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North Finchley

A North London hotspot: family houses, plenty of pubs and restaurants, easy access to tube links

"Set in private grounds, Princess Park Manor is a highly sought-after residential development that's been known to house a number of celebs!"

Kylie Taylor

"Vale Farm Allotments is a charming little spot to escape city life and pretend as if you're actually in the countryside..."

Katy Brookes

"Now belonging to the people, Avenue House is a Grade II listed mansion that was once home to Henry Charles Stephens, the son of indelible ink inventor Dr Henry Stephens."

Ivan Ninkovic

What is your favourite place?

Where do North Finchley locals go?

Toolans

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.

Café Buzz

A great breakfast and lunch menu, coffees, slushes and ice cream!

The Indian Orchid

Authentic speciality dishes from India and East Africa prepared with quality fresh ingredients. Their extensive menu consists of an excellent selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine, Chaat dishes and an Indo-Chinese selection.

Sushimania

An amazing varied menu, an all you can eat buffet and takeaway options. Cool décor and nice staff, this place is highly recommended!

Bella Mia

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

La Genoise Café

This quaint patisserie is a wonderful place to grab your morning coffee. Be warned, you might find it difficult to resist one of the wonderfully presented items in the dessert display.

Ai Sushi

Ai Sushi does the most amazing chicken katsu curry!

Boulangerie Joie De Vie

Lovely little coffee shop/restaurant. The type of place you want to work your way through everything on the menu over the course of multiple visits! Hands down the tastiest brioche this side of France.

Størksen

Amazing for a bit of pampering - really friendly staff and you don't feel rushed. You can really relax here and they have nice bits and pieces for sale too.

Chix Chox

A fantastic family-run restaurant offering a variety of cuisines, from Italian, to burgers, to Belgian waffles.

Pera

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.

Emporium Tea Room

A quaint tea room on the High Road - a great spot to celebrate birthdays and small get-togethers, with afternoon tea and cakes. Lovely vintage theme!

The Bohemia

Re-opened last June and beautifully refurbished. It's a brewpub and a restaurant and they also have events happening there every week. It's always packed and has become a bit of a local destination.

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of West Finchley, Finchley, Whetstone, Friern Barnet, East Barnet, Arnos Grove, Muswell Hill, Bounds Green, Southgate and Hampstead Garden Suburb

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Why do you find North Finchley a great place to live?

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"Access to three tubes on the northern line within walking distance, a massively well connected bus station both for north and south commuting, multicultural environment meaning plenty of shisha, restaurants and cafes, safely policed streets and accessible shops: River Island, Waitrose, Sainsburys, access to A406 within 1 mile allowing driving out of London with ease and from home to Islington by bus or car in 15 minutes. It do... more

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"Once known as Colney Hatch Asylum and housing 3,500 patients, Princess Park Manor is now a sought-after residential development home to a number of celebrities."

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Child-friendly activities near North Finchley

Russian Ballet Classes (Ages 2-16)

Artsdepot
An opportunity to learn Russian Ballet in a class that teaches and encourages discipline, commitment and great results. Website

Baby Massage

In the Om
Infant massage offers a fun way to bond with you child in a relaxed, supportive setting. Using gentle touch and eye contact, discover how to understand and respond to your baby's cues in a way that helps your little one feel safe, respected, and loved. Website

Monkey Music-Quaker Meeting House Finchley

Quaker Meeting House Finchley
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! Website

Toddler Art

Creativity Crazy
A creative morning for toddlers, with a different project each week. Toddlers will have the opportunity to work with a variety of materials to include ceramics, terracotta, wood, canvas, paper mache. All items can be taken home on the day. Website

Visual Sensations: Musical Theatre And Performing Arts

Artsdepot
Musical Theatre classes are geared towards an UKA entry Level professional grade. Our Musical Theatre class is highly popular and is fun-packed with acting, singing and dancing. Classes are highly educational and include various props to enhance the learning and performing experience. Website

Messy Play

Creativity Crazy
The Messy Play sessions will cover a range of arts and craft to include painting/play dough/drawing/collage work/sticking and glueing/glitter. Please note that things will get messy! We will provide aprons, but please ensure that old clothes are worn. Website

Visual Sensations: Girls and Boys Ballet

Artsdepot
Our ballet classes are designed to give girls the ability to perform with confidence. We work with your child and prepare them for shows and exams. We asses your child and inform you when they are ready for examination. We require parents to support the academy by helping children to practice as much as they can. Website
  1. About North Finchley

    North Finchley is a suburb of London in the London Borough of Barnet, situated 7 miles (11.3 km) north-west of Charing Cross. North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone. It is primarily a residential and shopping area, with several supermarkets and many restaurants. The artsdepot, a local community arts centre including a gallery, a studio and a theatre, opened on October 23, 2004, in an attempt to revitalise the area and to fill a gap created by the demolition of the Gaumont cinema, and what had become an open air market. The area has mainly 19th century housing ranging from quaint Victorian cottages to substantially larger Victorian double-fronted houses. There is also a dominant Edwardian style toward Woodside Park and Nether Street but with some modern houses, probably built between 1930s and 1960s, towards Friern Barnet. On Friern Barnet Lane there are some mansion style properties and on Tally-Ho corner, a development of luxury flats, above the artsdepot with views over Mill Hill and Hertfordshire. There are few Local Authority estates in the area but the largest, and still pleasant, is in Woodside Park where ex-Spice Girl Emma Bunton grew up.

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