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Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

Victoria Bowls & Croquet Club

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

Yijo

Yijo

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

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.

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.

Vero Caffé

Vero Caffé

I always grab a quick cup of coffee from this friendly cafe in Woodside Park before taking a stroll along Dollis Brook.

Il Funghetto

Il Funghetto

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

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.

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.

Peace and Plenty

Peace and Plenty

A bakery selling homemade sweet treats, breads and made-to-order cakes for special occasions.

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.

The Bohemia

The Bohemia

Re-opened last June and beautifully refurbished. It's a brewpub and a restaurant and they also have events happening there every week. It's always packed and has become a bit of a local destination.

Toolans

Toolans

An Irish pub with a homely atmosphere, offering homemade food that you can enjoy whilst watching the current sporting events.

Durum Ocakbasi

Durum Ocakbasi

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

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!

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!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of West Finchley, Finchley, North Finchley, Whetstone, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Temple Fortune, Friern Barnet, Muswell Hill, Hendon and Golders Green

"'Inky' Stephens was the son of Dr Henry Stephens - the man who invented indelible ink - and lived in Avenue House on East End Road. Gifted to the local community in his will, the property is now used to display the Stephens' collection and host events."

Vale Farm Allotments is a charming little spot to escape city life and pretend as if you're actually in the countryside...

Katy Brookes

Now belonging to the people, Avenue House is a Grade II listed mansion that was once home to Henry Charles Stephens, the son of indelible ink inventor Dr Henry Stephens.

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Set in private grounds, Princess Park Manor is a highly sought-after residential development that's been known to house a number of celebs!

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MiniMozart

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Babies Class: The teacher will help you take your baby on a bonding sensory musical adventure with the focus on connecting senses to sound. Toddlers class: The children are encouraged to interact with the musicians and to contribute with words and actions. The focus is less on the interaction between Mother & Baby, shifting to Teacher & Pupil. The children develop musical confidence in this nurturing environment, which is excellent preparation for nursery and school. Website

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

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

Cricket for Girls @ Finchley Cricket Club...!

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Girls Cricket at Finchley Cricket Club! Come along and join our girls section at Finchley CC,

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

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

Poolside Manor- Parent & Toddler Swim Lessons

Poolside Manor
One 30 minute lesson per week for 13 weeks. £169.00 - Pro-rated for late joiners. Website

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