Between the affluent district of South Kensington and the opulent area of Belgravia, lies the small district of Knightsbridge. Knightsbridge is one of the most sought-after areas in the whole of London and oozes elegance and sophistication. Many people only associate the area with one thing, Harrods, but there is so much more to see and do in this lavish neighbourhood. Therefore, we present to you our, Knightsbridge Area Guide.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Located in the far west corner of Knightsbridge, you will find the world’s leading museum of art and design, the brilliant Victoria and Albert Museum. The V&A, as if is often referred to, can we found on Cromwell Road and is situated in a stunning historical building and is open daily. The V&A is one of the most popular attractions in Knightsbridge and draws over one million visitors in every year.
Bordering the north side of Knightsbridge is the famous Hyde Park, one of London’s most iconic royal parks. Hyde Park has so much to offer, from boating on the Serpentine, tennis and horse riding to visiting one of the many bars and cafes. Hyde Park is also a great place to head if you are looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, with many relaxing areas including The Rose Garden and Diana Memorial Fountain. Hyde Park is definitely one of the best things to do in Knightsbridge.
Harrods is one of London’s most beloved department stores, and one of the city’s most iconic attractions. Harrods is a must, on your things to do in Knightsbridge list. This widely-known store opened back in 1834 as a wholesale grocery and has since become one of the most luxurious shopping destinations in the whole of London. Harrods has over 330 departments and sells a wide range of products and oozes luxury from every angle, making it one of the most quintessential British experiences.
Another area popular for shopping in Knightsbridge is Sloan Street, running from Knightsbridge down to Sloane Square, this street has everything from luxurious high-street retailers to lavish boutiques. With many high-end brands lining the streets this is a great destination for a bit of retail therapy. Sloane Street is also surrounded by manicured parks that are the perfect place to relax after a long day of shopping in Knightsbridge.
Hidden in between the lanes of Knightsbridge is Osteria Romana, a luxurious restaurant inspired by the brilliant taste of Italy. All the food served in this charming restaurant is either locally produced or comes straight from the markets of Rome. Osteria Romana guarantees guests an authentic experience with simple but humble food on offer.
Located right in the heart of Knightsbridge is the brilliantly fashionable Zuma London, a stylish Japanese restaurant. Zuma is one of the best restaurants in Knightsbridge that offers a sophisticated dining experience. Serving food that is flavoursome and represents authentic Japanese traditions with a modern twist, it is a must-visit.
Buddha Bar London
Buddha Bar London is not just one of the most lavish bars in Knightsbridge but the whole of London, maybe even globally. This fashionable venue is known for its selection of amazing cocktails that embody the bar’s style and elegance. The Knightsbridge Blue is a common choice on the menu, this award-winning cocktail represents all the delights that Knightsbridge holds. Buddha Bar hosts a range of popular artists and performers and every Thursday night there is a selection of live music to be enjoyed.
This chic, stylish bar is named after the most charming neighbourhood in New York City and brings all the New York energy to the centre of Knightsbridge. This bar offers a variety of live music to DJ sets and is the ideal venue for early evening cocktails or an after hour hangout spot.
27 Cheval Place Apartment
This beautiful apartment is stylishly furnished and immaculately designed and is just a minute’s walk away from the lavish department store, Harrods. Guests can, therefore, have a full day shopping and not have to worry about carrying around all those bags. This apartment is in the heart of all the action and guests can easily head out and eat at one of the many restaurants in Knightsbridge but with a fully equipped kitchen, the apartment features everything guest would need to prepare a meal in the apartment. Click here for booking information.
The Capital Hotel Knightsbridge
This high-end serviced apartment is beautifully furnished with stunning antique furnishings and original paintings throughout. Guests at The Capital Hotel Knightsbridge are provided with privacy, space, flexibility and space for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. These apartments are perfectly placed just a short distance from the heart of Knightsbridge. Click here more booking information and details.