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Hampstead Heath and Highgate Cemetery within easy reach

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Trattoria Terra

Trattoria Terra

Beautiful little Italian with fantastic food and wine, a welcoming atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

The Edward Lear

The Edward Lear

A pub on Holloway Road with plenty of cosy booths and a pretty interior. It also has Pimms and Lemonade on tap!

Max's

Max's

Just opposite Crouch Hill Station, this restaurant serves ENORMOUS sandwiches and booze, perfect for an evening feast, as it is only open from 5pm in the week.

The Old Dairy

The Old Dairy

This pub has an amazing history, as it used to be a creamery (hence the name!) and is in a stunning building. Food is great and it has just had a refurb, so is a lovely place to go any time of the day.

Cote Brasserie

Cote Brasserie

Mmmm...steak and chips..just like in Paris!

Waterlow Park

Waterlow Park

Tranquil and quiet. I love coming here and having my lunchtime refresh!

Greens of Highgate

Greens of Highgate

Blooming brilliant! Massive bouquets of lovingly prepared flowers for that special occasion!

Highgate Bookshop

Highgate Bookshop

Everything for the bookworm! Latest thriller or literary classics..

Pizza Express

Pizza Express

Still the best...I think the secret is the fresh cooked base!

Angel Inn

Angel Inn

Lovely stylish pub with a contemporary feel and a bit of a local institution!

Limone Fine Foods

Limone Fine Foods

Amazing fresh whole foods salads and really helpful friendly staff!

Strada

Strada

If you like it thin crispy and freshly baked, then Strada has the pizza for you!

Cafe Rouge

Cafe Rouge

Smart brasserie that coves all the classics!

Gail's Bakery

Gail's Bakery

Known for their excellent range of fresh bread, but many don;t know that they do brilliant salads for lunch as well...

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Amazing range of sandwiches - all freshly made...and if you have a room try one of their cream scones!

Why not explore the nearby areas of Dartmouth Park, Highgate, Tufnell Park, Holloway, Crouch End, Finsbury Park, Kentish Town, Belsize Park, Muswell Hill and Highbury

"Grade II Listed pub, The Assembly House, was the favourite local of poet and author TS Eliot."

Highgate's elegant properties complement its charming high street and leafy surroundings.

Samuel Burke

Peeking out from behind the trees in Waterlow Park is an impressive view of London.

Mike Tracy

Highgate High Street has an amazing selection of upmarket shops, cafes and restaurants - I love being in the centre of them all!

Mike Tracy

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  1. Archway is within walking distance of Hampstead Heath and has great transport links

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About Archway

Archway is an area of north London in the London Borough of Islington. The name derives from the arch built between Highgate and Hornsey in 1896. A tunnel was originally planned for the Highgate bypass (to join the Great North Road by avoiding the steep Highgate Hill road and narrow roads of Highgate village) but this failed due to repeated collapses. It is said that it was at Archway that Dick Whittington heard the Bow Bells ringing and returned back to London.

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