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Barnet and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Barnet and surrounding areas

"Sit back and relax in the charming gardens at Old Court House Recreation Ground."

Ben Connolly

"Vale Farm Allotments is a charming little spot to escape city life and pretend as if you're actually in the countryside..."

Katy Brookes

"Mill Hill's green spaces lend a countryside feel."

Ivan Ninkovic

What is your favourite place?

Where do Barnet and surrounding areas locals go?

Guns and Smoke

A lively American bar/grill with a rustic feel. They take a lot of pride in sourcing high quality food and offer a vast menu with something for everyone. Wonderfully located, just moments from High Barnet underground station.

Fantasy Nails

I go here for my manicure and pedicure every two weeks, I love it because it's a family run salon very personal and the prices are very reasonable. They are very accommodating with appointments, which is great for busy lives. You also get endless amounts of tea and coffee - easily the best manicure in Barnet!

Shoecare

Number one!!! This is the best cobblers in London! Very fast, the best customer service, really cheap but high quality and the guy that works here always a massive smile that makes you feel positive!

The Spires

Benefiting from a facelift, The Spires has never looked better! Plenty of shops and eateries, all under one roof.

Victoria Bakery

A 200 year old bakery featured on ITV's 'Britain's Best Bakery'. They make an awesome salmon and cream cheese bagel!

Room 89

A hidden gem just off the main Barnet high street, it is a lifestyle boutique that has very unique vintage items for your home, unusual pieces of jewellery, natural beauty products and really adorable pieces of children's clothing. They also do craft workshops every month with local and very talented craftsmen.

Barnet Cafe

The best fry up in the whole of Barnet. Great if you've had too much fun on a Saturday night!

Ozzi's Burrito Shack

With fun and friendly staff, Ozzi's is one of the newer additions to Barnet High Street. Tasty, colourful and filling burritos with vibrant flavours and fresh ingredients. A great lunch option for those on the go.

Everyman Cinema

Converted from the original Odeon cinema, taking the building back to its stunning Art Deco roots. Also beer and burger with your film. #winning

King George's Fields

A beautiful and peaceful spot right in the centre of Barnet with amazing views of London.

Barnet Museum

Celebrating the history of Barnet, with Charles Dickens once one of its more famous visitors.

Patisserie Joie De Vie

Stylish and classic patisserie in a prime location on Barnet High Street. Authentic French pastries, sandwiches and savouries, as well as fresh smoothies and milkshakes.

Dudley's

Biggest pancakes you have ever soon. Best. Thing. Ever.

Hopscotch

A traditional sweet shop selling anything and everything related to sweets - paradise!

Moore & Sons

A great local butchers with owners that are always willing to help.

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Little Acorns Parent & Toddler Group

Little Oaks Pre-School
With full use of The Centre's spacious and airy main hall, a range of high quality toys and activities, a dedicated tea bar and café, an indoor and outdoor garden, and clean and accessible changing facilities, Little Acorns provides a refuge from the hectic day-to-day of life with a baby or toddler. Website

Baby Sensory

Barnet Christ Church Hall
Baby sensory offers a world full of exciting & stimulating sensory experiences which give everyone a wonderful sense of well being. The developmental play session is a perfect time to socialize and build up relationships with other parents and babies. Every week is different! £80 for the 10 week block of sessions Website

Baby Sensory in Barnet

Barnet Christ Church
Baby Sensory offers a world full of exciting & stimulating sensory experiences which give everyone a wonderful sense of well being. Activities and experiences vary weekly there is always something new. The developmental play session is a perfect time to socialise and build up relationships with other parents and babies. You can join at any point and the sessions are aimed at babies from birth to 13 months. Website

Monkey Music - Chipping Barnet Library

Chipping Barnet Library
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. Website

Turtle Tots

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Turtle Tots is our specialist baby swimming programme from birth to toddler/preschool classes. All teachers are trained to the highest standard with the STA. (Swimming Teachers Association. We were inspired by Turtle Tots and the thought of providing a lifelong skill, as well as being able to influence the beginnings of a healthy start to life, whilst instilling water and safety confidence for both parent and child. Website

Tuneful Tots

Chipping Barnet Library
Classes are packed with action songs and percussion instruments which the children will learn how to play by using the reading different rhythms, dynamics and pulse. The combination of lots of music, movement, dancing and toys ensures there are always a lot of laughs along the way! ₤4/class Website
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