Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.
The district's commercial heart is Kensington High Street. The north east is taken up by Kensington Gardens, the Albert Memorial, the Serpentine Gallery and Speke's monument. South Kensington is home to Imperial College London, the Royal College of Music and the Royal Albert Hall. The area is also home to many European embassies.