Outstanding schools and pretty parks enhance the family-friendly atmosphere
"Home to many excellent restaurants and coffee shops, Ealing Green is the perfect spot when the sun is shining."Alexi Earl
"With both National Rail and Underground links, Ealing is a fantastic area for commuters."Alexi Earl
"As well as picturesque views, Gunnersbury Park boasts a museum, formal gardens and sports facilities."Tom Wright
Where do Ealing locals go?
One of the most open parks in Ealing - a great place to have a picnic, go for a run or play sports.
Submitted by Janatpreet
Charlotte's Place Restaurant
2AA rosettes for culinary excellence and the Good Food Guide's Restaurant of the Year 2013. A family run place overlooking Ealing Common, where the food is unbelievable...
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The Rose & Crown
A cute little pub tucked away off St Mary's Road. It does brilliant bangers and mash, plus it has a lovely beer garden. Very good pub all and all.
Submitted by Lindsay
A friendly service and they arrange the flowers whatever way you want them!
Submitted by Mitchell
For Arts Sake
A printmakers and framers selling artwork. This place has been going strong since 1984!
Submitted by Alexi
As well as the delightful garden, this pub's Thursday night quiz is legendary! It also serves great food and a range of different ales.
Submitted by Alexi
Ealing Cricket Club
Ealing Cricket Club is a cricket ground in Ealing, London.The ground hosts regular matches, and also a firework display for Bonfire Night!
Submitted by Angat
Famous west London film studios home to numerous popular movies and television shows such as Notting Hill & Downton Abbey. A great place for some celeb spotting.
Submitted by Paul
Big Jim's Trims
Local barbershop in Ealing, with branches in Chiswick and Pimlico too.
Submitted by Tatiana
The Red Lion
Great selection of beers and food in a traditional pub with a 'secret garden' out back. Sunday is Pieminster Day, where you can choose between a roast dinner or a selection of pies.
Submitted by Alexi
Coda di Volpe
A restaurant / café offering a selection of pastries, but also great for lunch and dinner serving signature Italian dishes.
Submitted by Tatiana
Award-winning pizzeria run by Neapolitans. Authentic ingredients and methods of cooking, al-fresco dining and vibrant atmosphere. Known fondly as the best pizza in Ealing - arguably London!
Submitted by Camilla
Electric Coffee Co.
Listed in numerous publications, including the London Coffee Guide 2015, this cafe is perfect for those in search of good coffee in London. They also have amazing breakfast sandwiches.
Submitted by Jas
The Drayton Court Hotel
The biggest beer garden in London, weekly changing ales, a pool table and televisions showing multiple sports.
Submitted by Mitchel
Why do you find Ealing a great place to live?
"It has everything you need on your doorstep without the need to go into central London. There are always events happening too, including festivals every summer. "
"Ealing is a great location. There's loads of green space and everything is nearby! "
"Ealing is a leafy, comfy, laid-back adornment to London life. You're never too far from a good coffee house or restaurant and there's lots of choice for socialising. You have close links to the M4 and good transport options if commuting further in to the city."
"Ealing is a mix of modern and countryside ambience. Outside the train station you can see a lot of shopping malls, restaurants and cafes, but if you walk a bit further inside, the picture changes to rows of Victorian houses. I've been told that these houses are one of the most expensive in the Greater London area. There is lots of greenery around and all amenities almost at your doorstep. On its western side are a number o... more
What do you like about Ealing?
Did you know?
"Set up in 1902, Ealing Studios is the oldest continuously run film studio in the world."
Child-friendly activities near Ealing
Ealing: Bumps and BabiesSt Mary's Church Hall (Polygon)
Bumps and Babies takes place every Tuesday at St Mary's church hall W5 5RH from 1.30-3.30pm. Pop along with your bump and/or babies to meet other mums and dads have a cup of tea and to talk to our breastfeeding counsellor. You just need a blanket and suggested £1.50 donation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries. See you there!
Pitter Patter - The Hub for BubsThe Drayton Court
Pitter Patter offers professionally led classes in hand picked family friendly venues creating a central meeting place for parents & carers with babies and toddlers in the heart of local communities. Pitter Patter Coffee Morning Every Thursday 11am-12pm starting 7th Nov @ Flava's Bar & Grill 1 Mattock Lane W5 5BG Join us for the first Pitter Patter Coffee Morning at Flava's a weekly meet up on Thursdays between 11am-12pm and everyone is welcome so come along and meet others over a coffee and a cake. A soft matted area for babies will be available as well as some toys for toddlers. This week we will also have the gorgeous Roobub & Custard stall so you can get some great gift ideas for friends with kids. www.roobubandcustard.co.uk Car parking available right next to the bar and if you spend £5 on food or drink you get your parking refunded! See www.pitterpatterhub.com Website
Pinnacle Performing ArtsOpen Ealing Arts Centre
All classes are fun energetic and are all geared towards promoting a healthy active lifestyle. PPA classes are for children young people & adults who want to improve on or learn new Performing Arts & Fitness skills while having fun doing so. There are opportunities for students to take part in Dance Award & Duke of Edinburgh programmes & Lamda exams and to do work experience with the school.
Gymboree Sensory Baby PlayThe Drayton Court
As global experts in early childhood development, Gymboree is thrilled to offer our Sensory Baby Play classes, dedicated to pre-mobile babies. Gymboree's expertise in baby development spans several decades and our classes are designed to introduce babies to new sights, sounds and sensory experiences. The class also introduces parents and carers to the many ways to stimulate very young babies - we provide parents with an entire repertoire of songs and age-appropriate activities to take home each week.Our Sensory Baby Play classes use song, movement, infant signing, puppets, fibre optics, bubbles, musical instruments and baby-sized apparatus. In every class we enjoy group activities, as well as exploration of our "Sensory Stations" which include hands-on props to provide endless amusement for the babies Website
Kingsdown Babies and Toddlers ClubKingsdown Methodist Church
An opportunity each Wednesday, during Term Time, for Mothers and Carers to meet, enjoy a cup of tea and chat whilst their babies and toddlers play. The Club meets at 1.00pm until 3.00pm in Kingsdown Church Hall, Kingsdown Avenue (behind the Church). Website
Melody Bear Tip Tap Toe & Groovy MovesInnovation Dance Studio Ealing,
Alongside Melody Bear baby ballet, Innovation Dance also runs Melody Bear Tip Tap Toe & Groovy Move, which is a lovely combined modern and tap syllabus for pre-school children. The class plan is a journey on Melody Bear's Fun Bus stopping at the Games, Number and Musical stop. The final stop is Melody Bear's Tip Tap Toe stop for lots of fun tap dance ideas including the 'Boogie Woogie Bend and Bounce', 'Magic Shoes', 'Disco Bears', 'Hawaiian Tap', 'Melody Bear's Cheerleading Song' and her 'Line Dancing' to name a few. Rhythm and tempo, beats and sounds are explored in fun creative exercises in our early years tap dancing syllabus. Website
Innovation Dance Studios EalingPitshanger Library
Innovation Dance offers classes for children and adults in a wide range of dance styles including ballet modern tap street dance hip hop zumba pilates yoga and workout. We offer Children & Baby Classes and Pre-School Classes. We also have daytime classes for our younger dancers catering for as young as 9 months! Innovation Dance was founded by Zoe Newell and Emma Hardy to provide professional dance tuition to children and adults in schools and colleges. Having established centres in North Central and East London they are delighted to be launching the Ealing studio.
Ealing is a district in west London, located in the London Borough of Ealing. It is situated 7.7 miles (12.4 km) west of Charing Cross. The area is often referred to as the "Queen of the Suburbs". Ealing has a longstanding Irish community. This is particularly visible through the number of Irish pubs in the borough and the popularity of Gaelic games within the community. County flags for example, can be seen flown on the outside or hung inside of various pubs in the area. It was during the Victorian period that Ealing became a town. This meant that roads had to be built, drainage provided, and schools and public buildings erected. The man responsible for much of all this was Charles Jones, Borough Surveyor from 1863â€“1913. He planted the horse chestnut trees on Ealing Common and designed the Town Hall, both the present one and the older structure which is now a bank (on the Mall). Ealing Broadway became a major shopping centre.
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- North Ealing
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- Park Royal
- North Acton
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