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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

"West Hampstead offers a variety of stunning properties in grand mansion blocks."

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!

Garden Cafe

Great for all-day breakfast or brunch!

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 Gallery

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

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.

Hart and Lova

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

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!

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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

February 2015


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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

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

Drama, dance and singing for 4-7s

St James Hall
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. Website

Gymboree Play & Music - Swiss Cottage

O2 Centre
Interactive classes for babies and children from newborn to under 5. Classes feature sensory stimulation, exploration and learning through play, music and movement. Class activities are designed to build confidence, imagination, social skills and early language skills. 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

Classical Babies

O2 Center
The Original Classical Concerts for Babies Company! Providing live classical concerts for Babies & Toddlers from birth to 3 ... plus their Mums, Dads, Grandparents and nannies! One Friday a month. Website

Sunshine Chefs

Hashomer House
Cookery classes at the age of two? Yes! Imagine your little one rubbing butter into flour, mixing, kneading dough and stamping out shapes with biscuit cutters. All that with a big smile, an immense sense of pride and ... the good news is you don't have to clean up afterwards! At the end of each class the children walk away with a recipe and a bag full of their bakery masterpieces. 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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