Is St John’s Wood made for you? Our guide of the area

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ St John’s Wood is a district in the City of Westminster, London, England, about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Charing Cross. Historically the northern part of the ancient parish and Metropolitan Borough of Marylebone, it extends from Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill in the east to Edgware Road in the west, with the Swiss Cottage area of Hampstead to the north and Lisson Grove to the south. “

In St John’s Wood, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in St John’s Wood name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Post offices in the area of St John’s Wood

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. St John’s Wood branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Mail 16 Blenheim Terrace, London 2.3 30
St John’s Wood Supermarket 41-45 Charlbert Street, London 4.1 23
Post Office St John’s Wood 41-45 Charlbert Street, London 4.7 74
Royal Mail Priority Postbox 115 Maida Vale, London 5 1

Schools in and around the area of St John’s Wood

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the St John’s Wood vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The American School in London 1 Waverley Place, London 4.4 25
The UCL Academy Adelaide Road, London 2.8 78
Swiss Cottage School, Development & Research Centre 80 Avenue Road, London 4.4 24
St John’s Wood Pre-Preparatory School Lord’s Roundabout, London 4.5 4
Piano Teacher London / ‘Manda Dorj Piano School’ Acacia Road, London N/A N/A
Anglo-Russian Pre-school 16A Abbey Road, London N/A N/A
Ormiston Beachcroft Academy 35 Finchley Road, London 3.5 4
Mansergh Hall 26 Hill Road, London N/A N/A
Gorilla Circus Regents Park Flying Trapeze School Outer Circle, London 4.9 242
Ready Steady Go 21 Alexandra Road, London 5 2
London Early Years 86 Carlton Hill, London N/A N/A
Westminster Adult Education Service 219 Lisson Grove, London 3.9 132
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Maida Vale Lanark Road, London 5 4
Vassilis Chatzimakris 47A Rowley Way, London N/A N/A
Arnold House School 1 Loudoun Road, London 4.2 9
Saint Christina’s School 25 Saint Edmund’s Terrace, London 5 4
St George’s School Lanark Road, London 2.9 58
Bright Horizons St John’s Wood Day Nursery and Preschool 70 Marlborough Hill, London 2.8 14
BabyBallet 8 Winchester Road, London N/A N/A
George Eliot Primary School Marlborough Hill, London 4.6 14

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of St John’s Wood

St John’s Wood has 20 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 Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK The Wellington Hospital, 8A Wellington Place, London 3.6 168
St John & St Elizabeth Hospital London 60 Grove End Road, London 4.2 386
Cardiac Clinic St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London N/A N/A
Westminster Learning Disability Partnership 2nd floor, 215 Lisson Grove, London N/A N/A
London Norwich Spine Clinic Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 9NH AND Norwich Spire Hospital, Old Watton Road, Norwich N/A N/A
London’s Specialist Allergy Centre 60 Grove End Road, London N/A N/A
Mr Neil S Tolley 60 Grove End Road, London 3.7 3
Hernia Clinic St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London 4 3
The Wellington Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, part of HCA Healthcare UK The Wellington Hospital – North Building – HCA Healthcare, North Building, 27 Circus Road, London 3.7 27
The Wellington Hospital Central Building Central Building, 21 Wellington Road, London 4.8 5
Dr Tim Lebens 15-17 Lodge Road, London 5 25
Private GP Practice St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London 5 1
Lanark Medical Centre 165 Lanark Road, London 1.8 46
HP Homecare 45 Circus Road, London 4.7 12
The London Gamma Knife Centre Platinum Medical Centre, Lodge Road, London N/A N/A
Shoulder Clinic St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London N/A N/A
Linnet House Clinic 57 Allitsen Road, London N/A N/A
Knee Clinic St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London 3 5
Gynaecology Clinic St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, London 4.3 6
Dr Lee Noimark 60 Grove End Road, London N/A N/A

In St John’s Wood, what tube and train stations are nearby?

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 St John’s Wood to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 3 train or tube stations within the St John’s Wood area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
South Hampstead 156 Loudoun Road, London 3.6 22
St. John’s Wood United Kingdom 4.2 95
Maida Vale Underground Ltd, Maida Vale Station, Elgin Avenue, London 4.2 49

In St John’s Wood, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of St John’s Wood? 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 St John’s Wood to help you decide to move in there.

Are there any good pubs in St John’s Wood?

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in St John’s Wood – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in St John’s Wood.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

Museums & Galleries nearby

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover St John’s Wood 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
Ben Uri Gallery and Museum 108A Boundary Road, London 4.3 45
Lord’s MCC Cricket Museum Lord’s Cricket Ground, Saint John’s Wood Road, London 4.8 13

Are there a lot of supermarkets in St John’s Wood?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in St John’s Wood. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in St John’s Wood.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Marks and Spencer 173 Oxford Street, London 4.2 7362
Londis 21 Greek Street, London 2.7 24
Sainsbury’s Local 202 Great Portland Street, London 3.4 48
Waitrose & Partners Brunswick Centre, 23-39 Handle Street The, London 4.2 897
Centre Point 73 New Oxford Street, London 4.2 472
Tesco Express 40 Bernard Street, Russell Square, London 3 256
Sainsbury’s 15-17 Tottenham Court Road, London 4.1 2234
Loon Fung Chinatown G/F, 42-44 Gerrard Street, London 4.3 179
Tesco Express Dean Street, London 3.9 182
M&S Simply Food 55 Tottenham Court Road, London 4.2 462
Sainsbury’s 129-133 Kingsway, London 4.1 2847
Tesco Express 124-125 Tottenham Court Road, London 3 148
Sainsbury’s Local 1 Berners Street, London 3.3 67
Tesco Express 101 New Cavendish Street, London 2.7 95
Sainsbury’s Local Unit 5, Brunswick Centre, London 3.3 56
Sainsbury’s Local Victoria House, Southampton Row, London 3.1 46
Sainsbury’s Local 21 Hampstead Road, London 3.8 308
The People’s Supermarket 72-76 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London 3.8 163
Tesco Express 385 Euston Road, London 2.5 94
Plentiful Foods Indian Spice Ltd 115-119 Drummond Street, London 4.6 357

The types of restaurants

St John’s Wood is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Danubius Hotel Regents Park 18 Lodge Road, London 4.3 1558
The Clifton NW8 96 Clifton Hill, London 4.3 599
Everyman Maida Vale 215 Sutherland Avenue, London 4.3 596
The Duke of York 2 Saint Ann’s Terrace, London 4.3 1085
Oslo Court Restaurant Charlbert Street, London 4.3 705
Lord’s Tavern Saint John’s Wood Road, London 4.3 608
GAIL’s Bakery St Johns Wood 5 Circus Road, London 4.3 337
Pizza Express 39 Abbey Road, London 4.3 529
Elgin – Maida Vale 255 Elgin Avenue, London 4.3 1172
Geamos 122 Boundary Road, London 4.3 298
Singapore Garden 83 Fairfax Road, London 4.3 625
Lord’s Afternoon Teas 259 Saint John’s Wood Road, London 4.3 6
Nona Italian Restaurant Swiss Cottage 9 Fairhazel Gardens, London 4.3 283
The Ivy St. John’s Wood 120 Saint John’s Wood High Street, London 4.3 1727
Belgrave 1 Belgrave Gardens, London 4.3 321
Spice Cafe 75 Abbey Road, London 4.3 N/A
Chayada Thai Cuisine 103 Boundary Road, London 4.3 259
Urban Leisure Group 255 Elgin Avenue, London 4.3 1
Hiro 100 Boundary Road, London 4.3 96
Carluccio’s – Marriott Regents Park 128 King Henry’s Road, London 4.3 154

Green spaces and parks of St John’s Wood

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of St John’s Wood in more detail.

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 kind of gyms are there in St John’s Wood?

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in St John’s Wood.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre 4a Adelaide Road, London 4.3 1027
The Martial Arts Place 88 Avenue Road, London 4.3 70
Violet Hill Studios 6 Violet Hill, London 4.3 2
The Osprey Clinic Private Practice Located at: Marriott Regents Park Hotel, 128 King Henry’s Road, London 4.3 28
Pilates in St John’s Wood – MelissaJane Pilates Unit 4, 18-22 Finchley Road, London 4.3 4
The Garuda Pilates Studio 26-28 Finchley Road, London 4.3 27
Pilates At Osprey Private Practice located at: Marriott Regent’s Park Hotel, 128 King Henry’s Road, London 4.3 N/A
Momentum Kickboxing and Lifestyle 95b Fairfax Road, London 4.3 1
Energie Fitness Trainer St Johns Wood 10 Lodge Road, London 4.3 13
Heartcore 27a Queen’s Terrace, London 4.3 25
X Trim Fitness 18-22 Finchley Road, London 4.3 1
Pilates Place The Arcade, 18 Abbey Road, London 4.3 N/A
1Rebel St John’s Wood 51 Saint John’s Wood High Street, London 4.3 92
Muscle Activation.London 47 Saint John’s Wood High Street, London 4.3 N/A
Concept Pilates Grove End Road, London 4.3 N/A
Pure Flow Yoga 7 Newcourt Street, London 4.3 5
London Rolfing Clinic Kailash Centre, 7 Newcourt Street, London 4.3 18
Fit With Me Lord’s Cricket Ground, London 4.3 32
Daniel Rollins Osteopath Injury Rehab, 96a Clifton Hill, London 4.3 N/A
Feel Electric EMS Fitness, St John’s Wood, London 91 Boundary Road, London 4.3 5

How’s the local life around St John’s Wood

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like St John’s Wood. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their St John’s Wood listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of St John’s Wood offerings.

What else is close by?

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to St John’s Wood. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Hyde Park See the guide here
Mayfair (south) See the guide here
Mayfair (north) See the guide here
Grosvenor Square See the guide here
Regent Street See the guide here
Bayswater See the guide here
Soho (south east) See the guide here
Soho (north west) See the guide here
Hanover Square See the guide here
Notting Hill See the guide here
Marylebone See the guide here
Great Portland Street See the guide here
Harley Street See the guide here
Chenies See the guide here
Fitzrovia See the guide here
Bloomsbury See the guide here
Little Venice See the guide here
University College London See the guide here
Lisson Grove See the guide here
St Pancras See the guide here
Euston See the guide here
Maida Vale See the guide here
Somers Town See the guide here
Queen’s Park See the guide here
Kings Cross See the guide here
Camden Town See the guide here
Kilburn See the guide here
Primrose Hill See the guide here
Swiss Cottage See the guide here
Chalk Farm See the guide here
Brondesbury See the guide here
Belsize Park See the guide here
Kentish Town See the guide here
Frognal See the guide here
Hampstead See the guide here
Gospel Oak See the guide here
Dartmouth Park See the guide here
Hyde Park See the guide here
Mayfair (south) See the guide here
Mayfair (north) See the guide here
Grosvenor Square See the guide here
Regent Street See the guide here
Bayswater See the guide here
Soho (south east) See the guide here
Soho (north west) See the guide here
Hanover Square See the guide here
Notting Hill See the guide here
Marylebone See the guide here
Great Portland Street See the guide here
Harley Street See the guide here
Chenies See the guide here
Fitzrovia See the guide here
Bloomsbury See the guide here
Little Venice See the guide here
University College London See the guide here
Lisson Grove See the guide here

Are you looking to buy or sell a property in this area? Have a look at our detailed analysis of the postcodes below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
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