Grab your morning coffee from here. The staff are really friendly and helpful and they even remember your name and the coffee you drink every day!
Submitted by Raj
Service with a smile! Delicious breakfast cooked to perfection, a great place to get the day started on the right foot and well priced dishes made with fresh ingredients.
Submitted by Stephen
A vast expanse of greenery and heritage on a grounds close to the Thames. Perfect all year round for nature lovers and exercise aficionados.
Submitted by Chan
Italian craft beer in Chiswick! Great for a 'cultured' beer and burger after work, or a good weekend session!
Submitted by Jonathan
The place to go to pick up a healthy salad, freshly baked bread or a tasty sweet treat. There's plenty of room to sit and chat with friends or take away your lunch in handy pre-prepared pots.
Submitted by Tia
Ant and Dec's local and right by Chiswick Station, this pub serves fantastic food!
Submitted by Christopher
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.
Submitted by Sarah
8 years working for Gordon Ramsay paid off! Amazing breakfasts - the crab and apple bruschetta is outstanding - and the salads at lunch are WOW! The guys that work here are lovely too!
Submitted by Sarah
The Korean pulled pork at The Smokehouse rocks! And you can order it as a side - genius!
Submitted by Dan
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.
Submitted by Michael
It's always pleasant to shop here, you can find little treasures in the chairty shops
Submitted by Francesca
Rosemary Fries that come with the great burgers at Honest Burger are great!
Submitted by Dan
Great on a summer's evening with outdoor dining, Annie's is close to the Thames and serves reasonably priced food.
Submitted by Christopher
The most amazing selection of deli foods and probably the best sausage rolls in the world!
Submitted by Chris
Delicious Vietnamese food to eat in or takeaway. Try the banh mi - tasty baguettes with a range of fillings and hot sauce.
Submitted by Tia
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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!
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.
I like Chiswick because it is chic and sophisticated.
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!
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!!!
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.
A very relaxing suburban area, but just a short journey into central London.
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.
There's a pretty walk along the river between Hammersmith Bridge and Chiswick Mall.
I like to head to the Station House in Grove Park, which is a lovely gastro pub situated close to the river.
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.
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.
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!
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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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
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
Amanda's Action Club ChiswickChiswick Town Hall
Amanda's Action Club delivers interactive physical development classes that babies & toddlers just love - they're fun fitness and music. Babies can join Amanda from the age of 4 months and some sessions run up to the age of 5. Parties also available. £75/10-week block, £10 pay-as-you-go Website
The Beez KneezPiccolo Cafe
The Beez Kneez provides prenatal and post group fitness and personal training for expectant and new mamas in various locations around London. All classes are designed to help pregnant women and mums move well, feel confident and stay fit and healthy. Website
Antenatal Yoga and Birth Prep Chiswick
These classes use specially adapted yoga poses to release tension in your changing body and strengthen postural muscles. We focus on the breath and our connection to gravity to become both stronger and lighter as the babe grows. Plenty of time is given over to weaving in birth preparation and becoming familiar with simple positions and breathwork that will comfort and guide you through labour and birth. Learning to access your own deep relaxation and forming a strong connection with your baby and your breath is central to our classes. 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
Unbelievably messy experimental sensory painting and making workshops for small groups of pre-schoolers. Their aim is for both children and carers to relax and have fun with some messy creative activities. £120 for 10 consecutive sessions, £17 for drop-in BOOKING is essential. Website
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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