South Kensington

Works of art from the Collection of Hubert de Givenchy were displayed in Paris in 2012

DEFINING BRITISH ART: 250 YEARS OF CHRISTIE’S

In 1766, James Christie opened his own sales rooms at 83-84 Pall Mall Street. This summer, Christie’s celebrates 250 years as one of the world’s leading auction houses with Defining British Art, a very special loan exhibition

The Renaissance of Venus, 1877 by Walter Crane, Tate (c) Tate, London 2015

RELEASE YOUR INNER BOTTICELLI WITH VENUS REBORN

The Kensington hotel and the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Botticelli Reimagined have teamed up to bring you Venus Reborn, a bespoke afternoon that starts with a visit to the exhibition, followed by a life drawing class at the Doyle Collection’s hotel

INSIDE SOUTH KENSINGTON’S BELOVED THE HOUR GLASS

One of South Kensington’s most beloved pubs, The Hour Glass, has had a makeover. Owners David Turcan and Luke Mackay, who are also behind Brompton Food Market, give us the low down on what it takes to get a much-loved pub back up and running

Redemption has an excellent selection of mocktails

WEST LONDON’S BEST NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS

Dry January ahead? Embrace the mocktail! Here are 5 of the best non-alcoholic cocktails for the teetotal west Londoner

Wright Brothers

RESTAURANT REVIEW: WRIGHT BROTHERS

Wright Brothers have finally launched their South Kensington restaurant, but are the oysters as fresh in out west? You might not have heard of Ben Wright and Robin Hancock, but chances are, if you eat oysters, you’ve probably had at least one sourced from their Cornish farms. They’ve combined being both producers and restaurateurs and now, they’ve […]

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5 ARTISTS TO LOOK OUT FOR AT MULTIPLIED 2015

Christie’s South Kensington will showcase the best in contemporary art editions at Multiplied art fair in October. Murray Macaulay, the director of Multiplied and a senior prints specialist at Christie’s, shares his top five artists exhibiting this year Multiplied is an art fair with a difference – it focuses on editions. The word edition is a catchall phrase for […]

WHY WE NEED SICILIAN FOOD IN LONDON

As Iddu arrives in Kensington, Sudi Pigott explores the pleasures of Sicilian food and why we need to see more of it in the capital Sicilian food deserves to be better recognised in London and I anticipate it happening soon – we’re happily in the vanguard,’ laughs Luca del Bono, looking suave and dispensing granita behind […]

Ognisko

RESTAURANT REVIEW: OGNISKO

With the rich choice of world cuisines available in London, can Polish cuisine measure up and make itself heard? With the launch of Ognisko, Alexander Larman thinks it’s in with a fighting chance Polish cuisine has, it’s fair to say, largely been overlooked in London. It isn’t hard to see why. In a city where exciting and fresh cuisines are […]

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DON’T MISS MULTIPLIED

Head to Christie’s South Kensington this autumn to discover the best in contemporary art editions Now in its sixth year, MULTIPLIED showcases the very best of art editions. Taking place during Frieze Week, between October 16-18 the fair will feature a wide selection of prints, photography, digital art and multiples. Work from celebrated artists such […]

Wright Brothers

WRIGHT BROTHERS COMES TO SOUTH KENSINGTON

Food critics’ favourite, Wright Brothers is about to open its fourth London seafood restaurant in South Kensington, we meet its oyster-obsessed founders, Ben Wright and Robin Hancock The Wright Brothers – also known as brothers-in-law Ben Wright and Robin Hancock – will soon be opening their latest restaurant in South Kensington on the site of La Bouchée, the establishment previously known for […]

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