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A locals' guide to Somers Town

"Granary Square has made King's Cross unrecognisable!"

Claire O'Donnell

"Move over Shoreditch, King's Cross is rapidly becoming the place to be! Near the City and the West End, there's load of new bars..."

Charles Cutting

"With its vibrant atmosphere day and night, Camden is one of London's most popular destinations."

Samuel Burkesmith

What is your favourite place?

Where do Somers Town locals go?

The Blues Kitchen

This American themed restaurant is fantastic! Not only is the food very tasty, but the atmosphere is electric - live music on a Friday and Saturday and distinctive tasting cocktails draw in a big crowd.

The Betjeman Arms

The only British Pub located within the Grade I Listed building underneath the clock tower and arches at St Pancras International station. Elegant dining room, heritage features, charming staff and stunning British pub classics menu. This is now my family's new favourite Sunday Lunch local.

The Underworld

One of the best venues for rock and metal bands and club nights opposite Camden Town Underground Station.

Chilango

A great burrito place that usually gives out tasters every day.

Hook

An alternative fish and chip restaurant selling a tasty British classic with unusual culinary twists.

The Jazz Café

The Jazz Café is the place to go to watch big musical stars be born! Eat and listen to fantastic artists all in one place.

BrewDog

A BrewDog pub just off Camden High Street serving craft beers.

Ferreira Delicatessen

The best toasted sandwiches in Camden made to order and excellent Portuguese custard tarts.

Camden Coffee Shop

Coffee beans from a lovely old man who roasts the beans himself and has done for decades. He will also grind them for you...

Bloomsbury Bowling

If you ever want an alternative night out in central London, then this is the place to go. Bowling, karaoke and a club, all in one.

Edinboro Castle

This pub has an amazing beer garden that is great during the summer months!

The Coffee Jar

The best coffee in Camden along with some great sandwiches and cakes.

Côte

Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner in French-style interiors. They do a fantastic set menu too, which is a real bargain.

Rock 'N' Roll Rescue

A one stop shop for music lovers!

The York & Albany

Superb cocktails and excellent food right by Regent's Park.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Euston, King's Cross, Regent's Park, Camden, Caledonian Road, Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, Kentish Town, Holborn and Islington

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"If you look carefully at the four handmaidens supporting the alcove at St Pancras Church, one can observe that they are strangely out of proportion. This is because they were delivered 12 inches too tall, and the stonemasons reduced their size by removing it from their midriff!"

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Child-friendly activities near Somers Town

Imagination Station

The Forge Camden
Imagination Station offers pre-school children the chance to explore their imaginations through music, movement, instruments and specially selected equipment. From a fibre-optic space scene to an underwater expedition both children and adults enjoy our cutting edge adventure music classes! 4 months to 18 months: Wednesday 10.30am - 11.10am 18 months to 3 years: Wednesday 11.20am - 12pm Website

Saint Pancras Community Centre Sure Start Drop In

Richard Cobden Primary School
Messy Church takes place throughout the year during term time. Crafts, games and a shared meal. Come and join the fun! Website

Drop in for Carers and Parents

Somers Town Community Centre
Our service is run by a permanent team of enthusiastic, professionally qualified, childcare workers who deliver an exciting range of appropriate learning opportunities for the Under Fives. Our nursery offers flexible hours and places on the two year olds scheme. Website

Baby and Toddler Group

The Forge
Imagination Station offers pre-school children the chance to explore their imaginations through music, movement, instruments and specially selected equipment. From a fibre-optic space scene to an underwater expedition both children and adults enjoy our cutting edge adventure music classes! Have a look around and see which class holds your next adventure... Website

Mums and Tots at St Mary's

The Magdalen Centre
Drop in for pre-school children and their parents and carers. Parents and toddlers have the chance to make new friends. Supervised activities soft play crafts and refreshments. Website

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time

St. Pancras Library
Activities, classes and learning sessions include Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time, Game Zone, and the maths and English homework clubs. Website

Dance school in York Way Court Community Centre

Tiber Gardens,
Academy, offering ballet, tap, jazz, body conditioning, zumba, bum legs and tums, and street dance. Ballet £20 for 5 weeks Street Dance £20 for 5 weeks £30 for both Website
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