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Chateau Dessert

Chateau Dessert

Beautifully crafted cakes and desserts. A real treat!

Blo Bar

Blo Bar

A blow dry bar with a crèche - what a fab idea! Have your hair done and drink a lovely coffee while the children are looked after.

Annie's

Annie's

Great on a summer's evening with outdoor dining, Annie's is close to the Thames and serves reasonably priced food.

Grove Park Deli

Grove Park Deli

The most amazing selection of deli foods and probably the best sausage rolls in the world!

The Duke of Sussex

The Duke of Sussex

A rustic gastropub with a great beer garden and excellent food. It can be a bit of a minor celeb hangout too!

La Trompette

La Trompette

This chic restaurant is perfect for a special occasion and serves modern European food.

Wyndham House

Wyndham House

A butchers selling delicious fresh burgers and sausages on Chiswick High Road, as well as a range of other meats and products that have been freshly prepared.

Genco

Genco

A friendly neighbourhood barbers where you can get a proper shave as a treat.

Pho

Pho

Grab a bowl of warming and spicy soup from this Vietnamese street food restaurant!

Luminis

Luminis

This is a fab beauty salon that is part of a larger group, but still keeps its local feel. The team are so friendly and welcoming and the treatments are of a really high standard. I love getting my nails and facials done here.

Turnham Green Terrace

Turnham Green Terrace

It's always pleasant to shop here, you can find little treasures in the chairty shops

The Good Wine Shop

The Good Wine Shop

An amazing selection of some really interesting high-quality wines and staffed by approachable, friendly and knowledgeable staff!

Carvosso's at 210

Carvosso's at 210

A smart drinking establishment with a great garden that can be used all year round, with outdoor heaters and blankets. Good food, tasty cocktails and live music on the weekends.

Fullers Brewery

Fullers Brewery

Be sure to take the Brewery Tour! Fascinating and you get a taste too.

Ngon

Ngon

Delicious Vietnamese food to eat in or takeaway. Try the banh mi - tasty baguettes with a range of fillings and hot sauce.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Chiswick, Gunnersbury, Turnham Green, Kew, Mortlake, Acton, Barnes, Brentford, Hammersmith and East Sheen

"Until 1906, Gunnersbury Underground Station was named Brentford Road."

From down below or way up high, you can really appreciate Chiswick's leafy, charming appeal that everyone loves.

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From well-known high street stores, to independent boutiques, Chiswick High Road has everything I need!

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Chiswick's handsome architecture is just one of the reasons why I love working in this area...

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  1. I love Chiswick because it is like a village in the city. Plenty of great bars, restaurants and shops to keep you entertained and enough greenery to escape to. A perfect combination!

  2. 8 years of London and finally ended up in Grove Park. Very simple, I love my flat it was renovated recently and to have transport links so available to the heart of London makes entertaining a breeze. The one major joy living where I live is the 5 min walk to the relaxing, tranquil view of the river Thames , to live in between the vibrancy of London and have the nature of the river on my doorstep , the Thames is a stone throw away and is so relaxing and picturesque . London can be demanding your homes your sanctuary and to have the Thames as your garden is a joy.

  3. I like Chiswick because it is chic and sophisticated.

  4. I love the Thames - the towpath is sensational by Strand-on-the-Green - check out The City Barge pub, which even featured in the Beatles film Hard Day's Night! It's a fabulous pub with great food, but it's not such a hidden gem as it's rather popular when the sun is shining as you can eat right on the river outside, sitting on the wall with your legs dangling in the Thames...providing the tide is right!

  5. Chiswick has the perfect location. It's right on the river, there's plenty of wilderness and it has village vibes – whilst at the same time the high road is long and wide and there are always activities along it. There's the stately homes too, like Chiswick House, Gunnersbury, Ham and Osterley House. Richmond Park and Kew Gardens are a stones throw away - it is just lovely!!!

  6. This area is really peaceful but thankfully not sleepy. There is plenty of green space, great restaurants and plenty of cute shops. There are a lot of independent businesses alongside some of the bigger chains. A quick walk to the River Thames and there are some really scenic walks you can take.

  7. A very relaxing suburban area, but just a short journey into central London.

  8. Walks by the river in Strand on the Green or at the Chiswick House grounds are the ultimate feel good escapes away from all the hustle and bustle.

  9. There's a pretty walk along the river between Hammersmith Bridge and Chiswick Mall.

  10. I like to head to the Station House in Grove Park, which is a lovely gastro pub situated close to the river.

  11. On a Sunday morning there's nothing much better than tucking into a full English breakfast at High Road House, followed by a wander around the vintage furniture shop, The Old Cinema, to find something totally unique for your home. Finally, it's got to be Macken Brothers to pick up a delicious joint for the weekly roast.

  12. It is a beautiful, leafy, safe part of London. I love the fact it has its own lovely High Road shops which I can walk to in 15 mins and covers everything from a big Sainsburys, M&S food hall, Waitrose, large Boots to small gems and lovely cafes and restaurants - i can get everything i need right there. Space NK, top hairdressers, spas, Robert Dyas - so much variety. I love the parks, Chiswick House is incredible, i can walk to Kew Gardens or run along the river. At the same time, Heathrow is 20 mins (non rush hour!) away, and 2 District line stations take me to Embankment in 25 mins or change to Piccadilly line at Hammersmith is so simple - the other side of the platform. Chiswick mainline takes (i think) 24 mins to waterloo and goes via Clapham Common where you can change to go anywhere South West. I don't have a car in Chiswick as i just don't need one. I've lived here for 23 years and am having to move away for certain reasons and it is gut-wrenchingl y awful, there is nowhere so wonderful in London. If you are lucky enough to be moving here you will love it.

  13. It is a beautiful, leafy, safe part of London. I love the fact that it has its own lovely high road shops that I can walk to in 15 mins and covers everything from a big Sainsburys, M&S food hall, Waitrose and a large Boots, to small gems and lovely cafes and restaurants. I can get everything I need right there. Space NK, hairdressers, spas, Robert Dyas - so much variety. I love the parks and Chiswick House is incredible. I can also walk to Kew Gardens or run along the Thames. At the same time, Heathrow is 20 mins (none rush hour!) away and 2 District Line stations take me to Embankment in 25 mins, or I can change to the Piccadilly Line at Hammersmith, which is so simple. Chiswick Station takes (I think) 24 mins to Waterloo and goes via Clapham Junction, where you can change to go anywhere South West. I don't have a car in Chiswick, as I just don't need one. I've lived here for 23 years and am having to move away for certain reasons and it is gut-wrenchingly awful – there is nowhere so wonderful in London. If you are lucky enough to be moving here, you will love it!

  14. I was born in Chiswick and I moved away when I was 6, but when I finished my studies I moved back and I think that Chiswick is a beautiful area to live in if you like parks and good, friendly people.

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Child-friendly activities near W4

Gunnersbury Baptist Church


Friday Friends is very popular and caters for parents, carers and their toddlers. Please join us on Friday mornings with your toddler aged 0 - 4 for a fun filled morning, a cup and tea and some grown up converstaion. Website

Blo Bar - blow dry and beauty bar


Offers mothers the chance to pamper themselves with treatments including blow drys mani /pedis waxing etc whilst babies are taken care of at the onsite creche Website

Little Fishes

Chiswick Christian Centre
You are welcome to come to our babies and toddlers group which is held each Wednesday morning from 10.30 until 12.00 at Chiswick Christian Centre. There is a play area with lots of toys for under 4s within a relaxed and friendly environment. There are refreshments for parents and carers and all are welcome regardless of background. Free of charge. Website

Piccolo Play Centre


Piccolo Caffe is the largest play space in Chiswick. There are three large indoor areas and an outdoor play space. There is a range of fun foundation stage activities such as soft play bouncy castleride on's role play puzzels and books etc. We also have a number of classes and sessions such as Little kickers (toddlers football) Creative Fun Factory (song and dance The Beez Kneez (Post Natal Group Fitness Programmes for New Mums) And many more. We also offer a full childrens menu teascoffee cakes etc. Open Monday - fri 10am-5pm Sat 10am -12pm Exclusive Children's Parties Sat 12:30pm - 6pm Sun 10am - 6pm Open all year round. Website

Little Angels

St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall
'Little Angels' Playgroup for babies and toddlers 0-3 years meets on Wednesday mornings from 10am to 11.30 (term time only) and costs only £3 per child. It is located in the side chapel at St Michael & All Angels, which is contained and cosy. We have soft play mats and a lot of toys, we also provide a healthy snack for the children (and tea, coffee and biscuits for the adults!). Website

Our Lady of Grace and St Edward


During Family Mass, a play and pray group is held in the Parish Centre for those aged 2 - 4. This allows us to provide these little ones with an introduction to the Mass and spirituality in a joyful manner. Website

Mini Multiples

Chiswick Children's Centre
Stay & Play for parents/carers with twins and triplets. Newborns to under 3s. Drop in on Fridays from 10am to 12.00 noon. Website

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W4 is the postcode district in West London incorporating the areas of Chiswick, Gunnersbury, Turnham Green, Bedford Park and is covered by the Hounslow, Ealing local authorities.

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