Discover the best spots to eat, shop, learn and play in this desirable stretch of Chelsea
OUT AND ABOUT
With state-of-the-art facilities, family members’ club Purple Dragon is able to offer music, dance, art, imaginative play, sport and even cooking for little ones. Check out the on-site restaurant, too.
Club Petit Pierrot
Enjoy fun french lessons from as young as a eight months old. The club takes place at The Hut, Alpha Place, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and at St Luke’s Church Hall every Saturday.
This recently opened venue on New King’s Road is a boutique, café and workshop space rolled into one, which has been created for kids,
but made for parents.
Play & Learn classes
From baby sensory to music, games and storytelling, Gymboree’s play-based classes for infants encourage learning and development, with classes taking place just five minutes from South Kensington tube station.
If you need to dedicate some time to looking after yourself, Triyoga offers a selection of workshops and treatments for pre- and postnatal mamas.
GRAB A BITE
The Ivy Chelsea Garden
Offering a delicious array of British classics, we love the extensive terrace and garden. theivychelseagarden.com
If the sun is shining, grab a bite here. Have a wander around the Food Store, too.
The Pie Man
Grab yourself a scrumptious salad, but balance it out with one of its famous sausages!
16 Cale Street
WHERE TO SHOP
There’s a reason Amaia has such a devoted clientele –the adorable boutique features a selection of classic and elegant designs.
14 Cale Street
With four stores across London, you’ll find a great selection of clothing from top brands such as Petit Bateau, Kissy Kissy and Mini A Ture, alongside shoes, toys and gifts.
227 King’s Road
From the sleekest changing tables to the quirkiest cuddly toys, Bobo Kids is full of style inspiration. It also offers a fabulous interior design service.
29 Elystan Street
NURSERIES AND SCHOOLS
The Hampshire School – 020 7352 7077, thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk
Sinclair House Montessori – 020 7736 9182, sinclairhouseschool.co.uk
Garden house school – 020 7730 1652, gardenhouseschool.co.uk
Bright Horizons Chelsea Day Nursery & Pre-school – 020 3780 3020, brighthorizons.co.uk