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Harrow and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Harrow and surrounding areas

"Harrow on the Hill's winding High Street is full of charming independent stores that everyone loves, which really add to the village feel."

Shaun Bailey

"The views afforded by Harrow's position are exceptional!"

Joe Ellis

"Not only is Harrow School one of the best in the country, it's also steeped in history and beautifully designed."

Shaun Bailey

What is your favourite place?

Where do Harrow and surrounding areas locals go?

Two Buns

A burger joint in Harrow with great burgers and good service.

Cafe Cafe

Perfect for a celebratory dinner or if you are wanting a couple of cocktails on a Saturday night.

Pita Pit

Awesome burrito-style Mediterranean wraps for lunch and dinner.

The Doll's House on the Hill

A charming little cafe that is the best for afternoon tea or just a slice of cake whilst out and about.


A steak house in Harrow serving a very good steak!

Harrow on the Hill Market

Harrow on the Hill's local fruit and vegetable market is open Monday through to Saturday. Good quality stuff at low prices!

ReTouch Lighting

A sought-after antique lighting specialist in Harrow on the Hill.


Named after a city and a seaport in central Italy, here you can find a wide selection of paninis, salads, pasta, fresh pressed juices, ice cream and many more. Great for breakfasts and lunch!

The White Horse

A fantastic pub for live rugby and Sunday lunch.


This refined Italian restaurant also includes a deli with delicious food that is great for a light lunch!


The best vegetarian food that is also eggless too, so great for those with allergies and special dietary requirements. The ice cream and desserts are yummy. Very friendly service.

The Old Etonian

This hotel and restaurant has a surprisingly extensive wine list, delicious Sunday lunches and outdoor seating with a nice view for when the weather is good. Great for large groups - book in advance to avoid disappointment, as it gets busy on the weekends. I always say hello to the staff when I walk by to make sure they still have garlic prawns on the menu!

The Chocolate Room

This independently owned coffee shop has a lovely selection of 25 hot chocolate flavours. It serves amazing hot chocolate and bespoke handmade chocolates too.

Sarah's Café

Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.

The Plantation Garden Centre

A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, North Harrow, Rayners Lane, Pinner, Harrow Weald, Preston, Northolt, Hatch End and Eastcote

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"It was in South Harrow in 1974 that a man led his pet puma into Farm House pub, upon which the cat destroyed the interior and the man was charged by the police for being drunk and incapable."

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Child-friendly activities near Harrow and surrounding areas

Perform - Acting, Singing and Dance classes - Harrow

Victoria Halls
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

Sing and Sign (Harrow)

St George's Church
Shell and I have been singing since I could talk and signing with children of all ages for the past 20 years. Sing and Sign classes are useful, fun, easy to learn and babies LOVE them too. It's a real winner! The moment when a child signs "milk" "more" or even "duck" for the first time and the delight when they realise they are understood is beyond comparison. Website

First Fruits

St Cuthbert's Church Hall,
This is a group for new Mums who have Babies under 1 year. Come and have some lunch together and meet other new Mums. Lots of helpful advice and friendly support in a relaxed setting - supporting you in the the toughest job there is! Website


North Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. Website

Kung Fu Kids-YMAA

St. Andrwe’s United Reformed Church
Kung Fu Kids program builds mutual respect and self-confidence through teamwork, setting objectives, and achieving goals. Kids Shaolin Kung Fu also heavily emphasizes fundamentals, basics, and foundation, which are all essential skills to the development and furthering of a student's martial arts training. First session is FREE, when you like it the monthly payment is £27 (for once a week) or £8 per session. Annual membership: £50 Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

North Harrow Methodist Church Hall
Every Monday - including school holidays (Except Bank Holidays). Are you pregnant? Or do you have a baby aged from 0 - 12 months? If you would like to meet other new parents then come along to our friendly group. Tea Coffee provided as well as toys to keep the babies happy. £1.50 suggested donation per family. Come along - Everyone is welcome. Plenty of free car parking. Take a look at our Facebook page for lots of photos of the group. Website

Mother & Baby Yoga

Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre
Our sessions include massage and songs to relax and captivate baby's attention and to increase the fun. There will also be gentle yoga inspired stretches for parents. Website
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