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Ealing Lawn Tennis Club

Ealing Lawn Tennis Club

Based in the heart of Ealing Common, this tennis club has grass, indoor, clay and Astro courts.

Atari-Ya

Atari-Ya

A Japanese fishmongers selling high-quality sushi and sashimi.

Gochisou

Gochisou

Delicious freshly prepared sushi and hot dishes perfect for lunch time. They also sell bubble tea and after 4pm, the food is 50% off!

Acton Market

Acton Market

Run every week Weds/Thurs/Fri/Sat by local charity and social enterprise Action West London. This is an exciting market with a real community feel, reflecting Acton's diverse communities. Stalls are available to rent daily and currently include ethnic street foods, fresh fish, fashion, jewellery and bargain stalls .

Gunnersbury Triangle

Gunnersbury Triangle

Bounded by train tracks, this picturesque spot is a haven for wildlife. There's a trail that you can follow with information points, where you can learn all about the local species.

Charlotte's Place Restaurant

Charlotte's Place Restaurant

2AA rosettes for culinary excellence and the Good Food Guide's Restaurant of the Year 2013. A family run place overlooking Ealing Common, where the food is unbelievable...

Natural Natural

Natural Natural

Once it's past 5.30pm, all the fresh sushi goes half price - it's delicious! They also stock an array of Japanese food and drinks.

The Station House

The Station House

A little gem located in the heart of Acton in Poet's Corner and a lovely place to go for a bite to eat - great selection of food and very tasty. The Sunday lunch is AMAZING! Really nice paved garden out front with lots of plants and they let dogs in too!

The Stable

The Stable

A modern pub serving handmade pizzas and more than 80 ciders, situated next to Kew Bridge within a new development.

Queens Head

Queens Head

The Korean pulled pork at The Smokehouse rocks! And you can order it as a side - genius!

The New Inn

The New Inn

The best pub in Ealing for showing live sports. There's also a quiz on a Tuesday, poker on a Wednesday and a carvery on a Sunday - it's a very friendly place!

The Grange

The Grange

The food at The Grange is delicious. They also serve some scrumptious white wine and do an amazing pub quiz during the week! It's a great place to cosy up in the winter or excellent in the summer - their beer garden is particularly pretty.

Yvon's Artisan Patissier

Yvon's Artisan Patissier

Serving cakes, sandwiches, pastries and breakfast, this cafe/patisserie is also a great place for a quick lunch and coffee.

Yo Yo Kitchen

Yo Yo Kitchen

The best sushi takeaway in Ealing!

The Aeronaut

The Aeronaut

Arguably one of Ealing borough's most unique venues. Circus themed, they have circus performances on Friday and Saturday evenings and they even have their own microbrewery onsite. Definitely one of the best beer gardens in London and a lively, fun place to go for a few drinks after a long week!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Acton, Gunnersbury, Turnham Green, South Ealing, Chiswick, Ealing, Kew, North Acton, Brentford and East Acton

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Artabugs

W4ArtClub
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

Sunbeams

Christ Church Turnham Green
Carers and toddler group will have free play with bouncy castle, some music and story telling. Free quality tea/coffee included for carers, but do come early as places are limited! £2.50 per family Per Session Website

Frances Lundy School of Dance

The Hayloft
Dance classes are held in: RAD Ballet Pointe ISTD Modern ISTD Tap. Classes are available for children from 2 years of age. We also offer adult ballet and tap. Website

Ealing Junior Music School

Twyford Church of England High School
Ealing Junior Music School provides children and young people with musical training, in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. You can choose from a variety of individual instrumental lesson, ensembles, choirs, theory and musicianship sessions. Full Course: £330/term (aged 7-11) Ealing Children's Choir: £80/term (aged 3-8) Musicianship (for younger children): £95/term Start to Play (for younger children): £150/term Early Starter and Paired Lesson (for younger children) £185/term Website

Bach to Baby

St Michael and All Angels
Classical concerts to which you can bring your baby

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

SNIPS Baby & Toddler Group

The Crypt at St John's Church
Snips is a popular meeting place for parents and carers of babies toddlers and pre-school children. We are open each TUESDAY and THURSDAY from 10am to 1pm (term time only). We have a Cafe serving drinks snacks and lunches a children's second-hand shop selling good quality toys books and clothes Snips Church music & movement sessions (extra charge) a hairdresser ride-on toys and art & craft activities for children. We also have a soft play area for crawlers. Snippets Snippets is a meeting place specifically for new parents and babies under 1 year. Snippets runs on Thursdays between 10am and 1pm. Music and Movement Music and Movement sessions with Wendy are held each Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am and 11:00am (25 minute session). Music and Movement costs £2.50 for one adult + one child or £4.00 - one adult + two children. Website

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