Chelsea/Kensington

Chelsea/Kensington Travel Guide

Articles about Chelsea/Kensington

By Mark Ellwood
Barnsbury “My wife and I live in Barnsbury, just north of King’s Cross. It’s basically an 18th-century village within the city: tree-lined streets; elegant Georgian terraces. I love to sit in the lush green park at the center of Lonsdale Square. ...
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Hotels in Chelsea/Kensington

Set on the historic chelsea park that gives the property its name, the revamped 102-room Sloane Square hotel is a pared-down yet polished gem imbued with traditional British flair. Floral wallpaper by Neisha Crossland and Scottish-tartan wool bedspreads set the mood in the comfortable rooms.

Restaurants in Chelsea/Kensington

Located on Elizabeth Street in Belgravia, Thomas Cubitt is an upscale gastropub serving a distinctly British à la carte menu. Remenicent of a country house, the dining room boasts open fireplaces, bohemian oak floors, and detailed paneling.