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Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas

"Close to central London, Shepherd's Bush offers fantastic shopping and transport facilities."

Annabelle Bent

"Open Monday - Saturday, Shepherd's Bush Market is a hive of activity between Uxbridge Road and Goldhawk Road."

Mark Nockles

"The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire was originally an Edwardian music hall and is now a popular venue for music artists."

Mark Nockles

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Where do Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas locals go?

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Patio Restaurant

Traditional Polish cuisine and a convenient setting just off Shepherd's Bush Common. The dishes are comforting and the interior is welcoming.

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!

The Havelock Tavern

A fantastic little pub that does a superb steak! One of the best locals in Brook Green with friendly service and a great selection of craft beers and ales.

Hummingbird Café

Offering the tastiest, fluffiest blueberry pancake breakfast, which goes great with their homemade lemonade with fresh mint. Everyone who works here is incredibly friendly!


A great little French café on Hammersmith Road. They have a range of smoothies and amazing coffees, as well as tasty sandwiches and French pastries.


A fantastic addition to Uxbridge Road, this burger and shake restaurant has a great choice of burgers and hot dogs with delicious toppings.


The best place for bikes and accessories in Shepherd's Bush.

Anglesea Arms

Cracking pub with real ales and a famous Sunday lunch... and a bonus - Monday nights are BYO bottle!


A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.

Toro Gordo

An intimate setting with exceptionally accommodating staff and a diverse menu.

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Jamie Oliver's cookery school offers a fantastic range of cooking classes to suit all ages and abilities.There's lots to see and do!

Mirabell Cucina

An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!

Stenton Family Butchers

The place all locals in Brackenbury Village go if they want bespoke cuts of meat. Truly a great experience and thoroughly recommended.


A deli and coffee shop in one, Brackenburys sells some awesome European delicacies.

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"For the 1908 Olympic Games, a stadium was built at White City that was the largest in the world at the time - seating for 68000 and over 30,000 standing. It was demolished in 1985, and now the site holds the Westfield shopping centre."

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Perform-Drama Workshops

Masbro Children's Centre
Drama Dance & Singing for 4-8 year olds. The only drama dance and singing workshops for 4-8 year olds that focuses on helping develop children's confidence co-ordination communication and concentration skills. Perform will give your child amazing social skills and will be the best fun of their week. This September to December Perform children will be travelling through space on an inter-planetary adventure with The Space Queen and The Little Green Alien. On their way they'll eat cheese with The Man on the Moon gravity groove with The Sparkly Spaceman and visit Venus with the beautiful Princess Star. Their mission is to confront and stop The Cruel Commander who plans to destroy Planet Earth...but will they stop him on time?! Guaranteed to be the best fun that your child has all week! All interested children are entitled to a Free Trial Session. Website

Parent and Toddler Drop-in

Randolph Beresford Children's Centre Family Centre Annexe,
Children's centres are designed for families with children, from conception to under five years. They provide services including advice and guidance, integrated education and care, parent and toddler drop-in groups, family learning, family support, health services and links to employment/training. Website

Song Academy

The Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website

MultiLingos Parent and Toddler Spanish Club

Shepherds Bush Library
A fun mix of interactive language based activities specifically designed for babies and toddlers. Familiar everyday topics are delivered through songs stories and crafts to give your child regular consistent exposure to the target language and gain a head start in language learning. Website


Shepherds Bush Library
Come and join us in singing nursery rhymes listening to stories and playing games all in Mandarin. Meet other likeminded families in the local area and help your child acquire a great new language. Email info@playcantonese.com or check out the calendar on www.playcantonese.com for more details.

Music & Movement sessions

The Music House for Children,
Using live instruments such as Piano, Ukulele, Violin, Saxophone and Guitar, babies and parents move, dance, utter sounds and sing. Babies and toddlers copy, explore musically initiate and compose. From moving with a loved adult, they become independent and able to create music and sing. Website

Music classes for tots

The Music House for Children,
Musical experiences are the result of in-depth, evidence based research to ensure delivery and material is of the highest quality, age appropriate and nurtures young children's life-chances. Website
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