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

 
 
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Rainbow on LondonTown.com

 
Mother's Day Pampering

The Beauty Lounge 1 Kingly Court, W1B 5PW Mums will love being treated to an indulgent manicure at this fantastic 1940s inspired beauty boudoir. There is something...

 
 
What's New in London

Elliot's Cafe Opened 30th August 2011 British cafe Elliot's Cafe makes the most of being in the heart of Borough Market, creating dishes from ingredients sourced from the market...

 
 
London's Top Musicals

The Wizard Of Oz London Palladium, W1F 7TF Until 15th January 2012 We're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Following a televised talent show...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2008

Fireworks at Battersea Park Battersea Park Road, SW11 4NJ Saturday 1st November 2008 Battersea Park's beautiful riverside setting hosts the biggest and best display south of the...

 
 
Summer Shopping in London 2008

Summer Footwear Funky Wellies Call it the Glastonbury effect, even the most conservative brands of Wellington boots like Barbour are doing...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
The Haverstock Hotel London
The Haverstock Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £51  32% off
154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 2 miles from Rainbow
Formerly a public house known as The Haverstock Arms, The Haverstock Hotel in Hampstead is a newly restored boutique property. Situated between Belsize Park and Camden ...More
 
 
 
Comfort Hotel Finchley London
Comfort Hotel Finchley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £50  41% off
3 Leisure Way Road High, N12 | 2.4 miles from Rainbow
Located only a hundred yards from the North Circular, this inexpensive hotel offers great connections to Central London. Historic Kenwood House is in easy walking distance, ...More
 
 
 
The Raglan Hotel London
The Raglan Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £48  28% off
8 12 Queens Avenue Muswell Hill, N10 | 21 minutes from Rainbow
Spacious rooms and comfortable furnishings make the Raglan Hotel a favourite with visitors to nearby Alexandra Palace. Convenient links to the West End and secluded gardens ...More
 
 
 
Oddballs Juggling London
Oddballs Juggling
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
Unit 200b, Camden Lock Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.4 miles from Rainbow
...More
 
 
 
Play Lounge London
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
 
 
 
Balloon & Kite Company London
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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Rainbow

The best shops and markets near Rainbow
Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Walter Purkis & Sons London
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
 
 
 
Walter Purkis & Sons London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
Post Christmas Cheer London
Today Only
Post Christmas Cheer
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014 - 5pm-2am
The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, N6 | 1 minute from Rainbow
Stay in a festive mood....More
 
 
 
Emily Brown And The Thing: Tall Stories (Over 3s) London
Now On
Emily Brown And The Thing: Tall Stories (Over 3s)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th December 2014 to 4th January 2015 - Various Times
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
A charming children's theatre piece about a little girl who finds a magical being on her doorstep....More
 
 
 
Bring A Song London
On Soon
Bring A Song
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Wednesday 7th January 2015 - 8pm-10pm
Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 9 minutes from Rainbow
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
Jacksons Lane Theatre London
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
 
 
 
Upstairs At The Gatehouse London
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
 
 
 
Phoenix Cinema London
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Rainbow

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Rainbow
Highgate Cemetery London
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
 
 
 
London International Gallery of Children's Art London
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
 
 
 
Kenwood House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kenwood House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, NW3 | 21 minutes from Rainbow
Kenwood House is closed for refurbishment and will reopen in November 2013. In the meantime, the cafe and estate remain open. A rich collection of famous ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Rainbow

What are the best dining options near Rainbow London?
The Woodman London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Woodman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
414 Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Rainbow
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
The Bull London
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
 
 
 
The Red Lion & Sun London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Red Lion & Sun
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
25 North Road, N6 | 6 minutes from Rainbow
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Rainbow

Near Rainbow
Jenius Social London
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
 
 
 
Out of the Bloom London
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
 
 
 
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique London
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Rainbow

Rainbow gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood London
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
 
 
 
Waterlow Park London
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
 
 
 
Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds London
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Rainbow

The best pubs near London Rainbow.
The Bull London
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
 
 
 
The Flask Tavern London
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
 
 
 
Victoria Stakes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Stakes
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Muswell Hill, N10 | 17 minutes from Rainbow
Gastropub ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Rainbow

Rainbow clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Boogaloo London
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
 
 
 
The Champagne Bar London
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
 
 
 
The Lock Tavern London
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Rainbow

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Rainbow.
Roundhouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.3 miles from Rainbow
Can accommodate up to 1800 people....More
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2.9 miles from Rainbow
...More
 
 
 
Kings Place London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Near Rainbow

 
 
 
Post Christmas Cheer
Seasonal | On 27th December 2014 

The Boogaloo 1 minute walk from Rainbow

Stay in a festive mood....More

Emily Brown And The Thing: Tall Stories (Over 3s)
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Jacksons Lane Theatre 3 minutes walk from Rainbow

A charming children's theatre piece about a little girl who finds a magical being on her doorstep....More

Christmas At Kenwood
Kids Events | Until 28th December 2014 

Kenwood House 21 minutes walk from Rainbow

Hands-on make and take activities....More

The Winter's Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre 1.96 miles from Rainbow

...More

Asomvel Plus Guests - The Unicorn, London
Concerts | On 27th December 2014 

The Unicorn Camden 1.98 miles from Rainbow

Classic heavy metal trio from Harrogate....More

Hipsville
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

Fiddlers Elbow 2.06 miles from Rainbow

Hear a mix of pop, R&B, Latin, soul and funk from Big Boss Man, The Fuzillis play swinging rhythms, plus ...More

A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Pleasance Theatre 2.09 miles from Rainbow

Let Them Call It Mischief return presents an all-new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic. Join Scrooge as he's taken on ...More

Dr Seuss's The Cat In The Hat (Over 3s)
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Pleasance Theatre 2.09 miles from Rainbow

The tale of an eccentric and anarchic feline....More

Monkey Business Boxing Day Comedy Show
Comedy | On 27th December 2014 

Sir Richard Steele 2.12 miles from Rainbow

...More

Earl Grey
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

The Lock Tavern 2.29 miles from Rainbow

High Fidelity club night with disco and house from resident DJ Danny Ashenden....More

 

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Christmas Events and Attractions in London
Christmas Events and Attractions in London

There's never a dull moment in London town, and this Christmas there are plenty of weird and wonderful activities ...More

 
January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
BMW LSO Open Air Classics: Shostakovich
Concerts | On 2nd May 2015 

Trafalgar Square

The London Symphony Orchestra once again presents the BMW LSO Open Air Classics in Trafalgar Square. The free, open-air concert ...More

Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
Stevie
Stevie
Theatre | 6th March 2015 - 18th April 2015 

Hampstead Theatre

Zoë Wanamaker stars in this major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning drama. Staged at the Hampstead Theatre, Stevie provides a ...More

 
M restaurants
M restaurants
Opened 28th November 2014 

The first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a ...More

 
108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie
Opened 7th November 2014 

Located on Marylebone Lane, in The Marylebone Hotel on the corner of Bulstrode Street, the spacious and stylish 108 Brasserie ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

 
 
 
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