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    In Christmas Food & Drink sponsored by Regina you can shop for your entire Christmas menu all in one place; buy produce at the show or place an order in time for Christmas. Plus try tasty samples of delicious Christmas food and drinks from artisan and specialist producers. Choose from delicious meats and turkeys, artisan cheeses and condiments, festive wines and champagnes, Christmas cakes and puddings, chocolates, gourmet gift hampers and much more!

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    Food & Drink Highlights

    Pick up hints and tips for the perfect Christmas Dinner from top chefs and wine experts at the Christmas Food and Drink Theatre Sponsored by Regina

    Enjoy a Festive meal at our Christmas Restaurant

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    Take a look at our show news for our 2013 show.


    Tickets for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas 2014 are now on sale!

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  • Venue & Travel

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    How To Get To Earls Court

    Public Transport

    By Tube

    Nearest Stations:

    Earls Court (Piccadilly/District)

    West Brompton (District)

    For Earls Court 1 and the Ideal Home Show at Christmas, exit at the Warwick Road exit of Earls Court station and the entrance to the venue is directly opposite the station. Earls Court station is on the District and Piccadilly lines only 10 minutes from the West End, and with easy access to a few mainline stations.

    West Brompton Station is on the District line on the Wimbledon Branch from Earls Court. The entrance to the Ideal Home Show at Christmas involves a short walk to the Warwick Road venue entrance, there is a main gate entrance to the Earls Court venue opposite the West Brompton tube station exit.

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    By National Rail

    Nearest Station:

    West Brompton

    Southern trains run direct services to West Brompton station for Earls Court. Direct services run from Clapham Junction, Gatwick Airport, East Croydon, Watford Junction, Willesden Junction and Stratford.

    By Bus

    Nearest stops:

    Warwick Road (Earls Court 1): 74, 328, C1, C3

    Lillie Road (Earls Court 2): 190, 430

    74 - runs from Baker Street to Putney High Street (south) and Putney High Street to Baker Street (north). There is also a night bus route - N74.

    328 - runs from Golders Green to Chelsea (south) and Chelsea to Golders Green (north).

    C1 - runs from White City to Victoria (south) and Victoria to White City (north).

    C3 - runs from Earls Court Tesco to Clapham Junction (south) and Clapham Junction to Earls Court Tesco (north).

    N31 - runs from Camden Town to Clapham Junction (south) and Clapham Junction to Camden Town (north). This is a night bus only route.

    190 - runs from West Brompton to Richmond (south) and Richmond to West Brompton (north).

    430 - runs from South Kensington to Roehampton (south) and Roehampton to South Kensington (north).

    Please note: When travelling from south of the venue they will stop on Warwick Road. When travelling from north of the venue they will stop on Earls Court Road. Earls Court One is a very short walk from Earls Court Road - just follow the signs.


    By Car

    From M1/A1/M11/A10 take the A406 westbound to A4. Continue on A4 over Hammersmith Flyover until A4 becomes West Cromwell Road and follow signs.

    From M4/A4 follow directions as above.

    From A3/M3 follow signs for central London, take Wandsworth or Putney Bridges.

    From Wandsworth Bridge, turn left onto New Kings Road, turn right onto Fulham High Street, which becomes Fulham Palace Road, turn right onto Lillie Road and follow signs.

    From Putney Bridge, turn left onto Fulham Palace Road and follow directions as above.

    From M2/M20/A2 follow signs to central London, take Blackfriars, London, Waterloo, Vauxhall, Southwark, Chelsea or Battersea Bridges, turn left along Embankment and follow signs.

    From A12/A13 follow signs for central London towards Tower or London Bridge. Do not cross bridge, instead continue along Embankment and follow signs.

    Car Parking

    Seagrave Road Car Park (P1): Open air car park, accommodating all vehicles. Please note that the car park is a short walk to Earls Court.

    Red Car Park (P2): Multi-storey car park located on site next to Earls Court 2.
    Accessible parking spaces available. Please note that this car park is only available during event open periods.

    To pre-book parking (bookable after 12th September) please visit:

    Congestion Zone

    The Western extension to the London congestion charging zone has now been removed.  We would still advise that you check your route prior to travelling into London to see if you enter the Congestion Zone - you can see the area covered by the charge by visiting this link. The Congestion Charge is not in operation on weekends.

    By Bike

    There are bike racks located outside the Warwick Road entrance.  To plan the best route by bike to Earls Court Exhibition Centre use the Transport for London journey planner

    Information & Meeting Points

    The Information & Meeting Point is situated at the front of Earls Court 1 (by the main Warwick Road entrance).

    Food & Drink

    The Ideal Home Show at Christmas is the home of fabulous shopping but it's a big show and getting around it can be hard on the feet! Taking time out is a must, so why not do so over a sociable meal? You'll find everything from a full dining experience, to a simple ‘pit stop' for a quick snack.

    There are bars and cafés situated on both Ground Floor and Upper Levels of the show, where you can enjoy hot drinks, juices, smoothies or a glass of something stronger, sandwiches, snacks, or a full meal.

    Plus why not get some inspiration for your festive feast at the Christmas Restaurant, where you can sample a 3 course tasting menu or Afternoon Tea. Click Here for more information.

    You'll find all the bars, cafés and restaurants clearly marked on the Show Maps around the show, and also on the inside back cover of the official show guide.

    Within the Venue

    These cafés and restaurants are part of the Earls Court venue and are seperately managed by the venue itself.  They are mostly located around the sides of the exhibition or have access from inside the exhibition hall.

    The Terrace Restaurant - mezzanine level

    A self service restaurant serving hearty meals such as fish and chips, bangers and mash, soups, salads and jacket potatoes, hot & cold drinks, beers and wines.

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    The Café Bar

    Teas, coffees, beer and wine and a selection of hot and cold snacks including a carvery option, baked potato, triple decker sandwiches through to snacks such as muffins or crisps.

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    Dash Kiosk

    Sandwiches, wraps, potato wedges, hot dogs, salads and hot and cold drinks.

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    Lounge Bar

    Wine, beer and spirits, sandwiches and bar snacks.

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    Taste Italia

    A taste of the Mediterranean with panini's and sandwiches, pasta and Italian style salads.

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    Pizza Express

    Famous for its pizza and pasta.

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    Soups, salads, wraps and smoothies.

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    Sandwiches, wraps, potato wedges, hot dogs, salads, hot and cold drinks.

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    Disability Information

    Ticket Concessions

    Tickets prices for registered disabled visitors are as per the standard ticket prices, however one carer per disabled visitor can enter for free when purchasing tickets on the door.

    Disabled Facilities

    For more information on disabled facilities at Earls Court please call 020 7385 1200 or visit the Earls Court website on

    Accessible Parking

    Earls Court One

    Bays are available outside Earls Court One and these are accessed via the Warwick Road entrance. A limited number of these bays are reserved for use on the day on a first come, first served basis.

    Occasionally use of these bays has to be suspended for safety reasons. Alternative suitable parking will be offered where possible. Use of the drop-off/pick-up facility outside Reception at the Warwick Road entrance is recommended, however the pick-up facility may only be used at certain times so please do call in advance to check for your day of attendance. Bays are also available within Earls Court Two multi-storey and Seagrave Road car parks.


    You are strongly advised to pre-book car parking as it is cheaper to book in advance. Book online at any time. Most major credit cards are accepted. Visit

    As a matter of policy Earls Court will always try to accommodate Blue Badge Holders if practically possible.

    Venue Access

    Earls Court Access

    In Earls Court One, ramps are provided for wheelchair access at both the Warwick Road and West Brompton entrances. From here, access can be made to each level of the venue using either the staffed passenger lifts or mobility access lifts for wheelchair users.

    Manual Wheelchair Loan

    Wheelchairs are available on loan for use, on receipt of a refundable security deposit. We recommend that wheelchairs are booked in advance by calling 020 7370 8818 for Earls Court. Your wheelchair can then be made ready for you on arrival at the venue. Please remember to state that you will be arriving at Earls Court One, Warwick Road entrance for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas.


    All disabled toilet facilities are unisex.

    Special Requests?

    Should you require any information prior to your arrival, please contact the Earls Court Venue Switchboard on 020 7385 1200. Should you experience any problems while at the Earls Court venue, please contact any member of the Earls Court staff and ask for a member of the Customer Services Team who will assist you as necessary.

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