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Cocodelic

Cocodelic

I love my Caribbean food and Cocodelic is the best in the area; bare in mind we have a fair few restaurants around serving the same type of food.

The Lexi Cinema

The Lexi Cinema

A great Indie cinema run by volunteers showing mainstream films and live opera. All their proceeds go to charity too.

The Masons Arms

The Masons Arms

A fantastic pub with an amazing garden, Sunday roasts, summer barbecues, DJs, quizzes and comedy nights. A lovely community feel.

Paradise

Paradise

'Paradise By Way of Kensal Green', to give it's full name, is a British restaurant, bar and club all rolled into one. Don't miss out on the burger!

Little Wormwood Scrubs

Little Wormwood Scrubs

The absolute golden nugget of North Kensington Village is the newly transformed Little Wormwood Scrubs. It's now a hot spot for us locals in W10 to walk our dogs...

Dock Kitchen

Dock Kitchen

From its striking setting in a Victorian canalside building, to the fresh and seasonal dishes, this restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening meal.

Wormwood Scrubs Park

Wormwood Scrubs Park

At the weekend it's like a little slice of the USA here in the UK! Amazing little league games played by loads of people and great food trucks selling hot dogs, pulled pork etc. A little bit of alternative relaxation in this busy bustling city of ours!

Queens Park Books

Queens Park Books

Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?

The Salusbury Winestore

The Salusbury Winestore

Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.

Bluebelles of Portobello

Bluebelles of Portobello

One of the best breakfast hangs-out on Portobello Road, where you can sit outside and watch the world go by - plus fantastic eggs!!

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

Cockney's

Cockney's

The best pie and mash in West London - try the stewed eels! Perfect for a quick, cheap but tasty lunch.

Portobello and Golborne Market

Portobello and Golborne Market

London's most well known market with a wealth of established stalls, selling everything from food, to clothing, to vintage jewellery.

Pizza East

Pizza East

Breakfast at Pizza East is great - everything you can expect to find on a breakfast menu and at a reasonable price.

Portobello Juice Café

Portobello Juice Café

Create your own juices at this infamous juice bar on Portobello Road.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Queen's Park, Willesden Green, Harlesden, Brondesbury, Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Park, Willesden, Kilburn, East Acton and Notting Hill

"The Greek revival chapel at Kensal Green cemetery is equipped with hydraulic lifts to take the deceased down to the catacombs, including such illustrious figures as Isambard Kingdom Brunel, WH Smith of the high street chain fame and perhaps most strangely General James Barry - who was discovered upon his death to have been a woman."

Little Wormwood Scrubs is the perfect spot for walking the dog...

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Stuart Bennett

I really enjoy this time of year around Queens Park where spring is vividly breaking into life!

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Oliver Browne

Lovely residential roads flanked by period homes and pretty green spaces make Queen's Park a desirable place to live.

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  1. The Lexi Cinema on Chamberlayne Road - a beautiful boutique cinema with a real community feel, which also donates all its profits to charity. It's staffed by local volunteers, sells great wine, and has one of the most eclectic programmes of any cinema in London! In the summer, they also do outdoor cinema in the local parks...

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Child-friendly activities near Kensal Green

The city mission community project nursery

City Mission Nursery
Play, arts & crafts, story time, cooking, sing songs, perant advice.We advise you call before hand to make sure effecting is up to date. Website

Milo Baby - Greek Playgroup for 0-3 Years

Gracelands Yard
A Greek playgroup for Greek parents and their babies and children aged from 0-3 years. Non-Greek partners are also welcome. Learn nursery rhymes, enjoy dancing, games and other activities - all in Greek! The class takes place every second Saturday here at Gracelands Yard. Website

Parents and toddlers @ St. Marks Church

St. Marks Church,
Everyone is welcome however old or young your baby/toddler is. We provide a fun and safe place for your babies & children to play and an opportunity for mums and dads to play with their children, to meet other parents and to make new friends. There's a story time, refreshments for children and adults and singing as well as time to chat. Do come along. Website

Rock N' Roll Pre-school (2-4 years)

Mini Picassos,
Classes run for 35 minutes and each term runs in a progressive series of 12 lessons that explore the rudimentary concepts of music theory - under the themes of rhythm, melody and harmony - through play, dancing, listening and experimentation with instruments. Website

Mother & Baby Yoga The Yard

Gracelands Yard,
Mother and Baby is a great way to practise yoga with your baby, in a friendly and supportive environment. The focus is to encourage post natal recovery, by stabilising the pelvis, strengthening core muscles and releasing tension from the body. All of this is done whilst engaging your baby with songs and movements, providing an excellent opportunity to bond and spend time with your baby and meet other parents and carers to share the experiences of caring for a new baby. Website

Mini Picassos 8-11yrs

Mini Picassos,
Our projects are usually 4-6wks long, we use the work of a famous artist as our inspiration for our art piece such as a painting on canvas or pastel study, sculpture or printmaking Website

Sing and Sign @ The Yard

Gracelands Yard
Sing and Sign shows you how to help your baby communicate BEFORE speech. It's easy! Learn the fun way! Traditional and original songs, Nursery rhymes, Puppets and props, Instruments. Website

About Kensal Green

Kensal Green is a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Brent. The area is also referred to as Kensal Rise. The names Kensal Green and Kensal Rise are used somewhat interchangeably by non-residents to denote the same neighbourhood, although residents differentiate between the areas based on proximity to the local tube and train stations. Very roughly speaking, the area west of Chamberlayne Road, north of the Harrow Road and south of Kensal Rise railway station is considered Kensal Green while that to the east of Chamberlayne Road and north of the station is considered Kensal Rise.

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