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A locals' guide to Child's Hill

"Golders Green is excellently serviced by train and bus routes, which makes it the perfect place for commuters."

Nick Mayhead

"Golders Green has an ideal community for young families, with great schools and green spaces. People that settle here, usually stay for the long term..."

James Grunshaw

"Once home to the BBC, Golders Green Hippodrome is a grand 1930s Art Deco Grade II listed building."

Freddie Gershinson

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Golders Hill Park

Boasting a wonderful café and secret garden, this park is a stunning place to relax on a hot, sunny day.


One of the best chicken and lamb shawarmas in Golders Green and probably the most popular lunch takeaway in the whole area!


Come along and try a deep pan margherita pizza -they're amazing!


Kosher restaurant serving a fantastic range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

The Old Bull & Bush

A beautiful pub with a fantastic outdoor area between Golders Green and Hampstead. A great spot for an evening beer whilst the sun goes down.

Carmelli Bakeries

A kosher bakery selling a range of products, including traditional bagels and cakes.

Hampstead Heath Extension

Perfect for going on long walks with the dog or using it as your local running route.


Delicious wood fired takeaway pizzas. They also have a delivery service.

The Holly Bush

Just off Holly Hill, the Holly Bush is a delightful pub in an even more charming setting.


A small but perfected menu of tasty burgers and sides. There's also vegetarian options and non-beef burgers too.

The Flask

Charming inside and out, The Flask pub is located at the end of delightful Flask Walk. It serves British dishes, but with a refined Hampstead twist.

Flask Walk

A delightful cut through between Hampstead High Street and Back Lane, Flask Walk epitomises Hampstead's upmarket, community charm.

Pentameters Theatre

Above The Horseshoe pub, this small theatre puts on a number of performances all year round.

The Horseshoe

Great for a drink after a long day at the office, this gastropub serves delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes made using fresh ingredients - not a microwave meal in site!


Amazing fresh, cold pressed juices, high-quality fruit and veg and healthy treats; perfect for the health conscious amongst us.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Golders Green, Cricklewood, Hampstead, Temple Fortune, West Hampstead, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Kilburn, Belsize Park, Swiss Cottage and Brondesbury

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"London's first crematorium was opened on Hoop Lane in the early-1900s, with those cremated including Sigmund Freud, Bram Stoker and Amy Winehouse."

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St Luke's Church
Who is it for? Age 4 - Year 2 What is it? Games crafts Bible stories and singing When? Every Thursday 4 - 5pm Where? In the Lambert Hall Website

Ace Performing Arts

St Luke's Primary School
At ACE we are passionate about boosting your child's confidence and creativity while developing their performing arts skills. Our teachers are all professional performers having worked extensively in west-end theatre, film, television and the recording industry. Each member of our team also has over three years teaching experience as standard. Website

Children's Painting and Pottery (ages 7-11)

Hampstead School of Art
Exploring creativity through clay and preparatory desgin and 3D maquette construction. Objects are hand built with clay and paper clay then painted and glazed. Website

Children's Painting and Drawing (ages 7-9)

Hampstead School of Art
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity and have fun learning to paint and draw with a professional. Website

Children's Drawing and Painting (ages 5-7)

Hampstead School of Art
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity and have fun learning to paint and draw with a professional. Materials are provided. Ages 6(+): Saturday 10.00-12.30 5-7 years: Sunday 10.00-12.30 Website

Children's After School Art Club (age 5-11)

Hampstead School of Art
Print, paint, draw and sculpt; experiment and explore the core techniques of each discipline whilst engaging with artist's work. The focus is to encourage children to engage with exciting materials and unique techniques. Once a week. You can choose Monday or Wednesday. Price is for 12 sessions. Website

ISTD Tap & Modern at Jumpup Dance Academy

King's College
Jumpup Dance Academy, one of Hampstead's premier dance schools, based at Kings College, Kidderpore Avenue NW3 7ST, is now also in Mill Hill. Using the fully fitted brand new dance studio at the Mill Hill Music Complex, Bunns Lane, NW7 2AJ Website
  1. About Child's Hill

    Childs Hill, now the southernmost ward of the London Borough of Barnet, although of historic origin, is a late-19th-century suburban development situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Charing Cross bordered by the A41 (Hendon Way) and Dunstan Road, and centred on the junction of Cricklewood Lane and Finchley Road. It is adjacent to a part of Hampstead Heath known as the West Heath. With streets of modest terraced housing, but also characterised by four high rise blocks of flats, Childs Hill has a public library, as well as Childs Hill park which also contains the Childs Hill Bowls Club,an 18th-century pub (The Castle), several shops and restaurants, small businesses, offices, primary schools and two churches (All Saints C of E with Primary School and Childs Hill Baptist).

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