St John's Wood and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to St John's Wood and surrounding areas
"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"John Wybar
"Always worth the walk to the top! London's skyline beautifully framed by Primrose Hill and London Zoo."Oliver Venn
"Swiss Cottage's gorgeous period homes enhance the area's appeal."Kristian Brown
Where do St John's Wood and surrounding areas locals go?
Duke of York
A fantastic local pub for after-work drinks. Wednesday is steak night, serving great food at great value.
Submitted by Kristian
Lord's Cricket Ground
A summer's afternoon watching the cricket at Lord's is hard to beat!
Submitted by Tom
Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.
Submitted by Daisy
It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!
Submitted by Joan
The best selection of baby brands, along with classes and a good cup of coffee!
Submitted by Joseph
The Warrington Hotel
As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.
Submitted by Stuart
A real lunchtime treat, this restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere also operates as a cafe and deli.
Submitted by Douglas
Regent's Park Mosque
One of the largest mosques in West London, also providing a cafeteria, library, attire and book shop.
Submitted by Louise
Sherlock Holmes Museum
You can visit the home of Sherlock Holmes, where he did all his detective work with a large drink and a pipe!
Submitted by Tom
The Cocoa Exchange
Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.
Submitted by Thomas
The best deli in St John's Wood selling everything from fruit and veg to kosher products.
Submitted by Sara
Puppet Theatre Barge
The loveliest puppet shows for children on a moored barge in Little Venice.
Submitted by Dean
A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.
Submitted by Richard
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Did you know?
"During the Second World War, German prisoners were ordered to dig up Primrose Hill so that it could be used to grow vegetables on."
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Child-friendly activities near St John's Wood and surrounding areas
Ole Kids3 House Club,
The Olé Kids curriculum was developed through years of observing children and what they like doing at different stages cognitively, emotionally and physically. They picked out the best elements of children's classes and coupled it with our knowledge, research, tons of love and respect for children and our endless passion for creating a Spanish speaking community.
Latino Bambino3 House Club,
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Website
After School Science Club,Poem Bar & Grill,
Children learn a lot of Science concepts in school that are really interesting and useful, but they forget easily if they don't use it on a daily basis. A great way to increase retention of knowledge is by providing fun challenges. The fun will create engagement with the task and the hands-on challenges will provide an opportunity for problem-solving which is a big part of human learning. Website
Theatre for little ones3 House Club,
Rhymes, Puppets and Storeis with actress Jennie May Dunne Website
Mini Mozart- Babies and Toddlers Concert and ClassHuggle Shop
Classical music class for babies (up to 15 months) and toddlers (15 months to 3 years) led by Becky playing the violin and Laurie on the piano. Website
Aqua BabiesThe Regent Park Marriott
Encourage the early development of baby's natural swimming skills, enhancing their general health, awareness, eating and sleeping patterns and strengthening their cardio-respiratory functions Website
French playgroup3 House Club,
French playgroup with Adeline Mathieu from La Jolie Ronde Website
About St John's Wood and surrounding areas
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- St John's Wood
- Swiss Cottage
- Maida Vale
- South Hampstead
- Belsize Park
- Regent's Park
- West Hampstead
- Queen's Park
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