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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

"In contrast to the Westfield development, Shepherd's Bush has some lovely period properties."

Mark Nockles

"Westfield London, Shepherd's Bush is west London's shopping hub, with restaurants, eateries and events all year round."

Annabelle Bent

What is your favourite place?

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

Pergola on The Roof Winter

A great rooftop spot. There's 4 restaurants and 2 bars on the roof of a 6 storey car park, once used for the BBC's Television Centre!

CycleSurgery

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

Mr Falafel

Delicious Palestinian food in Shepherd's Bush Market - this place is an institution, having been there since the 1980s.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Brackenbury Wine Rooms

Whether you're a a wine connoisseur or just fancy a drink the 40 wines by the glass menu paired with fantastic food is the perfect place to spend your Sunday afternoon! There's a paired deli too, and they're dog friendly.

Bush Hall Dining Rooms

Classic British food in vintage-style surroundings, this restaurant is the perfect place for a family get together.

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!

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!

Wellbourne Brasserie

It's great for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has an amazing alfresco terrace overlooking the green.

Headmasters

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

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.

Anglesea Arms

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

Amigos

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

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!

H G Walter

The best in W14, this traditional butchers sells top quality meat.

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"The Shepherds Bush Empire was built in 1903 as a music hall, later becoming the BBC Television Theatre in 1953. It was here that programmes such as 'This is Your Life' and '70s music show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test' were filmed."

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Child-friendly activities near Shepherd's Bush and surrounding areas

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

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

Soft Play Gym

Randolph Beresford Children's Centre Family Centre Annexe,
We run a staffed soft-play gym. This is held at our main site on Australia Road during term time to keep those Under 5's busy and active. Please do drop in to see us. Website

PlayMandarin

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.

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

Aqua Rangers Swimming school


The Aqua Rangers Swimming School offer a wide range of swimming lessons available Monday to Friday between 2pm and 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Our classes are small with maximum 2 children per class and our teacher are great at developing every child into a happy little swimmer. Contact us to find out more. Happy Swimming Website

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
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