Rainbow  

 
 
ADDRESS
253 Archway Road, N6 5BS
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Open Monday to Saturday from 8:30 to 17:30. Closed on Public Holidays
 

Nearby

 
 
  • Visitor Information

Established in Highgate for more than 20 years Rainbow sell traditional toys, games, gifts and a small selection of clothes for new-borns babies and children to up to 10 years old. The dressing up section is a particular treat with lots of outfits, masks and face paints which children will love to disguise themselves with. And, if you are throwing a party, they can make party bags to order.

 

LondonTown.com - Rainbow Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Highgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Archway Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Crouch Hill Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Oddballs Juggling
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
Unit 200b, Camden Lock Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.4 miles from Rainbow
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Play Lounge
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
19 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 4.4 miles from Rainbow
It’s quite a lofty concept – to fuse the concepts of design, art and illustration with toy culture – but they seem to pull it off ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Balloon & Kite Company
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
613 Garratt Lane, SW18 | 9.7 miles from Rainbow
Always dreamed of a private balloon drop with a flutter of colourful creations each bearing your name? Or looking for an unusual décor for an ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Rainbow
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walter Purkis & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Broadway, Crouch End, N8 | 17 minutes from Rainbow
The century-old smokehouse at the rear of Walter Purkis provides excellent, and reasonably priced, smoked salmon to both branches (the other is in (Muswell Hill) of ... More
 
 
 
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Walter Purkis & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Muswell Hill Broadway, Muswell Hill, N10 | 18 minutes from Rainbow
This Muswell Hill branch of the Purkis fishmongers was set up in 1987 and continues a family tradition of trading that goes back for two centuries. ... More
 
 
 
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Gidea Park: Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th Sep, 30th Sep, 2nd Oct, 4th Oct and 6th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Rainbow, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
Thriller written by Dan Murphy and directed by Hannah Joss....More
 
 
 
On Soon
San Diego: Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th Sep & 30th Sep, 3rd Oct, 5th Oct and 7th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Rainbow, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
A study of the writer's role in creating drama by David Greig....More
 
 
 
On Soon
9 To 5
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th Sep and 26th Sep to 1st Oct 2017 - Various Times
Rainbow, Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 8 minutes from Rainbow
Three enraged female co-workers join forces to wreak revenge on their sexist and egotistical boss in the feel good musical with a book by Patricia Resnick ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jacksons Lane Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269a Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
Housed in a Grade II listed gothic church conversion, this multi-arts, theatre and dance venue in Highgate has a regularly changing programme of live performances including ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Upstairs At The Gatehouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 8 minutes from Rainbow
This popular pub theatre in Highgate has, over the years, served as a music hall, cinema, Masonic lodge and a jazz and folk music club. Now ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
52 High Road, East Finchley, N2 | 23 minutes from Rainbow
The Phoenix Cinema started life in 1910 as the East Finchley Picturedome, and has been screening films ever since. Expect to find a mix of new ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Rainbow

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Rainbow
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Highgate Cemetery
London > Attractions > Sights
Swains Lane, N6 | 10 minutes from Rainbow
Wild woodland Victorian cemetery. Perched at the top of the winding and woody Swain’s Lane, close to Highgate village with its soaring views over the city, Highgate ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London International Gallery of Children's Art
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 10 minutes from Rainbow
This fascinating gallery displays exhibitions of children's art from every corner of the world, including artwork by local youngsters. Moving from their original home, a small ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kenwood House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, NW3 | 21 minutes from Rainbow
A rich collection of famous paintings are housed within the walls of this neo-Classical villa perched by a lake on top of Hampstead Heath. Works by ... More
 
 
 
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The Woodman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
414 Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 6 minutes from Rainbow
Out of Highgate Village and down the hill from London's highest point, the Bull sits on the western side of North Hill next to white modernist ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Red Lion & Sun
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
25 North Road, N6 | 6 minutes from Rainbow
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Education near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2.2 miles from Rainbow
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.6 miles from Rainbow
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 22 minutes from Rainbow
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Rainbow

Rainbow gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Muswell Hill Road, N10 | 10 minutes from Rainbow
Much of London was once entirely covered by the ancient Forest of Middlesex. The oak, holly, and hornbeam trees of Highgate Woods and Queen's Wood (a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterlow Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 10 minutes from Rainbow
One of our favourites, this beautiful park occupies a dramatic sloping site overlooking the city and was given to Londoners by Sir Sidney Waterlow as a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds
London > Leisure > Activities
Hampstead Heath, NW5 | 21 minutes from Rainbow
Since as early as 1860, and probably before, many hardy London folk have taken a dip before work in one of three wooded ponds on Hampstead ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Rainbow.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 6 minutes from Rainbow
Out of Highgate Village and down the hill from London's highest point, the Bull sits on the western side of North Hill next to white modernist ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Flask Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 9 minutes from Rainbow
Stooping ceilings, creaking floors, solid wooden panelling, beams and small interconnecting rooms combine to make The Flask Tavern, a traditional 18th century English pub, among the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Stakes
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Muswell Hill, N10 | 17 minutes from Rainbow
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Rainbow clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 1 minute from Rainbow
The Boogaloo has succeeded in breaking the all pervasive contemporary pub blueprint, fashioning a popular alternative with a great atmosphere - and not an inch of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 2.1 miles from Rainbow
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.3 miles from Rainbow
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Rainbow.
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.3 miles from Rainbow
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2.9 miles from Rainbow
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 miles from Rainbow
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Photographers' Gallery 2 minutes walk from Rainbow

Photographs documenting human relationships in natural environments and small rural towns, exploring notions of connection, separation, intimacy and isolation....More

Food For Being Looked At
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Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 2 minutes walk from Rainbow

A small exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. ...More

 
Indian Treasures
Indian Treasures
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2017 

Getty Images Gallery 2 minutes walk from Rainbow

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. The ...More

 
Laugh With 100 Wardour St
Comedy | On 25th September 2017 

100 Wardour Street 3 minutes walk from Rainbow

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Steven Bernstein's Sexmob
Concerts | On 25th September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 3 minutes walk from Rainbow

The jazz and pop outfit led by the slide-trombonist and featuring saxophonist Briggan Krauss, bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny ...More

Ginglik's Laugh at 100 Wardour St.
Comedy | On 25th September 2017 

100 Wardour Street 3 minutes walk from Rainbow

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Colin Hoult/Anna Mann: How We Stop The Fascists
Comedy | Until 30th September 2017 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Rainbow

The comic and star of BBC Three's Murder in Successville, dons drag to portray a pretentious but winning woman, Anna, ...More

John Kearns: Don't Worry They're Here
Comedy | Until 30th September 2017 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Rainbow

Bold, hilarious, absurd comedy from the award-winning comedian and former guide at the House of Parliament....More

Half Breed
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Rainbow

A partly autobiographical dark comedy about finding your voice by Natasha Marshall....More

Andy Parsons: Slacktivist Action Group
Comedy | On 25th September 2017 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Rainbow

The Mock The Week performer joins various guests to discuss a current topic and decide on one piece of direct ...More

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