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Finchley

Perfect for motorists and with a remarkable residential feel

"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."

Ivan Ninkovic

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

Katy Brookes

"When you work in Muswell Hill, sometime's it's easy to take views like these for granted..."

Mumzad Soobhany

What is your favourite place?

Where do Finchley locals go?

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.

Siaim

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

Il Funghetto

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

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.

Durum Ocakbasi

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

Skyler

Really nice and stylish Italian restaurant and bar, which is open 'til late on weekends.

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.

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.

Bella Mia

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

Fierce Grace

Part of a small chain of alternative yoga centres.

Vero Caffé

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

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.

The Bald Faced Stag

With a rotating selection of guest ales and an excellent food menu, this is a great place to spend an afternoon, evening or both.

Yijo

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

Café Buzz

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

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

What do you love about Finchley?

Why do you find Finchley a great place to live?

Nayan

"Finchley,a desirable and pleasant for all,as its vibrant diversity,colour and atmosphere."

March 2015

Yoss

"I love Finchley Road because there is so much to do in my area and the amount of shops in my area are completely unbelievable. first of all, we have one of the best schools called UCR and the school is a stem school that has from year 7 to university which is amazing. the shops are ranged from KFC, Mcdonalds, Subway and chicken cottage to Robert Dyas, Waitrose, HSBC. i also have the O2 centre near me which has Sainsbury and Wa... more

February 2015

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"'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."

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Hartbeeps

LA Fitness Gym
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Baby Massage

In the Om
Infant massage offers a fun way to bond with you child in a relaxed, supportive setting. Using gentle touch and eye contact, discover how to understand and respond to your baby's cues in a way that helps your little one feel safe, respected, and loved. Website

Crawler's Baby yoga

Avenue House
Our baby yoga classe are a fun and interactive class set in a friendly environment for both mums and babies to enjoy. 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

Toddler Art

Creativity Crazy
A creative morning for toddlers, with a different project each week. Toddlers will have the opportunity to work with a variety of materials to include ceramics, terracotta, wood, canvas, paper mache. All items can be taken home on the day. 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

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
  1. About Finchley

    Finchley is a district in Barnet in north London. Finchley is on high ground, about out 11 km (7 miles) north of Charing Cross. It formed an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, becoming a municipal borough in 1933, and has formed part of Greater London since 1965. It is predominantly a residential suburb, with three town centres. The artsdepot, a community arts centre including a gallery, studio and theatre, opened in 2004, at Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley. Victoria Park is located in Ballards Lane between North Finchley and Finchley Central. It was opened in 1902, to mark Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, and was Finchley's first public park.

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