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Hammersmith

Riverside charm coupled with exceptional commuter convenience

"There are so many pretty spots along the Thames where you can sit back and enjoy the views."

Jonathan Daykin

"St Paul's Studios, Talgarth Road were built as artists' studios in the late 1800s and have housed a number of notable people, most famously Margot Fonteyn."

Guy Evans

"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!"

Christopher Howard

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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!

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.

The Curtains Up

A pub with a great vibe and good food, but it has to be Barons Court Theatre downstairs that is its main selling point - I love it here!

The River Café

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

H G Walter

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

Headmasters

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

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!

Brackenburys

A deli and coffee shop in one, Brackenburys sells some awesome European delicacies.

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.

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.

Toro Gordo

An intimate setting with exceptionally accommodating staff and a diverse menu.

Mirabell Cucina

An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!

Mes Amis

The most colourful dining experience in London! Amazing Lebanese food moments from the Thames.

Patio Restaurant

Traditional Polish cuisine and a convenient setting just off Shepherd's Bush Common. The dishes are comforting and the interior is welcoming.

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.

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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

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"I love this area!"

January 2015

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"There must be something in the water round Hammersmith, as a wealth of big screen stars born here include Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe and Hugh Grant."

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  1. 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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