Vibrant eateries and excellent rail links in and out of central London
"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..."James Grunshaw
"Grade II listed The Crown, Cricklewood is a reminder of Kilburn's history."Victoria Wellburn
"I can't think of a place with better transport links - you can be at Bond Street in only 13 minutes!"Danielle Toland
Where do Cricklewood locals go?
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!
Submitted by Oliver
One of the best chicken and lamb shawarmas in Golders Green and probably the most popular lunch takeaway in the whole area!
Submitted by Nick
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.
Submitted by Nia
Situated in Gladstone Park, this café serves amazing breakfasts, great coffee and baked treats straight from the oven, including mouth-watering cakes. It's open from Friday to Sunday.
Submitted by Geh
Amazing gourmet burgers from tame lemon and herb to those that like the heat on full blast! All meals are super reasonable in price, with fries and a drink included.
Submitted by Danielle
BEER + BURGER
Huge selection of beers and burgers opposite Willesden Green Underground Station.
Submitted by Joseph
A constant source of highly intelligent Oxford and Cambridge graduates willing to tutor for far less than the going rate.
Submitted by Itzhak
My favourite park to jog around, as the hills can be very challenging!
Submitted by Oliver
Small & Beautiful
Cheap and cheerful. Delicious continental menu that barely dents the wallet. Great mussels and pizza. Bonus points for also doing takeaway!
Submitted by Richard
A fabulous vintage and new clothes store run by a lovely lady, selling beautiful jewellery too. Everything is sold at an amazing price!
Submitted by Maire
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.
Submitted by Grace
Great food and atmosphere. I love this cute little Italian restaurant.
Submitted by Willesden
The Alice House
Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!
Submitted by Thomas
Why do you find Cricklewood a great place to live?
"I love the restaurants, the parks and the many pubs and bars. But above all, I love the people."
"I love Cricklewood because it is convenient for everything. It's multicultural and there are new and upcoming restaurants."
What do you like about Cricklewood?
Did you know?
"Beneath a leafy residential part of Neasden lies Winston Churchill's underground bunker built during the Second World War. Totally bombproof, it is made up of 37 rooms, including a map room and a cabinet room."
Child-friendly activities near 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 â€œpleasure gardensâ€. 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.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Child's Hill
- Golders Green
- West Hampstead
- Temple Fortune
- Hampstead Garden Suburb
- Willesden Green
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