The elegant, Frenchie area of South-West London

South Kensington


This swanky South-West area attracts French and international expats, as well as tourists flocking to the fabulous museums.

Key features

  • Elegant
  • Touristic
  • Museums
  • Shops

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If you are looking a flavour of the London luxury world, look no further.

South Kensington boasts magnificent properties, upmarket shops and cafes, and one of the most affluent part of the London population living here.

An eclectic dining scene offers chic Japanese and European restaurants, plus unfussy chain eats.

It is also home to cultural heavyweights like the Victoria and Albert Museum, showing art, sculpture, and design from ancient to contemporary times. Collections at the Natural History Museum include fossils and gemstones, while the Science Museum has a kid-focused interactive gallery and an IMAX cinema.

The French Lycee will make sure that you will hear French accents across the area, as well as dozens of languages, as tourists flock to the world-famous museums.

Transport-wise, South Kensington station boasts three underground lines, the Distric, Circile and Piccadilly, making it a well connected area to the rest of London.

What you will find in South Kensington:

  • Walking distance to Hyde Park
  • A nice and swanky living area
  • Loads of private gardens
  • The Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum are located in the area
  • A lot of shops and bookshops
  • Beautiful residential and peaceful streets with trees