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W1A

A locals' guide to W1A

"The handsome architecture around Regent's Park enhances the prestige of the area."

Charles Cutting

"The restaurants along Charlotte Street are a great place to sit in the sunshine, watching the world go by..."

Alex Fleet

"A rich vein of restaurants and cafes...I love walking down Charlotte Street without a reservation and dropping in to any place that takes my fancy..."

James Blackler

What is your favourite place?

Where do W1A locals go?

The Parlour, Sketch

Posh breakfast and striking, artist-designed dining rooms - perfect for a special occasion...

Rosa's Thai Cafe

Freshly made dishes with lots of taste - great for sharing and reasonably priced wine too.

Roots & Bulbs

Healthy and delicious feel-good smoothies, juices and salads. A healthy hot spot you'll be visiting over and over again!

The Providores and Tapa Room

This is a weekend central London must! Walk-in brunch at this hot spot is unbeatable - especially if you're lucky enough to catch a seat outside!

The Ginger Pig

An amazing butchers with top quality meat and the best pork pies and sausage rolls in the land! Grab a warm one and eat immediately...

La Fromagerie

An Aladdin's cave of foodie delights - fresh produce, charcuterie and a cheese room. If they let me into heaven, I hope it looks like this!

Paul Rothe & Son

A fourth generation family delicatessen serving homemade sandwiches and lunchtime treats.

St Christopher's Place

After a busy day down Oxford Street, nothing beats a quiet escape to this hidden gem tucked in the heart of Marylebone.

The Gallery, Sketch

A stylish spot for afternoon tea, but be sure to check out the toilets that are shaped like eggs!

Bone Daddies

A small but tasty menu of Japanese ramen dishes.

Gosh! Comics

A wealth of graphic novels from a wide variety of genres.

Kaffeine

An Antipodean cafe moments from Oxford Circus serving delicious coffee and a weekly changing menu of tasty food.

Kingly Court

A variety of restaurants for every occasion and budget, which are centred round a covered courtyard.

The Crobar

Happy hour 4-9pm every day, which makes this place super cheap and cheerful for central London!

Crazy Bear Fitzrovia

A really cool bar with a great atmosphere for stylish cocktails. It's certainly one to impress friends or a date! They also do Japanese food in the restaurant.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury, Euston, Marylebone, Soho, Holborn, Regent's Park, Covent Garden, West End and Mayfair

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"Senate House inspired George Orwell's Ministry of Truth in 1984 after his wife worked there for a period in the censorship department during the Second World War."

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Child-friendly activities near W1A

Bible Club

All Souls Clubhouse
An all-rounded club that provides children with active games, challenges and craft as well as learning more about Jesus from the Bible. If your child attends All Souls Primary, we can collect them from school. Website

Drop ins and play sessions

West End Children's Centre
Stay and Play. A safe and stimulating learning environment for babies and young children where parents can chat in an informal atmosphere. Set in the heart of Soho our Children's Centre offers services for children and their families throughout the West End. We give advice and practical support to families with young children. Languages spoken include Arabic Bengali Cantonese Hindi Portuguese and Tagalog. Our unique location in the heart of the city means we have good links with many of London's famous sites museums galleries and theatres. Website

Drop In Craft-Marylebone Library

Marylebone Library
Come along and make whatever you want, using a whole range of exciting materials Website

Comedy Club 4 Kids (Over 6s) at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre & Writers Centre
A proper comedy club for anyone over the age of six featuring the best comedians on the circuit doing what they do best but without the rude bits. Website

Club Kids Group

All Souls Clubhouse
A baby and toddler drop-in for parents and carers. We provide a range of facilities for free play and offer story and singing times, art and craft, and healthy snacks Website

Club Kicks

All Souls Clubhouse
A sporty session that enables parents and carers to help their toddlers to experience a variety of games and exercises that promote active play and fundamental movement skills. Activities include learning shapes and colours, running about and simple football exercises. Website

Busy Bumblebees Group (Montessori themed)

St Giles in the Fields Church hall
Our Montessori themed activities help children develop movement, co-ordination, language and independence. Sessions include free-play, singing, music-making, movement games, social opportunities and arts and crafts, and a mini Forest type activity sessions introduction. Website
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