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Two Kitchens

Two Kitchens

The best sushi and burgers around and all under one roof - choose between Japanese and Italian cuisine, or why not have both!

LuXe

LuXe

This luxurious late night bar is Loughton's answer to the West End. Dress to impress, book a table and have fun with your friends.

The Victoria Tavern

The Victoria Tavern

This has to be the prettiest pub in Essex! It's in a lovely quiet spot near Epping Forest and the large garden is fantastic in the summer.

Nu Bar

Nu Bar

One of Loughton's late night spots, it's open from Thursday to Sunday and attracts a glamorous Essex crowd.

India Grill

India Grill

Great for a family meal or a get together with friends. Traditional Indian curries and sides, all for a reasonable price.

Mode Beauty Therapy

Mode Beauty Therapy

I always visit this independent beauty therapy salon before any special event or just for a bit of me time. They offer a range of different treatments and the staff are always really friendly.

Wildwood

Wildwood

It may be part of a chain of restaurants, but they definitely don't compromise on quality. The pizzas are really tasty and even the salads are too!

The Last Post

The Last Post

Great for drinks after work or a cheap pub lunch. It's location on the high street is really convenient too.

OrganicO

OrganicO

Loughton's go-to store for all things healthy. As well as selling organic products and supplements, there is a cafe serving delicious vegan and gluten-free treats.

The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

This is by far my favourite restaurant in Loughton! Their Mediterranean and Greek food is delicious and it has such a great atmosphere too. It's the perfect place for a get-together or celebration.

FIFTEEN York Hill

FIFTEEN York Hill

Fantastic Sunday lunch. Lovely terrace. Great atmosphere and music on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Gardeners Arms

The Gardeners Arms

I love this pub because of it's hilltop position. The views towards London are beautiful and Epping Forest is just round the corner. It has a cosy, traditional atmosphere and it's dog friendly too!

Foresters Arms

Foresters Arms

Traditional food and a cosy atmosphere, this family-run pub is in a fantastic position on the edge of Epping Forest.

Sheesh

Sheesh

Great Middle Eastern-style food, stunning venue and a fantastic atmosphere. Will certainly be going back! You can spend your whole evening here, as there's a cocktail bar with live music for pre or post-dinner drinks.

Woodford Wine Room

Woodford Wine Room

A small and friendly wine shop. They even sell wine from a barrel if you bring your own bottle to fill up.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Loughton, Loughton St Mary's, Loughton St John's, Buckhurst Hill, High Beach, Chigwell Village, Debden, Chingford, Woodford Green and Chigwell

"The name Theydon Bois is derived from "de Bosco's estate in the valley where thatching materials are obtained" . The de Bosco family held the manor in the 12th and 13th centuries."

With Epping Forest on the doorstep, you feel a million miles from the hustle and bustle of London...

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Alexandra Haywood

A lovely place to relax or have a picnic, Epping Forest has a picturesque lake where you can hire a boat for £15 an hour.

Natalie Mills

The opening of the Overground line at Walthamstow Station has really boosted the area.

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Toddler Sense

The Woollard Centre
Toddler Sense introduces a whole new world of adventure for toddlers and children. Great music, great equipment and great new ideas! Imagine climbing a snow mountain, going on safari, digging for fossils, swimming with dolphins and hunting for dinosaurs? Every week introduces a whole new adventure. The main emphasis is on mobility, excitement and adventure. It is a fast-moving, action-packed programme. Website

NCT Weekly coffee mornings in Woodford bridge

Costa Coffee
This is our Woodford Bridge Coffee Morning meet up which is held every Wednesday between 9.30am-12pm at Costa Coffee Woodford Bridge, 688-690 Chigwell Road, Woodford Green, IG8 8AH. Everyone welcome for coffee and catch ups with other parents of babies in the area. Website

Tots Water World

Chingford Leisure Centre
A drop in session for children under 4. Children are invited in to the pool in an exciting environment with toys and songs. A water based version of Toddlers World which should be used as a pathway to Aqua Tots courses. Website

Toddlers and Tutus

Island Fitness
Designed to encourage our young ones to enjoy ballet dancing as an art form from a young age. This programme is a fun, no pressure ballet class for toddlers to enjoy. It steers away from the traditional prescriptive notion of ballet teaching for kids. Nursery rhymes, props and games included to create a great ballet course within a fun environment. One Term (6 weeks) £50 per child Two Terms (12 weeks) £80 Per child Website

Toddler Sense

The Scout Hut
Toddler Sense introduces a whole new world of adventure for toddlers and children. Great music, great equipment and great new ideas! Imagine climbing a snow mountain, going on safari, digging for fossils, swimming with dolphins and hunting for dinosaurs? Every week introduces a whole new adventure. The main emphasis is on mobility, excitement and adventure. It is a fast-moving, action-packed programme. Website

Mummies and Babies Ballet

Woodford Memorial Hall
A new class for new mums who are looking to get back into exercising whilst enjoying precious time with their new babies. You can wear your baby and have them join in the class, or they can just stay by the side in the room with us whilst Julia (and baby Thomas!) put you gently through your paces. £5.75 drop-in or 5 classes for £25 Website

NCT Coffee Mornings

Waitrose cafe
We have coffee mornings planned WEEKLY and hosted by Janine. They will be at Waitrose cafe 92-96 High Street South Woodford E18 2NA. Please join us from 9.45am For more info please contact: nct_redbridge_parents@yahoo.co.uk Website

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