Knightsbridge has become synonymous with luxury shopping and high-end homes – both Harvey Nichols and Harrods call this smart stretch of road home. Amidst the department stores and luxury apartments are some of the best meals you’ll find in Britain. The headliner is Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the newest creation of the eponymous, famously eccentric chef (be prepared for chicken liver parfait disguised as an orange).
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Strictly speaking on Brompton Road, but this grande dame of department stores embodies the Knightsbridge spirit.
Hyde Park Barracks
The 33-storey, love-it or loathe-it concrete monolith by architect Basil Spence, keeping the Household Cavalry close enough to Buckingham Palace to reach their Queen quickly if she needs them.
Heston Blumenthal's Dinner offers medieval Meat Fruits and Salamagundy from the 1720s (which is approximately the year when you needed to have made your reservation).