London area of NW6 guide

What to do and where to stay in London's NW6 neighbourhood

Kilburn and West Hampstead take up much of the NW6 area, in another culturally diverse part of the city. Kilburn has the largest Irish population of any London district as well as a significant Afro-Caribbean community. Home to local landmarks such as The Tricycle Theatre, Gaumont State Cinema and the St Augustine's Church, Kilburn is a busy area and is identified in the London Plan, a document written by the Mayor, as one of 35 'major centres' in London. West Hampstead is a popular leisure destination for many living in North London due to its own Jubilee Line tube stop and proximity to the Metropolitan Line at Finchley Road. A high concentration of cafes, bakeries and shops create a village-like atmosphere during the daytime and the area is also extremely vibrant at night, with an array of bars and restaurants open for business. Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas, Lily Allen and Hugh Laurie are all thought to reside in the district.

See our recommended nearby NW6 Hotels, Entertainment, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Nightlife, Leisure, Education, and Meeting Venues.

NW6 Hotels

in or near NW6
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
 
 
 

NW6 Entertainment

in or near NW6
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The Cock Tavern Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, NW6, 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, NW6, 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
 
 
 

NW6 Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near NW6
City Secrets Walks
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
31 Dibdin Hous, Maida Vale, NW6, London W9
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The Ben Uri Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
108a Boundary Road, NW6, 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
 
 
 

NW6 Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's NW6
Kilburn Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
8 Kilburn Bridge, Kilburn High Road, NW6, London NW6
General... More
 
 
 
traid
London > Shopping > Clothing
69-71 Kilburn High Road, NW6, London NW6
Charity Shop... More
 
 
 
V Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
64 Kilburn High Road, NW6, London NW6
Part of the Virgin empire, these high street based stores sell mobile phones, DVD players, stereos, CDs, videos and DVDs. Occupying the sites of failed music ... More
 
 
 

NW6 Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near NW6 London?
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Little Bay
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
228 Belsize Road, NW6, 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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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 Kilburn High Road, NW6, 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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Toresano
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
130 Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, , NW6, London NW8
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NW6 Pubs

The best pubs in or near London NW6.
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, NW6, 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, NW6, London NW6
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Clifton
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Clifton Hill, NW6, London NW8
Drinking Pub ... More
 
 
 

NW6 Nightlife

NW6 clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Southern K
London > Nightlife > 205 Kilburn High Road, NW6, London NW6
Big screen on premises.... More
 
 
 
The Arches
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
2 Fairhazel Gardens, NW6, London NW6
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 

NW6 Leisure

NW6 gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Iyengar Yoga Institute
London > Leisure > Fitness
223a Randolph Avenue, NW6, 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, NW6, 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
 
 
 
Livingwell
London > Leisure > Fitness
4 Greville Road, NW6, London NW6
Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 

NW6 Education

in or near NW6
London School of Counselling and Psychotherapy
London > Education > Professional Training
Head Office, 218D Randolph Avenue, NW6, London W9
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London School of Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
126 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, NW6, London W9
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London School of Journalism
London > Education > Evening Classes
126 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, NW6, London W9
Classes in journalism and writing... More
 
 
 

NW6 Meeting Venues

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course in or near NW6.
London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale
London > Business > Venue Hire
Plaza Parade, Maida Vale, NW6, 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
 
 
 
Coleridge House
London > Business > Venue Hire
4-7 Coleridge Gardens, NW6, London NW6
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