Harrow on the Hill
A prestigious suburban locality steeped in history
"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
"There are so many green open spaces in Harrow, it's as if you're in the countryside..."Sally Murdock
"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
Where do Harrow on the Hill locals go?
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!
Submitted by Pattie
This refined Italian restaurant also includes a deli with delicious food that is great for a light lunch!
Submitted by Laura
A sought-after antique lighting specialist in Harrow on the Hill.
Submitted by Sophia
A quaint Italian restaurant serving amazing authentic stone baked pizzas and great takeaway dishes too!
Submitted by Aimee
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!
Submitted by Andra
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.
Submitted by Noah
Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.
Submitted by Sophia
All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.
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The Plantation Garden Centre
A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.
Submitted by Nikita
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.
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Why do you find Harrow on the Hill a great place to live?
"It has easy access to London and the motorways too!"
"I love Harrow on the Hill so much as the area is cosmopolitan, has a selection of independently owned businesses and has great transport links into central London."
"Harrow on the Hill is a gem, as yet undiscovered by the majority of Londoners. Every person I have introduced to the Hill has, without exception, loved its old world, unspoilt charm and the beautiful historic buildings of Harrow School. A surprisingly easy commute to the City, Canary Wharf and central London...it's not going to remain undiscovered for too long...."
"Out of town location, however easy commute to central London."
"Harrow on the Hill is so clean and silent. Also the transportation to the centre of London is very comfortable by tube. The peace and quiet in Harrow on the Hill always makes me feel refreshed."
"Great local market, town centre, outstanding schools and very good connectivity to central London."
What do you like about Harrow on the Hill?
Did you know?
"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."
Explore Harrow on the Hill
Child-friendly activities near Harrow on the Hill
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
First FruitsSt 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
Perform - Acting, Singing and Dance classes - HarrowVictoria 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
Partyman World - Toddler sessionsPartyman World of Play, vale farm,
Activities include, Music, Props & Actions, Arts & Crafts, Story Time & Puppets, Cooking & Decorating, Puzzles & Toys. Peak Under 1 - £2.00 1 to 3 years - £5.95 Off Peak Under 1 - £2.00 1 to 3 years - £5.50 Website
Daniel's Den Toddler and Parent Group-SudburySt Andrews Church
In each session, activities are set up for children to play, do crafts, singing and other fun activities. Parents are able to share parenting skills with one another and build friendships. There is a genuine family feeling to the groups where everyone is welcome whatever your background, race or postcode! Website
Juicy Fruit Toddler GroupSt Cuthbert's Church,
Open to all parents, grandparents and carers with children under 4 years of age. We are a very friendly relaxed group with lots of fun and educational activities, includng a messy play activity each week, offering your child valuable sensory experiences with out the mess in your home! Website
TinytalkNorth 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
About Harrow on the Hill
Harrow on the Hill is an area of north west London, and part of the London Borough of Harrow. The name refers to a large local hill of 408 feet. Harrow on the Hill formed an ancient parish and later civil parish in the Gore hundred of Middlesex. The area is home to four Catholic schools and three Church of England schools, the latter which include the world-famous independent school, Harrow School.
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