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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.

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!

Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh

A restaurant/bar/club serving pan-Asian food cooked by the amazing chef Ian Pengelley. You can dine and enjoy the bar area at the same time.

Regent's Park

Regent's Park

A great day out - boating lake, café and home to London Zoo.

L'Absinthe Brasserie

L'Absinthe Brasserie

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

Hook

Hook

An alternative fish and chip restaurant selling a tasty British classic with unusual culinary twists.

Ferreira Delicatessen

Ferreira Delicatessen

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

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!

Camden Lock

Camden Lock

As well as browsing the market, Camden Lock is a great place to hang out and enjoy the sunset.

The Coffee Jar

The Coffee Jar

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

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!

Côte

Côte

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

The Princess of Wales

The Princess of Wales

Quirky interiors and a fabulous Sunday lunch in leafy Primrose Hill.

Flower Station

Flower Station

If you're ever in a rush for some flowers for a loved one, just pop up to this drive-thru florist and there's no need to get out your car!

Edinboro Castle

Edinboro Castle

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

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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 first modern zoo in the world was established in Regent's Park in 1828. It served as an educational space, as opposed to the ostentatious menageries that existed before."

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

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With its vibrant atmosphere day and night, Camden is one of London's most popular destinations.

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Boating lake, wildlife and picturesque views in Regent's Park...

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What locals say about NW1

  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

Primrose Hill Children's Choir

Primrose Hill Community Centre
Come and sing Disney, pop, musicals and songs from around the world and play musical games. Have fun, gain confidence, learn about singing and reading music. Local performances with many opportunities to sing solos. 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

Buggy Fit


Outdoor exercise class for parents and carers with their buggies (bring a mat) 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

Yummy Mummy Coffee Morning

The Spread Eagle Camden
Join our friendly, welcoming, local Camden Mums every Wednesday for a coffee and a chit chat from 11am. 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

Imagination Station

The Forge Camden
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! 4 months to 18 months: Wednesday 10.30am - 11.10am 18 months to 3 years: Wednesday 11.20am - 12pm 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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