The Betsy Smith

 
 
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77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 6HY
 
 
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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kilburn Park Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Queen's Park Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Queen's Park Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Lanark Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £41  26% 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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £154  25% off
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The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £64  38% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 19 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 | 21 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 29 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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22 Holly Mount, Hampstead, NW3 | 29 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, W11 | 31 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 28th February 2015 at 10am-12noon & Sunday 1st March 2015 at 2pm-4pm
Tricycle Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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RSC Live: Love's Labour's Won
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 4th March 2015 - 7pm
Tricycle Cinema, 269 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 2 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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The Albert
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
1-5 Albert Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Tricycle Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Sights and Attractions near The Betsy Smith

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London > Attractions >
PO Box 1708, 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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London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 20 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Tyrrell Katz
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
2 Kimberley Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 12 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
172 West End Lane, NW6 | 14 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Shopping > Specialists
123 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 15 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
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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
London > Restaurants >
155 Kilburn High Road, 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
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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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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 2.5 miles from The Betsy Smith
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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
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Queen's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kingswood Avenue, NW6 | 13 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
50 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 10 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 17 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 36 minutes from The Betsy Smith
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Peace In The City Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 2015 

The Good Ship 10 minutes walk from The Betsy Smith

DJ Maurice plays rock and roll, indie and pop....More

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Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

Tricycle Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Betsy Smith

Performances of stories written by year 5 and 6 pupils....More

How Can Art': Workshop (Ages 11-17)
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2015 

Camden Arts Centre 20 minutes walk from The Betsy Smith

A project for young artists wishing to develop their own artistic voice....More

Paradise Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 2015 

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green 22 minutes walk from The Betsy Smith

Guests and residents supply hip hop, house and disco....More

Pride And Pantyhose
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

Canal Cafe Theatre 23 minutes walk from The Betsy Smith

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Geometric City
Theatre | On 28th February 2015 

Cockpit Theatre 1.37 miles from The Betsy Smith

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Scene Three Of The Guardian Of The Threshold: Workshop
Kids Events | On 28th February 2015 

Rudolf Steiner House 1.66 miles from The Betsy Smith

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The Guardian Of The Threshold: Stroud Mystery Drama Group
Theatre | On 28th February 2015 

Rudolf Steiner House 1.66 miles from The Betsy Smith

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Comedy | On 28th February 2015 

Roundhouse 1.85 miles from The Betsy Smith

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Documentary Filmmaking (Ages 15-19)
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2015 

Roundhouse 1.85 miles from The Betsy Smith

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