Queen's Park and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Queen's Park and surrounding areas
"I really enjoy this time of year around Queens Park where spring is vividly breaking into life!"Oliver Browne
"The jewel of North London - tree-lined streets, wide pavements, fantastic buildings...yet into central London in 20 minutes."Dean Lane
"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"John Wybar
Where do Queen's Park and surrounding areas locals go?
Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.
Submitted by Daisy
The Cocoa Exchange
Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.
Submitted by Thomas
The Black Lion
A lovely period pub, restaurant and guesthouse. Beautiful décor and very friendly.
Submitted by Richard
I love my Caribbean food and Cocodelic is the best in the area; bare in mind we have a fair few restaurants around serving the same type of food.
Submitted by Rory
Queens Park Books
Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?
Submitted by Rossen
From its striking setting in a Victorian canalside building, to the fresh and seasonal dishes, this restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening meal.
Submitted by Stephen
The Lexi Cinema
A great Indie cinema run by volunteers showing mainstream films and live opera. All their proceeds go to charity too.
Submitted by Danielle
'Paradise By Way of Kensal Green', to give it's full name, is a British restaurant, bar and club all rolled into one. Don't miss out on the burger!
Submitted by Stephen
A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.
Submitted by Richard
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.
Submitted by Min
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.
Submitted by Grace
The Masons Arms
A fantastic pub with an amazing garden, Sunday roasts, summer barbecues, DJs, quizzes and comedy nights. A lovely community feel.
Submitted by James
A fabulous vintage and new clothes store run by a lovely lady, selling beautiful jewellery too. Everything is sold at an amazing price!
Submitted by Maire
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.
Submitted by Rossen
Why do you find Queen's Park and surrounding areas a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"The Greek revival chapel at Kensal Green cemetery is equipped with hydraulic lifts to take the deceased down to the catacombs, including such illustrious figures as Isambard Kingdom Brunel, WH Smith of the high street chain fame and perhaps most strangely General James Barry - who was discovered upon his death to have been a woman."
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Child-friendly activities near Queen's Park and surrounding areas
Carer/toddler drop inSt Lukes Church
Carer/toddler drop in Tuesdays from 10.00am Website
Bookstart Story and Rhyme (Under 5s)@ Kilburn LibraryKilburn Library
The Kilburn Library supports activities such as the story and rhyme times, craft activities, drama activities and book selection. Website
Mums cornerAl-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.
Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for BabiesThe Maida Centre
Mini Mozart is a fun and interactive live music class for babies and toddlers. The classes feature two live instruments, be that a clarinet, violin, flute, trumpet or trombone with a piano accompanist. The idea of Mini Mozart is to get children actually listening, not just hearing. Children interact with live musicians in a way that is impossible with recorded music. Website
Rhyme Times @Kilburn LibraryKilburn Library
Sessions are organised locally and take place in children's nurseries and libraries. They incorporate a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement as well as providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys Website
Swimming Nature For BabiesSwimming 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
Mini Picassos 8-11yrsMini Picassos,
Our projects are usually 4-6wks long, we use the work of a famous artist as our inspiration for our art piece such as a painting on canvas or pastel study, sculpture or printmaking Website
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Queen's Park
- South Hampstead
- Maida Vale
- Westbourne Park
- Kensal Green
- Ladbroke Grove
- West Hampstead
- St John's Wood
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