London area of North London guide

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

Generally speaking, the districts north of the River Thames are known as North London. They include the City of London, and the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, and Westminster. The vast majority of the London Underground network is in North London. In football, the famous North London derby involves Premier League sides Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

See our recommended nearby North London Hotels, Entertainment, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Nightlife, Leisure, and Meeting Venues.

North London Hotels

in or near North London
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
30 Jamestown Road, NW1
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
4 Adamson Road, Swiss Cottage, NW3
The BEST WESTERN Swiss Cottage Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travellers, yet on a quiet street just two minutes from the tube station ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
152-156 Finchley Road, NW3
Located in Swiss cottage and just 1 minute walk from Finchley Road underground station, the Holiday Inn Express London - Swiss Cottage is a great budget ... More
 
 
 

North London Entertainment

in or near North London
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The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, North London, London NW51JY
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ... More
 
 
 

North London Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near North London
 
 
Kentish Town City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Cressfield Close, Grafton Road, North London, London NW5
With its organic garden, active breeding programme, ever-evolving range of animals, pony rides (at the weekends, weather permitting), activities and school tours, the 4.5 acre Kentish ... More
 
 
 
The Parlour
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Mapalim Culture, 181 Queen's Crescent, North London, London NW5
The grim exterior, just a little past the part of Chalk Farm where the posh people go, offers no clue as to the sheer loveliness of ... More
 
 
 

North London Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's North London
Orientalist
London > Shopping > House and Garden
74-80 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
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Acupuncture & Cupping in Central London, Camden
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
The College Practice, 60 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
The World Health Organisation has recognised Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as being effective in treating a wide range of conditions Acupuncture promotes the even flow of ... More
 
 
 
Kasra Carpets
London > Shopping > House and Garden
99 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
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North London Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near North London London?
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The Vine
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
Gastropub with a large fireflace and patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Rossella
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
103 Highgate road, North London, London NW5
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pizza East - Kentish Town
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
79 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 

North London Pubs

The best pubs in or near London North London.
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The Vine
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
Gastropub with a large fireflace and patio. ... More
 
 
 
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The Southampton Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
139 Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
The only dedicated ale and cider house in London, the Southampton Arms sells only beers and ciders from independent UK breweries. This Kentish Town traditional boozer ... More
 
 
 
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The Junction Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
101 Fortess Road, North London, London NW5
Having been voted North London pub of the Year 2008 by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale for those of you who don't know your ... More
 
 
 

North London Nightlife

North London clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Dome
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dartmouth Park Hill, North London, London N19
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The Dome
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
178 Junction Road, North London, London N19
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Club Kali
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The Dome, 1 Dartmouth Park Hill, North London, London N19
Gay friendly club for South Asian men and women.... More
 
 
 

North London Leisure

North London gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
Highgate Road, North London, London NW5
Contains 10 open-air hard tennis courts. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

North London Meeting Venues

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course in or near North London.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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