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Harringay and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Harringay and surrounding areas

"I love everything that Crouch End has to offer, from shops, to cafés, to cosy pubs..."

Vikki Broad

"There's a peaceful spot along the New River, which winds unassumingly through the residential streets to Finsbury Park."

Daniel Burrell

"The Mackenzie Garden in Finsbury Park is a peaceful spot that I like to visit when I have the time."

Vikki Broad

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Where do Harringay and surrounding areas locals go?


One of the best Turkish Restaurants in North London. Always busy, especially on weekends when you have to reserve seats to avoid standing outside. Amazing customer service, great food and a reasonable price for the standard. You should try the lamb and chicken grill.

Harringay Local Store

A farmers' market in a shop that even sells vinyl!

The Banc

Amazing home-cooked burgers, steaks and more in a former Barclays bank building. Owned by two friends who have also bought the coffee shop across the road!

The Haberdashery

Beautiful, vintage-style café. Great for brunch.


North London's best curry house and probably north London's best kept secret. It's a small restaurant and takeaway on Turnpike Lane that prepares freshly made curries!


I really like going to this independent café at the weekend. They serve a great breakfast menu, including a breakfast burrito that is amazing!

Yasar Halim

The best place for cheap fruit and veg on Green Lanes.


From sushi, to curries, to noodle dishes, there's plenty to choose from on this restaurant's menu. The décor is cool too, both inside and out.

Crouch End Broadway

With so much to do and see in Crouch End, there's no wonder why it's such a popular place to live....

Beans and Barley

A recently opened coffee shop on Green Lanes. They do an amazing granola fruit yoghurt in a jar!


An independent hairdressers with the loveliest staff. I always feel welcome and they do a fantastic job!

Balkan Bites

Balkan and Middle Eastern street foods combined, I love popping in for a quick and cheap lunch. They make traditional pastry bourekas that are so delicious and morish, I can't get enough!

The King's Head

This pub is great for their food and range of beers and ales. They even hold comedy nights and live music sessions here.


If you ever find yourself very hungry, head on down to Banner's because the portions are huge! It's definitely very good value for money and the menu is so extensive, there's something for everyone.

O's Thai Café

Authentic Thai food at great prices, this restaurant is perfect for a quick dinner or a take away lunch.

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Amazing Fine Art 4 Kids! Classes

Union Church and Community Centre
Your child will go on a journey of exploration with line, tone, shape, space, colour, perspective and form, introducing them to techniques. They will gain a good understanding of the Great Masters of art and apply the artist's influences in their own work using a variety of materials. Taster lesson: £9 5 weeks: £50 Website

Baby Massage Class

The Old Flower Shop
Massage is a wonderful way of communicating with a baby, strengthening the bond between parent and child. Learning baby massage can give parents increased confidence in handling their babies and better understanding of non-verbal communication. Massage enhances a baby's feeling of being loved and respected, as well as improving body-mind awareness, co-ordination and brain development. 4 week courses - each week will deal with a different part of the massage sequence, building up to a full body massage Website

Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

The Harringay Club
Classical music class for babies led by Harry on the saxophone clarinet and flute with Vlad on the piano Website

Perform Plus - Drama Workshops - Crouch End

Hornsey Vale Community Centre
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Website

NCTea @ Blend

The Blend
Every Monday from 11am to 1pm, join local parents at the NCTea @ Blend, hosted by Rose & baby Electra and Lucy & baby Will. It's a great opportunity to meet other local mums and dads. The Blend is a lovely spacious cafe on Green Lanes between Allison and Beresford Roads. 587 Green Lanes, Harringay, N8 0RG. It has a very child-friendly approach, so feel free to bring along your buggies and roaming toddlers as well as bumps and babies. Blend has great coffee, teas, cakes and a lunch menu, as well as a play corner with toys and books. The kind owners, Steve and Linda, are reserving the big table at the back for us -- You do not need to be an NCT member, just a parent who would like to meet up with others. Website

NCTea meet up with new parents

Pickled Pepper Books
Come and join other local parents at Pickled Pepper Books weekly on Thursday mornings for a cuppa and a chat with other local families. Pickled Pepper Books is a fabulous children's bookstore in Crouch End offering storytelling author/illustrator events film screenings and more. Website

NCT Padres y Bebe

Padres y Beb's @ Blend N8 Weekly on a Tuesday at 11am This is a Spanish speaking meet-up for mums and dads interested in speaking or practising their Spanish and making new friends. It's also an opportunity to support one another to bring up your children bilingual. It's run by Rocio who originally comes from Argentina and has a two month old daughter. It's a lovely spacious cafe which is very child-friendly and serves great coffee teas cakes and has a lunch and breakfast menu. Website
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