London area of Kilburn guide

What to do and where to stay in London's Kilburn neighbourhood

Divided between the three boroughs of Brent, Camden and Westminster, Kilburn has the highest Irish population of any London area - it is said that 13% of residents were born in Ireland - as well as a large Afro-Caribbean population. The Kilburn High Road dates back to pre-Roman times and was the inspiration behind the punk musician Ian Drury's first band, Kilburn & the High Roads. In the 18th century, the water from Kilburn wells was renowned for its medicinal qualities, while nowadays notable landmarks include the Tricycle Theatre, the Gothic St Augustine's church and the Grade II listed Art Deco Gaumont State Cinema, currently home to a fast-growing Evangelical church after two decades housing a Bingo Hall. Comedians David Mitchell and Robert Webb are famous Kilburn residents, as are the author Zadie Smith, the model Kate Moss and the actor Hugh Laurie.

See our recommended nearby Kilburn Hotels, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Leisure, Education, and Meeting Venues.

Kilburn Hotels

in or near Kilburn
Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
Europa House Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
79A Randolph Avenue, W9
Considering their close proximity to Paddington Station and the high standard of accommodation these serviced apartments come at a relatively reasonable price. Overlooking three and a ... More
The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
2 Warrington Crescent, W9
Little Venice's tranquil waterways, colourful narrow boats and meandering canals are easily reached from The Colonnade hotel, which is also conveniently located for easy access to ... More

Kilburn Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near Kilburn
London Walks
London > Attractions > PO Box 1708, Kilburn, London NW6
Founded half a century ago by an Australian, London Walks claims to be the oldest urban walking tour company in the world. They also have one ... More
City Secrets Walks
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
31 Dibdin Hous, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London W9
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Kilburn Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's Kilburn
Moreno Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
26 Macroom Road, Kilburn, London W9
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Kilburn Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near Kilburn London?
The Elgin
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
255 Elgin Avenue, Kilburn, London W9
All meat on the menu is sourced from the award-winning Ginger Pig at this stylish pub in Maida Vale where artfully disheveled antique furniture fills its ... More
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
7 - 9 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Middle Eastern Cuisine... More
Restaurant Fratelli at London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Plaza Parade, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London NW6
Restaurant Fratelli at London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale is a unique 2-level restaurant with a lively open theatre kitchen and an authentic pizza oven. Superb Italian pasta ... More

Kilburn Pubs

The best pubs in or near London Kilburn.
The Elgin
London > Nightlife > Pubs
255 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London W9
A pub and restaurant that serves good British food and hosts weekly events. ... More
The Chippenham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
207 Shirland Road, Kilburn, London W9
Pub ... More
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Clifton Hill, Kilburn, London NW8
Drinking Pub ... More

Kilburn Leisure

Kilburn gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Iyengar Yoga Institute
London > Leisure > Fitness
223a Randolph Avenue, Kilburn, London W9
The only purpose-built yoga centre in Europe boasts two yoga studios with underfloor heating. The specially designed skylights, built into the building's structure, make maximum use ... More
Hampstead & Westminster
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
The Carlton Tavern, Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London NW6
Hockey ... More
Paddington Recreation Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Grantully Road, Kilburn, London W9
Public Fitness Club, Playground Basketball" Pertemps Bullets Basketball Birmingham ,"8 Aston Hall Road, Aston... More

Kilburn Education

in or near Kilburn

Kilburn Meeting Venues

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course in or near Kilburn.
London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale
London > Business > Venue Hire
Plaza Parade, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London NW6
It is an odd feature of London that you really do not need to go very far off the beaten track to find excellent value for ... More
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