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Cote Brasserie

Cote Brasserie

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

Highgate Bookshop

Highgate Bookshop

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

Mary's Living and Giving

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!

Gail's Bakery

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...

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Amazing range of sandwiches - all freshly made...and if you have a room try one of their cream scones!

Pizza Express

Pizza Express

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

Highgate Pantry

Highgate Pantry

I love cake! And they have it all here!

Angel Inn

Angel Inn

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

Highgate Bathing Ponds

Highgate Bathing Ponds

Tucked away just off Millfield Lane, it is a lovely quiet place to go and relax and walk - and even better when it is sunny!

Planet Organic

Planet Organic

The most amazing shop that stocks literally every organic food you can imagine, as well as a huge range of beauty, health and baby products. The store is always immaculate, there are loads of helpful staff around and best of all, there is a juice bar and coffee shop too.

Waterlow Park

Waterlow Park

Tranquil and quiet. I love coming here and having my lunchtime refresh!

Limone Fine Foods

Limone Fine Foods

Amazing fresh whole foods salads and really helpful friendly staff!

Strada

Strada

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

The King's Head

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.

Fifty Five

Fifty Five

A delightful café that's very child friendly. They have a children's play area and gluten-free treats too!

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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

"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."

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

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From the ponds to the beautiful views, there is no better place to spend a sunny day than on Hampstead Heath.

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

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Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

Pond Square Chapel
Classical music class for babies led by Becky playing the violin and Iain on the piano. Website

NCT Bumps and babies

The Woodman - The Sun room
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. Website

Mallinson Sports Centre Holiday Courses

Highgate School
Private school facilities available to the public. School holiday courses include multi-activity, football, cricket, tennis and dance. The scheme will be closed on Good Friday and on the Bank Holiday. Website

Music-Rucksack Music Inc

Jackson's Lane
Come and enjoy a relaxed, guided musical session For children (0 - 4 years old), and their parents/carers; With small percussion instruments to experience and enjoy. Lots of singing, stomping, clapping, wriggling and just having a good time. Website

La Jolie Ronde French classes

Highgate Library,
Established confident communication skills and a good pronunciation at an age when they are particularly receptive. Developed listening, concentration skills and social skills. Enjoyed a variety of language learning activities Website

Diddi Dance -Jacksons Lane Theatre

Jacksons Lane Theatre
Using various dancing games and exercises, bells, hoops and dance ribbons to our own funky pop songs your little one not only improves their rhythm and co-ordination but also social and gross motor skills. We also look at different dance styles every half term from salsa and hip hop to country and disco. 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

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Dartmouth Park area guide
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