Outstanding schools and pretty parks enhance the family-friendly atmosphere
"With both National Rail and Underground links, Ealing is a fantastic area for commuters."Alexi Earl
"Walpole Park was recently redesigned and offers total tranquility, just a stones throw from the centre of Ealing Broadway."Alexi Earl
"Home to many excellent restaurants and coffee shops, Ealing Green is the perfect spot when the sun is shining."Alexi Earl
Where do Ealing locals go?
A friendly service and they arrange the flowers whatever way you want them!
Submitted by Mitchell
Farm W5 offers organic produce at great prices and both hot and cold dishes. The juices are fresh and if you're treating yourself, the Victoria sponge cake is amazing!
Submitted by Alexi
Yvon's Artisan Patissier
Serving cakes, sandwiches, pastries and breakfast, this cafe/patisserie is also a great place for a quick lunch and coffee.
Submitted by Tatiana
Kids love going to this newly opened restaurant in Ealing. Whenever you think about a burger, Five Guys should be your first choice.
Submitted by Rajesh
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
Great for breakfast, the eggs royale is amazing! Also the takeaway salad boxes are really tasty and varied.
Submitted by Alexi
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
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
A New York City inspired group fitness studio, which also has a great smoothie bar!
Submitted by Milo
An American diner serving hearty burgers, ribs and 2-4-1 cocktails every weekday evening.
Submitted by Andy
For Arts Sake
A printmakers and framers selling artwork. This place has been going strong since 1984!
Submitted by Alexi
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
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?
"Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh once worked in the kitchens of the Drayton Court Hotel in 1914, which is situated just around the corner from West Ealing Station."
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 email@example.com with any queries. See you there!
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.
St Andrews Church Centre Mother & Toddler GroupSt Andrews Church
Mother & Toddler Groups at St Andrews Church Ealing. We offer group sessions for Mothers & Toddlers at the following times: Mondays: 9.30 - 11.00 am (term time only) Wednesday: 9.30 - 11.00 am (term time only) Friday: 9.30 - 11.00 am (term time only) On Tuesday mornings - 9.30 - 10.30 am we hold a Caterpillar Music Class for Toddlers. Website
SNIPS Baby & Toddler GroupThe Crypt at St John's Church
Snips is a popular meeting place for parents and carers of babies toddlers and pre-school children. We are open each TUESDAY and THURSDAY from 10am to 1pm (term time only). We have a Cafe serving drinks snacks and lunches a children's second-hand shop selling good quality toys books and clothes Snips Church music & movement sessions (extra charge) a hairdresser ride-on toys and art & craft activities for children. We also have a soft play area for crawlers. Snippets Snippets is a meeting place specifically for new parents and babies under 1 year. Snippets runs on Thursdays between 10am and 1pm. Music and Movement Music and Movement sessions with Wendy are held each Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am and 11:00am (25 minute session). Music and Movement costs £2.50 for one adult + one child or £4.00 - one adult + two children. Website
HartbeepsThe Drayton Court
Hartbeeps offers contemporary classes for babies and young children using state of the art music technology, over 100 original songs (including great re-works of classic nursery rhymes), sound effects and naturescapes as a platform for theatrical and multi-sensory mini productions. Bespoke programmes lead by our specialist teachers are suitable from birth and include; baby massage, baby calming, parentese, baby move & baby yoga, baby signing, puppetry, dress-up, dramatic play, musical storytelling, sensory and unusual props and lighting effects, happy claps, rhymes, raps and body percussion along with our very own soundplay(tm) systems supporting early developing speech and language. Mondays 12.45 (newborn) 1.45 (newborn) 2.45 (sitting) 3.45 (walking) Free trial if pre-booked Website
Baby SensoryThe Drayton Court
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. Baby Sensory is an extremely popular Baby Development activity and many of our classes are fully booked, it is advisable to book early. Tuesdays: 11.30 (0-13 mths) 12.30 (0-6 mths) 1.30 (0-13 mths) 2.30 (6-13 mths) Visitors are always welcome but please call in advance to reserve your place. 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
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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Why not explore some other local areas:
- North Ealing
- South Ealing
- Park Royal
- North Acton
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