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Shepherd's Bush

Landmark regeneration is creating a buzz in this West London hub

"Open Monday - Saturday, Shepherd's Bush Market is a hive of activity between Uxbridge Road and Goldhawk Road."

Mark Nockles

"Westfield London, Shepherd's Bush is west London's shopping hub, with restaurants, eateries and events all year round."

Annabelle Bent

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

Annabelle Bent

What is your favourite place?

Where do Shepherd's Bush locals go?

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!

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!

Mr Falafel

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

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.

The Ginger Pig

A superb butchers with top quality meat and amazing roast dinner sandwiches!

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 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.


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

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!


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

Bush Hall Dining Rooms

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


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

Detour Café

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

Wormwood Scrubs Park

At the weekend it's like a little slice of the USA here in the UK! Amazing little league games played by loads of people and great food trucks selling hot dogs, pulled pork etc. A little bit of alternative relaxation in this busy bustling city of ours!

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Hammersmith, Holland Park, East Acton, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, West Kensington, Barons Court, Westbourne Park, Turnham Green and Kensington

What do you love about Shepherd's Bush?

Why do you find Shepherd's Bush a great place to live?


"I love the area as there is always something going on, great transport to get to all my favourite places in town and of course Westfields!!! what more could a girl want!"

February 2015


"It's really cool being close to the shops, cinema, good restaurants, great tube and bus links and of course Westfields is right beside us."

January 2015


"This is a lovely area with plenty of parks nearby and interesting places to visit. Being close to a couple of football clubs and great pubs is an added advantage. A great place to live."

January 2015


"I love living here because it is only a short tube or bus away from central London. In the surrounding area there is lots to do with pubs, theatres, cinemas and Westfield."

January 2015


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"The Shepherds Bush Empire was built in 1903 as a music hall, later becoming the BBC Television Theatre in 1953. It was here that programmes such as 'This is Your Life' and '70s music show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test' were filmed."

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Child-friendly activities near Shepherd's Bush

Baby Cafe for pregnant and new mums

Cathnor Park Childrens Centre,
In paternership with the Health Visiting Service and the family support team. Come and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Baby massage starts promptly at 1.30pm. Suitable for parents to be and new Parents with babies up to crawling.

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

Soft Play Gym

Randolph Beresford Children's Centre Family Centre Annexe,
We run a staffed soft-play gym. This is held at our main site on Australia Road during term time to keep those Under 5's busy and active. Please do drop in to see us. Website

Parent and Toddler Drop-in

Randolph Beresford Children's Centre Family Centre Annexe,
Children's centres are designed for families with children, from conception to under five years. They provide services including advice and guidance, integrated education and care, parent and toddler drop-in groups, family learning, family support, health services and links to employment/training. 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

Pen Stars Handwriting Groups

Children's Therapy,
Poor handwriting can evolve from difficultly in a mixture of factors, such as: motor planning, processing information from our sensory systems, remembering letter formation strokes, recognising all letters, spacing, organization, alignment, pencil grip, pencil pressure, copying ability, and more. Website
  1. About Shepherd's Bush

    Shepherd's Bush (also Shepherds Bush) is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, situated 4.9 miles (7.9 km) west of Charing Cross. Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherds Bush Green, the north side of which is home to the Westfield shopping centre, the largest urban shopping centre in Europe. The south side also has a smaller shopping centre, West 12, with a supermarket, cinema and gym. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road, Goldhawk Road and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. It is bordered by Hammersmith to the south/south-west, Brook Green to the south/south-east, Holland Park (and then Notting Hill) to the east, Willesden and Harlesden to the north and by Acton and Chiswick to the west.

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