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A locals' guide to N20

"With its wild flowers and tall trees, Totteridge Common reflects the countryside appeal of the surrounding area."

Ben Connolly

"Greenhill Gardens is a charming spot with a lake that is perfect for walking the dog..."

Ben Connolly

"Mill Hill's green spaces lend a countryside feel."

Ivan Ninkovic

What is your favourite place?

Where do N20 locals go?

The Orange Tree

A really nice pub in Totteridge Village that has a country feel to it! The best place for a drink and lunch in the summer and you can sit outside too.

London Loop

You can walk from Barnet to Totteridge without having to step on a road - beautiful!

The Griffin

A traditional pub with great food and drink, six screens for sports, outside bars, beautiful garden and a covered terrace.

Al Fresco

A famous local Italian restaurant with huge portions!


A warm and welcoming American brasserie. The atmosphere is always buzzing, beautifully presented inside and absolutely divine food accompanied by a large wine selection.


We have great office nights out here and they serve brilliant steaks!

Moore & Sons

A great local butchers with owners that are always willing to help.

Everyman Cinema

Converted from the original Odeon cinema, taking the building back to its stunning Art Deco roots. Also beer and burger with your film. #winning


A large Turkish restaurant, accommodating small intimate gathering and large parties. A very tempting menu, from meze, to shish kebab, to fish and many many more options.


An Irish pub with a homely atmosphere, offering homemade food that you can enjoy whilst watching the current sporting events.

Peace and Plenty

A bakery selling homemade sweet treats, breads and made-to-order cakes for special occasions.


Genuine Turkish food cooked on a charcoal grill. The food is delicious every time, the staff are always accommodating and the portion sizes are more than generous. The mixed meze comes highly recommended. Pera is a favourite in the area.

Bella Mia

Finchley's very own authentic classic pizzeria with great indoor and outdoor dining.

Veronica Lancaster Interiors

Paints, wallpaper and fabrics, this interior design store in Woodside Park is the place to go if you're redesigning your home.

Vero Caffé

I always grab a quick cup of coffee from this friendly cafe in Woodside Park before taking a stroll along Dollis Brook.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Whetstone, New Barnet, Barnet, North Finchley, East Barnet, West Finchley, Finchley, Cockfosters, Friern Barnet and Mill Hill

What do you love about N20?

Why do you find N20 a great place to live?


"The thing I love most about Whetstone is the people I share it with; great neighbours and such a friendly atmosphere. You are thirty minutes from the city but could be three hours. Wide tree lined pavements, independent coffee shops, gorgeous boutiques and an amazing selection of restaurants across all cuisines. A perfect feeling of being in the middle of everything but at the same time in the middle of nowhere. A perfect plac... more

February 2015


"The many celebrities and footballers living in Arkley, Hadley Wood and Totteridge make sure the area has plenty of places to enjoy the high life. "

August 2014


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"The name Barnet is derived from "land cleared by burning", as it once was a dense forest."

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Toddler Sense

All Saints Church Hall
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. Toddler Sense is very different to Baby Sensory, but equally addictive. Website

Monkey Music - Christ Church

Christ Church
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. Website

Bouncing Beans

St John's Church Hall
Bouncing Beans: Music & movement group for little ones! A variety of different ways to explore music and physical development: action songs and nursery rhymes, movement and dancing, playing percussion instruments, puppets, props, hoops, balls, musical games and lots more including 'Instrument Of The Week'! No joining fee! No payment in advance! No need to book - just come along! Website


Manor Drive Methodist Church
Arties is an art and music workshop for toddlers aged from around 18 mths - 4 yearseach 1 hour session at Arties is equally split between music & art. Arties has a full range of musical equipment props and dressing-up suits. Website

Oakleigh Park School of Swimming

All Saints C Of E Primary School

Monkey Music-Christ Church at Whetstone

Christ Church at Whetstone
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. By the time our little monkeys 'graduate', they have a sound base from which to build a musical future.... have a look! Toddlers from 12 months: Thursday 09.40am-10.10 am and 10.50am 1120 2 & 3 year olds: Thursday 10.15am 10.45am Babies from 3 months: Thursday 11.25am 11.55 am Website

Tuneful Tots

Oakleigh Park Discovery Hall
Classes are packed with action songs and percussion instruments which the children will learn how to play by using the reading different rhythms, dynamics and pulse. The combination of lots of music, movement, dancing and toys ensures there are always a lot of laughs along the way! ₤4/class Website
  1. About N20

    N20 is the postcode district in North London incorporating the areas of Whetstone, Totteridge, Oakleigh Park and is covered by the Barnet local authority.

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