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Harrow and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Harrow and surrounding areas

"Not only is Harrow School one of the best in the country, it's also steeped in history and beautifully designed."

Shaun Bailey

"I love walking down the High Street and seeing all the school buildings, as it reminds me of the area's rich history."

Sophia Carrington

"Harrow on the Hill's winding High Street is full of charming independent stores that everyone loves, which really add to the village feel."

Shaun Bailey

What is your favourite place?

Where do Harrow and surrounding areas locals go?


A great restaurant for tapas and live music!


Named after a city and a seaport in central Italy, here you can find a wide selection of paninis, salads, pasta, fresh pressed juices, ice cream and many more. Great for breakfasts and lunch!


A steak house in Harrow serving a very good steak!

Cafe Cafe

Perfect for a celebratory dinner or if you are wanting a couple of cocktails on a Saturday night.

Fitz Gym

Open from 06:30am to 22:00 during the week, this gym is perfect for those who spend their working day in and around Harrow. Amongst its many facilities is a pool, sauna, steam room, spin class section and a wide range of classes, such as dancing and boxing.

The Chocolate Room

This independently owned coffee shop has a lovely selection of 25 hot chocolate flavours. It serves amazing hot chocolate and bespoke handmade chocolates too.

ReTouch Lighting

A sought-after antique lighting specialist in Harrow on the Hill.

The Old Etonian

This hotel and restaurant has a surprisingly extensive wine list, delicious Sunday lunches and outdoor seating with a nice view for when the weather is good. Great for large groups - book in advance to avoid disappointment, as it gets busy on the weekends. I always say hello to the staff when I walk by to make sure they still have garlic prawns on the menu!

Two Buns

A burger joint in Harrow with great burgers and good service.

Sarah's Café

Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.

St George's Shopping Centre

Shopping, gym, cinema and dining all in one area of Harrow town centre.

Miriam's Munchies

An independent barista using Monmouth beans, this place is the best coffee shop in Harrow. They also sell delicious cakes and sweet treats available to eat in or for special events too.


A pizza joint in Harrow - handmade pizza ready in 60 seconds from the wood fired oven.

La Collina

A quaint Italian restaurant serving amazing authentic stone baked pizzas and great takeaway dishes too!

Royal China

Best Chinese food for miles!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, North Harrow, Rayners Lane, Pinner, Harrow Weald, Preston, Northolt, Hatch End and Eastcote

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"The black ties worn by pupils at Harrow School were implemented at the time of Queen Victoria's death. After the initial mourning period, they were never instructed to revert back to their original ties, meaning that they are still black to this day."

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Child-friendly activities near Harrow and surrounding areas

Perform - Acting, Singing and Dance classes - Harrow

Victoria Halls
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Website

Sing and Sign (Harrow)

St George's Church
Shell and I have been singing since I could talk and signing with children of all ages for the past 20 years. Sing and Sign classes are useful, fun, easy to learn and babies LOVE them too. It's a real winner! The moment when a child signs "milk" "more" or even "duck" for the first time and the delight when they realise they are understood is beyond comparison. Website


North Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. Website

First Fruits

St Cuthbert's Church Hall,
This is a group for new Mums who have Babies under 1 year. Come and have some lunch together and meet other new Mums. Lots of helpful advice and friendly support in a relaxed setting - supporting you in the the toughest job there is! Website


North Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. Website

Swimming lessons

Wembley Hilton London,
Structured, progressive and fun swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and children. To provide quality, affordable swimming lessons to babies and children of all ages and abilities, without exception. Website

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Wembley Christian Centre
The Mainly Music morning begins with 15 minutes of welcoming regulars and explaining to newcomers what we offer at mainly music Website
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