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297 Finchley Road, NW3 6DT
 
 
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Open from 11:00 to 21:00 Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 21:00 Saturday and 10:00 to 18:00 Sunday
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Finchley Road Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
West Hampstead Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
22 minutes walk
 
Lanark Road NCP
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  22% off
    152-156 Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from The Birch
    Located in Swiss cottage and just 1 minute walk from Finchley Road underground station, the Holiday Inn Express London - Swiss Cottage is a great budget ... More
     
     
     
    The Haverstock Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £70  29% off
    154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 18 minutes from The Birch
    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
     
     
     
    Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  23% off
    53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 19 minutes from The Birch
    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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    L'Artisan du Chocolat
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    81 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 2.4 miles from The Birch
    Ever tried lapsang souchong flavoured chocolate? How about Sichuan pepper or red wine and tobacco? If not, you probably haven't yet visited L'Artisan du Chocolat, an ... More
     
     
     
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    Primrose Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    69 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 29 minutes from The Birch
    Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids. Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, have made a business out of supplying delicately decorated ... More
     
     
     
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    Raoul's Cafe Maida Vale
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    13 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 32 minutes from The Birch
    A great place for a big breakfast, especially if you've overdone it the night before - not only can we recommend the eggs and bacon but ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Art 4 Fun
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    172 West End Lane, NW6 | 7 minutes from The Birch
    Fantastic art shop that lets you sit in there all day playing with their stuff. You can make full blown paintings or fire your own pottery ... More
     
     
     
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    Melrose and Morgan
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Oriel Hall, Oriel Place, NW3 | 9 minutes from The Birch
    With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
     
     
     
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    Judy Green's Garden Store
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    11 Flask Walk, NW3 | 10 minutes from The Birch
    This pretty garden store at the pedestrianised end of Flask Walk in Hamsptead has everything the city garden needs - colourful pots, a selection of tools ... More
     
     
     
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    Ceramics: Smoke Firing: Course
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - 2pm-4.30pm
    Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, NW3 | 2 minutes from The Birch
    Learn ceramic and firing techniques with tutor Dan Stafford....More
     
     
     
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    Luna Gale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th June to 18th July 2015
    Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, NW3 | 11 minutes from The Birch
    Sharon Small, best known as DS Barbara Havers in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, stars in Rebecca Gilman's arresting and sharply witty drama about a social worker ...More
     
     
     
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    Bach To Baby Family Concert In Hampstead
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - 10.30am-11.30am
    Burgh House, New End Square, NW3 | 13 minutes from The Birch
    "The Golden Horn": The horn on the bus goes beep beep beep, but how does the French horn sound? Join us to explore the music of ...More
     
     
     
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    JW3
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from The Birch
    JW3 is a Jewish arts, culture and community centre with a kosher restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking Finchley Road in northwest London. Opened in 2013, and ... More
     
     
     
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    Everyman Hampstead
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 9 minutes from The Birch
    Bang in the middle of Hampstead Village, the Everyman Cinema Club boasts recommendations from celebrities as diverse as Ewan McGregor, Jools Oliver, Gianluca Vialli and Giles ... More
     
     
     
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    Hampstead Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 11 minutes from The Birch
    The Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new ... More
     
     
     
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    Freud Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 4 minutes from The Birch
    Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
     
     
     
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    St James Church West Hampstead
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 8 minutes from The Birch
    Church in north-west London.... More
     
     
     
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    Fenton House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Windmill Hill, NW3 | 12 minutes from The Birch
    Set in the winding streets of Hampstead Village, the National Trust-owned, late 17th-century Fenton House contains an outstanding collection of porcelain, needlework pictures and Georgian furniture. ... More
     
     
     
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    Zizzi - Finchley Road O2 Centre
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Unit 10, The O2 Centre, NW3 | 2 minutes from The Birch
    Italian Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Pizza Express
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    227 Finchley Road, NW3 | 4 minutes from The Birch
    Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
     
     
     
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    Nando's
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    255 Finchley Road, NW3 | 6 minutes from The Birch
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    Out of the Bloom
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 miles from The Birch
    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
     
     
     
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    La Cucina Caldesi
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.6 miles from The Birch
    The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bartlett School of Architecture
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 2.7 miles from The Birch
    The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
     
     
     
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    Tang Long
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 1 minute from The Birch
    Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
     
     
     
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    The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 13 minutes from The Birch
    The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
     
     
     
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    Lower Fairground Site
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    East Heath Road, NW3 | 15 minutes from The Birch
    The Lower Fairground Site on East Heath Road next to Hampstead Heath houses the marquee for the Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, held here in June. The ... More
     
     
     
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    The Horseshoe
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    28 Heath Street, NW3 | 9 minutes from The Birch
    With its own microbrewery in the basement and good by-the-glass wine list this would be a good boozer by anybody's standards. But couple this with the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Flask
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 11 minutes from The Birch
    The historic Flask pub in Hampstead used to be called the Thatched House at the beginning of the 18th century when Hampstead was a rural village ... More
     
     
     
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    The Holly Bush
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    22 Holly Mount, Hampstead, NW3 | 11 minutes from The Birch
    The Holly Bush is the quintessential London pub. Built in 1643 it has changed little over the centuries. Hidden in the attractive back alleys of Hampstead, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Betsy Smith
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    77 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 19 minutes from The Birch
    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 ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lock Tavern
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 30 minutes from The Birch
    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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    Yumchaa
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 32 minutes from The Birch
    Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wallace Collection
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.5 miles from The Birch
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    Electric Cinema
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2.6 miles from The Birch
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    Roundhouse
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 27 minutes from The Birch
    Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
     
     
     
     

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    Simon Martin
    Exhibitions | Until 21st June 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre 2 minutes walk from The Birch

    A new film commissioned by Flamin which is a continuation of Martin's Ur Feeling project....More

    Salvatore Arancio
    Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre 2 minutes walk from The Birch

    Artworks across a range of media including sculpture, collage, animation and video, in which startling juxtapositions are used to undermine ...More

    Ceramics: Smoke Firing: Course
    Exhibitions | On 3rd June 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre 2 minutes walk from The Birch

    Learn ceramic and firing techniques with tutor Dan Stafford....More

    Jo Baer: Towards The Land Of The Giants
    Exhibitions | Until 21st June 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre 2 minutes walk from The Birch

    Contemporary paintings by the Amsterdam-based, American artist who emerged as one of the key figures of the Minimalist art movement ...More

    Ivy House Music & Dance
    Concerts | Until 9th July 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

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    Drawing The Body As Sacred
    Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

    This life drawing class explores the many ways to see the human figure, including rising to the challenge of how, ...More

    In The Loop
    Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

    Stay in touch with family and friends using popular social networking sites. Trained students from South Hampstead High School will ...More

    Sing!
    Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

    Come fill your lungs and make a joyful noise! Judith Silver will teach, by ear, an eclectic mix of uplifting ...More

    Expressive Painting
    Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

    These classes provide students with skills and methods to build creative confidence, enabling individuals to practice expressive painting and drawing. ...More

    Where Moses Stood - Uncovering Sinai
    Exhibitions | Until 2nd September 2015 

    JW3 3 minutes walk from The Birch

    Robert Feather, an expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls and biblical times, uses this specialist knowledge to unearth new evidence ...More

     
     
     
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