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, Events, Entertainment, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Nightlife, Leisure, Education, and Meeting Venues.

Kilburn Hotels

in or near Kilburn
London Marriott Maida Vale
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
Plaza Parade, NW6
Just a little way out of town, this hotel is ideally situated if you're a cricket fan as it's near to Lord's or if you just ... More
 
 
 
Quality Maitrise Hotel London
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 Quality Maitrise hotel offers value for money and 50 modern rooms. It's ... 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
 
 
 

Kilburn Events

in or near Kilburn
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Nomad Cinema: Jurassic Park
London > Events > Film Events
Queen's Park, Kingswood Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6
Steven Spielberg's dinosaur adventure epic Jurassic Park is given the Nomad Cinema treatment with a special open-air screening in ... More
 
 
 
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Nomad Cinema: Thelma & Louise
London > Events > Film Events
Queen's Park, Kingswood Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6
Ridley Scott directs Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis as they take off for a girls' weekend away when Thelma & Louise drives in for the Nomad ... More
 
 
 
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Nomad Cinema: Pulp Fiction
London > Events > Film Events
Queen's Park, Kingswood Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6
Quentin Tarantino's cult masterpiece Pulp Fiction is the film to be screened on Sat 20 September for the Nomad Cinema at a special open-air screening in ... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Entertainment

in or near Kilburn
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The Cock Tavern Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
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
 
 
 
JAZZ7 at Hugo's Hugo's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
25 Lonsdale Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Hugo's Hugo's - a restaurant with a good selection of food and wines, predominantly organic - plays regular host to JAZZ7 every Sunday night which brings ... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near Kilburn
City Secrets Walks
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
31 Dibdin Hous, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London W9
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The Ben Uri Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
108a Boundary Road, Kilburn, London NW8
Private collection of over 800 works by Jewish artists, covering mainly 19th and 20th century works, including Auerbach, Bomberg, Gertler, Kitaj, Kramer, Kossof and Solomon. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's Kilburn
Kilburn Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
8 Kilburn Bridge, Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
General... More
 
 
 
Moreno Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
26 Macroom Road, Kilburn, London W9
... More
 
 
 
traid
London > Shopping > Clothing
69-71 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Charity Shop... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near Kilburn London?
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
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
Little Bay is pure theatre, like stepping into the Moulin Rouge in its heyday or finding yourself in a 1920s speakeasy, candlelit and avant-garde. You half ... More
 
 
 
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Toresano
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
130 Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, , Kilburn, London NW8
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Kilburn Pubs

The best pubs in or near London Kilburn.
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, Kilburn, London NW8
The Salt House is an established gastropub in the heart of Beatles territory. Good solid cuisine, a pleasant atmosphere, a wide selection of wines and reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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Salusbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
50 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 

Kilburn Nightlife

Kilburn clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Southern K
London > Nightlife > 205 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Big screen on premises.... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Leisure

Kilburn gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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Mecca Bingo
London > Leisure > Games
197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6
Bingo might conjure up images of lonely geriatrics frittering away their pensions but it’s been enjoying a resurgence over the last decade attracting more and more ... More
 
 
 
Hampstead & Westminster
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
The Carlton Tavern, Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London NW6
Hockey ... More
 
 
 

Kilburn Education

in or near Kilburn
 
 
 
London School of Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
126 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London W9
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London School of Journalism
London > Education > Evening Classes
126 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, Kilburn, London W9
Classes in journalism and writing... More
 
 
 

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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