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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?

Oak Hill Park

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

Chez Tonton

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

The Village Greek

Amazing Greek food with huge portions as well!

Forever Bridal

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

Chickenshed Theatre

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

Skewd Kitchen

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

Builders Arms

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


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


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

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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"The late Amy Winehouse was born in 1983 in Southgate, as was radio presenter Simon Mayo and Rachel Stevens from S Club 7."

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  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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