When most people think of Knightsbridge one thing comes to mind...shopping! Well this beautiful leafy little suburb has a few surprises up its sleeve.
With two of the worlds most famous department stores duelling for your attention you will certainly be spoilt for choice. The renowned Harrods with its 300 departments, food halls and eateries including the famous Harrods Godiva Cafe, is a must for every hardcore shopper. Its stunning window displays are set up to amaze and lure you in! Make some time for the equally alluring Harvey Nicholas department store. With 5 floors bursting with fashion, beauty, boutiques and food halls you are guaranteed not to be disappointed.
If designer brands and boutique shopping sound more your thing Sloane Square is the place for you. Christian Dior, Gucci, Prada and Jimmy Choo to name a few sit side by side with the chic bars and restaurants that Knightsbridge has to offer. You can sample Pan-Asian delicacies at Buddha Bar or dine out at Michelin Star restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. There is a world of flavours and experiences to be had in this vibrant district.
The Victorian and Georgian Houses and historic sights are a far cry from the hustle and bustle of the retail quarter. This surprisingly leafy suburb is steeped in diplomatic history and architecture, housing many of the world Embassy buildings and home to the Hyde Park Barracks of the Household Cavalry.
With Kensington to the west and with Hyde Park and Chelsea to the south, you really can loose yourself in Central London and with major transport links on your door step you have complete access to the entire city.
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