Home Inspiration Local Life Highgate and surrounding areas

You are not logged in. Log in / Register

Menu

Highgate and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Highgate and surrounding areas

"Peeking out from behind the trees in Waterlow Park is an impressive view of London."

Mike Tracy

"I love popping out at lunch time to see what Muswell Hill has to offer!"

Mumzad Soobhany

"Highgate High Street has an amazing selection of upmarket shops, cafes and restaurants - I love being in the centre of them all!"

Mike Tracy

What is your favourite place?

Where do Highgate and surrounding areas locals go?

Limone Fine Foods

Amazing fresh whole foods salads and really helpful friendly staff!

Mary's Living and Giving

As the name says, some excellent labels at great prices and also a place to give clothes a second loving home to!

Strada

If you like it thin crispy and freshly baked, then Strada has the pizza for you!

Angel Inn

Lovely stylish pub with a contemporary feel and a bit of a local institution!

Highgate Bookshop

Everything for the bookworm! Latest thriller or literary classics..

Cote Brasserie

Mmmm...steak and chips..just like in Paris!

Trattoria Terra

Beautiful little Italian with fantastic food and wine, a welcoming atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

Dacha

Quality Russian shop selling a wide array of products from authentic Russian meats, fish and cheese, to homemade cakes and pastries, which you can sit in and eat in their café. The ice-cream comes highly recommended.

Gail's Bakery

Known for their excellent range of fresh bread, but many don;t know that they do brilliant salads for lunch as well...

Cafe Rouge

Smart brasserie that coves all the classics!

The Flower Seller

This local florist is the perfect place to pick up flowers for that special someone in your life...

The King's Head

This pub is great for their food and range of beers and ales. They even hold comedy nights and live music sessions here.

Pizza Express

Still the best...I think the secret is the fresh cooked base!

Kenwood House Park

Amazing views and scenery and home to a Henry Moore sculpture. It's the perfect place for a summer picnic.

Bistro Laz

A rustic Mediterranean restaurant open from 7am! Grab breakfast in the morning and more traditional Middle-Eastern fare in the evening.

Know a great place?

Share your favourite place to go in or around Highgate and surrounding areas.

Let us know

Why not explore the nearby areas of Highgate, Archway, Dartmouth Park, Crouch End, Muswell Hill, Tufnell Park, Hampstead, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Holloway and Finsbury Park

Why do you find Highgate and surrounding areas a great place to live?

Be the first to tell us what makes living in Highgate and surrounding areas great.

Please tell us about Highgate and surrounding areas

"Highgate cemetery is one of the most famous resting places in London thanks to Karl Marx, but other equally illustrious figures include the novelist Douglas Adams, TV broadcaster Jeremy Beadle and scientist Michael Faraday."

Explore Highgate and surrounding areas

  1. Food and Drink places Amenities

  2. Tube and rail stations Transport

  3. Schools, colleges and universities Schools

    School performance tables

  4. Shops Property

Child-friendly activities near Highgate and surrounding areas

Bumps and Babies - New Host Roberta Starts 16th October 2014 - Thurs 3-4pm

The Woodman
Bumps and Babies is an opportunity for new or expecting mums (and dads!) to come and meet other parents in the area for a cup of coffee and a chat. It can also give you a chance to discuss any problems and hopefully solutions too! We meet in the Sol Room and there are baby changing facilities available. Please contact highgate@haringeynct.org for further information. Website

Pre-school and mum ballet

All Saints Church Hall
REO Dance is offering the opportunity for both child and parent (or nanny) to come along and enjoy your own separate ballet classes. For the first 30 minutes there will be a pre-school ballet class (3years+) that uses stories to capture the child's imagination and introduce them to the foundations of ballet music and movement. You will then have the chance to do your own ballet class whilst your child is looked after in a separate room in the same venue. The adult class is suitable for beginners through to the more experienced dancer and will improve fitness and posture and tone muscles. FRIDAY: 10.30-11.00am Pre-school 11.00am-11.45am- Adult ballet Both classes: £10 One class: £5 Website

Multi-Sport Holiday Club-St Joseph's RC Primary School

St Joseph's RC Primary School
Inspire to Engage is Premier Sport's brand new holiday course initiative. Your children will keep busy and active with a huge variety of activities and sports for them to enjoy during the school holiday. The fun environment on our holiday courses means they mix with loads of children of their own age, get active and most importantly have fun. The scheme is not avaliable on Good Friday and the Easter Bank Holiday on Monday 6th April. Website

Storytelling Sunday

Kenwood House
Discover the stories behind Kenwood's collection with our interactive storytelling sessions for families. Multi-sensory and hands on they are a great way to find out about the lives of the people in our paintings. There will be four 30 minute sessions over the course of the day. Storytelling is aimed at children aged 3+ with parents/carers and friends. Please note that places are limited. Website

Gymstars

HNCC Large Sports Hall
Climbing, balancing, jumping, dancing - it's all happening at this under 5's gym session Website

Tots and Toddlers Group

Cholmeley Evangelical Church
Aimed at those aged 0-4 years, join us for free play, craft, singing and refreshments on a Wednesday and Thursday in term time between 9.30am and 11.30am. Parents, grandparents, au pairs, nannies, child minders... all are welcome. Website

REO School of Dance

All Saints Church Hall
Ballet modern and jazz dance classes. Website
  1. About Highgate and surrounding areas

    Do you live in Highgate and surrounding areas, or have you lived in Highgate and surrounding areas recently?

    If so, let us know what you like about living in Highgate and surrounding areas.

    Local Estate Agencies

    Highgate and surrounding areas estate agents

    estate agents

  2. Nearby areas

    Why not explore some other local areas:

Feedback about living in Highgate and surrounding areas has been submitted directly by the public and may not neccessarily reflect the views of Foxtons. The description of Highgate and surrounding areas was modified from Wikipedia and is available under the Creative Commons licence. Land Registry data is Crown copyright.

All the views and contributions contained within Foxtons Local Life are those of the contributors. All content is assessed before publishing for taste, however free opinion is encouraged. Foxtons accept no payment or sponsorship for content that is posted about Highgate and surrounding areas.

Call 0800 369 8667 for further information about marketing your home, or to find out how much your property is worth