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Ruislip

A peaceful suburb with a family-friendly outlook

"Although it is located on the outskirts of the capital, I love Ruislip because it offers both peace and quiet and underground links into central London."

James Murdock

"There are some lovely places to eat along Pinner's High Street and some charming gift shops too."

Thomas Holmes

"The peace and quiet you experience in Pinner is a real retreat from busier parts of London...."

Thomas Carroll

What is your favourite place?

Where do Ruislip locals go?

Tao Peking

Grab some great authentic Chinese food alongside seeing a fantastic Chinese Elvis tribute act!

Garlands

A local patisserie selling everyone's favourites from homemade cakes to freshly baked bread.

Cafe Rouge at The Swan

The old Swan pub has been converted into this lovely Café Rouge - a great setting for some lovely food!

Prezzo at the Duck Pond

The Duck Pond has been converted into Ruislip's very own Prezzo - lovely setting for some great Italian food.

Melisi

A Neapolitan pizzeria with an open pizza oven. Contemporary with a lovely atmosphere.

The White Bear

A traditional pub serving both classic British and French dishes.

Ruislip Manor Farm

The farm includes a tea room with great service and tasty food, a library with a great selection of books, Duck Pond Market selling unique food and arts and a petting zoo.

Miller and Carter

Amazing steaks and burgers and winner of England's best sirloin in 2015!

Red Onion

A great little café in Ruislip with really nice staff, freshly made hot and cold sandwiches and salads too!

Luke's Barbershop

Top quality haircuts in a top quality environment - men's grooming at its finest!

Kin Dee

Thai food to eat in or take away. They have a lunchtime deal too, offering a main meal and a drink for only £5.95!

Cedar Tree

This family run Lebanese restaurant serves authentic food that really hits the spot! I love coming here with a big group of my friends.

The Orchard

Tasty affordable food and great service at this family-friendly pub!

Metro Piazza

If it's freshly made authentic homemade Italian food you're after, look no further!

Zaza

This authentic Italian restaurant serves delicious dishes made using proper ingredients imported from the motherland.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Eastcote, Pinner, Rayners Lane, Northwood, North Harrow, Hatch End, Northolt, Harrow on the Hill, Hayes and Harrow

What do you love about Ruislip?

Why do you find Ruislip a great place to live?

Stephanie

"Ruislip is a great area to live in. It's near enough to London to make day trips and commuting easy and reasonably affordable, yet it's surrounded by lovely green areas and has its own selection of shops and cafés for days when you don't feel like going too far. There's a popular farmers' market every few weeks and a choice of tube lines in the area. It's also got quite an interesting history with numer... more

February 2015

Lene

"Good housing and schools. Parks and open spaces. Good access to shops, great transport links for rail and road. Wonderful place to live."

December 2014

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"45 Cranley Drive was the site of an ordinary looking bungalow with an intriguing Cold War espionage past. It was from here that American communists Lona and Morris Cohen transmitted secrets to their Soviet masters through an antennae that was looped around the attic!"

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Child-friendly activities near Ruislip

Kung Fu Kids-YMAA

St. Andrwe’s United Reformed Church
Kung Fu Kids program builds mutual respect and self-confidence through teamwork, setting objectives, and achieving goals. Kids Shaolin Kung Fu also heavily emphasizes fundamentals, basics, and foundation, which are all essential skills to the development and furthering of a student's martial arts training. First session is FREE, when you like it the monthly payment is £27 (for once a week) or £8 per session. Annual membership: £50 Website

Monkey Music

Hillington Sports and Leisure Complex
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. By the time our little monkeys 'graduate', they have a sound base from which to build a musical future.... have a look! 3-4 years: Wednesday 9.30 am 2-3 Years: Tuesday 10.25 a.m & Wednesday 10.45 a.m Toddlers from 12 months: Tuesday 9.45 a.m, Wednesday 10.05 am and 11.20 a.m Babies from 3 months: Tuesday 11:05 am & 12.00 pm Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

North Harrow Methodist Church Hall
Every Monday - including school holidays (Except Bank Holidays). Are you pregnant? Or do you have a baby aged from 0 - 12 months? If you would like to meet other new parents then come along to our friendly group. Tea Coffee provided as well as toys to keep the babies happy. £1.50 suggested donation per family. Come along - Everyone is welcome. Plenty of free car parking. Take a look at our Facebook page for lots of photos of the group. Website

Tinytalk

North Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. Website

Tinytalk

North Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. Website

SING AND SIGN new venue: HARROW ARTS CENTRE HATCH END

Harrow Arts Centre
Angelina's Sing and Sign baby signing classes are ACTUALLY legendary and she has been teaching them in the Harrow, Bushey, Ricky areas in haphazardly fantastic style for an epic 11 YEARS so is a TOTAL EXPERT at baby signing and making it SUPER FUN to learn. Developed with the help of Speech and Language experts and launched in January 2001, the "Sing and Sign" programme has since taught tens of thousands of parents across the UK how to sign with their babies and encourage amazing early communication. Website

SING AND SIGN new venue: HARROW ARTS CENTRE HATCH END

Harrow Arts Centre
Developed with the help of Speech and Language experts and launched in January 2001, the "Sing and Sign" programme has since taught tens of thousands of parents across the UK how to sign with their babies and encourage amazing early communication. Website
  1. About Ruislip

    Ruislip is a town in west London, England and it is part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Ruislip High Street features many well known brands including franchised coffee houses, fast food outlets, restaurants, hairdressers, bakers and supermarkets; there are also there various local businesses who have branches throughout the surrounding local area as well as in Ruislip. Ruislip Lido is a Victorian reservoir with an artificial sand beach, surrounded by woodlands through which runs the Ruislip Lido Railway, a miniature 12" gauge railway with diesel and steam locomotives. Ruislip is served by five London Underground stations.

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