An affluent area in southwest London, Chelsea is associated with flowers, football and reality TV. This highly fashionable district is not more than a few minutes’ walk from a popular restaurant, little boutique, or an antique shop with hotels near Sloane Square. Chelsea is a fabulous riverside neighbourhood with two long high streets, namely the King’s Road and the Fulham Road run parallel to the river Thames.
Here are different ways to make most out of this stylish and cool district in London:
Hunt for antiques
In Chelsea market, shopping is not restricted to clothes; you can hunt for high-end antique shops and auction houses. Visit Lots Road to find all things authentic, eclectic and magnificent. Smaller boutiques like Bourbon-Hanby Arcade and The Furniture Cave, which is 30,000 square feet antique shop will help you find some really interesting assortment of both contemporary and antique artefacts.
Explore the shopping scene of Chelsea
What else can be more exciting than shopping in the most fashionable and affluent district of London. Chelsea boasts of many popular streets, which are home to high-end branded stores and boutiques. Shop on the King’s Road where you’ll find an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, designer shops and high-street staples. Duke of York Square is another gem is home to one of Europe’s largest Zara stores and for jewellery and designer clothing head to Sloane Street, which is home to Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and more.
Dine in style
Chelsea is known for fashion and best restaurants including three-Michelin starred eponymous Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant, which is situated on Royal Hospital Road. If you are hungry to try some new dishes and cuisines, explores the range of great restaurants. Popular restaurants in this area also include names like The Artisan Bistro, The Ivy Chelsea Garden, and Maze Grill Park Walk. The restaurant that can feed you throughout the day is VQ which serves food 24 hours a day.
Stay in a serviced apartment
In London there is no shortage of luxury and affordable accommodation options in Chelsea is home to some of the most beautiful townhouses, apartments and high-rise hotels. If you want to taste the local flavour of London and would like to live a local, it is a good idea to stay in a serviced apartment in London. These apartments are not only affordable but well-furnished and equipped with all latest amenities to your stay comfortable one.
See inspiring art and hear great music
Being called as the artistic hub, you can enjoy great works in the fields of art and music in Chelsea neighbourhood. On the Tite Street there is a studio by John Singer Sargent, which introduces you to the realism, genre painting, fine arts and more. To see amazing art for free visit Saatchi Gallery, this is located just off Sloane Square. If you like classical, jazz, folk and world music concerts visit Cadogan Hall. It is also home to Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Visit the home of Champions- Stamford Bridge
Chelsea Football club, the world-famous champions play their home games at Stamford Bridge and the stadium is open for tours. Visiting this stadium you can see the changing rooms, the pitch and the trophy cabinet.