Home to the rich and famous Holland Park is one of West London’s most affluent neighbourhoods with a brilliant mix of boutiques, restaurants and green spaces. We’ve picked out a few of our favourite spots.
SUMMERILL AND BISHOP
One of Clarendon Cross’s hidden jems, Summerill and Bishop was founded back in the 90’s by two friends whose shared passion for entertaining and taste for the vibrant and exotic has lead to a homewares brand that is the go to place for anyone wanting to express themselves over dinner. The eclectic mix of linens and tableware as colourful as it is irresistible.
SUPERMARKET OF DREAMS
Supermarket of Dreams is the brainchild of Chris D’Sylva who earned his stripes working in the food and restaurant business for many years. This one-stop-shop, which also supplies some of London’s best restaurants, sells the finest quality foods specialising in amazing sushi, with it’s own inhouse team preparing insanely delicious take out.
KYOTO GARDEN - HOLLAND PARK
For a moment of calm head to Holland Parks Kyoto Garden, this tranquil Japanese garden is centred around a serene pond and cascading waterfall, which is filled with beautiful Koy Carp. Sit amongst its Japanese maple trees and watch the iridescent peacocks roam.
BUNS FROM HOME
This tiny bakery serves Allpress coffee and makes mouth-watering cinnamon buns so delicious, sometimes one is just not enough!
This London bookstore specialises in travel with elegant and traditional interiors reminiscent of a time gone by, it has expert and knowledgeable staff that are always very happy to help.
Serving modern British cuisine since 1969, Julie’s restaurant is a real neighbourhood classic. Situated in Clarendon Cross it serves delicious food and amazing cocktails not to be missed!
THE DESIGN MUSEUM
This award winning and world leading museum is dedicated to all things in contemporary design. It moved to its new home in Kensington thanks to the generosity of it’s founder Terence Conran. Exhibits include innovative examples of fashion, architecture, graphics and objects from around the world.
You can’t help but love The Cross, this quintessential independent boutique, with it’s colourful and charming interiors is a real cornucopia of beautiful and happy women’s clothes, accessories and lifestyle.
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