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A locals' guide to W6

"There are so many pretty spots along the Thames where you can sit back and enjoy the views."

Jonathan Daykin

"The views of the Thames from Chiswick Mall are exceptional - I never tire of them..."

Christopher Howard

"It's always a good night out at the Hammersmith Apollo, which stages some of the world's biggest artists and comedians."

Annabelle Bent

What is your favourite place?

Where do W6 locals go?

The Old Ship

As well as the tasty food, this pub offers the most impressive views of the Thames - you can't beat a cold glass of wine while looking out over the water.

Stenton Family Butchers

The place all locals in Brackenbury Village go if they want bespoke cuts of meat. Truly a great experience and thoroughly recommended.

Bombay Chow

Can't decide if you would rather have a curry or Chinese? Well how about both... Bombay Chow does remarkable Indo-Chinese Hakka cuisine. Whether it is one of the noodle sizzlers or the glazed lamb chops, you will leave satisfied.

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!

Mes Amis

The most colourful dining experience in London! Amazing Lebanese food moments from the Thames.

Toro Gordo

An intimate setting with exceptionally accommodating staff and a diverse menu.

The Blue Boat

Riverside views of Hammersmith Bridge, great atmosphere and good burgers!

The River Café

It ain't cheap, but it is the finest Italian cooking this side of the Dolomites!

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Anglesea Arms

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

London Corinthian Sailing Club

Sailors from the local club take to the water along Upper Mall on a weekday evening in Chiswick.

Charlotte's Bistro

Classy neighbourhood restaurant where the menu is always interesting yet remarkable value. Great cocktails as well...really imaginative!

The Dove

A cosy pub by the Thames with lots of history. Its views and atmosphere make it the perfect spot for a pint or two.


A deli and coffee shop in one, Brackenburys sells some awesome European delicacies.

H G Walter

The best in W14, this traditional butchers sells top quality meat.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Hammersmith, Barons Court, West Kensington, Shepherd's Bush, Holland Park, Earls Court, Fulham, Turnham Green, Barnes and East Acton

What do you love about W6?

Why do you find W6 a great place to live?


"Barons Court has great pubs, restaurants, transport links and quiet streets. What's not to love? "

August 2015


"Brook Green is well served by multiple tube lines (Central, Circle, Piccadilly, the list goes on!), it's friendly and safe, and there are some lovely parks. Lots of young professionals and families in the area, as well as cute little shops. Truly the hidden gem of the West!"

January 2015


"I love this area!"

January 2015


"A lovely quiet area, good tube links and nice local pubs."

January 2015


"Situated with excellent transport links and great shopping and restaurants, W6 is the perfect place to live. I love it!"

January 2015


"A great area close to many amenities and great transport links. An excellent place to live."

January 2015


"Barons Court has the same late-Victorian stucco-fronted houses with high ceilings and lots of style that you find in Fulham to the south, Brook Green to the north, and Kensington and Earls Court to the east."

December 2014


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"There must be something in the water round Hammersmith, as a wealth of big screen stars born here include Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe and Hugh Grant."

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    W6 is the postcode district in West London incorporating the areas of Hammersmith, Ravenscourt Park and is covered by the Hammersmith and Fulham local authority.

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