A local guide to move in Chislehurst

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Chislehurst is a suburban district of south-east London, England, in the London Borough of Bromley. It lies east of Bromley, south-west of Sidcup and north-west of Orpington, 10 miles (16 km) south-east of Charing Cross. Before the creation of Greater London in 1965, it was in Kent. “

The things you might need in Chislehurst

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Chislehurst name before moving in the neighbourhood.

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Chislehurst?

Chislehurst has 2 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
London Doctors Clinic Private GP Maitland Medical Milestones, Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.6 17
Parfaire Laser and Skin Clinic 40 High Street, Chislehurst 4.9 137

Post offices in the area of Chislehurst

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Chislehurst can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox 19134 Kingsley Mews, Chislehurst 0 0

What schools are nearby in Chislehurst?

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Chislehurst.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Farringtons School Farringtons School, Farringtons School, Perry Street, Chislehurst 4.3 32
Education for the 21st Century Hawkwood Lane Mansion House C/O Coopers School, Hawkwood Lane, Chislehurst N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English Chislehurst Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst 4.3 4
Foxbury under Fives Old Elthamians Sports Club, Foxbury Avenue, Chislehurst N/A N/A
Cooper’s School Hawkwood Lane, Chislehurst 3.1 35
Busy Bees at Farringtons Perry Street, Chislehurst 4.3 11
St Nicholas Church of England Primary School School Road, Chislehurst 5 5
Darul Uloom London School Foxbury Avenue, Chislehurst 3.9 34
Village Nurseries – Prince Imperial Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst 3 2
C Life Dive School Ltd Mead Road, Chislehurst 4.3 6
Mead Road Infant School Mead Road, Chislehurst N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations within the region of Chislehurst

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Chislehurst to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. We weren’t able to locate any station in Streatham Vale. Tell us in the comment if we are wrong. We will add them later on.


Is the local life vibrant in Chislehurst

Chislehurst is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Chislehurst event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Chislehurst and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Chislehurst.

Some great things about Chislehurst

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Chislehurst has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Chislehurst.

What kind of gyms are there in Chislehurst?

In Chislehurst, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Museums & Galleries

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Chislehurst we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Green space in the city of Chislehurst

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Chislehurst is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Chislehurst. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Chislehurst

Pub name Name Address Description
Bickley Arms Chislehurst Road Chislehurst BR7 5NP Following the Covid closure, the pub reopened under its old name – The Bickley Arms. This large pub – which is operated by Young’s following their takeover of Redcomb pubs – is close to Chislehurst caves, and benefits from a substantial garden and function rooms. A restaurant area – smaller than before – has been retained, but casual drinkers are welcomed. New survey pending.
Bull’s Head Hotel Royal Parade Chislehurst BR7 6NR As of May 2022, this pub only accepts payment by card – no cash
Chislehurst Golf Club Camden Place, Camden Park Road Chislehurst BR7 5HJ The clubhouse, Camden Place, the oldest parts of which date back to 1717 and was home to Napoleon III, the Empress Eugénie and their son the Prince Imperial for a period during the 1870s.
Cockpit 4 Royal Parade Chislehurst BR7 6NR The Cockpit is Chislehurst’s first micropub, and opened its doors for the first time in late December 2020, unfortunately with the Covid crisis in full swing. It was able to begin operating more normally the following summer as lockdown eased. A choice of real ales from small breweries from all over the country is available. Bar snacks are available.
Crown Inn School Road Chislehurst BR7 5PQ Built in 1874 this Shepherd Neame pub overlooks Chislehurst Common and St Nicolas parish church. It is one of only a handful of Shepherd Neame pubs that have guest rooms available (7). Very popular on a sunny days with many people sitting outside. Parking is on street and it can be very busy at times. Many events are held in the pub. eg Jazz, open mic nights. It is also the home to several local community groups.
Gordon Arms 47 Park Road Chislehurst BR7 5AY Popular community pub that re-opened on 26th July 2023 as a Craft Union pub with the emphasis on live sports coverage on TV. Dartboard is now available. Wide schedule of events are being planned to include bingo nights, quiz nights, live music, DJs and tribute acts. Cask ale range is limited to two. Further updates will follow in due course
Imperial Arms Old Hill Chislehurst BR7 5LZ A cosy warm and inviting hillside pub with two bars – The Library and the Catherine. The latter is allegedly named after a mistress of Napoleon III who stayed here when he was exiled to Chislehurst in 1870. Although the pub are rightly proud of their food – with lobster and steaks being specialities – the pub emphasised their commitment to real ale with the addition of a fourth handpump in 2016 on which guest beers are sometimes provided. A well-appointed function room and wine bar were opened in the grounds in May 2014, with dining available Thursday to Saturday evening from 7 – 11pm and on Sundays from noon to 6pm.
Queens Head 2 High Street Chislehurst BR7 5AN This Ember Inn pub is situated next door to Chislehurst ponds. It is a large and imposing building but inside it is quite modern and painted in light colours. There are many different seating areas within the pub and food is a big part of its trade. The car park at the rear of the pub is pay and display, but the charge is refundable on the purchase of first drink. Curry night is Wednesday. Beer prices are reduced by £1 on Mondays and Thursdays
Ramblers Rest Mill Place Chislehurst BR7 5ND A lovely weatherboard building in a scenic location on the edge of Chislehurst common. There are two separate bars of which the lower is the more spacious but the upper is more popular with regulars. The pub is very popular in summer with people sitting on the grass slope outside The pub was sympathetically refurbished in 2017 – the interior is brighter as a result.
Sydney Arms Old Perry Street Chislehurst BR7 6PL This pub is rather hidden away on what was formerly the main road from Chislehurst to Sidcup, but is now a quiet residential street It is very close to an entrance to Scadbury Park, and so is popular with walkers Once known as the The White Swan, it was renamed in the 1880’s in honour of John Robert Townshend, 3rd Viscount Sydney. The subsequent alterations and extensions include a conservatory built in the 1980’s. Although the pub has a focus on food, casual drinkers are also welcome. The pub is carpeted throughout with historical photos adorning the walls and has a good website
Tigers Head Watts Lane Chislehurst BR7 5PJ Nowadays, the Tigers Head is more an upmarket restaurant than a pub – however casual drinkers are more than welcome to enjoy the pub and the beer garden which enjoys views over Chislehurst Common and the village church. There was an inn on the site as far back as the 15th century, but the current building is far more recent.

What supermarkets are there?

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Chislehurst, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Are the restaurants in Chislehurst any good?

Chislehurst is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Chislehurst.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Crown School Road, Chislehurst 4.3 514
Tigers Head Watt’s Lane, Chislehurst 4.3 1159
Zizzi – Chislehurst 19 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 505
The Queen’s Head 2 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 1149
Due Amici 10-11 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 328
Quattordici Italian Restaurant | Chislehurst 14 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 379
Walnuts Cafe Chislehurst 7 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 377
Panas Chislehurt Donna Alexandra Mews, 3 5 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 154
Mirage 2 J D M Estate Agents, UK, 31 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 274
Côte Chislehurst 43-45 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 750
Bengal Lancer 15 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 124
Gurkha Square – Chislehurst 13, Belmont Parade, Green Lane, Chislehurst 4.3 118
Mountain View Restaurant 4-6 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 224
Otto 8 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 124
Fish Union 6 Royal Parade, Chislehurst 4.3 105
Giggling Squid – Chislehurst 9 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 722
Bank House 11 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 222
Coco di Mama Delivery Kitchen 19 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 10
The Chestnut 25 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 327
Fitology Kitchen & Bar Chislehurst 27 High Street, Chislehurst 4.3 75

What else is close by?

We value your opinion about the area of Chislehurst

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Longlands See the guide here
New Eltham See the guide here
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Bickley See the guide here
Longlands See the guide here
New Eltham See the guide here

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