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L'Elyseé

L'Elyseé

A great little French café on Hammersmith Road. They have a range of smoothies and amazing coffees, as well as tasty sandwiches and French pastries.

Bombay Chow

Bombay Chow

Can't decide if you would rather have a curry or Chinese? Well how about both... Bombay Chow does remarkable Indo-Chinese Hakka cuisine. Whether it is one of the noodle sizzlers or the glazed lamb chops, you will leave satisfied.

Anglesea Arms

Anglesea Arms

Cracking pub with real ales and a famous Sunday lunch... and a bonus - Monday nights are BYO bottle!

The Dove

The Dove

A cosy pub by the Thames with lots of history. Its views and atmosphere make it the perfect spot for a pint or two.

H G Walter

H G Walter

The best in W14, this traditional butchers sells top quality meat.

The River Café

The River Café

It ain't cheap, but it is the finest Italian cooking this side of the Dolomites!

London Corinthian Sailing Club

London Corinthian Sailing Club

Sailors from the local club take to the water along Upper Mall on a weekday evening in Chiswick.

The Old Ship

The Old Ship

As well as the tasty food, this pub offers the most impressive views of the Thames - you can't beat a cold glass of wine while looking out over the water.

CycleSurgery

CycleSurgery

The best place for bikes and accessories in Shepherd's Bush.

Kerbisher & Malt

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Stenton Family Butchers

Stenton Family Butchers

The place all locals in Brackenbury Village go if they want bespoke cuts of meat. Truly a great experience and thoroughly recommended.

The Havelock Tavern

The Havelock Tavern

A fantastic little pub that does a superb steak! One of the best locals in Brook Green with friendly service and a great selection of craft beers and ales.

Headmasters

Headmasters

A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.

The Blue Boat

The Blue Boat

Riverside views of Hammersmith Bridge, great atmosphere and good burgers!

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Barons Court, West Kensington, Shepherd's Bush, Holland Park, Earls Court, Turnham Green, Fulham, East Acton, Kensington and Barnes

"Until 1888, Ravenscourt Park Underground Station was named Shaftsbury Road."

The views of the Thames from Chiswick Mall are exceptional - I never tire of them...

Christopher Howard

I like taking a stroll down to Ravenscourt Park for a picnic when it's sunny. There's tennis courts too for when i'm feeling athletic!

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It's always a good night out at the Hammersmith Apollo, which stages some of the world's biggest artists and comedians.

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Little Stage Academy

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The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website

Antenatal HypnoBirthing Classes


HypnoBirthing is the Childbirth Preparation method that everyone is talking about. Experience a relaxed more comfortable natural birthing free of fear or anxiety. The classes are run over a weekend by fully certified HypnoBirthing Practitioners Steve & Sonia Griffiths. They have over 10 years experience between them. Website

New Mum New You

Melcombe Children Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips

Aqua Rangers Swimming school


The Aqua Rangers Swimming School offer a wide range of swimming lessons available Monday to Friday between 2pm and 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Our classes are small with maximum 2 children per class and our teacher are great at developing every child into a happy little swimmer. Contact us to find out more. Happy Swimming Website

Song Academy

The Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies at Brook Green

The Queen's Head Pub
Anyone expecting a baby, new parents, parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome. Website

Diddi dance

St Mary's Church
At Diddi Dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class. We are the only pre-school dance program to explore 14 different dance styles. £8 per session Website

About Hammersmith

Hammersmith is an urban centre in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in west London, approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames. One of west London's key transport hubs and commercial and employment centres, and home to several multinational company offices, it is focused on the two London Underground stations, bus station and road network node at Hammersmith Broadway. It is bordered by Shepherds Bush to the north, West Kensington to the east, Fulham to the south and Chiswick to the west, and is linked by Hammersmith Bridge to Barnes in the southwest.

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