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The White Horse

The White Horse

A fantastic pub for live rugby and Sunday lunch.

Steakout

Steakout

A steak house in Harrow serving a very good steak!

Two Buns

Two Buns

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

ReTouch Lighting

ReTouch Lighting

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

La Collina

La Collina

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

The Old Etonian

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!

The Doll's House on the Hill

The Doll's House on the Hill

A charming little cafe that is the best for afternoon tea or just a slice of cake whilst out and about.

Red Lantern

Red Lantern

All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.

Cafe Cafe

Cafe Cafe

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

The Plantation Garden Centre

The Plantation Garden Centre

A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.

Silver Rivet

Silver Rivet

Designer clothing, very affordable!

Fitz Gym

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.

Blues

Blues

A great restaurant for tapas and live music!

St George's Shopping Centre

St George's Shopping Centre

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

Seven

Seven

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Harrow, North Harrow, Rayners Lane, Northolt, Preston, Wembley, Pinner, Perivale, Eastcote and Wembley Park

"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."

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

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There are so many green open spaces in Harrow, it's as if you're in the countryside...

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Sally Murdock

The views afforded by Harrow's position are exceptional!

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What locals say about Harrow on the Hill

  1. It has easy access to London and the motorways too!

  2. 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.

  3. 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....

  4. Out of town location, however easy commute to central London.

  5. 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.

  6. Great local market, town centre, outstanding schools and very good connectivity to central London.

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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

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

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

Partyman World - Toddler sessions

Partyman 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

Juicy Fruit Toddler Group

St 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

Tinytalk

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

Tinytalk

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

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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