A locals' guide to Stroud Green
"I love everything that Crouch End has to offer, from shops, to cafés, to cosy pubs..."Vikki Broad
"There's a peaceful spot along the New River, which winds unassumingly through the residential streets to Finsbury Park."Daniel Burrell
"The Mackenzie Garden in Finsbury Park is a peaceful spot that I like to visit when I have the time."Vikki Broad
Where do Stroud Green locals go?
The Front Room Cafe
Super friendly local café with an amazing breakfast selection. Nice place to spend a 'work from home' day. Outdoor seating too when the weather is good.
Submitted by Chris
Locals of Finsbury Park and Stroud Green are very proud to have this new theatre in the area. It opened in 2013 and has very varied performances. It's right behind Finsbury Park Station.
Submitted by Chris
The Faltering Fullback
This is a brilliant local pub with a massive decked beer garden, including covered areas for rainy days!
Submitted by Amie
My Cottage Café
Tiny little family run café with delicious Lebanese food - it's a real surprise!
Submitted by Amie
One of the best pubs in Crouch End located on Crouch End Hill, with friendly staff, good food and an amazing beer garden.
Submitted by Octavian
Perfect stop for any Arsenal fan! Underneath the railway lines at Finsbury Park, it is open all of the time, not just match days.
Submitted by Amie
An independent hairdressers with the loveliest staff. I always feel welcome and they do a fantastic job!
Submitted by Vikki
This ice cream café sells amazing ice cream! There's always a queue right down the road - I can't get enough!
Submitted by Tallulah
From cakes for special occasions to sandwiches at lunchtime, this local bakery has been serving Crouch End for years and they're certainly my first port of call for baked treats!
Submitted by Harriet
Rowans Tenpin Bowl
This is a legendary late-night hotspot in Finsbury Park. It is open until 2:30am Friday and Saturday and has karaoke too.
Submitted by Michael
The King's Head
This pub is great for their food and range of beers and ales. They even hold comedy nights and live music sessions here.
Submitted by Angela
From sushi, to curries, to noodle dishes, there's plenty to choose from on this restaurant's menu. The décor is cool too, both inside and out.
Submitted by Daniel
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Did you know?
"Fashioned on Stirling Castle, Stoke Newington Pumping station once supplied clean water to much of North London. Threatened with demolition in 1971, the residents got the building Grade II listed and it now hosts a very successful climbing centre!"
Explore Stroud Green
Child-friendly activities near Stroud Green
Kids Street Dance - with Turnstyles Creative Arts 6-16yrsIslington Arts + Media School
Our Classes are great fun and allow beginners to join in immediately and learn their new trade. It is also the perfect place for already established dancers to come and 'shine' as well as learn fantastic new material from our great teaching staff! Website
Perform Plus - Drama Workshops - Crouch EndHornsey Vale Community Centre
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Website
Mum and Baby Yoga at Yoga JunctionThe Old Flower Shop
Special classes to help you re-gain your strength and muscle tone after having a baby. - For £13.00 classes you can buy a 10 class card for £115.00 - For £11.00 classes you can buy a 10 class card for £100.00 Website
Baby Massage ClassThe Old Flower Shop
Massage is a wonderful way of communicating with a baby, strengthening the bond between parent and child. Learning baby massage can give parents increased confidence in handling their babies and better understanding of non-verbal communication. Massage enhances a baby's feeling of being loved and respected, as well as improving body-mind awareness, co-ordination and brain development. 4 week courses - each week will deal with a different part of the massage sequence, building up to a full body massage Website
Turnstyles Creative Arts AcademyPlatform
Aims to improve and enrich their learning experience in order for them to maximise their full potential. Ballet Class on Saturday 9:00am - 10:00am for ages 3-5. Website
Amazing Fine Art 4 Kids! ClassesUnion Church and Community Centre
Your child will go on a journey of exploration with line, tone, shape, space, colour, perspective and form, introducing them to techniques. They will gain a good understanding of the Great Masters of art and apply the artist's influences in their own work using a variety of materials. Taster lesson: £9 5 weeks: £50 Website
Kids Kung Fu & Lion Dance
Tailored specifically for children, Our Kid's kung fu and Lion Dance classes are suitable for all kids from the age of 5 to 15. Children's classes teach more than just kicking and punching. As well as being a great way to keep children in shape both physically and mentally, our classes promote development in many areas to unlock their true potential. Website
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- Finsbury Park
- Crouch End
- Tufnell Park
- Stoke Newington
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