Your Guide to London’s Art Fairs

Frieze, The Other Art Fair, Affordable Art Fair… October happens to be a busy month in London for art lovers. Whether you’re planning to pick up some new wall decorations, collectibles or just simply want to browse, we’ve got you covered as to what you shouldn’t miss and where to go during this month. 

What to See

Frieze London

One of our favorite London art fairs of the year, Frieze London & Frieze Masters features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. In case you didn’t know, Frieze Art Fair is known as the “world’s wildest art fair” so you can be sure that there will be plenty of after parties to attend during this week.

Frieze London / Regent’s Park (northeast corner) London NW1 4HA / 4–7 October 2018

The Other Art Fair

Presenting 140 handpicked artists over four days, this special 30th edition of The Other Art Fair features a second site at The College, Old Central St Martins building just across the road – 1 Fair.  Come meet and buy art directly from the very best emerging artists in the UK.

The Other Art Fair / Victoria House Southampton Row London WC1A 2QP / 4-7 October 2018

Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair is back again, featuring 1000s of original, contemporary artworks from an array of UK and international galleries, all priced between £100 and £6,000.  For the art world, this is indeed affordable, so get ready to bring your home to life.

Affordable Art FairBattersea Evolution Queenstown Road, London SW8 4NW / 18-21 October 2018

Where to Stay

If you haven’t booked a place to stay yet for this week, we have got you covered.  Here are some of our favorite Prestigious London properties that will make you feel like a Londoner, without sacrificing the hotel concierge experience.

Foster’s Albion Riverside

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Enjoy all the amenities of a luxury condo at our 3BR flat, located just opposite of Chelsea.  This luxurious flat is complete with a beautiful river view balcony for you to relax and unwind after a long busy day.

Book your stay at the Foster’s.

The Westbourne Terrace

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Located just a few minutes’ walk from Paddington tube station, this 2BR loft offers a spacious and relaxing environment complete with a charming outdoor terrace.

Book your stay at the Westbourne.

Notting Hill Norland Square

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One of our favorite neighborhoods in London, this spacious 1BR apartment in Notting Hill is just a stone’s throw away from Notting Hill’s renowned bars, shops and restaurants so that you can experience the Notting Hill life like a Londoner. 

Book your stay at Notting Hill.

Where to Dine

The Ned

With over 8 beautiful restaurants, it’s no wonder that The Ned is a beloved Frieze insider’s favorite hotel.  Whether you plan to start your day at The Ned with breakfast or end your day here with a delicious dinner or a night cap, you’ll be sure to run into familiar faces from Frieze.

The Ned / 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ, UK

River Cafe

This year, River Cafe will be joining Frieze London with its first-ever pop-up restaurant and bar. The Michelin-starred restaurant will serve its seasonal Italian cooking and fine wines with a beautiful interior, evocative of the restaurant, designed by Stephen Spence. 

River Cafe Pop-up Restaurant & Bar / Frieze London, Regent’s Park

Where to Drink

Sexy Fish

Boasting the world’s largest selection of Japanese whiskey, this Asian inspired restaurant bar in the heart of Mayfair is sure to please art lovers with its envious collection of works from Damien Hirst, Michael Roberts, and Frank Gehry.

Sexy Fish / Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London W1J 6BR, UK 

Craft London Bar

Head up to Craft London’s Bar and enjoy a stunning 360 view of London.  If you’re feeling hungry, you can always head down one floor below to dine at their beautiful restaurant.

Craft London Bar / Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ, UK

About Prestigious

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