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Siaim

Siaim

This Mediterranean seafood and grill restaurant serves lots of delicious dishes, from pastas, to tapas-style starters, to healthy salads.

Tommy Flynn's

Tommy Flynn's

A sports bar with real ales and a nice atmosphere.

Durum Ocakbasi

Durum Ocakbasi

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

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.

Yijo

Yijo

A Korean restaurant with charcoal grills in the tables for traditional BBQ dishes.

Størksen

Størksen

Amazing for a bit of pampering - really friendly staff and you don't feel rushed. You can really relax here and they have nice bits and pieces for sale too.

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.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

I really like this traditional pub - the classic food menu is very reasonably priced compared to other pubs in London and the food is great!

Café Buzz

Café Buzz

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

M's Place

M's Place

A lovely café on the High Road. Great for lunch, nice selection of sandwiches, mini pastries and pasta dishes and they have their own juice bar, where you can design your own juices/smoothies!

Ishtah

Ishtah

Modern Turkish cuisine prepared on a charcoal grill. Food is always delicious and the bright, modern décor makes for a lovely setting for a meal out in the heart of Finchley Central.

Ai Sushi

Ai Sushi

Ai Sushi does the most amazing chicken katsu curry!

Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

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

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!

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.

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Tiny Swimmers

Moss Hall Junior School,
Babies can start once they are over 12lbs/5.5kg in weight. This is the best age to start swimming as babies have a natural affinity to water with no acquired fear. At Tiny Swimmers our instructors help develop the babies natural reflexes and responses to gain water skills and confidence. Website

Baby Massage and Baby Yoga classes-The Quaker Meeting House - Finchley

Quaker Meeting House Finchley
BABY MASSAGE is an ideal way to relax and bond with your baby and help to relieve colic, reflux, trapped wind and constipation. Helps to settle and relax baby into better sleeping patterns and great for bonding experience. Lovely friendly classes. BABY YOGA is a gentle way to have fun with your baby helping to develop muscle tone, balance and co-ordination. All important for learning to sit, crawl and walk. Post natal yoga included for mummies too to help you get back into shape. Website

Diddi Dance-Artsdepot

Artsdepot
At diddi dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class. Classes are suitable for both boys and girls ideally between 2-4 years, however we have had lots of children as young as 16 months join in. Website

Visual Sensations: Freestyle Street Dance and Catwalking with Confidence

Artsdepot
Learn how to build your confidence, walk the runway, smile and dance. Children will have the opportunity to take part in fashion show. Website

Jiggle Gym

St Mary’s Church Hall
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 to! The class is designed to enhance all aspects of your child's development. Children work through the three stages of the programme according to their stage of development to learn new skills through weekly classes. Jiggle Gym also specialises in parties and soft play hire with a number of different packages available - so there is something to suit everyone! Website

Visual Sensations: Girls and Boys Ballet

Artsdepot
Our ballet classes are designed to give girls the ability to perform with confidence. We work with your child and prepare them for shows and exams. We asses your child and inform you when they are ready for examination. We require parents to support the academy by helping children to practice as much as they can. Website

The Creation Station

St. Mary's Hall
Exploration sessions with The Creation Station are arts and crafts weekly term time fun for 1 to 5 year olds. A fifty minute session with a parent or carer and in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage. We use a wide range of art and craft materials and tools every week with a magic ideas box to inspire your child's imagination Website

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