Champion1 Wellington Terrace
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Built in 1838 and opposite the security-protected road on the northern side of Kensington Gardens, this is the nearest pub to Kensington Palace. In warm weather the front windows are often opened onto the bar room with its mixture dining tables and chairs, and the pub has a light and airy feel. There is reasonable space for vertical drinkers. A plush basement area leads on to a sunken beer garden, with patio heaters lit in cold weather. Three ale handpumps but often now only one ale available, likely to be London Pride. Note that this venue has a good food reputation and is a popular pub, particularly on Friday evenings and at weekends, and it may be advisable to book a table in advance.