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Durum Ocakbasi

Durum Ocakbasi

This Turkish restaurant is one of the best in London. The kebabs are out of this world!

Beheshte Barin

Beheshte Barin

Authentic Persian cuisine and charming hospitality. Freshly prepared food, including baked bread prepared in a specially made oven at the front of the restaurant.

La Genoise Café

La Genoise Café

This quaint patisserie is a wonderful place to grab your morning coffee. Be warned, you might find it difficult to resist one of the wonderfully presented items in the dessert display.

Highlander Foods

Highlander Foods

A local organic butcher with a range of meats, from organic Halal chicken to a variety of exotic meats including crocodile, antelope, rattle snake and many many more.

Café Buzz

Café Buzz

A great breakfast and lunch menu, coffees, slushes and ice cream!

The Indian Orchid

The Indian Orchid

Authentic speciality dishes from India and East Africa prepared with quality fresh ingredients. Their extensive menu consists of an excellent selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine, Chaat dishes and an Indo-Chinese selection.

Emporium Tea Room

Emporium Tea Room

A quaint tea room on the High Road - a great spot to celebrate birthdays and small get-togethers, with afternoon tea and cakes. Lovely vintage theme!

Tintico

Tintico

Moments away from Finchley Central station, you can find this trendy coffee shop serving fresh cakes and croissants accompanied by a very enjoyable coffee.

Flower Collection

Flower Collection

Highly qualified, experienced florists providing beautiful hand selected flowers. Supplying flowers for each individual occasion from corporate clients, large events such as weddings, to small individual selections for loved ones.

Chimichanga

Chimichanga

The best BBQ ribs and spicy chicken wings and a convenient position in a retail park, so there's plenty of parking!

Bella Mia

Bella Mia

Finchley's very own authentic classic pizzeria with great indoor and outdoor dining.

Boulangerie Joie De Vie

Boulangerie Joie De Vie

Lovely little coffee shop/restaurant. The type of place you want to work your way through everything on the menu over the course of multiple visits! Hands down the tastiest brioche this side of France.

Il Funghetto

Il Funghetto

Il Funghetto promises the best in traditional and modern Italian dishes. Highly recommended!

Sushimania

Sushimania

An amazing varied menu, an all you can eat buffet and takeaway options. Cool décor and nice staff, this place is highly recommended!

Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

So friendly and welcoming. Great to be able to play Bowls and Croquet. I'm hooked!

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Tiny Swimmers

Moss Hall Junior School
They have baby classes toddler and advanced toddler. The lessons are based around nursery rhymes they have balls/floats etc for them to play with. Website

Action Club (Ages 4months-4yrs)

Artsdepot
Encourage young children to explore the environment around them with this fitness class with an emphasis on fun fitness and music. Website

Visual Sensations: Musical Theatre And Performing Arts

Artsdepot
Musical Theatre classes are geared towards an UKA entry Level professional grade. Our Musical Theatre class is highly popular and is fun-packed with acting, singing and dancing. Classes are highly educational and include various props to enhance the learning and performing experience. Website

Water Babies

Moss Hall Junior School
Water Babies has an outstanding reputation as the world's biggest most professional baby- and toddler-swimming programme. We welcome around 30000 children (and their parents/carers) into warm water at over 560 local pools every week. Our sessions progressively develop children's water skills in line with their physical mental and emotional development phases. Learning to get to the side hold on or swim from a young age has saved several Water Babies' lives after they have fallen into water elsewhere. We also offer once-in-a-lifetime high-resolution underwater photography and an online shop featuring delightful practical swimming accessories. Courses start in Sept Nov Feb and May. For more information call or email us (Oak Lodge)7 days a week. (St John's)Tuesday Saturday and Sunday (Moss Hall)Saturdays and Sundays (Whitings Hill)Mondays Wednesdays and Sundays Website

North London Baby Massage & Yoga class

Avenue House
Our baby massage and baby yoga courses will ensure your baby has the very best start in life - mentally, physically and emotionally. Come and join the fun and nurture your baby at the same time as making new friends. Website

Jiggle Gym

St Mary’s Church
Jiggle Gym is a new physical play class for children between the ages of 6 months to 3 years old. Each week children will be challenged by a different set of obstacle courses to climb, balance, crawl, walk, and jump through - including slides, steps, balance beams, tunnels and a ball pond. Our classes also combine a variety of songs, musical movement activities, sensory developmental activities, parachute play and bubbles for the children to explore and jiggle along too. Website

Mother & Baby Yoga

In the Om
To aid postnatal recovery, mums practice positions to strengthen the muscles of the abdomen and pelvic floor, release tension in the shoulders, upper back and neck, improve mood, and provide deep relaxation. Babies are actively engaged through movement, fun rhymes and songs, offering fantastic opportunities for bonding between mother and child. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to socialise with other mothers experiencing the ebb and flow of life with a new baby. Classes are relaxed and informal in nature to allow you to feed, change or cuddle your child as needed. Open to mums and babies 6 weeks to pre-crawling (around 9 months). Dates TBA. SPACE IS LIMITED! BOOK NOW! Visit www.intheom.com for more details and special offers. Please email [email protected] or call 020 8445 7276 with any enquiries. Website

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