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Chalk Farm

Abounded by picturesque Primrose Hill and lively Camden

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

Claire O'Donnell

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

Oliver Venn

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

Samuel Burke

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Where do Chalk Farm locals go?

Camden Market

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

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

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

The Hill

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

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.

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!

Camden Lock

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

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

The best spot for a picnic or a quick run!

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

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

L'Absinthe Brasserie

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

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

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

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

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"South Kentish tube station was closed for a power cut in 1924, but when power was restored, so few passengers used the station, that it was decided to not bother re-opening it."

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  1. 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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