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Pita

Pita

One of the best chicken and lamb shawarmas in Golders Green and probably the most popular lunch takeaway in the whole area!

Bonoo Indian Tapas

Bonoo Indian Tapas

A West End style Restaurant, with a relaxed style serving high quality small plates of Indian Food. Amazing atmosphere always buzzing.

Pizaza

Pizaza

Come along and try a deep pan margherita pizza -they're amazing!

SoYo

SoYo

Kosher restaurant serving a fantastic range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

La Boutique Secret

La Boutique Secret

In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.

Childs Hill Library

Childs Hill Library

Caring staff that is always willing to help and has fantastic resources.

Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park

Great views of the local area & of London Town! Beautiful trees & great cafe at the top of the hill!

Mapesbury Dell

Mapesbury Dell

A hidden gem located in between the houses of the Mapesbury Estate, which was formed by the local community. It's a great place to take the kids or just enjoy the tranquillity. Even some of the locals don't know about it!

BEER + BURGER

BEER + BURGER

Huge selection of beers and burgers opposite Willesden Green Underground Station.

Kilburn Ironworks

Kilburn Ironworks

Cocktails, American-style food and a cool atmosphere inside this gastro pub on Kilburn High Road.

The Hummus Bar

The Hummus Bar

A homely, kosher restaurant established in January 2016, their food is prepared fresh and in store every day.

The Alice House

The Alice House

Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!

The Queensbury

The Queensbury

Situated right by Willesden Green Underground Station, a handily located local for a casual drink or a good meal. A great place to watch sports events, although it does fill up easily. It also hosts weekly jazz sessions.

Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park

My favourite park to jog around, as the hills can be very challenging!

Oxbridge Tuition

Oxbridge Tuition

A constant source of highly intelligent Oxford and Cambridge graduates willing to tutor for far less than the going rate.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Child's Hill, Golders Green, Kilburn, West Hampstead, Temple Fortune, Hampstead, Brondesbury, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Willesden Green and Willesden

"In 2001, after 10 years of reported sightings, a lynx was captured in Cricklewood. She had become known as the "Beast of Barnet" and was rehomed in London Zoo."

Golders Green has an ideal community for young families, with great schools and green spaces. People that settle here, usually stay for the long term...

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James Grunshaw

Beautiful surroundings, flowering garden, book-share, coffee cart, artwork on display.

Marie

I can't think of a place with better transport links - you can be at Bond Street in only 13 minutes!

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  1. It’s a super friendly neighbourhood from the shop keepers to our lovely neighbours on our road!

  2. Great community and wonderful volunteers making Cricklewood a great place to be.

  3. I love the restaurants, the parks and the many pubs and bars. But above all, I love the people.

  4. I love Cricklewood because it is convenient for everything. It's multicultural and there are new and upcoming restaurants.

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Child-friendly activities near Cricklewood

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer School - Regents Park


Chelsea's Soccer Schools are a fantastic introduction to the game, our club and our unique coaching philosophies for boys and girls of all abilities aged between four and 13 years old. Website

Performing Arts Education · Dance Instruction

West Hampstead Community Centre
We have lots of classes throughout the week to keep you busy, learn new skills and have lots of fun. We also offer parties and holiday workshops. Dance classes in Ballet, Street, Jazz, Pop, Dance and Glee Club Website

Baby Sensory Saturday classes at Busy Rascals at The Queensbury

The Queensbury Pub
Baby Sensory's award winning classes provide hundreds of activities that are fun for babies from birth to 13 months. Our baby classes include baby activities ranging from signing to fibre optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, scarves and bells Classes are every second Saturday of the month Website

Tiny Music, Movement & Imagination

West Hampstead Community Centre
All singing, dancing, tiny toddler class. An introduction to the performing arts, with the difference of a different story each week to get their imagination going and give them a chance to rest their arms and legs in class! (Kids must be walking, or parent/guardian must participate with child) Website

Slingbonding

My Fitness Boutique
Slingbonding classes are specially designed to maintain the physical and mental health of mums, or any caregiver. Slingbonding is unique because we offer not just a dance class but also a routine focussed on correct movement and posture. Website

Art4Fun

Art 4 Fun
ART 4 FUN is a contemporary shop where you create your own original designs by painting onto a ceramic, wood, glass, paper,silk or fabric item of your choice,or make a mosiac. No artistic skills or experience necessary. Website

West Hampstead School of Dance

Beckford School
With beautiful sprung floored studios in Hampstead, West Hampstead, Golders Green and Kilburn we specialize solely in classical ballet and following the RAD syllabus, our highly qualified teachers, two working together in each class, are accompanied by pianists delivering joyous classes encouraging the love of dance Website

About Cricklewood

Cricklewood is a district of North London whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, western part is the London Borough of Brent and southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden. There was a small settlement at the junction of Cricklewood Lane and the Edgware Road by 1294, which by 1321 was being called Cricklewood. By the 1750s the Crown (rebuilt in 1889), was providing for coach travellers and by the 1800s it had a handful of cottages and Cricklewood House as neighbours, and was known for its “pleasure gardens”. By the 1860s there were a number of substantial villas along the Edgware Road starting with Rockhall Lodge and culminating in Rockhall Terrace. Cricklewood was the setting of The Goodies and Minder.

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