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Your Essential Guide to Knightsbridge


Whether you’re looking for eateries, culture, shopping or art, if you want the finest London has to offer, its here. Knightsbridge is one of London’s most-visited neighbourhoods, as this historic area is home to some of the most popular attractions in the city.

Located in London’s West End, just south of the gorgeous Hyde Park, Knightsbridge is also one of the most desirable areas of London to live in – just take a look in any Knightsbridge estate agent’s window to see the phenomenal prices that people pay to live here!

While you might not be able to afford a townhouse fit for a millionaire, there are plenty of affordable hotels in Knightsbridge, and you can often save on holiday accommodation costs when you book online. Millennium Hotels are currently offering a 25% online discount at their hotels in Knightsbridge, as well as a 20% discount to those who book 5 days in advance or more.


A foodie’s paradise, Knightsbridge is home to more Michelin-starred restaurants than you can shake a stick at. Amaya, Zuma and Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley are just a few of the renowned haute cuisine eateries on offer. If you’re looking for a distinctly British dining experience that won’t empty your bank account, a traditional English high tea at The Ritz makes for a great afternoon treat.


Knightsbridge is packed with enough haute couture flagship stores and cutting-edge designer boutiques to make even the most seasoned fashionista go weak at the knees. As well as the world famous departments stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols, you’ll find Burberry, Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Prada and much, much more. Check out Brompton Cross, the Brompton Quarter and Sloane Street for the flagship boutiques of all of the world’s finest fashion houses as well as up-and-coming designer outlets.


Knightsbridge is London’s best area for museums and culture buffs are truly spoilt for choice. There’s the fabulous, and vast, Victoria & Albert Museum, the National History Museum and the Science Museum just next door, as well as the Royal Albert Hall and the chic modern art space of the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park.


Hyde Park is a vast historic park that forms the northern border of Knightsbridge. You can take a dip at the Serpentine Lido, sit back and soak up the sun in your deck chair by the ponds, listen to the animated debates at Speaker’s Corner, or even go horse riding. London’s answer to Central Park, it’s a tranquil haven at the heart of the West End, offering a place to escape from the tourist crowds.

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