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Kingston and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Kingston and surrounding areas

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

Christian Dickson

"Imagine waking up to views of the River Thames from your very own waterside home in Kingston."

Christian Dickson

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

Joe Robinson

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Where do Kingston and surrounding areas locals go?

Beans & Greens

Great place to get a perfect breakfast smoothie!

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.

Fortunella

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

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.

Stone

Everything you can expect from a traditional Italian restaurant - wood fired pizza oven, hearty pasta dishes and delicious garlic bread.

The Queen's Head

This pub has been refurbished recently and for the better! The Sunday roast was really amazing.

Kingston Rowing Club

A great club to get involved in that's walking distance from Kingston town centre.

Bentall Centre

Superb selection of high street stores all under one roof.

Beanberry Coffee Company

A lovely independent coffee shop in the heart of Kingston with a wide selection of beans for all coffee connoisseurs. Their lattes in particular are beautiful.

Cappadocia Express

The kebabs in this authentic Turkish restaurant are superb! They make fresh bread daily and their own chilli sauce, as well as showcasing belly dancers on a Wednesday!

Don Corleone Café

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

Ash Cut and Colour

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

Stein's

Good food, good beer, good times!

Rose Theatre

Amazing performances and very diverse choice of shows in the centre of Kingston.

Bevan's Butchers

The best butchers in town selling not just meat, but fish, cheeses and tasty deli items too.

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"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."

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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).

Catch-A-Balls: Classes (Ages 2.5-3.5 years) at Vera Fletcher Hall

The Vera Fletcher Hall
Catch-a-Balls classes are ball skills and movement classes for pre-school children. We use a variety of equipment including large and small balls, hoops, scarves, balloons and beanbags. 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

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

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 - 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
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