Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.
Submitted by Rossen
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.
Submitted by Rory
Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?
Submitted by Rossen
This cafe has the best coffee I've ever tasted in this area. Their decor is wonderful and the food is fresh and tastes extraordinary.
Submitted by Camille
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.
Submitted by Min
A fantastic pub with an amazing garden, Sunday roasts, summer barbecues, DJs, quizzes and comedy nights. A lovely community feel.
Submitted by James
A great Indie cinema run by volunteers showing mainstream films and live opera. All their proceeds go to charity too.
Submitted by Danielle
'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!
Submitted by Stephen
From its striking setting in a Victorian canalside building, to the fresh and seasonal dishes, this restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening meal.
Submitted by Stephen
A constant source of highly intelligent Oxford and Cambridge graduates willing to tutor for far less than the going rate.
Submitted by Itzhak
One of the best breakfast hangs-out on Portobello Road, where you can sit outside and watch the world go by - plus fantastic eggs!!
Submitted by Stuart
The best pie and mash in West London - try the stewed eels! Perfect for a quick, cheap but tasty lunch.
Submitted by Ed
A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.
Submitted by Richard
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...
Submitted by Stuart
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"The name Kensal Green is derived from "place by the king's wood", and remained largely farming land all the way up until the mid 1800s."
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I love the hip and youthful vibe that's creeping into the area - The Shop is great for quirky cocktails, and The Whippet Inn has a great range of lagers and ales. It's really easy to get into central London and has some great independent stores.
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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Hopscotch Under Fives Drop InHopscotch
Hopscotch Drop-in is a great all year round facility for you and your child to meet other new parents and carers and socialise in a fun, friendly and safe environment. We offer daily morning sessions for all children under five years of age so come along as it's a great introduction for your child to learn new social skills like sharing, caring, taking turns and interacting with other children all while exploring and having fun.. Website
School of Rock-a-bye BabiesMini Picassos,
School of Rock-a-bye Babies (SRBB) is a unique baby and toddler music 'school', incorporating live music, play, movement, music experimentation with instruments, listening, lots of singing, instruction from trained musicians and performers. Website
Art Club Drop-In (5-7 years)Mini Picassos
Mini Masterpieces, a masterpiece each week. We take the work of a famous artist as inpiration for our painting project. Website
Three Trees Baby & Toddler GroupThree Trees Children's Centre
Come along and experience some of the activities that we offer.Monday:Tumble Jumble Soft Play 1-3pm.Tuesday:Child-minders Drop in 10am-12pm,Stay & Play with Nutritionist Drop in 1-3pm
Westminster Warriors Basketball ClubMoberly Sports & Education Centre
The Westminster Warriors Basketball Club has been developing local talent across West London. We believe in teaching the proper fundamentals of basketball in a disciplined, safe, yet fun-filled environment. Our style of play is athletic, uptempo and exciting to watch, yet well-drilled, fundamentally sound and enjoyable to play. There are three teams - Local League under 16s male, National League under 18s male, National League under 20s male, Local League men & women and National League division 1 men Website
Parents and toddlers @ St. Marks ChurchSt. 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
Toddler Picassos ( 15 months- 3 years)Mini Picassos,
Children are encouraged to create their own work, experiment with different materials and to play with colour and marks. We have songs & movement at the end of the session. Aprons are provided as it can get messy! Website
Kensal Green is a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Brent. A small area on the southern edge of the London Borough of Brent, Kensal Green borders the boroughs of Westminster to the East, and The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to the South. Surrounding neighbourhoods include Willesden Green to the north, Harlesden to the West, Brondesbury and Queens Park to the East and Ladbroke Grove to the south. 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.
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