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A locals' guide to Olympia

"The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire was originally an Edwardian music hall and is now a popular venue for music artists."

Mark Nockles

"St Paul's Studios, Talgarth Road were built as artists' studios in the late 1800s and have housed a number of notable people, most famously Margot Fonteyn."

Guy Evans

"Grade II* listed The Royal Crescent is typical of the stucco-fronted properties in Holland Park, which makes the area highly sought-after."

Annabelle Bent

What is your favourite place?

Where do Olympia locals go?

The Sindercombe Social

Perfect for after work drinks or a bite to eat before a gig at the O2 empire, theres a laid back vibe and they have a DJ at the weekends.

Patio Restaurant

Traditional Polish cuisine and a convenient setting just off Shepherd's Bush Common. The dishes are comforting and the interior is welcoming.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!


The best place for bikes and accessories in Shepherd's Bush.

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!


A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.

The Havelock Tavern

A fantastic little pub that does a superb steak! One of the best locals in Brook Green with friendly service and a great selection of craft beers and ales.

Mirabell Cucina

An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!


A great little French café on Hammersmith Road. They have a range of smoothies and amazing coffees, as well as tasty sandwiches and French pastries.

H G Walter

The best in W14, this traditional butchers sells top quality meat.

The Scarsdale Tavern

One of London's best-kept secrets. Great for a drink after work or a weekend watering hole...

The Curtains Up

A pub with a great vibe and good food, but it has to be Barons Court Theatre downstairs that is its main selling point - I love it here!


Dating back to 1897, this family-run garden centre has been supplying the Kensington and Chelsea residents for generations!


A fantastic addition to Uxbridge Road, this burger and shake restaurant has a great choice of burgers and hot dogs with delicious toppings.

Maroush Bakehouse

Really fresh Lebanese cuisine moments from Earl's Court Underground Station. Get the set menu and you'll have enough for your lunch the next day!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of West Kensington, Hammersmith, Holland Park, Barons Court, Earls Court, Shepherd's Bush, Kensington, Notting Hill, Fulham and Ladbroke Grove

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"The Ark is an office building looming over Hammsmith Flyover that was designed by notable architect Ralph Erskine and built to resemble the hull of a ship."

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Child-friendly activities near Olympia

Aqua Rangers Swimming school

The Aqua Rangers Swimming School offer a wide range of swimming lessons available Monday to Friday between 2pm and 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Our classes are small with maximum 2 children per class and our teacher are great at developing every child into a happy little swimmer. Contact us to find out more. Happy Swimming Website

Song Academy

The Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website

Diddi dance

St Mary's Church
At Diddi Dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class. We are the only pre-school dance program to explore 14 different dance styles. £8 per session Website

NCT Bumps & Babies at Brook Green

The Queen's Head Pub
Anyone expecting a baby, new parents, parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome. Website

Perform-Drama Workshops

Masbro Children's Centre
Drama Dance & Singing for 4-8 year olds. The only drama dance and singing workshops for 4-8 year olds that focuses on helping develop children's confidence co-ordination communication and concentration skills. Perform will give your child amazing social skills and will be the best fun of their week. This September to December Perform children will be travelling through space on an inter-planetary adventure with The Space Queen and The Little Green Alien. On their way they'll eat cheese with The Man on the Moon gravity groove with The Sparkly Spaceman and visit Venus with the beautiful Princess Star. Their mission is to confront and stop The Cruel Commander who plans to destroy Planet Earth...but will they stop him on time?! Guaranteed to be the best fun that your child has all week! All interested children are entitled to a Free Trial Session. Website

Baby Rhyme Time

Kensington central Library
Songs and rhymes for children under two years old. Children and their carers can join in songs and rhymes or listen to stories. Website

Perform-Drama Workshops

Kensington United Reformed Church,
Drama, dance and singing workshops that will boost children's confidence, creativity and concentration skills. Website
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