- Chelsea according to the Knowhere Guide - Informal information about Chelsea, supplied by locals.
- Kensington and Chelsea - Budget guide for travellers to this area of London. With content and contact details for local services.
- Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council - The official site for the Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council.
- My Village Chelsea - Online resource for the Chelsea borough in London.
- My Village Kensington - Online resource for Kensington featuring local news, shops and nightlife.
- Portowebbo - Information on shops, cinema, restaurants, music, health, beauty, property, rentals, complimentary therapy, cafe and market guides. Covers Notting Hill, Portobello road, Ladbroke Grove and North Kensington.
Arts and Entertainment
Antiques and Collectables
Artists and Galleries
Restaurants and Bars
- Beskydy Dancers - Details of display team for Bohemian, Moravian and Slovakian dances. Includes profile, and FAQ.
- Chelsea Players - Based in Chelsea, this amateur theatre group was established in 1969 and performs three shows per annum in the Chelsea Centre Theatre, Kings Road.
- Imperial College Union Dramatic Society - Productions, workshops and information on joining the stage or technical crew.
- My Place Club - Nightclub in Earls Court. Virtual tour, events and gallery.
- Royal Albert Hall - Music and entertainment venue. Profile, visitor information and upcoming events with box office. Also includes this charity's annual review.
- Snake Ranch Studios - Professional recording studios, specialising in production of film and TV soundtracks, orchestral and jazz album projects.
Antiques and Collectables
- Adrian Harrington rare Books - Specialising in literature, modern first editions and bound library sets; fine and rare books in all fields. Based in Kensington.
- Antikwest - Dealers of Oriental china and porcelain. Provides contact details and gallery.
- Atlam Pocket Watches - Specialising in unusual and collectable pocket watches. Product details, FAQ and catalogue request.
- Barbara Lankester Antique Jewellery - Trader in Portobello Road Market selling fine period and diamond jewellery. Contains product gallery.
- Barham Antiques - Antiques shop in Portobello Road specialising in antique boxes, stationary slopes and accessories. Includes online gallery.
- B.Silverman (Kensington) - Antique dealer specialising in fine English sterling silver C18th, C19th and early C20th flatware, holloware and objets d'art.
- Butchoff Antiques - Offers antique furniture; also lighting, mirrors, pictures, objects d'art and statuary. Includes glossary of woods and cabinet makers.
- Chelsea Gallery - Decorative arts and furnishing, classic art, art nouveau, art deco, Baroque and neoclassic.
- Denton Antiques - Purveyors of Chandeliers and Wall Lights, circa 1750-1900. Includes portfolio and shop history.
- Eva Antiques - Specialises in antique and second-hand jewellery from the early Victorian period through to the present day. Portobello Market Saturday mornings.
- Flower Fairies Pictures - Dealers in the antique flower fairy print collection by Cicely Mary Barker, located at Portobello Antiques Market
- Garrick Coleman - Dealer in antique chess sets, backgammon boards and paperweights. Portobello Road.
- Garry Atkins - Offers antique pottery and porcelain.
- Gerald Mathias - Dealer in antique English wooden boxes. Kings Road.
- Godson & Coles - Dealers in late 18th and early 19th century antique English furniture and decorative items.
- Gutlin Clocks and Antiques - Specialist antique clock dealer in longcase, bracket, carriage and wall clocks. Kings Road.
- June & Tony Stone - Fine Antique Boxes is an established family business trading in Portobello Market. Lists stock items and prices searchable by category type.
- Kensington Church Street Antique Dealers Association - Local group of dealers selling English, Continental and Oriental fine art including porcelain, pottery, clocks, furniture and decorative arts. Location maps, categorised, searchable list of members.
- Michael German Antiques Ltd. - Stockists of antique arms, armour, guns and canes. Includes catalogue.
- Old Church Galleries - Dealer in antique maps and prints located in the King's Road.
- Patrick Sandberg Antiques - Deals in fine antique English furniture and works of art from the Queen Anne, Georgian, and Regency periods.
- Peter Harrington - Antiquarian bookseller located in Chelsea. Catalogues (pdf), book of the week, acquisitions, news, bindery.
- Plywood2plastic.co.uk - Specialising in the sale of classic furniture and lighting designs from the 1950s to the 1980s.
- Schredd's of Portobello - Located in Portobello Road market. Specialise in 17th - 19th century silver objects from the UK.
- Sisters Antiques - Part of Portobello Road Market, specialising in antiquities, boxes, drawings, decorative objects. Online gallery, about and how to buy.
- Stockspring Antiques - Antique English porcelain, including antique porcelain teawares, antique porcelain dessert wares, antique porcelain figures and antique porcelain decorative china.
- Times Past Antiques - Trading from Portobello Road Market, specialising in sewing and needlework tools, thimbles, fashion accessories, blue and white pottery and collectibles. Established 24 years.
Artists and Galleries
- chelminski.com - A gallery for Hilary Chelminski, architectural antiques, garden ornaments and sculpture.
- Gallery 19 - Specialist architectural gallery offering architectural prints, limited editions, antique engravings and original paintings. Provides an on-line gallery, ordering and contact information.
- Guy Hepner - Contemporary art dealers, specialising in Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Damien Hirst. Online gallery and information about services and artists.
- John Bennett Fine Paintings - English and European decorative oil paintings, 17th to 19th Century.
- Jonathan Clark Fine Art - Specialising in Modern British Art. Includes information on exhibitions, new stock, artfairs and artists, along with contact details and directions.
- The London Sketch Club - The London Sketch Club is an historic graphic artists' club. Includes archival material, public exhibitions, gallery hire and a members pages.
- Lucy B. Campbell - Art gallery. Includes list of artists and their work.
- The Rowley Gallery - Contemporary art gallery, specialising in making bespoke picture frames hand-finished with traditional methods of gilding, veneering and paint-finishing.
- Ebony Steelband Trust - A steel band which also delivers a variety of workshops and community projects for disadvantaged young people. Includes a profile, information about bookings and projects, participation in carnival, galleries and press coverage.
- Georges Sokol - Concert pianist and composer, also offers private piano lessons for advanced or gifted pupils.
- Kensington Philharmonic Orchestra - Features a schedule, membership information, and orchestra information.
- Kensington Symphony Orchestra - Non-professional group emphasising innovative programming. Includes programmes, schedule, membership and recruitment, and contacts.
- Lawson Trio - Piano trio. Includes full repertoire list, concert calendar, biographies and booking details.
- Portobello Orchestra - Amateur symphony. Schedule, fund-raising concerts for charity, past performances, and new player information.
- Carolyn Trayler Agency - The agency represents nine top advertising photographers based in the UK. Examples of work and contact details.
- Chris Allerton - Professional photographer. Gallery of work by category and contact form.
- Jason Hawkes Aerial Photography - Searchable database of aerial photographs categorised by subject, with full contact details.
- Xpressions Photography - Offers service covering social events in London. Also undertake corporate and advertising work. Large galleries of sample pictures, and telephone and e-mail contacts.
Restaurants and Bars
- Awana - Authentic Malaysian restaurant. Includes menus, online booking and location.
- Belvedere Restaurant - French/English restaurant in Holland Park. Also offers private dining, function and wedding reception facilities. View menus and photos.
- Big Easy - American dining restaurant providing the tastes of the Southern States since 1991.
- Blushes Cafe Lounge and Bar - Details of staff, menus, private hire and location.
- Bombay Brasserie - Multi-regional Indian restaurant. Includes menu, history and virtual tour.
- Caraffini - Italian restaurant in Sloane Square. Menu, location and photo gallery.
- Da Mario - Italian restaurant and pizzeria in central London with disco dance and music.
- Essenza - Small Italian restaurant with a contemporary interior. Includes menus, wine list and location details.
- Geales Restaurant - Fish and chip restaurant in Notting Hill. Facility to view the food and wine menus, make reservations on-line, register for news and special offers.
- Henry J Beans Bar and Grill - An American style bar and grill on the Kings Road, operating from breakfast till latenight.
- Karma - Indian Restaurant that offers many regional styles of cooking. Includes menu and prices.
- The Kensington - A bar in Russell Gardens. Includes comedy listings, history, dining information and hiring.
- Mediterraneo - Italian restaurant in Notting Hill Gate. Includes menu, wine list and photos.
- Osteria Basilico - Italian restaurant in Notting Hill Gate. Includes menu, wine list and photos.
- The Painted Heron - Modern Indian restaurant. Includes sample menu and prices, reviews, location and the team.
- The Piano - A bar in Kensington offering fine food and wines with live music.
- Ransome's Dock Restaurant - Modern European food on the River Thames near Battersea Park. Includes links to wineries and wine merchants.
- Tartine - Offers quality and affordable food throughout the day. Includes menu, wine list and location.
- Wodka - Polish and Eastern European cuisine restaurant which stocks a range of Polish vodkas served in frozen glasses. [Requires Flash]
- Duff Miller College - Kensington form college offering full time courses in the arts, sciences, languages and social science. Course details and contact.
- The English School at the Chelsea Centre - Language and translation services based just off the King's Road.
- Heatherley's School of Fine Art - The oldest independent art school in London and is among the few art colleges in Britain that focus purely on portraiture, figurative painting and sculpture.
- Intapsy - A professional psychotherapy organisation for the vocational training and supervision of psychotherapists; practical training and theoretical knowledge leading to a diploma.
- Latimer Education Centre - A specialist unit for pupils aged from 5 to 16 who are not in mainstream education for a variety of reasons. Offers information about the curriculum, pastoral support, and policies; includes a section for parents.
- Marquess College - Professional diplomas by distance learning for adults. Course details and contact.
- Native English Conversation School - Class times, contact details and map.
- The Recording Workshop - Part time sound engineering and music technology courses for all levels. Based in London, established since 1989. Over 700 students have attended courses here. Emphasis on practical work, small classes.
- Schoolmatcher - Independent school and college search services offering free guidance for selecting a UK private day or boarding school for your child.
- Chelsea College of Art and Design - Provides details about the College and the undergraduate, postgraduate and research study opportunities that are available.
- Kensington College of Business - Describes the part-time and full-time courses available which lead to diplomas, degrees and professional qualifications. Includes course fees, FAQ and registration information.
- Atmosphere Spa Centre - Offers a range of massage treatments including reflexology, reiki, Indian head and sports massage. Includes appointment information.
- Ben Mankowitz - Counsellor offering individual and couple therapy. Includes FAQs, about and qualifications.
- Capital Dental - Cosmetic dentistry. Includes qualifications, discussion of services, and patient education materials. [Requires Flash.]
- Constructive Teaching Centre - Details of courses for teachers of the Technique. Members of the public can attend for private lessons.
- David C Stone - Counsellor. Includes details of qualifications, location and methods.
- Dentics - Cosmetic dentistry practice. Includes practice information, list of services, laboratory information, and smile gallery.
- Dr Anna Maciag - Specialising in oral surgery and implantology. Includes a profile, details of treatments, cases and testimonials.
- Figure Fit - A natural body shaping method, which combines personal nutritional advice, targeted exercises in heated beds and ozone therapy.
- Gudrun Jonsson - Biopath using nutritional advice, homoeopathic remedies and reflexology. Some explanation of her therapy, and books and remedies for sale online.
- Help Counselling Centre - A free confidential service giving counselling on a range of personal problems. Location details and treatments offered.
- Holistic & Massage Therapist - Profile, treatments and prices.
- Holistic Pilates Certification - Non residential intensive Pilates teacher training and certification. Course details and instructors' forum.
- Holland Park Pilates - Offers Eastern philosophies and their teachings, such as Yoga, Martial Arts, and the Feldenkreis method of breathing. Treatment details and location map.
- Instep Therapy - Chiropodist and podiatrist, specialising in orthotic supports.
- Kensington Dental - Cosmetic and surgical dentistry. Details of treatments, location and prices.
- Kensington Physiotherapy - Private practice having two MCSP-qualified physiotherapists, specialising in treatment of muscular and joint problems. Providing FAQ, contact details and directions to their premises near Holland Park.
- Kensington Psychotherapy and Healing Practice - Details of services, approach and therapies.
- The Lister Hospital - Overlooking the River Thames in the heart of Chelsea, providing many specialty services ranging from assisted conception and breast care to oncology and radiology.
- The London Healing Centre - Offering holistic and complementary therapies such as reiki, reflexology and energy balancing. Services offered and contact details.
- Marcus Gottlieb - Psychotherapy and counselling practice offering treatment for stress, anxiety and depression. Details of services and workshops plus contact.
- Notting Hill Counselling - Counsellor. Includes qualifications, training and supervision and about.
- Oracare Dental - Family run dental practice. Details of treatments, surgery and testimonials.
- Queens Gate Dental Practice - Includes details of the team, cosmetic and orthodontic treatments and surgery.
- Relax and Release - Offers massage and private yoga sessions.
- Scarsdale Aesthetic and Dental Implant Clinic - Cosmetic dental practice in Kensington. Location map, staff, opening hours, price list, portfolio of recent work.
- Scarsdale Medical Centre - Doctor's practice, includes clinics, staff, opening times and medical advice.
- Serenity Rooms - Complementary therapies, bodyworkers psychotherapy and counselling in a peaceful environment. Details of services offered, also has rooms to let.
- Sherwood Clinic - Offer non-surgical facial rejuvenation . Includes explanations of treatment and prices.
- Smile Dent - Dental treatment services available in Hungary. Contains services available and London contact.
Recreation and Sports
Society and Culture
- Beaufort Mansions Residents Association - Supporting local shops and businesses in Chelsea. Includes history, contact and forum.
- 23 Group, Mddx & N W London Army Cadet Force - Information on how to join the Army's youth organisation as well as units in the Royal Borough.
- Kensington and Chelsea Liberal Democrats - News, campaigns and a photo gallery from the Lib Dems of Kensington and Chelsea.
- Mayfair Times - Magazine distributed to homes, apartments, shops and offices in Mayfair and St James's. Includes online directory listings and back issues download.
- The Phillimore Kensington Estate - History, FAQs, photo gallery and management information.
- The Regeneration Trust - Registered charity working in World's End, committed to the transformation of inner city areas. About, activities, partnerships, how to give.
- South Kensington guide - A guide to restaurants, shops, museums, businesses, news and what's on in the area.
- Westway Development Trust - 23 acres of land under the Westway in Kensington and Chelsea held in trust and developed for community benefit
Travel and Tourism
Restaurants and Bars
- Allen House - Serviced apartments close to High Street Kensington. Tariff, layout plan, photos, online reservation form.
- The Apartments - 39 one and two bedroom serviced apartments located in Victorian buildings,central London.
- Ashburn Garden - Serviced apartments located in the borough. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Astons Apartments - Serviced apartments in a preserved Victorian townhouses. Located in a quiet residential street.
- Beaufort House - 1-3 bed serviced apartments for short term lets. Includes tariff, location and virtual tour.
- Clearlake Hotel - Self catering apartments located near London's Hyde Park. Profile, facilities and services
- Collingham Apartments - One-bedroom suites, and two or three-bedroom apartments, all with kitchens and some with private terraces. Includes details on location, views, photographs, rates and conditions.
- Eleven Cadogan Gardens Hotel - A townhouse hotel in Chelsea. Includes location, menu, rooms and concierge.
- Emperors Gate - Kensington accommodation with reviews, full services, and 2 night minimum stay.
- Fraser Place Chelsea - Features 29 galleried apartments designed and fitted with furnishings with one, two and three bedroom apartments.
- Fraser Suites Kensington - Self-catering flats with one, two or three bedrooms. Facilities and service, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- John Howard Hotel - Offers a choice of 40 bedrooms and 12 self-contained apartments.
- Kensington Court - Serviced studios and apartments located within a Victorian townhouse in a garden square. Facilities, tariff, location map, photos.
- Kensington Park Apartments - Photos and details of serviced apartments, with prices, reservation form, and map showing location.
- Nell Gwynn House - Offers serviced apartments in Knightsbridge.
- Nell Gwynn House Apartments - Serviced apartments in Sloane Avenue. Tariff, photos, local information. Downloadable booking form.
- O'Callaghans - Hostel in Earls Court, offers budget accommodation to students and backpackers, ages 18 to 30.
- Sloane Apartments - Serviced apartments near Sloane Square, Chelsea. Details of apartments and services, local attractions and online booking form.
- Sloane Gardens Club - Ten serviced flats for short term rentals. Includes details of facilities, pricing and location.
- Twenty Nevern Square - Hotel overlooking the eponymous square. Pictures of the rooms, booking facilities, and information about CafĂ© Twenty.
Bed and Breakfast
Bed and Breakfast
- Alison House Hotel - Popular budget bed and breakfast in the heart of central London. Close to Victoria Station and sights such as Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.
- Blue Bells Hotel - Includes a description, location, rooms, rates, reservations and contact details.
- Guesthouse West - 20 bedroomed hotel offering bed and breakfast. Details of services, offers and enquiry form.
- Lime Tree Hotel - Bed and breakfast in the heart of Belgravia. Photographs, tariffs, enquiry form and links to local attractions.
- Merlyn Court Hotel - A small family-run bed and breakfast hotel. Includes details of facilities offered and tariff.
- Tria Hotel - Located in Westbourne Park. Photo gallery, local attractions and online booking.
- The Vicarage Hotel - A small bed and breakfast. Witty dialogue, photos and links galore.
- Abbey House Hotel - Includes information, rooms, facilities, tariffs, photographs and contact details. Located near Kensington Palace and High St Underground station.
- The Abcone Hotel - Details of facilities, location, offers and online reservations.
- Ambassadors Hotel - Located in Earls Court. Includes descriptions and photographs of rooms and facilities with room rates. Online reservation facility.
- Amsterdam Hotel - Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Baglioni Hotel - An hotel overlooking Kensington Gardens. Offers beauty centre, Italian restaurant and meeting rooms.
- Base2stay - A serviced studio apartment hotel. Rooms include air conditioning, high speed broadband and flat screen tv. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- The Beaufort Hotel - Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts. Located in Knightsbridge.
- Best Western Burns Hotel - Includes descriptions of the various room types and amenities with room rates and location map. Online reservation facility and enquiry form. Located in Earls Court area.
- Brompton Hotel - Located in South Kensington. Accommodation and facilities described with prices and reservation facility/contact details.
- Cadogan Hotel - Details of the facilities. Pricing and contact information.
- City Continental Kensington - Located in Earls Court, Kensington. Photo gallery, room details and tariffs. Online reservation facility.
- Claverley Hotel on Beaufort Gardens - Located in Knightsbridge. Bedroom photo gallery, detailed breakfast menu and room rates. Online reservation facility.
- Cranley Gardens Hotel - 3 star hotel. Includes hotel and conference facilities, rates and local and London attractions.
- The Cranley Hotel - Located in South Kensington. Photos and descriptions of room types, room rates and services and facilities described. Picture gallery and location map.
- Cromwell Crown Hotel - Budget hotel situated on Cromwell Road with full details on lodging.
- The Draycott Hotel - Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Durley House - Small hotel in Sloane Street. On-line reservations available.
- Eden Plaza Hotel - Two star hotel. Includes details about facilities and online booking.
- Enterprise Hotel - Hotel accommodation near Earls Court. Includes tariffs, facilities and location map.
- Fifty-Four Boutique Hotel - Located in South Kensington. Rooms and facilities described with photo gallery. Enquiry form and contact details.
- The Gainsborough Hotel - Located in South Kensington. Descriptions of rooms and facilities including conference rooms. Location map and online reservations.
- Garden View Hotel - Located in Earls Court. Includes accommodation and facilities descriptions with photographs, booking, prices, directions and special offers.
- Grosvenor Kensington Hotel - Located in Harrington Road, SW7, offers family and executive bedrooms, health and leisure area, conference facilities and breakfast only restaurant. Online reservations, vacancies, special offers.
- Henley House Hotel - A boutique style hotel in Earls Court. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Hogarth Hotel Kensington - Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Holiday Inn Kensington Forum - Located in Kensington near Gloucester Road Underground. Details of rooms and services including wedding and business/meetings. Online reservation facility.
- Hotel Oliver - Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel - Five star hotel in Knightsbridge. Details of rooms, facilities, location and leisure/health services. Online reservation facility.
- Kensington Close Hotel - Located on High Street Kensington. Describes accommodation and facilities including spa with photo gallery, location map and online reservations.
- Kensington Court Hotel - Budget hotel. Details of facilities, rooms and online booking.
- Kensington International Hotel - Located in Earls Court. Rooms and facilities described with room rates and location details. Contact details and enquiry form.
- The Lennox Hotel - Profile and facilities with testimonials and online booking.
- London Outpost - Located near Sloane Square and Knightsbridge. Descriptions and photographs of rooms together with room rates, services offered and contact details.
- London Town Hotel - Budget hotel in Earls Court, Kensington. Room details, tariffs and location details. Enquiry/reservation form.
- Lord Jim Hotel - Non-smoking hotel near Earls Court. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Marriott Hotel Kensington - Located in Earls Court. Photo tour, details of rooms, restauaranrs, bars and services. Location map. Online reservation facility.
- The Milestone Hotel & Apartments - Five star hotel and apartments. Includes information about the facilities, prices and online reservations.
- Millennium Bailey's Hotel - Located by Gloucester Road. Includes description of facilities and rooms, with online availability and booking.
- Montana Hotel - Details of rooms, facilities, virtual tour and location.
- Notting Hill Hotel - Photographic description of rooms, prices and contact details of hotel.
- Park International Hotel - Located near Earls Court and Gloucester Road. Descriptions and photos of rooms and facilities with location map and online reservation facility.
- Parkes Hotel - Located in Knightsbridge. Rooms and facilities described with photo gallery and location details. Online reservation facility and contact details.
- The Rockwell - Forty suites and rooms, some with private patios. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and restaurant menu.
- Royal Garden Hotel - An hotel overlooking Kensington and Hyde Park. Facilities, dining, location and online booking.
- Rydges Kensington Plaza Hotel - Located at Gloucester Road. Description of rooms, restaurants, bars and facilities with image gallery. Room rates and reservation facility
- San Domenico House - Located in Chelsea. Rooms and facilities described with photo gallery. Room rates stated with online reservation facility.
- Sloane Square Hotel - Three star hotel. Includes details and photos of rooms and facilities.
- Sydney House Chelsea - Detailed description of room types, food and bar. Neighbourhood information and reservation facility.
- The Westbury Hotel - Rooms for one to five persons. Includes image gallery, facilities offered and online reservation service.
- Wyndham Londonâ€“Chelsea Harbour - Five-star all-suite hotel in Chelsea Harbour, formerly known as Conrad London. Features meeting rooms, restaurant, bar and a terrace.