A locals' guide to N15
"Tottenham has seen so much regeneration recently, yet retains its history and green spaces."Oliver Venn
"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
Where do N15 locals go?
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!
Submitted by Zenonas
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.
Submitted by Muhammad
Beans and Barley
A recently opened coffee shop on Green Lanes. They do an amazing granola fruit yoghurt in a jar!
Submitted by Vikki
Both an arboretum and a cemetery, Abney Park is one of London's 'Magnificent Seven' cemeteries built by the Victorians in the 19th century with beautiful grounds.
Submitted by Adam
Recently in Time Out as one of the best coffee shops of 2015, this family friendly, independent venue also sells South American street food and tasty breakfasts.
Submitted by A
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!
Submitted by Mumzad
Fabulous steak and a vibrant atmosphere - just as good as the sister restaurant in Clerkenwell.
Submitted by Frank
Sodo Pizza Café
Fresh and high-quality food, really friendly staff, great atmosphere and good prices. The sourdough pizza are delicious and they source local beers and seasonal produce.
Submitted by Lisa
An amazing park to take your dog for a walk, with an animal enclosure and a butterfly dome!
Submitted by Emma
A beautiful, vintage-style café serving yummy cakes and proper coffee. Great for brunch.
Submitted by Stephen
A coffee shop with a difference! Great food, lovely staff, quirky décor and even better coffee, all in the heart of Blackstock Road. There's a lounge area and garden, complete with an air-raid shelter and table tennis, which is the perfect place to hide away from the hustle and bustle of Finsbury Park. It's more than a coffee shop, Blighty is a community.
Submitted by Leanne
Why do you find N15 a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"Seven Sisters Road was named after the seven daughters of Robert the Bruce, who planted seven elm trees along this route."
Child-friendly activities near N15
Stay and Play and toy library.Stamford Hill Community Centre
A wide range of toys to play with and borrow.
Turtle Tots-The BrookThe Brook
Hello, we are Lisa & Caroline, two graduates who rose to Director level at large organisations within the fashion world. Having always loved swimming, we didn't think twice when the opportunity arose for us to be part of the Turtle Tots family and deliver our service to London. Coming from a world that was very strategic, we knew that our next goal would be life changing and needed to be something more personal and rewarding. We now run Turtle Tums Aqua Natal Yoga and Turtle Tots Baby and Toddler swimming classes across North London. We were inspired by Turtle Tots and the thought of providing a lifelong skill, as well as being able to influence the beginnings of a healthy start to life, whilst instilling water and safety confidence for both parent and child. Website
NCTea @ BlendThe 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 at Blend N8Blend
Every Monday from 11am till 1pm join local parents at the NCTea @ Blend 587 Green lanes N8 0RG an opportunity for local parents to meet up with others. Blend (www.localblend.co.uk) is a lovely spacious new cafe on Green Lanes between Allison and Beresford Roads. It has a very child-friendly approach so 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 blackboard corner and plenty of children's books. The kind owners Steve and Linda are reserving the big table at the back for us -- we look forward to starting the week with you! You do not need to be an NCT member just a parent would like to meet up with others. Website
NCT Padres y BebeBlend
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
Noble Knights at Bruce Castle MuseumBruce Castle Museum
Part of a series of weekly craft events, kids can pretend to be a knight for a day and make their own shields and helmets. Website
Grasshoppers in the Park
Outreach The session is publicised locally and children are free to come and explore the nursery and participate in any of the activities which take place. These usually include arts and crafts and our very popular music sessions with our two visiting artists; multi instrumentalist Jorge the Music Man and Holly from Tiny Tempo. Website
N15 is the postcode district in North London incorporating the areas of South Tottenham district: South Tottenham, Harringay (part), West Green, Seven Sisters, Stamford Hill (part) and is covered by the Hackney and Haringey local authorities.
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