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Abounded by picturesque Primrose Hill and lively Camden

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The Hill

The Hill

With a menu of freshly prepared lunch and dinner dishes, this place does a great sirloin steak and pepper sauce!

Camden Market

Camden Market

Wandering through one of the many stalls in Camden Market, there's always something to catch the eye!

Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu

A little taste of Africa. Great ambience, incredible South African Zulu statues and if that doesn't win you over, the all day 2-4-1 cocktails will!

Roundhouse

Roundhouse

For music lovers there is the famous Roundhouse venue, which has amazing views from anywhere inside and great sound for a brilliant night out!

Camden Lock

Camden Lock

As well as browsing the market, Camden Lock is a great place to hang out and enjoy the sunset.

Anima e Cuore

Anima e Cuore

From the outside, Anima e Cuore looks like a gelateria and café, but this teeny tiny restaurant serves amazing Italian food at a very reasonable price. The menu is read by the waiters and changed daily. It books up very fast and it's BYOB!

Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh

A restaurant/bar/club serving pan-Asian food cooked by the amazing chef Ian Pengelley. You can dine and enjoy the bar area at the same time.

inSpiral

inSpiral

Serving organic food and drink ideal for a quick brunch. Wholesome meals, delicious salads and a variety of smoothies that are nice too.

Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill

The best spot for a picnic or a quick run!

Kentish Town Sports Centre

Kentish Town Sports Centre

Recently renovated, this leisure centre set in a historic Grade II listed building has a swimming pool and a gym.

The Princess of Wales

The Princess of Wales

Quirky interiors and a fabulous Sunday lunch in leafy Primrose Hill.

L'Absinthe Brasserie

L'Absinthe Brasserie

A real lunchtime treat, this restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere also operates as a cafe and deli.

Orange Juice Stall

Orange Juice Stall

A small stall based on Camden High street offering freshly squeezed orange juice, either bitter, sweet or sour. The sweet oranges are amazing!

Côte

Côte

Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner in French-style interiors. They do a fantastic set menu too, which is a real bargain.

Rock 'N' Roll Rescue

Rock 'N' Roll Rescue

A one stop shop for music lovers!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Belsize Park, Camden, Kentish Town, Swiss Cottage, Regent's Park, St John's Wood, Dartmouth Park, Tufnell Park, Hampstead and South Hampstead

"The name Belsize Park derives from the French 'bel assis' meaning 'well situated'."

One of London's most vibrant areas, Camden is a melting pot of alternative shops, bars, restaurants and markets selling weird and wonderful things!

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Always worth the walk to the top! London's skyline beautifully framed by Primrose Hill and London Zoo.

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With its vibrant atmosphere day and night, Camden is one of London's most popular destinations.

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Child-friendly activities near Chalk Farm

Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu Academy

Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu Academy
Starting from age of 4 and divided into age groups Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu provides an innovative and creative method where classes are designed to develop the student's coordination, strength, balance, body awareness, concentration, discipline and respect. Website

Pleasing Drama

St Saviours Church
Drama classes for ages 5 years and up taught by industry professionals. Regular workshops in Musical Theatre. Classes held after school on Fridays. Children attending classes are given the opportunity to join our talent agency which provides children for professional film, tv and theatre work. Website

Trampolining Sessions

Talacre Sports Centre
Family Trampolining sessions for all the family on Sundays 1-3pm. Drop-in only. Please arrive 15 minutes before to secure your place.

Baby Sensory Camden

Primrose Hill Community Centre
Baby activities range from signing to fibre optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, scarves and bells Website

Aqua Babies

The Regent Park Marriott
Encourage the early development of baby's natural swimming skills, enhancing their general health, awareness, eating and sleeping patterns and strengthening their cardio-respiratory functions Website

After School Pottery Club

Kentish Town City Farm
There are regular workshops and activities - the farm even has its own classroom - aimed at the under 5's and at children up to 14 years old, some of which are free and run on a drop-in basis. After school clubs include pottery and cookery workshops where all ages are welcome and there are holiday and weekend activities too. Website

Dance Fusion Academy

The Thanet Youth Club
Dance Fusion Academy offers a range of dance classes for children of all ages and abilities. Fully qualified Royal Academy Of Dance, ISTD and DTTLL's qualified teacher. Website

About Chalk Farm

Chalk Farm is an area of north London. It lies directly to the north of Camden Town and its underground station is the closest tube station to the nearby, upmarket neighbourhood of Primrose Hill. Its name, deceptively rural, derives from the Anglo Saxon Old English language for 'cold cottages'. These days it absorbs the spread from Camden Town and has many lively pubs, live music venues, and restaurants. Within London it is best known as the site of The Roundhouse, a former circular railway engine shed which was subsequently converted for arts and performance use.

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