How is life in Finchley Central? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Finchley is a large district of north London, England, in the London Borough of Barnet. Finchley is on high ground, 11 km (6.8 mi) north of Charing Cross. “

In Finchley Central, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Finchley Central? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Finchley Central to help you decide to move in there.

The range of gyms in Finchley Central

In Finchley Central, 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

Restaurants

Finchley Central 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 Finchley Central.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Catcher in the Rye 317 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 892
Vynam 371 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 362
Rani Vegetarian 7 Long Lane, London 4.3 575
KFC Finchley – Ballards Lane 89A Ballards Lane, London 4.3 423
The House Restaurant 24 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 359
Quirinale 35 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 1
Tintico 2-4 Station Road, London 4.3 501
Falafel Feast 377 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 182
Pepe’s 22 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 375
Taro – Finchley Central 356 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 232
Izgara Finchley 11 Hendon Lane, London 4.3 699
FINCHLEY KITCHEN 323 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 320
Two Brothers Fish Restaurant Regents Park Road, London 4.3 539
Falafel Bar Finchley 3 Long Lane, London 4.3 239
Mermaid Fish Bar 174 Long Lane, London 4.3 136
Ahir Lorenzos 298 Nether Street, London 4.3 256
Pizza Hut Delivery 128 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 147
Domino’s Pizza – London – Ballards Lane 3, CENTRAL HOUSE, Ballards Lane, London 4.3 151
Cochin 54 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 230
Olympus Fish & Chips 142 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 354

Museums & Galleries nearby

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Finchley Central through its art scene by exploring galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, providing enjoyable weekend activities and contributing to the vibrant community.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Stephens Collection 17 East End Road, London N/A N/A

Public houses of Finchley Central

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Finchley Central. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Finchley Central.

Pub name Name Address Description
Catcher In The Rye 317 Regents Park Road Finchley N3 1DP Shop conversion which opened in 1994 by Regent Inns, acquired from Faucet Inns in 2017 by managed pub company Stonegate. It is now one of their ‘City Tavern’ pubs offering. Spacious interior in several connecting areas across the front, with a comfy snug on the right and more room behind on the left. Contemporary decor with exposed brickwork and grey panelling. Poker night Monday, quiz night Thursday, karaoke Friday once a month. Check for happy hour offers.
Finchley Manor Tennis Squash & Health Club Lyndhurst Gardens Finchley N3 1TD Established in 1881. The bar is for members only and regularly sells Bombardier cask ale.
Joiners 51 Ballards Lane Finchley N3 1XP Large pub with front conservatory and rear courtyard. Loud, vibrant and busy. Sports are screened throughout the pub as well as the outside. Next to Tesco. Refurbed in 2013, Now one cask ale available, normally Doom Bar. No cider on handpump but keg available..
King of Prussia 363 Regents Park Road Finchley N3 1DH A short walk from Finchley Central,located on the ground floor of Winston House. Mainly keg beer on offer, but check out the left side of the back bar; there is sometimes one or two ales on tap, not handpump.

In Finchley Central, is there a lot of green space?

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Finchley Central offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

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

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Out of all the other services in Finchley Central, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Finchley Central.

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

The things you might need in Finchley Central

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

Tube & Train stations within the region of Finchley Central

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 Finchley Central to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 2 train or tube stations within the Finchley Central area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Finchley Central Regent’s Park Road, London 4.4 86
West Finchley Nether Street, London 4.1 45

Post offices of Finchley Central

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 Finchley Central 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
Finchley Post Office 238 Regents Park Road, London 2.1 97

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Finchley Central

Finchley Central has 4 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
The Therapy Partnership Regents Park Road, London N/A N/A
Transform Medical Group 7/Dancastle Court/14 Arcadia Av, London N/A N/A
Wentworth Medical Practice 38 Wentworth Avenue, London 1.9 167
The Medical Space Space 307, 307 Regents Park Road Health, London 5 14

Schools in and around the area of Finchley Central

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Finchley Central

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Poolside Manor Lyndhurst Gardens, London 4.1 34
The Rocking Horse Nursery 5 Victoria Avenue, London 4.3 28
The Avenue Tennis Club Finchley Central 4.5 13
Maeda Gakuen 6 Hendon Avenue, London 5 1
Nacel Educational Travel 53-55 Ballards Lane, London 4.8 43
Finchley School of English 1TR, 26 Hendon Lane, London 5 1
Kumon Maths & English Finchley Central St Mary’s Hall, 26 Hendon Lane, London 5 15
Education Insight UK 67 Howcroft Crescent, London 5 1
Montessori 26 Lyndhurst Gardens, London N/A N/A
Bright Horizons Pentland Day Nursery and Preschool 224 Squires Lane, London 2.1 8
SMSTS courses UK 208 Regents Park Road, London 4.4 9
Mark Levy Piano Teacher Nether Street, London N/A N/A
Marvel School within The Sternberg Centre 80 East End Road, London N/A N/A
1on1 Swimming Lessons London Unit 4, Great North Leisure Park, North Finchley 5 1
Glute Training Classes PureGym, East End Road, London N/A N/A
Nacel English School London Central, 53 Ballards Lane, London 4.9 171
Bright Horizons Finchley Central Day Nursery and Preschool 4 Shakespeare Road, London 3.3 7
Lexis School of English Central, 1st & 2nd Floors, 69 Ballards Lane, London 4.8 52
Pardes House Primary School Hendon Lane, London 5 1
Early Learning Years Nursery 19 The Grove, London 4.7 75

Is the local life vibrant in Finchley Central

Finchley Central is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Finchley Central event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Finchley Central 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 Finchley Central.

What areas are nearby?

Whenever you’re not sure about if you want to move into an area for sure, making sure that you have considered your other options is important to confirm a decision or perhaps sway you in another direction. Find some other nearby regions to help you make a decision about Finchley Central.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Golders Green See the guide here
Hampstead Garden Suburb See the guide here
West Hendon See the guide here
Erskine Village See the guide here
Hendon See the guide here
Fortis Green See the guide here
East Finchley See the guide here
Finchley See the guide here
North Finchley See the guide here
Friern Barnet See the guide here
Woodside Park See the guide here
Oakleigh Park See the guide here
Totteridge See the guide here
Whetstone See the guide here
Golders Green See the guide here
Hampstead Garden Suburb See the guide here
West Hendon See the guide here
Erskine Village See the guide here
Hendon See the guide here
Fortis Green See the guide here
East Finchley See the guide here
Finchley See the guide here
North Finchley See the guide here
Friern Barnet See the guide here
Woodside Park See the guide here
Oakleigh Park See the guide here
Totteridge See the guide here
Whetstone See the guide here

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