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Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas

"Close to central London, Shepherd's Bush offers fantastic shopping and transport facilities."

Annabelle Bent

"The perfect spot next to Westfield London and bustling Uxbridge Road to eat your lunch or relax in the sun."

Annabelle Bent

"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

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Where do Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas locals go?

Patio Restaurant

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

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.


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

Pergola on The Roof Winter

A great rooftop spot. There's 4 restaurants and 2 bars on the roof of a 6 storey car park, once used for the BBC's Television Centre!

Bush Hall Dining Rooms

Classic British food in vintage-style surroundings, this restaurant is the perfect place for a family get together.

Mr Falafel

Delicious Palestinian food in Shepherd's Bush Market - this place is an institution, having been there since the 1980s.

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 deli and coffee shop in one, Brackenburys sells some awesome European delicacies.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Hummingbird Café

Offering the tastiest, fluffiest blueberry pancake breakfast, which goes great with their homemade lemonade with fresh mint. Everyone who works here is incredibly friendly!

Anglesea Arms

Cracking pub with real ales and a famous Sunday lunch... and a bonus - Monday nights are BYO bottle!


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

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.

Detour Café

The loveliest little café, where the owner Kelly will make you a fantastic flat white and an even better gourmet sandwich.

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!

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"For the 1908 Olympic Games, a stadium was built at White City that was the largest in the world at the time - seating for 68000 and over 30,000 standing. It was demolished in 1985, and now the site holds the Westfield shopping centre."

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MultiLingos Parent and Toddler Spanish Club

Shepherds Bush Library
A fun mix of interactive language based activities specifically designed for babies and toddlers. Familiar everyday topics are delivered through songs stories and crafts to give your child regular consistent exposure to the target language and gain a head start in language learning. Website

Antenatal Hypnosis: Private Hypnobirthing Classes for London mums

The Music House
Hypnobirthing is not about aiming for a pain free birth. It's about learning to accept what your body is doing during labour and relax with it. That cycle of relaxation is what makes so many Hypnobirthing births relatively pain-free. 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

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

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


Shepherds Bush Library
Come and join us in singing nursery rhymes listening to stories and playing games all in Mandarin. Meet other likeminded families in the local area and help your child acquire a great new language. Email info@playcantonese.com or check out the calendar on www.playcantonese.com for more details.

Music classes for tots

The Music House for Children,
Musical experiences are the result of in-depth, evidence based research to ensure delivery and material is of the highest quality, age appropriate and nurtures young children's life-chances. Website
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