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East Barnet

1930s homes along wide roads typical of North London

"I love exploring the wealth of parkland in Barnet and in particular, Brunswick Park!"

Ben Connolly

"With its UFO-like design, Southgate Underground Station is a real architectural gem."

Daniel Puddick

"Southgate has fantastic road routes in and out of London, which makes it the perfect place for families."

Daniel Puddick

What is your favourite place?

Where do East Barnet locals go?

Chickenshed Theatre

A theatre catering for the local community with a great amateur dramatics group.

Oak Hill Park

One of Barnet's many beautiful parks, which are a big feature of the area.

Skewd Kitchen

This restaurant serves amazing Turkish food. It's great for a dinner date somewhere different.


A bike shop and garage that's run by a really nice local guy who built the business up from scratch.


The best café in Cockfosters that serves an amazing burger too!

Chez Tonton

A lovely little local French restaurant. I still haven't been brave enough to try the snails!

Forever Bridal

My wife got her wedding dress from this lovely bridal shop - she looked beautiful!

Builders Arms

A great local pub that surprisingly does good takeaway sushi and has a large outdoor terrace at the back!

The Village Greek

Amazing Greek food with huge portions as well!

The Griffin

A traditional pub with great food and drink, six screens for sports, outside bars, beautiful garden and a covered terrace.


We have great office nights out here and they serve brilliant steaks!


This furniture shop in Southgate sells really unique and interesting pieces.

Al Fresco

A famous local Italian restaurant with huge portions!


A warm and welcoming American brasserie. The atmosphere is always buzzing, beautifully presented inside and absolutely divine food accompanied by a large wine selection.

Harris + Hoole

As well as the usual coffee and cakes, they sell delicious iced coffee when the weather is warmer.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Southgate, Whetstone, Cockfosters, Friern Barnet, New Barnet, Arnos Grove, North Finchley, Palmers Green, Bounds Green and West Finchley

What do you love about East Barnet?

Why do you find East Barnet a great place to live?


"East Barnet has the best of both worlds, London on the Green Belt. The parks are lovely, the schools amazing (it's known as the Golden Triangle for schools) and the amenities all on your doorstep. There are independent butchers and greengrocers and if you want a big supermarket there is that too. Fantastic transport links (buses, trains and tube) all within walking distance and it's 10 minutes drive from M25. Best of a... more

February 2015


"Close to the Hertfordshire countryside, easy access to central london"

February 2015


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"Southgate Underground Station was designed by notable architect Charles Holden in the 1930s and was built in an Art Deco style with a futuristic twist. Now Grade II listed, it retains a number of its original features."

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Child-friendly activities near East Barnet


Church Farm Swimming Pool

Music Bugs: New Barnet

Bodens Studios
Stimulating interactive fun and friendly preschool music activity classes for newborn to 4 years old. At Music Bugs our aim is to encourage young children to develop grow and explore the world around them through music and song. Research has shown that singing songs and rhymes on a regular basis helps children socialise and develop in a creative and stimulating environment as well as helping to widen children's vocabulary and listening skills Website

Tuneful Tots

Bodens Studios
Classes are packed with action songs and percussion instruments which the children will learn how to play by using the reading different rhythms, dynamics and pulse. The combination of lots of music, movement, dancing and toys ensures there are always a lot of laughs along the way! ₤4/class Website

Messy Play at Coffee and Twist


Monkey Music - Christ Church

Christ Church
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. Website

Monkey Music-Christ Church at Whetstone

Christ Church at Whetstone
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. By the time our little monkeys 'graduate', they have a sound base from which to build a musical future.... have a look! Toddlers from 12 months: Thursday 09.40am-10.10 am and 10.50am 1120 2 & 3 year olds: Thursday 10.15am 10.45am Babies from 3 months: Thursday 11.25am 11.55 am Website


Manor Drive Methodist Church
Arties is an art and music workshop for toddlers aged from around 18 mths - 4 yearseach 1 hour session at Arties is equally split between music & art. Arties has a full range of musical equipment props and dressing-up suits. Website
  1. About East Barnet

    East Barnet is an area of North London within the London Borough of Barnet bordered by New Barnet, Cockfosters and Southgate. It is a largely residential suburb whose central area contains shops, public houses, restaurants and services. East Barnet is close to the M25 and the A1 and M1.

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