Hammersmith and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Hammersmith and surrounding areas
"I like taking a stroll down to Ravenscourt Park for a picnic when it's sunny. There's tennis courts too for when i'm feeling athletic!"Tom Wright
"The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire was originally an Edwardian music hall and is now a popular venue for music artists."Mark Nockles
"St Paul's Studios, Talgarth Road were built as artists' studios in the late 1800s and have housed a number of notable people, most famously Margot Fonteyn."Guy Evans
Where do Hammersmith and surrounding areas locals go?
An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!
Submitted by Annabelle
The Old Ship
As well as the tasty food, this pub offers the most impressive views of the Thames - you can't beat a cold glass of wine while looking out over the water.
Submitted by Daisy
Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden
It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!
Submitted by Henry
A great little French café on Hammersmith Road. They have a range of smoothies and amazing coffees, as well as tasty sandwiches and French pastries.
Submitted by Jenalyn
The Blue Boat
Riverside views of Hammersmith Bridge, great atmosphere and good burgers!
Submitted by Nichole
Stenton Family Butchers
The place all locals in Brackenbury Village go if they want bespoke cuts of meat. Truly a great experience and thoroughly recommended.
Submitted by Gary
A cosy pub by the Thames with lots of history. Its views and atmosphere make it the perfect spot for a pint or two.
Submitted by Alex
Can't decide if you would rather have a curry or Chinese? Well how about both... Bombay Chow does remarkable Indo-Chinese Hakka cuisine. Whether it is one of the noodle sizzlers or the glazed lamb chops, you will leave satisfied.
Submitted by Fizah
London Corinthian Sailing Club
Sailors from the local club take to the water along Upper Mall on a weekday evening in Chiswick.
Submitted by Jas
A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.
Submitted by Alex
The Curtains Up
A pub with a great vibe and good food, but it has to be Barons Court Theatre downstairs that is its main selling point - I love it here!
Submitted by James
The most colourful dining experience in London! Amazing Lebanese food moments from the Thames.
Submitted by Nichole
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"Hammersmith Bridge has been subject to not one, but three separate bomb attacks. In 1996, the IRA planted the largest Semtex bomb ever found in mainland Britain on the bridge at a whopping 15kg in size."
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Child-friendly activities near Hammersmith and surrounding areas
Expectant Fathers ProgrammeMelcombe Primary School
The EFP (Expectant Fathers Programme) is designed for new and expectant fathers who express a need for guidance and support in their role. The Expectant Fathers Programme has been developed in the UK it is evidence-based with input and guidance from UK fathers and professionals within the field and is exclusively available through Working With Men. The EFP supports fathers to learn the practical skills they will need with their babies to enable them to be competent and confident fathers & build new fathers confidence generally but particularly in terms of their role their skills and their ability to support both their partner and baby. The EFP consists of a 1 day course and runs once a month on a Saturday 10am - 4pm To book visit our website or text DAD and your email address to 82727 (Free SMS)
Aqua Rangers Swimming school
The Aqua Rangers Swimming School offer a wide range of swimming lessons available Monday to Friday between 2pm and 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Our classes are small with maximum 2 children per class and our teacher are great at developing every child into a happy little swimmer. Contact us to find out more. Happy Swimming Website
Perform-Drama WorkshopsMasbro Children's Centre
Drama Dance & Singing for 4-8 year olds. The only drama dance and singing workshops for 4-8 year olds that focuses on helping develop children's confidence co-ordination communication and concentration skills. Perform will give your child amazing social skills and will be the best fun of their week. This September to December Perform children will be travelling through space on an inter-planetary adventure with The Space Queen and The Little Green Alien. On their way they'll eat cheese with The Man on the Moon gravity groove with The Sparkly Spaceman and visit Venus with the beautiful Princess Star. Their mission is to confront and stop The Cruel Commander who plans to destroy Planet Earth...but will they stop him on time?! Guaranteed to be the best fun that your child has all week! All interested children are entitled to a Free Trial Session. Website
New Mum New YouMelcombe Children Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips
Song AcademyThe Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website
NCT Bumps & Babies at Brook GreenThe Queen's Head Pub
Anyone expecting a baby, new parents, parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome. Website
Little Stage AcademyWestside Community School
The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- Barons Court
- Shepherd's Bush
- West Kensington
- Holland Park
- Turnham Green
- Earls Court
- East Acton
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