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Harrow

A prestigious suburban locality steeped in history

"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

"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 locals go?

Steakout

A steak house in Harrow serving a very good steak!

Pita Pit

Awesome burrito-style Mediterranean wraps for lunch and dinner.

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.

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.

Blues

A great restaurant for tapas and live music!

Two Buns

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

Seven

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

Sarah's Café

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

Cafe Cafe

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

ReTouch Lighting

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

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.

Harrow on the Hill Market

Harrow on the Hill's local fruit and vegetable market is open Monday through to Saturday. Good quality stuff at low prices!

Royal China

Best Chinese food for miles!

The White Horse

A fantastic pub for live rugby and Sunday lunch.

Ancona

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!

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

What do you love about Harrow?

Why do you find Harrow a great place to live?

Faiza

"Harrow is such a diverse area, with many people actually friendly. Harrow is mainly known for it's prestigious Harrow School for Boys, but it also sports two shopping centres at the heart of the town. The bus system is runs according to schedule most of the time and I feel quite safe most of the time."

March 2015

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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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  1. About Harrow

    Harrow is a area in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London. It is a suburb situated 12.2 miles (16.4 km) northwest of Charing Cross. Harrow is widely known for Harrow School, attended by Winston Churchill and Indian Prime Minister Nehru, however Harrow County School also had a tradition of noted staff and pupils, e.g. Sir Paul Nurse, Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Michael Portillo, Clive Anderson and Geoffrey Perkins. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus near Northwick Park Hospital (although both these landmarks actually lie within the London Borough of Brent). Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. The area has good public transport links and is served by the Metropolitan Line of the London Underground, Watford DC Line of the London Overground, and also by the National Rail services of Chiltern Railways, London Midland and Southern.

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