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Hampstead and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Hampstead and surrounding areas

"Hampstead is even prettier when the sun is shining..."

Ben Relton

"The cobbled mewses of Belsize Park form delightful backdrops for stunning properties..."

Mike Tracy

"The properties in Hampstead are highly desirable owing to their period charm."

Mike Tracy

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Where do Hampstead and surrounding areas locals go?


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


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

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!

The Alice House

Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!

La Boutique Secret

In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.

The Wet Fish Cafe

One of the most highly recommended restaurants in West Hampstead - comfort food and jazz.

Bridge Cafe

This cafe serves the best baked potato in West Hampstead!

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.

Parliament Hill

Excellent views of London's skyline, where you can see St Paul's Cathedral, the Shard and the Gherkin. A great place to be when the sun is out!

Flask Walk

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

The Cedar

The Cedar, West End Lane was voted the best takeaway restaurant in the UK in 2014 by Hungry House!

Pentameters Theatre

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

The Hampstead Butcher

A well stocked local butchers selling awesome steaks!

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.

The Hill

With a menu of freshly prepared lunch and dinner dishes, this place does a great sirloin steak and pepper sauce!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Hampstead, West Hampstead, Belsize Park, Swiss Cottage, Child's Hill, South Hampstead, Kilburn, Golders Green, Cricklewood and Dartmouth Park

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"At a depth of 192 feet, Hampstead Underground Station is the deepest on the entire network."

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Child-friendly activities near Hampstead and surrounding areas

Culture Kidz Art Classes

Pizza Express
During the session, the children participate in three varied projects using a number of basic art skills such as sticking, drawing, painting, collage, printing, stamping and construction Website

I Can Sing! Hampstead

UCS Music School
I CAN SING! (ICS! Performing Arts) is HMDT's Music Theatre School, which offers students aged 5 - 16 an opportunity to experience the excitement of musical theatre training and performance. During ICS!, students train in a variety of stage disciplines. They meet new friends and, together with leading professional artists, gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform to a high level. I CAN SING! runs weekly throughout the academic year, welcoming students of all abilities. There is no audition process, and, unlike similar schemes, ICS! reinforces the ensemble performing tradition and focuses upon repertoire ranging from classic Broadway to original HMDT Music commissions, emphasising an appreciation of the rich music theatre tradition. Website

Chinese Abacus

Holy Trinity Primary School
Abacus had been widely learnt and used in the Asian countries in the ancient time. It also called as the 'counting frame'. Merchants, traders, clerks or anyone who used this method for calculation was called an abacist. 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

Street Dance Classes

Holy Trinity Primary School
Exciting street dance and hip hop routines for 7-11 year olds will be rehearsed throughout the term. Our stunning dances will then be showcased, for family and friends, at the end of term. Website

Make & Do

Camden Arts Centre
Every Sunday while the exhibitions are on families with children can drop in to the Drawing Studio for practical and creative activities based around the exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages. No booking is required. Website

First Steps School of Dance

Royal Free Recreation Club
The School offers a structured programme of dance for both children and adults. Students are prepared for examinations or can dance purely for enjoyment. The School has a disciplined, but friendly atmosphere and our aim is to encourage creativity, develop dance technique and to convey the enjoyment of dancing Website
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