With attractive streets and garden squares you won’t get bored of Bayswater with the range of activities to keep visitors delighted in the area.

The biggest attraction is Whiteleys Shopping Centre, which contains The Lounge, run by cinema giants Odeon. The luxury cinema is an exclusive experience for lovers of the big screen where you can enjoy fine food while watching the film of your choice.

Each screen has no more than 50 seats making it a perfect setting for an intimate trip with a loved one. Every leather seat reclines at the touch of a button and tall people will certainly feel the benefits of the extra legroom available.

The Finger, Fork and Spoon menu is overseen by consultant chef Rowley Leigh and recent mouth-watering meals have included venison chilli with basmati rice and prawn risotto. For the true film fanatic there is hot dog popcorn and ice cream soda and why not let the resident mixologist conjure up a delicious cocktail to drink?

Films on in the near future include Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg collaboration 2 Guns, romantic comedy About Time and sci-fi film Elysium.

Prices vary with a super saver ticket available before 3pm weekdays for £12 rising to £22 for popular peak times at the weekend. A senior citizen discount is available for adults over the age of 60.

Near Bayswater tube station is the retail road of Westbourne Grove running across Notting Hill that contains a mixture of trendy independent and reliable chain stores.

Bowling and ice-skating fans can enter a world of ultimate entertainment at the Queens Ice and Bowl near Bayswater tube station. Well worth a visit is the beautiful St Sophia’s Cathedral that caters for the huge Greek community that settled in west London.

Kensington Gardens, one of the Royal Parks of London, is nearby and a wide range of restaurants including the fantastic Atlantic Restaurant and Bar located in the Park Grand London Paddington hotel is a great way to end your day in Bayswater with a delicious well-deserved dinner in sleek and stylish surroundings.