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Ten Reasons To Visit Duke Of York Square Chelsea

I enjoy visiting the Duke Of York Square, Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3. It’s a pedestrianised shopping centre close to Sloane Square Station. There’s plenty to do, including seeing contemporary art at the Saatchi Gallery and shopping at the luxury grocers Partridges, fashion boutiques and beauty stores. If you’re hungry, you can enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner at one of the eateries, including Polpo, Vardo and The Black Penny. I’ve selected my favourite ten reasons to visit the Duke of York Square, but you’ll find plenty more things to do.

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Ten Reasons To Visit Duke Of York Square List:

1. Saatchi Art Gallery
2. Partridges Grocers and Market
3. Polpo Restaurant
4. The Black Penny Eatery
5. Vardo Restaurant
6. Soho Home Interiors Store
7. Zara Fashion and Homeware Store
8. Free People Fashion Boutique
9. Allsaints Fashion Shop
10. Aesop Beauty Store

My Favourite Ten Reasons To Visit Duke Of York Square

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1. See contemporary art exhibitions at the world-famous Saatchi Gallery. You’ll find it housed in the Duke of York HQ, a historic listed building completed in 1801 with a history of military use.

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2. Buy premium food from Partridges, a family-run business. Granted a Royal Warrant by H.M. The Queen in 1994, Partridges encompasses a grocery store, wine bar and café. They host a food market every Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm in the Duke of York Square.

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3. Share Venetian-style sharing plates at Polpo. Taste the array of Venetian Snacks, Pasta and Pizza created from the best Italian and British ingredients.

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4. Tuck into a delicious breakfast at The Black Penny. Whether you want a Breakfast Classic, one of their Hash dishes or something sweet like French Toast, the choice is extensive at this casual eatery.

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5. Enjoy a leisurely well-travelled lunch at Vardo. The people behind Caravan (coffee and eateries) bring you Vardo featuring food with global flavours and influences. Expect Oysters with Jalapeno, Cauliflower Fritters with Coconut and Turmeric, or Miso Aubergines.

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6. Admire luxury furniture and home accessories at Soho Home. If you’re a fan of the Soho House boutique hotels, you’ll want to shop the look at this Studio, where you can receive expert advice. Soak up the atmosphere by ordering a latte at the coffee shop while you’re there.

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7. Explore the large Zara store for clothing and homeware. If you’re a fan of this Spanish brand, you’ll want to check out the latest apparel and home accessories. I always pop into this Zara when I’m in the area.

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8. Get your bohemian fashion fix at Free People. You’ll find plenty of Cargo Pants, Maxi Skirts, Slip Dresses and Halter Tops at this boho boutique.

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9. Release your inner rock ‘n roll spirit at All Saints. This British retailer is known for their vintage and distressed style clothing, where you’ll find everything from Biker Jackets to Metallic Leather Cowboy Boots and Studded Sandals.

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10. Treat yourself to beauty products at Aesop. Combining plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients, this brand ensures that its skincare, bodycare and haircare products deliver the best results.

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Helpful Information About Duke Of York Square

For more information, visit the Duke of York Square website. The address is Kings Road 80 King’s Road, London SW3 4LY, about five minutes from Sloane Square Station. If there is a particular store or restaurant you want to visit, check their website for exact opening times. General opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am until 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am until 8 pm and Sunday from 11.30 am until 6 pm.

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While you are in the area, you may find these articles of interest:

Chelsea Area Guide

Chelsea One Day Itinerary

Ten Things To Do in Chelsea

Ten Reasons To Visit Kings Road

Ten Reasons To Visit Pavilion Road

Bluebird Café Kings Road Review

The Chelsea Gardener Review

Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. Please check that the places I referenced in this article are still in business before you visit to avoid disappointment.