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Queen's Park and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Queen's Park and surrounding areas

"The jewel of North London - tree-lined streets, wide pavements, fantastic buildings...yet into central London in 20 minutes."

Dean Lane

"I really enjoy this time of year around Queens Park where spring is vividly breaking into life!"

Oliver Browne

"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"

John Wybar

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Where do Queen's Park and surrounding areas locals go?

Queens Park Books

Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?

The Salusbury Winestore

Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.

The Cocoa Exchange

Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.

The Tricycle

A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

The Black Lion

A lovely period pub, restaurant and guesthouse. Beautiful décor and very friendly.

Hart and Lova

Best croissants in London in lovely laid back non-chain cafe

Little Bay

Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.

The Masons Arms

A fantastic pub with an amazing garden, Sunday roasts, summer barbecues, DJs, quizzes and comedy nights. A lovely community feel.

The Lexi Cinema

A great Indie cinema run by volunteers showing mainstream films and live opera. All their proceeds go to charity too.

Oxbridge Tuition

A constant source of highly intelligent Oxford and Cambridge graduates willing to tutor for far less than the going rate.

Bridge Cafe

This cafe serves the best baked potato in West Hampstead!

La Boutique Secret

In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.

The Queensbury

Situated right by Willesden Green Underground Station, a handily located local for a casual drink or a good meal. A great place to watch sports events, although it does fill up easily. It also hosts weekly jazz sessions.

Small & Beautiful

Cheap and cheerful. Delicious continental menu that barely dents the wallet. Great mussels and pizza. Bonus points for also doing takeaway!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Queen's Park, Brondesbury, South Hampstead, Maida Vale, Westbourne Park, Kilburn, Kensal Green, Ladbroke Grove, West Hampstead and St John's Wood

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Blossom Kidz Creche

Blossom Kidz
Professional, flexible, short-notice creche. The Saturday daytime provision is perfect if you need to run some errands, do some shopping or even treat yourself to some me-time while the evening creche is great for shift workers or for that ever elusive date night. With different themes every week and a wide variety of activities, kids won't even notice you're gone! Website

Baby Yoga with Alice Morgan

Bowling Pavilion
Parent and Baby Yoga is the way for new beings. The benefits for the child include improved sleep patterns, more efficient digestion (so can alleviate gastric cramps and colic), increased emotional and physical flexibility and enhanced a closer parent-child bond. Website

Swimming Nature For Babies

Swimming Nature Ltd.
When you introduce your baby to swimming early, it prepares them to be confident swimmers later in life. Swimming is a natural experience for babies, and Swimming Nature's planned activities will achieve much more than letting your baby splash about! Website

Water Babies

QE2 Jubilee School
Swimming from birth is fantastic for your baby's health & development and could spark a lifetime's interest in sport. Each lesson provides a complete physical work-out strengthening your baby's heart and lungs and in turn aiding development of the brain including stimulating all 5 senses (taste smell touch sight and sound). And with each lesson burning up to 300 calories you'll get a work-out too! Website

Mums corner

Al-Khoei Foundation
Mums are invited on Thursday mornings 10.30-12.30 to participate in our series of activities including yoga, marriage advice,healthy eating. Join us for coffee, tea and cake with other mums. Socialise, learn new skills and share experiences, while your children enjoy art workshop, listen to stories and play.


Kingsgate Community Centre
Street Dance for younger ones provides bundles of energy and enthusiasm; encourages self expression, develops technique, co-ordination and confidence within our fun, fresh and funky environment. Children will learn urban dance moves to the latest dance tunes. Street Dance will stimulate, captivate and enlighten your child, as well as improving fitness, co-ordination and developing a sense of rhythm and creative expression. Website

Toddler Yoga with Alice Morgan

Bowling Pavilion
Baby Yoga will enhance your child's mental development and physical fitness using classical yoga postures adapted exactly to their stage of growth. The exercises increase coordination and confidence both in the parent and in the child. The classes give the children a head start physiologically and combine fun and entertainment with relaxation and tranquility. Website
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