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A locals' guide to N19

"Highgate's elegant properties complement its charming high street and leafy surroundings."

Samuel Burke

"Peeking out from behind the trees in Waterlow Park is an impressive view of London."

Mike Tracy

"Highgate High Street has an amazing selection of upmarket shops, cafes and restaurants - I love being in the centre of them all!"

Mike Tracy

What is your favourite place?

Where do N19 locals go?

Trattoria Terra

Beautiful little Italian with fantastic food and wine, a welcoming atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

Stingray

The best European restaurant in London serving gluten free alternatives and delicious pizzas!

Max's

Just opposite Crouch Hill Station, this restaurant serves ENORMOUS sandwiches and booze, perfect for an evening feast, as it is only open from 5pm in the week.

The Bull & Last

A gastro pub with substantial breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as a large selection of beers and ales.

The Old Dairy

This pub has an amazing history, as it used to be a creamery (hence the name!) and is in a stunning building. Food is great and it has just had a refurb, so is a lovely place to go any time of the day.

Bistro Laz

A rustic Mediterranean restaurant open from 7am! Grab breakfast in the morning and more traditional Middle-Eastern fare in the evening.

Girasole

A fantastic addition to the area, I love this Italian deli and café because of its tasty food and personable service.

Pandan Leaf

Simply one of the nicest Thai meals outside of Thailand.

Dirty Burger

Really good burgers, brilliant milkshakes and onion rings from a hidden shack at the back of Pizza East.

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The Front Room Cafe

Super friendly local café with an amazing breakfast selection. Nice place to spend a 'work from home' day. Outdoor seating too when the weather is good.

Pulp

An independent hairdressers with the loveliest staff. I always feel welcome and they do a fantastic job!

Railway Tavern

One of the best pubs in Crouch End located on Crouch End Hill, with friendly staff, good food and an amazing beer garden.

Osteria Tufo

The owner is from Naples and it's a super friendly Italian. Very pretty place, service is wonderful and it has freshly made pasta and homemade puds.

Tootoomoo

From sushi, to curries, to noodle dishes, there's plenty to choose from on this restaurant's menu. The décor is cool too, both inside and out.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Archway, Tufnell Park, Dartmouth Park, Highgate, Holloway, Finsbury Park, Crouch End, Kentish Town, Highbury and Belsize Park

What do you love about N19?

Why do you find N19 a great place to live?

Local resident

"A friendly community with amazing restaurants, like Stingray and Blue Moon Thai."

August 2016

steve

"Archway is within walking distance of Hampstead Heath and has great transport links"

February 2015

Jessica

"I love living in Tufnell Park as it has lovely local parks, shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as a weekly food market and great local pubs. And it's only a short stroll to Hampstead Heath and you can be in town in 15 minutes."

January 2015

Frank

"I have lived in Upper Holloway for 8 months now; well, since I moved to London from Canada. The nearby streets are lined with late Victorian houses which adds to the history of the area. I really like the place, my residential street is very quiet, and it's only 4 minutes walk from Holloway Road and 10 minutes from Archway station, very convenient for commuting to job, going out in trendy Upper Street or buzzing West End. ... more

May 2011

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"The first ever motorised cable car in Europe was installed on Highgate Hill in 1884 and ran until 1909."

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Child-friendly activities near N19

Multi-Sport Holiday Club-St Joseph's RC Primary School

St Joseph's RC Primary School
Inspire to Engage is Premier Sport's brand new holiday course initiative. Your children will keep busy and active with a huge variety of activities and sports for them to enjoy during the school holiday. The fun environment on our holiday courses means they mix with loads of children of their own age, get active and most importantly have fun. The scheme is not avaliable on Good Friday and the Easter Bank Holiday on Monday 6th April. Website

Piano Fun Club

Whittington Park Community Association
Piano Fun Club - giving students of all ages and abilities, the chance to learn the piano or keyboard in a supportive environment, whilst having fun! Group Keyboard Lesson £7.50 20 minute individual piano or guitar lesson £12.50 Website

Caxton House (under-fives drop-in and toy library)

Caxton House
The Under 5s groups were set up for local parents/carers and their children. They offer a safe, stimulating place for children to socialise, integrate and make new friends in a purpose built environment especially for under fives. Website

Baby Boost Under 1's drop in

HNCC Family Centre
A friendly drop in with advice on hand regarding most baby issues including breast feeding. Website

Archway Children's Centre Stay and Play Sessions

Archway Children's Centre
Fun, social and educational playgroups for parents and carers with children age 0-5 years. Loads of fun activities, stories, music, snack time and circle time Website

One O'Clock Club

Whittington Park Community Association
The One O' Clock Club is a great place for children under five to come with their parents and carers. Right in the centre of Whittington Park, across from the astro turf, the space includes a secure outdoor playing area and is managed by an experienced under fives' coordinator. £1 per family Website

Tiny Cheer

Highgate Newtown Community Centre,
London Eclipse provides cheerleading classes in small groups involving skills and drills for tumbles, stunts, jumps and dance. The Tiny Cheer sessions are for budding young Cheerleaders ages 5 and under. Free trial session available. Website
  1. About N19

    N19 is the postcode district in North London incorporating the areas of Upper Holloway, Archway, Tufnell Park (part), Hornsey (part and is covered by the Islington and Camden local authorities.

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