Recently renovated, this leisure centre set in a historic Grade II listed building has a swimming pool and a gym.
Submitted by Samuel
The best European restaurant in London serving gluten free alternatives and delicious pizzas!
Submitted by Local
A gastro pub with substantial breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as a large selection of beers and ales.
Submitted by Dominic
Really good burgers, brilliant milkshakes and onion rings from a hidden shack at the back of Pizza East.
Submitted by Samuel
A rustic Mediterranean restaurant open from 7am! Grab breakfast in the morning and more traditional Middle-Eastern fare in the evening.
Submitted by Hannah
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!
Submitted by Alex
Bumblebee Natural Foods shops on Brecknock Road...you have to add them to your list, they are amazing. Great produce over three shops and the best bread ever!!
Submitted by Tim
With a menu of freshly prepared lunch and dinner dishes, this place does a great sirloin steak and pepper sauce!
Submitted by Andrew
For music lovers there is the famous Roundhouse venue, which has amazing views from anywhere inside and great sound for a brilliant night out!
Submitted by Lisa
Tucked away just off Millfield Lane, it is a lovely quiet place to go and relax and walk - and even better when it is sunny!
Submitted by Harriet
Excellent views of London's skyline, where you can see St Paul's Cathedral, the Shard and the Gherkin. A great place to be when the sun is out!
Submitted by Pavel
Wandering through one of the many stalls in Camden Market, there's always something to catch the eye!
Submitted by Lisa
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.
Submitted by Grace
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"South Kentish tube station was closed for a power cut in 1924, but when power was restored, so few passengers used the station, that it was decided to not bother re-opening it."
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It has everything you need - wonderful Spence Bakery, great butcher and fishmonger, fresh fruit and veg shop, local supermarket, hardware store, serviced laundromat, individual and unique shops and a wide range of cafes and restaurants, all in a small area.
Transport links both underground and Overground, the public bath on Grafton Road and not far from Hampstead Heath.
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YogaBugs Classes - Fun Yoga for ChildrenDolphin Montessori Nursery
YogaBugs classes are magical, fun and totally interactive story-style adventures for children! These classes bring stories to life through specially developed moves inspired by yoga. Combining fun with exercise, children go on wild adventures where they may roar like a lion, fly like a bird or blast into outer space! Website
Sounds and SongNordoff Robbins London Centre,
Sounds and Songs is a weekly music-making group for toddlers of all abilities with their parents / carers. The sessions are made up of familiar songs and interactive musical activities that everyone can take part in and enjoy together. Participants are encouraged to play musical instruments, sing and use body movements. They have the opportunity to develop social, language and interactive skills through music-making in a supportive environment. Website
Rhythms and RhymesNordoff Robbins London Centre
Rhythms and Rhymes is a weekly music group for mums and babies (dads and carers also welcome) run by the music therapy experts at Nordoff Robbins. The sessions are an opportunity for you and your baby to join in with familiar nursery rhymes, using musical toys, so you can enjoy shared creative play in a relaxed and supportive environment. Website
Spanish Rhyme TimeLe Moulin Bakery,
Come and learn Spanish through music, playing instruments, guitar led songs, singing , puppets shows, dancing and fun! The best Spanish class in town. Non-Spanish speakers are welcome. Website
Angelina BallerinaExpressions Studios
Ballet classes for children from 2 years old. This magical class introduces children to the early movements in ballet, through fun and enduring stories and encourages little girls and boys to ballet
Apple Tree Steiner GroupKentish Town City Farm
Come along to the Apple Tree Steiner Group for baking, creating & rhymes. Website
Messy PlayKentish Town City Farm
Our weekly activities for under-fives includes the favourite Messy Play. Noisy, creative & great fun. Website
NW5 is the postcode district in North West London incorporating the areas of Kentish Town, Tufnell Park (part), Dartmouth Park, Gospel Oak (part) and is covered by the Camden and Islington local authorities.
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