L O B A L 166 Hammersmith Road, London 4.3 90
La Fistinière & Bifle house London Flat 5a, Mornington Avenue Mansions, Mornington Avenue, London 4.3 1
Aisgill Avenue Gym 14D Aisgill Avenue, London 4.3 N/A
Pilates Body Reshaping 44 Edith Road, London 4.3 2
WELLNESS PILATES Queen’s Club, Palliser Road, London 4.3 N/A
Field Road Sports Area Field Road, London 4.3 N/A
Outdoor Gym Hammersmith, London 4.3 1
F45 Training Kensington Olympia 103 Hammersmith Road, London 4.3 178
STUDIO 345 Basement Studio, 345 North End Road, London 4.3 N/A
Consistency Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 347 North End Road, London 4.3 29
Carlo Yanez Bridgeman House, 375 Kensington High Street, London 4.3 2

Pubs in the area

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in West Kensington – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in West Kensington.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

Green space in the city of West Kensington

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 West Kensington in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

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Tell us what you think of West Kensington

It would be great to hear what you think about West Kensington. Especially if you live there or have lived there in the past. Your opinion could really help as other people moving in could read this article and I’d also helps us understand you. So, we’d love your opinion of West Kensington below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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Castelnau See the guide here
West Brompton See the guide here
Chelsea See the guide here
Earl’s Court See the guide here
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Shortlands See the guide here
South Kensington See the guide here
Knightsbridge See the guide here
Kensington See the guide here
Holland Park See the guide here
Shepherds Bush See the guide here
White City See the guide here
Bayswater See the guide here
Notting Hill See the guide here
Putney See the guide here
Battersea See the guide here
Chipstead See the guide here
Barnes See the guide here
Fulham See the guide here
Castelnau See the guide here
West Brompton See the guide here
Chelsea See the guide here
Earl’s Court See the guide here
Hammersmith See the guide here
Shortlands See the guide here
South Kensington See the guide here
Knightsbridge See the guide here
Kensington See the guide here
Holland Park See the guide here
Shepherds Bush See the guide here
White City See the guide here
Bayswater See the guide here
Notting Hill See the guide here

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