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Decent shopping area

Maybe not as manic as Oxford Street or as posh as Sloane Square but a decent range of shops and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
barcaranger
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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
via mobile
Less crowded shopping area

If you wish to enjoy comfortable shopping with less crowds High Street Kensington is a good choice... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
h1098180
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Hong Kong, China
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“lots of shops”(7 reviews)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I like this street, starting from the high street kensington tube station, it's a nice & very chic station ... there is no plenty of shops there, but they are quiet to do your shopping in better way... after your shopping experience there go to...More

5  Thank Manoul
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I visited Kensington High Street many years ago and remembered it as a great shopping street. My recent visit was a disappointment. It was not particularly charming and the stores are the same you will find in any shopping area or mall. The TopShop was...More

3  Thank glamourprincess
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All reviews holland park lots of shops tube station marks and spencer great place to shop tk maxx great shopping street charity shops chain shops leighton house department store the royal albert hall hop on hop waterstones stroll retailers westfield
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Maybe not as manic as Oxford Street or as posh as Sloane Square but a decent range of shops and food places it’s now got Tk Maxx and Whole foods the former welcome the later not really required as London has excellent supermarkets serving organic...More

Thank barcaranger
Reviewed 5 days ago

Near the palace, this high street has all the big brands around, from TK Maxx, to M&S, to loads of food joints. Now that Dishoom is there too, along with Whole Foods, we love going there to have a fun day out in London. The...More

Thank Romini1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High Street Kensington is not Oxford Street but it is close enough by bus, or walk to Westfield White City, or bus it to Portobello Road. The shops on the High Street includes Marks and Spencer, TK Maxx, Wholefoods, Argos, Boots, Urban Outfitters, H&M, Gap,...More

1  Thank Anita O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a more quiet shopping area in london. it used to be famous but now it has lost its glory. nice to shop as it is not so hetic like oxfor st.

1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you wish to enjoy comfortable shopping with less crowds High Street Kensington is a good choice. Compared to Oxford Street, this is a better place if you wish to have leisure shopping and better service. I bought nice homewares from Zara Home, Muji and...More

1  Thank h1098180
Reviewed 14 September 2018

When in London, I invariably stay near or travel to Kensington High Street - notably the stretch of the High Street between Kensington Gardens and the Design Museum. I lived in South Kensington for a number of years and Kensington High Street quickly became my...More

5  Thank cdm6345
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This street is somewhat of a "has been", as nowadays it's past its glory days. There are numerous shops and restaurants along the street, but definitely no "WOW" effect.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Once one of the most fashionable of shopping streets has lost out to the great maw of Westfield...Other than M&S no serious department store but lots of smaller, and somewhat inferior shops. Travel agent heaven plus a good Uniqlo, Wilko and TKMaxx

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

One of the biggest and busiest shopping streets in West London, interesting to wander along and see the upmarket shops. Quite varied architecture, and well served by public transport.

Thank MLambertGeo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Kensington high street was located quite close to the hotel where we were staying and we went for a walk almost every evening during our stay, the area has loads of options for shopping, pubs, restaurants, eateries etc. The area was quite well maintained and...More

1  Thank HarryHSR
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With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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