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A locals' guide to West Kilburn

"Just a short distance from Queen's Park, Kensal Green is well connected and known for its independent amenities, adding to its fashionable appeal."

Oliver Browne

"Lovely residential roads flanked by period homes and pretty green spaces make Queen's Park a desirable place to live."

Oliver Browne

"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"

John Wybar

What is your favourite place?

Where do West Kilburn locals go?

Dock Kitchen

From its striking setting in a Victorian canalside building, to the fresh and seasonal dishes, this restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening meal.


'Paradise By Way of Kensal Green', to give it's full name, is a British restaurant, bar and club all rolled into one. Don't miss out on the burger!

Queens Park Books

Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?

The Salusbury Winestore

Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.


I love my Caribbean food and Cocodelic is the best in the area; bare in mind we have a fair few restaurants around serving the same type of food.

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

Bluebelles of Portobello

One of the best breakfast hangs-out on Portobello Road, where you can sit outside and watch the world go by - plus fantastic eggs!!


The best pie and mash in West London - try the stewed eels! Perfect for a quick, cheap but tasty lunch.

Pizza East

Breakfast at Pizza East is great - everything you can expect to find on a breakfast menu and at a reasonable price.

Portobello and Golborne Market

London's most well known market with a wealth of established stalls, selling everything from food, to clothing, to vintage jewellery.

Portobello Juice Café

Create your own juices at this infamous juice bar on Portobello Road.

Acklam Village Market

Food, drink, live music and art stalls with an underground vibe.

Boom Burger

This Jamaican burger restaurant serves the spiciest burger on the planet!


A great Italian deli on Shirland Road.

Portobello Green Market

A fashion and vintage focused market that is mainly under cover.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Queen's Park, Westbourne Park, Maida Vale, Brondesbury, Ladbroke Grove, Kensal Green, South Hampstead, Kilburn, Notting Hill and St John's Wood

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"Michael Bond's Paddington Bear resides on Windsor Gardens in Notting Hill - however number 32 does not exist, much to the disappointment of his fans."

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Westminster Warriors Basketball Club

Moberly Sports & Education Centre
The Westminster Warriors Basketball Club has been developing local talent across West London. We believe in teaching the proper fundamentals of basketball in a disciplined, safe, yet fun-filled environment. Our style of play is athletic, uptempo and exciting to watch, yet well-drilled, fundamentally sound and enjoyable to play. There are three teams - Local League under 16s male, National League under 18s male, National League under 20s male, Local League men & women and National League division 1 men Website

Toddler Yoga with Alice Morgan

Bowling Pavilion
Baby Yoga will enhance your child's mental development and physical fitness using classical yoga postures adapted exactly to their stage of growth. The exercises increase coordination and confidence both in the parent and in the child. The classes give the children a head start physiologically and combine fun and entertainment with relaxation and tranquility. Website

Water Babies

QE2 Jubilee School
Swimming from birth is fantastic for your baby's health & development and could spark a lifetime's interest in sport. Each lesson provides a complete physical work-out strengthening your baby's heart and lungs and in turn aiding development of the brain including stimulating all 5 senses (taste smell touch sight and sound). And with each lesson burning up to 300 calories you'll get a work-out too! Website

Carer/toddler drop in

St Lukes Church
Carer/toddler drop in Tuesdays from 10.00am Website

Toddler Yoga

St Johns Wood and Maida Vale
YOGA BEAR KIDS YOGA for ages 2.5 -5 years.Weekly sessions in Maida Vale St. Johns Wood or at the comfort at your home and nursery. Website

Baby Yoga with Alice Morgan

Bowling Pavilion
Parent and Baby Yoga is the way for new beings. The benefits for the child include improved sleep patterns, more efficient digestion (so can alleviate gastric cramps and colic), increased emotional and physical flexibility and enhanced a closer parent-child bond. Website

Little Kickers Football at Moberley Sports centre

Moberly Sports & Education Centre
Car park on site. Easy access by bus(no 6/187). Big indoor hall.
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