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Bush Hall Dining Rooms

Bush Hall Dining Rooms

Classic British food in vintage-style surroundings, this restaurant is the perfect place for a family get together.

Wellbourne Brasserie

Wellbourne Brasserie

It's great for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has an amazing alfresco terrace overlooking the green.

The Sindercombe Social

The Sindercombe Social

Perfect for after work drinks or a bite to eat before a gig at the O2 empire, theres a laid back vibe and they have a DJ at the weekends.

Detour Café

Detour Café

The loveliest little café, where the owner Kelly will make you a fantastic flat white and an even better gourmet sandwich.

Pergola on The Roof Winter

Pergola on The Roof Winter

A great rooftop spot. There's 4 restaurants and 2 bars on the roof of a 6 storey car park, once used for the BBC's Television Centre!

Wormwood Scrubs Park

Wormwood Scrubs Park

At the weekend it's like a little slice of the USA here in the UK! Amazing little league games played by loads of people and great food trucks selling hot dogs, pulled pork etc. A little bit of alternative relaxation in this busy bustling city of ours!

The Ginger Pig

The Ginger Pig

A superb butchers with top quality meat and amazing roast dinner sandwiches!

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Jamie Oliver's cookery school offers a fantastic range of cooking classes to suit all ages and abilities.There's lots to see and do!

Hummingbird Café

Hummingbird Café

Offering the tastiest, fluffiest blueberry pancake breakfast, which goes great with their homemade lemonade with fresh mint. Everyone who works here is incredibly friendly!

CycleSurgery

CycleSurgery

The best place for bikes and accessories in Shepherd's Bush.

Headmasters

Headmasters

A hairdressers for both men and women that always has plenty of offers, including standby appointments and deals on colour services.

K West Hotel & Spa

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!

Anglesea Arms

Anglesea Arms

Cracking pub with real ales and a famous Sunday lunch... and a bonus - Monday nights are BYO bottle!

Brackenbury Wine Rooms

Brackenbury Wine Rooms

Whether you're a a wine connoisseur or just fancy a drink the 40 wines by the glass menu paired with fantastic food is the perfect place to spend your Sunday afternoon! There's a paired deli too, and they're dog friendly.

L Maison

L Maison

In the heart of Clarendon Cross, it's always great to stop in here to view the unique furniture and home accessories.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Shepherd's Bush, East Acton, Ladbroke Grove, Holland Park, Hammersmith, Notting Hill, Westbourne Park, Kensal Green, Turnham Green and West Kensington

"The Television centre is situated on Wood Lane and was home to the BBC for 53 years. The central ring and studio 1 are Grade II listed, ensuring that parts of the building's heritage are preserved in its redevelopment."

Open Monday - Saturday, Shepherd's Bush Market is a hive of activity between Uxbridge Road and Goldhawk Road.

Mark Nockles

Open Monday - Saturday, Shepherd's Bush Market is a hive of activity between Uxbridge Road and Goldhawk Road.

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The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire was originally an Edwardian music hall and is now a popular venue for music artists.

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  1. I love the area as there is always something going on, great transport to get to all my favourite places in town and of course Westfields!!! what more could a girl want!

  2. It's really cool being close to the shops, cinema, good restaurants, great tube and bus links and of course Westfields is right beside us.

  3. This is a lovely area with plenty of parks nearby and interesting places to visit. Being close to a couple of football clubs and great pubs is an added advantage. A great place to live.

  4. I love living here because it is only a short tube or bus away from central London. In the surrounding area there is lots to do with pubs, theatres, cinemas and Westfield.

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Child-friendly activities near W12

Parent and Toddler Drop-in

Randolph Beresford Children's Centre Family Centre Annexe,
Children's centres are designed for families with children, from conception to under five years. They provide services including advice and guidance, integrated education and care, parent and toddler drop-in groups, family learning, family support, health services and links to employment/training. Website

Music classes for tots

The Music House for Children,
Musical experiences are the result of in-depth, evidence based research to ensure delivery and material is of the highest quality, age appropriate and nurtures young children's life-chances. Website

Kung Fu Kids-YMAA

St. Stephen Community Hall,
Our Kung Fu Kids program use Shaolin exercises and games to develop physical fitness, coordination, and concentration according to YMAA Kung Fu Kids program. This training builds mutual respect and self-confidence through teamwork, setting objectives, and achieving goals. Website

Art at Kite Studios

Kite Studios
On this course we teach cutting, threading, constructing with paper, clay modelling, painting, puppetry and printing. All the art sessions are planned around children's stories and involve movement and singing, as well as art, engaging both children and adults. Website

Antenatal Hypnosis: Private Hypnobirthing Classes for London mums

The Music House
Hypnobirthing is not about aiming for a pain free birth. It's about learning to accept what your body is doing during labour and relax with it. That cycle of relaxation is what makes so many Hypnobirthing births relatively pain-free. Website

Music & Movement sessions

The Music House for Children,
Using live instruments such as Piano, Ukulele, Violin, Saxophone and Guitar, babies and parents move, dance, utter sounds and sing. Babies and toddlers copy, explore musically initiate and compose. From moving with a loved adult, they become independent and able to create music and sing. Website

Pen Stars Handwriting Groups

Children's Therapy,
Poor handwriting can evolve from difficultly in a mixture of factors, such as: motor planning, processing information from our sensory systems, remembering letter formation strokes, recognising all letters, spacing, organization, alignment, pencil grip, pencil pressure, copying ability, and more. Website

About W12

W12 is the postcode district in West London incorporating the areas of Shepherds Bush, White City and is covered by the Hammersmith and Fulham local authority.

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