Nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Kensington & Hyde Park

Anglesea Arms

Seasoned with age and decades of ale-quaffing patrons (including Charles Dickens, who lived on the same road, and DH Lawrence), this old-school pub boasts considerable character and a strong showing of brews, while …
Top Choice Cafe in Kensington & Hyde Park

Tomtom Coffee House

Tomtom has built its reputation on its amazing coffee: not only are the drinks fabulously presented (forget ferns and hearts in your latte, here it's peacocks fanning their tails), but the selection is dizzying: fro…
Pub in Kensington & Hyde Park

Queen’s Arms

Just around the corner from the Royal Albert Hall is this blue-grey-painted godsend. Located in an adorable cobbled-mews setting off bustling Queen’s Gate, it beckons with a cosy interior and a right-royal selection…
Pub in Kensington & Hyde Park

Drayton Arms

This vast, comely Victorian corner boozer is delightful inside and out, with some bijou art-nouveau features (sinuous tendrils and curlicues above the windows and the doors), contemporary art on the walls, a fabulou…
Bar in Kensington & Hyde Park

Buddha Bar

When you've shopped your legs off in Knightsbridge, this serenely seductive zone welcomes you into a world of Chinese bird-cage lanterns, subdued lighting, tucked-away corners and booths, perfect for sipping on a Si…
Bar in Kensington & Hyde Park

Phene

This beautiful bar/pub in the heart of Chelsea is a hit – from the red banquette in the stylish dining room to the elegant terrace for summer evenings, and from the excellent selection of beers brewed by the capital…