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On the unlovely part of Kilburn High Road, next to Greggs and Primark, The Betsy Smith is a breath of fresh air with its charmingly quirky interiors, cool cocktails and delicious, affordable pizzas. Food is served all day, flamingos hang upside down from the ceiling, and there are nooks and crannies so you can find a place to enjoy your dinks in private. From the same stable as the team that brought you The Winchester in Islington and The Lodge Tavern in Ealing Broadway, The Betsy Smith follows the same formula of quirky interiors and cool cocktails. The interior by Michaela Reysenn and Landis Middleton of Kai Design is filled with fantasy - with one section overshadowed by bird cages called The Aviary and another badger filled den called The Burrow - and there are special events and activities laid on including a pub quiz, salsa speed dating, live music, sports screenings, and special guest DJs on the weekend. Betsy injects a welcome stab of fantasy and fun onto Kilburn High Road.

 

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Lanark Road NCP
 
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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  35% off
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 2 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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   from £150  37% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 17 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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   from £50  40% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 19 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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
 
 
 
 
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The Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 | 21 minutes from The Betsy Smith
At quirky café/bar The Shop pretty much everything but the kitchen sink is up for sale, hence the name. Guests can purchase the chairs, light fittings, ... More
 
 
 
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Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 30 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 30 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Metropolitan
London > Nightlife > Gastropub
60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 23 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Flask
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 29 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Holly Bush
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22 Holly Mount, Hampstead, NW3 | 29 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Cock Tavern Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 2 minutes from The Betsy Smith
Since it was set up in January 2009 The Cock Tavern Theatre above The Old Cock pub in Kilburn has been staging an impressive programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Albert
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
1-5 Albert Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
Popping up for a short time only, The Albert is a temporary arts and community venue in Queens Park which makes use of a previously empty ... More
 
 
 
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Tricycle Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
Located in Kilburn, the Tricycle Theatre specialises in new work with political themes, and are notable as pioneers of verbatim theatre. The theatre was founded in ... More
 
 
 
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London Walks
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PO Box 1708, Kilburn, London NW6 | 2 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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St James Church West Hampstead
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 13 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 20 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Fireworks Den
London > Shopping > Specialists
127-129 Abbey Road, NW6 | 5 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
2 Kimberley Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 12 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Art 4 Fun
London > Shopping > Art and Design
172 West End Lane, NW6 | 14 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 1 minute from The Betsy Smith
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Little Bay
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
228 Belsize Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 2 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Earl Derby
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155 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 5 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.3 miles from The Betsy Smith
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.3 miles from The Betsy Smith
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 2.4 miles from The Betsy Smith
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Mecca Bingo
London > Leisure > Games
197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 6 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Iyengar Yoga Institute
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223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 8 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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
 
 
 
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Queen's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kingswood Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6 | 13 minutes from The Betsy Smith
Queen's Park is a 12 hectare park near Kensal Rise providing a welcome splash of green to the public since 1887. Facilities include six all-weather tennis ... More
 
 
 
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 7 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Clifton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Clifton Hill, St John's Wood, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 7 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Salusbury
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50 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 31 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Roundhouse
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Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 36 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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