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The Terrace Eatery

The Terrace Eatery

This is a great breakfast and lunch place. Their food is amazing, always fresh and plenty of it! Great cakes too!

The Fairfield Recreation Ground

The Fairfield Recreation Ground

Local football clubs play here in season and it's 3 minutes' walk from the town centre - easy access if you want some peace and quiet after a big shop.

The Old Moot House

The Old Moot House

See a full-sized big band every Tuesday in the Old Moot House for free!

Five Guys

Five Guys

The best burger in Kingston, you can eat in or take it away. They also serve hotdogs and over 100 types of soft drinks.

Cream's

Cream's

Ice cream every way - milkshakes, sundaes or just on its own, a great place to catch up with your mates.

Local Hero

Local Hero

Independently owned coffee shop, tasty food and incredible smoothies.

Don Corleone Café

Don Corleone Café

Serving tasty food, this place is great to grab a quick and cheap lunch from.

The Boaters Inn

The Boaters Inn

Amazing pub, great service and quality of food... good for Sunday family meals.

Fortunella

Fortunella

This welcoming café with very friendly staff is a great place to grab breakfast!

Ash Cut and Colour

Ash Cut and Colour

Fantastic local hairdressers with reasonably priced services and very friendly staff!

Beans & Greens

Beans & Greens

Great place to get a perfect breakfast smoothie!

Canbury Gardens Tennis Centre

Canbury Gardens Tennis Centre

Just next to the River Thames - a private tennis club where all ages and abilities are welcome.

The Wych Elm

The Wych Elm

A great pub for a family Sunday roast and a very dog-friendly place. It's in a lovely, quiet residential area too.

The Canbury Arms

The Canbury Arms

Excellent home cooked food, lovely staff, friendly and relaxed.

The Harts Boatyard

The Harts Boatyard

With large windows overlooking the Thames, this delightful restaurant makes it feel as if you're dining on a ship!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Kingston, Surbiton, Ham, Teddington, Thames Ditton, New Malden, Twickenham, The Moleseys, Hampton and St Margarets

"Up until the tenth century, Kingston stood on the border of two great kingdoms, Wessex and Mercia. King Athelstan then united the 2, and Kingston became a symbolic place of the united kingdom. As a consequence it became a place of coronation for future kings."

Kingston's river side has exploded with restaurants and bars over the past few years.

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As a local, it's easy to forget how exciting it is to see Kingston's street art for the first time..

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Kingston Market is a great place to pick up delicious local produce...

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Woodcraft Folk

Kingston Quaker Centre
Woodcraft Folk is the cooperative movement for children and young people. We run groups where young people meet to play games make friends and learn about big ideas from social justice to climate change through cooperative activities. Tolworth and Kingston Woodcraft Folk are now running a new children's group at Kingston Quaker Centre on Fairfield East in Kingston on Thursday evenings from 6-7.15 pm. At Woodcraft Folk we encourage every child to get involved and to feel valued. We aim to teach children independence empowerment equality and how to care for the planet. To get involved or ask any questions please contact Andy Marshall the leader of the new group on 07762 447759 or email him at Tolkingwoodcraft@gmail.com . At Tolworth And Kingston we are currently running groups for ages 6 - 9 (Elfins) and 10 - 12 (Pioneers).

Tiny Tunes

Surbiton Library Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Tiny Tunes

New Malden Library
Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Website

Tiny Tunes - Teddington

Teddington Baptist Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Little Teddies Parent, Baby and Child Group

St John the Baptist Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group meets Tuesday mornings during term-time in the Andrews' Wing. A chance for local mothers, carers and their small children to meet and play together in a safe and comfortable environment. Each week there are craft activities, stories and songs, as well as many toys to play with. We are a parent run playgroup who are friendly and welcoming to children and parents! There is lots of space for children to run around and different activites each week. Its a chance for the children to have a play and parents to relax with a coffee!! Babies also welcome! Website

Hampton Pool

Hampton Pool
Described by the Sunday Times as "one of Britain's coolest, biggest, hippest pools", this heated open air pool has a small teaching pool that is ideal for little ones, dedicated parent/toddler sessions and special holiday camps for kids aged 4-12. Website

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