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The Underworld

The Underworld

One of the best venues for rock and metal bands and club nights opposite Camden Town Underground Station.

Ferreira Delicatessen

Ferreira Delicatessen

The best toasted sandwiches in Camden made to order and excellent Portuguese custard tarts.

Orange Juice Stall

Orange Juice Stall

A small stall based on Camden High street offering freshly squeezed orange juice, either bitter, sweet or sour. The sweet oranges are amazing!

Edinboro Castle

Edinboro Castle

This pub has an amazing beer garden that is great during the summer months!

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes Museum

You can visit the home of Sherlock Holmes, where he did all his detective work with a large drink and a pipe!

Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu

A little taste of Africa. Great ambience, incredible South African Zulu statues and if that doesn't win you over, the all day 2-4-1 cocktails will!

L'Absinthe Brasserie

L'Absinthe Brasserie

A real lunchtime treat, this restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere also operates as a cafe and deli.

The Jazz Café

The Jazz Café

The Jazz Café is the place to go to watch big musical stars be born! Eat and listen to fantastic artists all in one place.

Camden Coffee Shop

Camden Coffee Shop

Coffee beans from a lovely old man who roasts the beans himself and has done for decades. He will also grind them for you...

The Blues Kitchen

The Blues Kitchen

This American themed restaurant is fantastic! Not only is the food very tasty, but the atmosphere is electric - live music on a Friday and Saturday and distinctive tasting cocktails draw in a big crowd.

The Coffee Jar

The Coffee Jar

The best coffee in Camden along with some great sandwiches and cakes.

Anima e Cuore

Anima e Cuore

From the outside, Anima e Cuore looks like a gelateria and café, but this teeny tiny restaurant serves amazing Italian food at a very reasonable price. The menu is read by the waiters and changed daily. It books up very fast and it's BYOB!

The York & Albany

The York & Albany

Superb cocktails and excellent food right by Regent's Park.

Rock 'N' Roll Rescue

Rock 'N' Roll Rescue

A one stop shop for music lovers!

Côte

Côte

Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner in French-style interiors. They do a fantastic set menu too, which is a real bargain.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Regent's Park, Camden, Euston, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, Bloomsbury, St John's Wood, Kentish Town, King's Cross and Soho

"The doorway used in the BBC programme Sherlock to depict 221b Baker Street is actually located in North Gower Street next door to an Italian family run sandwich bar called Speedys - they do a mean coffee!"

One of London's most vibrant areas, Camden is a melting pot of alternative shops, bars, restaurants and markets selling weird and wonderful things!

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The canals bring a country feel to this central part of London round Regent's Park.

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  1. Primrose Hill is an excellent place to work, relax and exercise especially if you work for yourself. Lovely neighbourhood

  2. Nothing beats a nice long walk around Regent's Park

  3. Central located, regent park

  4. Both peace and busy are a 5 minute walk

  5. I love living here because of the number of young people who come to this place, the coexistence of a lot of trends and together with the million pubs and markets

  6. Centrally located, with Bloomsbury and Camden on each end, and with great connection across the whole of the capital.

  7. It's near to Regents Park

  8. Camden Town never disappoints, it feels like there's always a new bar or restaurant to discover! Camden Market is second to none for exploration and finding unique, quirky items on craft stalls, and not forgetting the amazing food hall!!

  9. Slap bang between the most exciting Camden Lock market... All types of people from the whole world visit , never, ever boring... AND 5 minutes the other way.. The most beautiful heathland.. Hampstead Heath. How lucky to live here.

  10. Nestled between the vibrancy of central London and the cultural explosion that is Camden with green spaces of Regent Park and unrivalled transport connections entertainment is never far away.

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Child-friendly activities near NW1

Mums and Tots at St Mary's

The Magdalen Centre
Drop in for pre-school children and their parents and carers. Parents and toddlers have the chance to make new friends. Supervised activities soft play crafts and refreshments. Website

Sally Dixey Personal Training


Sally Dixey gives you as A one2one environment meaning that training can be specific to your level of fitness and experience, exposing you to some or all of the elements of CrossFit in a safe and enjoyable way, whether pregnant or not. During working hours £50 for one hour session. £60 one hour in the evening session. Website

Baby Sensory Camden

Primrose Hill Community Centre
Baby activities range from signing to fibre optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, scarves and bells Website

Baby and Toddler Group

The Forge
Imagination Station offers pre-school children the chance to explore their imaginations through music, movement, instruments and specially selected equipment. From a fibre-optic space scene to an underwater expedition both children and adults enjoy our cutting edge adventure music classes! Have a look around and see which class holds your next adventure... Website

Pitta Patta Dance Drama and Yoga Camp

Primrose Hill Community Center
Experience the joy of dance, the calm of yoga and confidence building benefits of drama sessions. Coaching little dancers from 3 upwards, our classes provide an ideal introduction to creative movement, using a wide spectrum of music to help children develop co-ordination, rhythm and confidence on the dance floor. Website

Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu Academy

Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu Academy
Starting from age of 4 and divided into age groups Gracie Garcia Jiu Jitsu provides an innovative and creative method where classes are designed to develop the student's coordination, strength, balance, body awareness, concentration, discipline and respect. Website

Toddler Groups: Primrose Hill Community Association

Primrose Hill Community Centre
Let your children play and mix with other children while you get to chat to other parents and carers over a cup of tea and biscuits COST £2 (PHCA members) £2.50 (non-members) (includes snack) Website

About NW1

NW1 is the postcode district in North West London incorporating the areas of Marylebone (part), Euston, Regent's Park, Camden Town, Somers Town, Primrose Hill (part), Gospel Oak (part) and Lisson Grove (part) and is covered by the Camden and Westminster local authorities.

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