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A locals' guide to N6

"Highgate High Street has an amazing selection of upmarket shops, cafes and restaurants - I love being in the centre of them all!"

Mike Tracy

"From the ponds to the beautiful views, there is no better place to spend a sunny day than on Hampstead Heath."

Mike Tracy

"Peeking out from behind the trees in Waterlow Park is an impressive view of London."

Mike Tracy

What is your favourite place?

Where do N6 locals go?

Highgate Bathing Ponds

Tucked away just off Millfield Lane, it is a lovely quiet place to go and relax and walk - and even better when it is sunny!

Bistro Laz

A rustic Mediterranean restaurant open from 7am! Grab breakfast in the morning and more traditional Middle-Eastern fare in the evening.


Quality Russian shop selling a wide array of products from authentic Russian meats, fish and cheese, to homemade cakes and pastries, which you can sit in and eat in their café. The ice-cream comes highly recommended.

Kenwood House Park

Amazing views and scenery and home to a Henry Moore sculpture. It's the perfect place for a summer picnic.

Trattoria Terra

Beautiful little Italian with fantastic food and wine, a welcoming atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

Planet Organic

The most amazing shop that stocks literally every organic food you can imagine, as well as a huge range of beauty, health and baby products. The store is always immaculate, there are loads of helpful staff around and best of all, there is a juice bar and coffee shop too.


Best chippy in North London, or even the whole of London! You can even sit in too.

Walter Purkis & Sons

This family-run fishmongers sells high-quality fish at a great price. I always pop down on a Saturday to pick up something fresh for dinner...

The Flower Seller

This local florist is the perfect place to pick up flowers for that special someone in your life...


A delicious American-style restaurant serving mouth-watering chicken dishes. The buttermilk chicken made using their secret recipe is awesome!


From firm favourites to more unusual tastes, this cheese shop is a foodies dream!

Feast on the Hill

From a full English breakfast to a ribeye steak in the evening, this restaurant keeps us locals smiling all through the day.


Serving tasty pick and mix pasta dishes, sandwiches and salads, I sometimes grab my lunch from here.


Not your typical O'Neill's with its setting in a converted church. It still has its original features and a lively atmosphere at the weekend.

The John Baird

Real ales, a beer garden and quiz nights on a Thursday and Sunday are why I love going to this local boozer!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Highgate, Archway, Dartmouth Park, Muswell Hill, Crouch End, Tufnell Park, Hampstead, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Holloway and Finsbury Park

What do you love about N6?

Why do you find N6 a great place to live?


"Quiet and lovely people."

January 2015


"Great old buildings. Nice history. Lots of parks. Great views!"

December 2014

Local resident

"Fantastic village atmosphere and beautiful period properties."

May 2011


What do you like about N6?

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"Sir Francis Bacon, in proving his theory that meat could be preserved by keeping it cold, plucked a chicken and stuffed it with snow. Unfortunately, he caught pneumonia from the experiment and died shortly after, yet it is sightings of a ghostly chicken that have been reported in the Highgate area."

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Child-friendly activities near N6

Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

Pond Square Chapel
Classical music class for babies led by Becky playing the violin and Iain on the piano. Website

NCT Bumps and babies

The Woodman - The Sun room
Bumps and Babies is an opportunity for new or expecting mums (and dads!) to come and meet other parents in the area for a cup of coffee and a chat. It can also give you a chance to discuss any problems and hopefully solutions too! We meet in the Sol Room and there are baby changing facilities available. Website

Kumon Maths and English

Highgate Library,
The Kumon maths and English study programmes enable students of all ages and abilities to achieve. Our aim is for each and every child to become an independent, advanced learner, with a positive attitude to study. Registration: £25 Subject: £55 pcm Website

Movers, Shakers and Storymakers!

Lauderdale House
Drama for 5 to 8's. Bring your favourite stories to life and make up new ones through music, movement and drama. Website

Bumps and Babies - New Host Roberta Starts 16th October 2014 - Thurs 3-4pm

The Woodman
Bumps and Babies is an opportunity for new or expecting mums (and dads!) to come and meet other parents in the area for a cup of coffee and a chat. It can also give you a chance to discuss any problems and hopefully solutions too! We meet in the Sol Room and there are baby changing facilities available. Please contact highgate@haringeynct.org for further information. Website

REO School of Dance

All Saints Church Hall
Ballet modern and jazz dance classes. Website

Music-Rucksack Music Inc

Jackson's Lane
Come and enjoy a relaxed, guided musical session For children (0 - 4 years old), and their parents/carers; With small percussion instruments to experience and enjoy. Lots of singing, stomping, clapping, wriggling and just having a good time. Website
  1. About N6

    N6 is the postcode district in North London incorporating the areas of Highgate, Hampstead Heath (part) and is covered by the Camden, Haringey, Islington local authorities.

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