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A locals' guide to W6

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

Christopher Howard

"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!"

Christopher Howard

"I like taking a stroll down to Ravenscourt Park for a picnic when it's sunny. There's tennis courts too for when i'm feeling athletic!"

Tom Wright

What is your favourite place?

Where do W6 locals go?

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

London Corinthian Sailing Club

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

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.

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.

Brackenburys

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

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.

Mes Amis

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

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.

Charlotte's Bistro

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

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!

The River Café

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

The Blue Boat

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

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.

Toro Gordo

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

Anglesea Arms

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

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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?

Mary

"I've moved in recently and must say the people are lovely, it is a quiet and convenient location."

November 2017

Poppy

"I love Barons Court because of the sense of community here. It's so close to central London but with a lovely village-y feel. There is everything you need within walking distance and is popular with families and the younger crowd. I can't fault it. "

June 2017

James

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

August 2015

S.J.

"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

Omar

"I love this area!"

January 2015

David

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

January 2015

Marie

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

January 2015

Gary

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

January 2015

Alan

"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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Child-friendly activities near W6

New Mum New You

Melcombe Children Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips

Little Stage Academy

Westside Community School
The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website

Song Academy

The Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies at Brook Green

The Queen's Head Pub
Anyone expecting a baby, new parents, parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome. Website

Antenatal HypnoBirthing Classes


HypnoBirthing is the Childbirth Preparation method that everyone is talking about. Experience a relaxed more comfortable natural birthing free of fear or anxiety. The classes are run over a weekend by fully certified HypnoBirthing Practitioners Steve & Sonia Griffiths. They have over 10 years experience between them. Website

Little Stage Academy

DRINK ME EAT ME
The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website

Expectant Fathers Programme

Melcombe Primary School
The EFP (Expectant Fathers Programme) is designed for new and expectant fathers who express a need for guidance and support in their role. The Expectant Fathers Programme has been developed in the UK it is evidence-based with input and guidance from UK fathers and professionals within the field and is exclusively available through Working With Men. The EFP supports fathers to learn the practical skills they will need with their babies to enable them to be competent and confident fathers & build new fathers confidence generally but particularly in terms of their role their skills and their ability to support both their partner and baby. The EFP consists of a 1 day course and runs once a month on a Saturday 10am - 4pm To book visit our website or text DAD and your email address to 82727 (Free SMS)
  1. About W6

    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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