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South Hampstead

Graceful terraced properties and pretty streets in a corner of Hampstead

"West Hampstead Station is serviced by both Underground and Overground lines, making it a fantastic place to live for commuters."

Dean Lane

"When it's only a short distance to walk to Primrose Hill and St John's Wood, Swiss Cottage is in a prime spot."

Kristian Brown

"The lovely residential roads on West End Lane, West Hampstead are lined with elegant, red brick homes."

Dean Lane

What is your favourite place?

Where do South Hampstead locals go?

Bridge Cafe

This cafe serves the best baked potato in West Hampstead!

The Gallery

A great bar ideal for after work drinks and a good place to take a date!

Hart and Lova

Best croissants in London in lovely laid back non-chain cafe

La Boutique Secret

In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.

Little Bay

Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.

The Cocoa Exchange

Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.

The Tricycle

A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.

The Black Lion

A lovely period pub, restaurant and guesthouse. Beautiful décor and very friendly.

The Cedar

The Cedar, West End Lane was voted the best takeaway restaurant in the UK in 2014 by Hungry House!

Abbey Road

It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!

Small & Beautiful

Cheap and cheerful. Delicious continental menu that barely dents the wallet. Great mussels and pizza. Bonus points for also doing takeaway!

Kilburn Ironworks

Cocktails, American-style food and a cool atmosphere inside this gastro pub on Kilburn High Road.


The best selection of baby brands, along with classes and a good cup of coffee!

The Alice House

Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Swiss Cottage, West Hampstead, St John's Wood, Kilburn, Maida Vale, Brondesbury, Queen's Park, Belsize Park, Hampstead and Westbourne Park

What do you love about South Hampstead?

Why do you find South Hampstead a great place to live?


"South Hampstead is a fantastic area to live in. Its closeness to the green spaces of Primrose Hill, Hampstead Heath and Regent's Park and its superb transport links, Waitrose and all the other High Street shops on the Finchley Road. One of its greatest assets though is the incredible cosmopolitan, vibrant atmosphere. You can hear English; Russian, Polish, French, Japanese, Chinese and American English yes, its all here. As... more

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"20 Maresfields Gardens was once the home of neurologist Sigmund Freud and is now a museum set up in his honour."

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Child-friendly activities near South Hampstead

My Story Factory's

Sherriff Centre
My Story Factory's goal is to promote development in children using story telling through drama and dance. Children these days are exposed to the latest smartphones and tablets in their daily activities whether it be reading, playing or learning. My Story Factory hopes to expose children to true storytelling by rewinding time back to the good old days where you imagined stories and made them your own whilst narrating to your loved ones. Website

Baby Sensory-Abbey Community Centre

Abbey Community Centre
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. Baby Sensory is an extremely popular Baby Development activity and many of our classes are fully booked, it is advisable to book early. Website

Chinese Nursery for ages 3 and above

Holy Trinity Primary School
Teacher Jenny Sing has 35 years of experience in teaching the young children. The class includes Chinese song singing, Games playing but with firm structure. Website

Chinese Abacus

Holy Trinity Primary School
Abacus had been widely learnt and used in the Asian countries in the ancient time. It also called as the 'counting frame'. Merchants, traders, clerks or anyone who used this method for calculation was called an abacist. Website

Acting, singing and dance for 7-12s

St James Hall
Dedicated to helping young minds and bodies grow, our philosophy at Perform is to put child development at the heart of everything we do. So our classes are designed to build confidence and teach life skills that will be invaluable in future life. Website

Commissioned Camden Sure Start Mother and Toddler Drop-in (Somali)

The Rowley Way Tenants Hall,
We are a Somali run community charity based in Kilburn, North West London. Our mission is to create opportunity, education and support to the Somali diaspora in London U.K. Website

Priory Community Halls Playtime Drop-ins

Priory Community Hall
Drop-in sessions for parents and toddlers. Concentrates on singing and storytelling. Pre-walking baby group for parents and babies to come along and make new friends. Website
  1. About South Hampstead

    South Hampstead is a district of northwest London, part of the London Borough of Camden. It could be defined as the area between West End Lane, Belsize Road, Finchley Road and Broadhurst Gardens, although the area is largely indistinguishable from the nearby Swiss Cottage. The area is served by Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road tube stations as well as the South Hampstead railway station.

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