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A locals' guide to Royal Oak

"Little Venice's canals add to the charm of the area - it really is like being in Italy!"

Giorgio Romani

"I love walking around Bayswater and looking at the elegant Georgian architecture."

Rebecca Boon

"From jewellery to dresses, Portobello Market has it all..."

Stuart Bennett

What is your favourite place?

Where do Royal Oak locals go?

The Bridge House

Classic pub food using fresh ingredients and a cosy atmosphere. The building is shared with the Canal Cafe Theatre, so pop upstairs for some fantastic acting!

Waterside Cafe

A charming cafe inside a boat on the Paddington Branch of the Regent's Canal.

Jason's Trip

A tour guide canal boat service from Little Venice to Camden Lock, with commentary on the history of Regent's Canal.

Little Venice's Canals

Picturesque walks and barge spotting along the waterways....

Westbourne Gardens

Springtime is beautiful in one of London's many garden squares!

Puppet Theatre Barge

The loveliest puppet shows for children on a moored barge in Little Venice.

DaDaniela

A great Italian deli on Shirland Road.

Clifton Nurseries

The most beautiful café in London.

Cleveland Square Fireworks

Fireworks night at Cleveland Square Gardens is fantastic for W2 residents! A yearly main event and one not to missed. Fireworks mixed in with dance music!

Granger & Co

Arguably the most fashionable breakfasts in Notting Hill, with regulars including David Beckham and Harry Enfield!

Beach Blanket Babylon

Great outdoor space for a couple of cocktails and lovely food in the crypt restaurant.

The Warrington Hotel

As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.

Daylesford

Breakfast doesn't get much better (and healthier...) than this!

Clifton Greens

Really good quality organic produce at very reasonable prices!

The Shed

British food from the farm. Lots of fresh dishes served at lunch and dinner in rustic surroundings.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Bayswater, Westbourne Park, Paddington, Notting Hill, Maida Vale, Ladbroke Grove, Holland Park, Kensington, St John's Wood and South Hampstead

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"Michael Bond's Paddington Bear resides on Windsor Gardens in Notting Hill - however number 32 does not exist, much to the disappointment of his fans."

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Child-friendly activities near Royal Oak

Westbourne Park Family Centre

Paddington Toy Library
A large hall with toy library and various other drop in activities for families with young children open Tues -Fri mornings. Website

The Crafty Bunch

YAA centre
Each week we explore a theme and make an exciting craft using lots of imagination and, of course, glitter! We use lots of different materials to ensure every week is fun and new! Each masterpiece will be ready to be taken home at the end of each class. We provide all craft materials and T-shirts to protect clothes. Website

Westbourne Park Family Centre

Creative Session
Opposite Royal Oak tube station next to Children's Library, activites are term time only. Please see the website for up to date timetable information or contact direct for details. Website

Porchester Centre

Baby Swim
Porchester Centre has a baby swim on Fridays from 11:30am - noon. There are additional family swims on the weekends and in the afternoons, but they are for older kids, too. Call ahead to make sure the session is on as there can be last-minute changes with school holidays or maintenance.

Baby Bop

The Commander
Baby Bop is an exciting new dance class for pre school boys and girls and their parent or carer. We look at many styles of dance from Broadway and Tap to Disco and Latin, and to make our classes fun for both and child we only play the coolest music in town. Website

Rhyme and Story Time

Paddington Childrens Library
Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers. Enjoy a session with songs and rhymes, baby play time with toys and musical instrument. Website
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