Pond Square

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Highgate Village, N66BP

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Pond Square in Highgate Village is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a chicken! Legend has it that in 1626 Sir Francis Bacon used a hen as part of an early experiment in refrigeration, and said hen has haunted Pond Square ever since. As its name suggests the square is on the site of an old pond, long since filled in. Now covered with trees the square adds to the leafy appeal of Highgate Village and has The Flask, Highgate's most popular pub, at one end. It's also home to the Highgate Society which aims to conserve the historic nature of the village.


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Highgate Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Archway Tube Station
14 minutes walk
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London's Best Events 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 2.2 miles from Pond Square
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Camley Street Natural Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
12 Camley Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 2.5 miles from Pond Square
Camley Street Natural Park's two acres of woodland, water and wild meadow, concealed in the urban heart of King's Cross, have a 'secret garden' feel that ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hampstead Heath
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
NW3 | 14 minutes from Pond Square
The wildest of London's parks, Hampstead Heath has fields to run in, long grass to roll in, woods to hide in and, most famously, ponds to ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Pond Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pond Square
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Highgate Cemetery
London > Attractions > Sights
Swains Lane, N6 | 3 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 7 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 15 minutes from Pond Square
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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Entertainment near Pond Square

Near Pond Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Upstairs At The Gatehouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 3 minutes from Pond Square
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
Jacksons Lane Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269a Archway Road, N6 | 11 minutes from Pond Square
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
The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 24 minutes from Pond Square
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
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Shopping near Pond Square

The best shops and markets near Pond Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, N6 | 11 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 25 minutes from Pond Square
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
JoJo Maman Bebe, Crouch End
London > Shopping >
47 The Broadway, N8 | 26 minutes from Pond Square
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear and ... More
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Restaurants near Pond Square

What are the best dining options near Pond Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caf Rouge - Highgate
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
6-7 South Grove, Highgate, N6 | 2 minutes from Pond Square
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Caf Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
4 South Grove, N6 | 2 minutes from Pond Square
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution and knocked Pizza Express off its perch (as well as, more regrettably, being the final nail in the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zizzi - Highgate Village
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Hampstead Lane, Highgate, N6 | 3 minutes from Pond Square
Italian Cuisine... More
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Education near Pond Square

Near Pond Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2 miles from Pond Square
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 | 2.2 miles from Pond Square
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 | 24 minutes from Pond Square
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 Pond Square

Pond Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterlow Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 7 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 10 minutes from Pond Square
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hampstead Heath
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW3 | 14 minutes from Pond Square
The wildest of London's parks, Hampstead Heath has fields to run in, long grass to roll in, woods to hide in and, most famously, ponds to ... More
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Pubs near Pond Square

The best pubs near London Pond Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Flask Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 1 minute from Pond Square
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
The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 8 minutes from Pond Square
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
Bull & Last
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
168 Highgate Road, NW5 | 14 minutes from Pond Square
To the south east of Gospel Oak Railway Station, the Bull & Last was opened under the ownership of Freddie Fleming and Ollie Pudney in the ... More
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Nightlife near Pond Square

Pond Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 11 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 33 minutes from Pond Square
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 | 36 minutes from Pond Square
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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Meeting venue hire near Pond Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pond Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.7 miles from Pond Square
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2.7 miles from Pond Square
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 35 minutes from Pond Square
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More

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