St John's Wood and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to St John's Wood and surrounding areas
"When it's only a short distance to walk to Primrose Hill and St John's Wood, Swiss Cottage is in a prime spot."Kristian Brown
"The canals bring a country feel to this central part of London round Regent's Park."Charles Cutting
"Little Venice's canals add to the charm of the area - it really is like being in Italy!"Giorgio Romani
Where do St John's Wood and surrounding areas locals go?
Duke of York
A fantastic local pub for after-work drinks. Wednesday is steak night, serving great food at great value.
Submitted by Kristian
The Warrington Hotel
As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.
Submitted by Stuart
The Cocoa Exchange
Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.
Submitted by Thomas
Regent's Park Mosque
One of the largest mosques in West London, also providing a cafeteria, library, attire and book shop.
Submitted by Louise
Lord's Cricket Ground
A summer's afternoon watching the cricket at Lord's is hard to beat!
Submitted by Tom
It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!
Submitted by Joan
The best deli in St John's Wood selling everything from fruit and veg to kosher products.
Submitted by Sara
The Bridge House
Classic pub food using fresh ingredients and a cosy atmosphere. The building is shared with the Canal Cafe Theatre, so pop upstairs for some fantastic acting!
Submitted by Dean
Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.
Submitted by Daisy
A real lunchtime treat, this restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere also operates as a cafe and deli.
Submitted by Douglas
La Boutique Secret
In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.
Submitted by Grace
A charming cafe inside a boat on the Paddington Branch of the Regent's Canal.
Submitted by Dean
Queens Park Books
Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?
Submitted by Rossen
If you're ever in a rush for some flowers for a loved one, just pop up to this drive-thru florist and there's no need to get out your car!
Submitted by Tom
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Did you know?
"In 1829, architect Thomas Wilson proposed a 94-storey pyramidal mausoleum to be built on Primrose Hill to house corpses, as London was running out of space to bury its dead."
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Child-friendly activities near St John's Wood and surrounding areas
Little Monkeys KickboxingThe Martial Arts Place
Our classes help develop balance, co-ordination, fitness, concentration and listing skills Website
Art and Artists for Toddlers3 House Club,
Art class with artist Ema Lupusor. 3 House is a family club in St. John's Wood, London created for parents and children. Everybody is welcome to join our community of local mums from St. John's Wood, Maida Vale, Primrose Hill and other nearby areas. You can just meet up for a chat over a coffee with other mums, or join one of our fun & educational classes. Website
La Jolie Ronde Languages for Children-Swiss Cottage Community CentreSwiss Cottage Community Centre
Learn in small classes run by carefully selected, trained and CRB checked tutors. From the very first lesson be imitating an authentic accent. In each weekly lesson be enthused by exciting games, fun songs and activities. Receive a colourful activity book and CDBe awarded with a special French certificate on the completion of each programme. 5-7 years: Wednesday 16.00-16.30 7-8 years: Wednesday 16.30-17.00 8-11 years: Wednesday 17.00-17.30 Website
A Joy of MandarinReady Steady Go,
Joy Mandarin offers fun-packed, enjoyable Mandarin Chinese learning experience for toddlers, preschoolers and primary school children in the North London area. Website
Regal Ballet3 House Club,
Regal Ballet classes take your child into the magical world of ballet with fairy tales, stretching, marching and interacting with other children, making each class fun and enjoyable for all. Website
"Songsters" with NealHuggle
Child-friendly music that parents can also enjoy, music with the power to enchant, thrill, mystify, hypnotise, captivate and entrance! Website
Perform Plus - Acting, Singing and Dance ClassesMansergh Club,
Drama, dance and singing workshops that will boost children's confidence, creativity and concentration skills. Website
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- St John's Wood
- Swiss Cottage
- Maida Vale
- South Hampstead
- Belsize Park
- Regent's Park
- West Hampstead
- Queen's Park
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