Chelsea is in Western London and is a more luxurious and affluent area of the city. There are plenty of Things To Do In Chelsea. Famous for the Chelsea Football Club which is one of the most valuable football clubs in the world. You have probably also heard of the hit TV show Made In Chelsea. While you’re in the area, you will notice a fantastic shopping, a stunning club scene. There is some gorgeous architecture to behold The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Chelsea Stadium, Michelin House and lots more. If you are visiting then there are definitely some place that you have to go before you leave.
The Saatchi Gallery is a gallery for contemporary art opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985. He wanted to exhibit his collection the the public. The National Army Museum is situated adjacent to the Royal Hospital. It is the British Army’s central museum and has some astonishing exhibits. Since 1983 the Chelsea Physic Garden has been open to the public. It was established as the Apothecaries’ Garden all the way back in 1673 and was used to grow the plants used to make medicines. This garden is among the oldest botanical gardens in Britain and is a pleasure to stroll through.
While you’re here, it would make for the perfect opportunity to get a Scarlet Tour. Learn about the facinating history of the Royal Hospital Chelsea with a resident Chelsea Pensioner. They will take you on a guided walking tour showing you some incredible architecture while educating you. If you are a fan of football then you can’t really leave without visiting the home of champions, Chelsea FC. They play their home games at Stamford Bridge and you will see the clubs colours throughout the area. There’s even the possibility of getting a tour around the stadium.
With Chelsea being near the centre of London you have easy access to the majority of shopping hot spots in the city. But Chelsea is home to a busy high street and the King’s Walk Shopping Mall. This makes for an ideal place for some serious retail therapy. Designer stores and high end boutiques are in the plenty. The boutiques along the King’s Road are as manicured as the residents here. In Sloane street you might want to bring your credit card. It’s home to the Cartier, Tiffany & Co, Prada, Hermes store and lots more. Duke Of York Square is home to one of Europe’s largest Zara stores. You’ll find children’s clothing stores and a whole host of different fashion trends and styles. We’re confident that you’ll have a good time if you love shopping as much as we do.
If you’re in the market for a new suit or some going out clothes then you will be spoiled for choice here. You are guaranteed to find some of the best quality and high class shops in Chelsea. Check out our Shops category here on Things To Do In Chelsea to see what we have to offer you.
Just like most areas in this modern world, we have the option to eat a variety of cuisines and even get the delivered to your front door at the touch of a button. But if takeaway isn’t on your mind and you are looking to get dressed up and head out for some fine dining then you are in the right place. The King’s Road and it’s side streets are littered with top class eateries and restaurants.
Of course we have to mention this London landmark, Bluebird. Bluebird is a gleaming Art Deco icon situated on King’s Road. On the ground floor you will find a chilled out cafe and courtyard. Then on the first floor you will find a more refined restaurant and bar.
In the middle of York Square you will find VARDO. A Cyclindrical, three story stone and glass pavilion. You can expect a cool, easy going take on all day dining here. There’s also No. Fifty Cheyne which feels like a private country house when you step inside. Glass chandeliers and high ceilings somehow don’t stop the cosy feel. But there is still so much more dining experiences to be had here. Go check out our Eating Out category here on Things To Do In Chelsea.
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