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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?

Luke's Barbershop

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

Red Onion

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


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

Tao Peking

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


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

The Orchard

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

Miller and Carter

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

Vito's Cafe

Great value local café for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Prezzo at the Duck Pond

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

Cafe Rouge at The Swan

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

Metro Piazza

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

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.

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.

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!


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

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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?


"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


"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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"What was thought to be the first known meteorite to hit the UK in 20 years landed on the grounds of Uxbridge Cricket Club in 2010. During a match, it split in two and hit a fan in the chest, but after further investigation, it turned out to be cement that had fallen from an overflying plane."

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  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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