Living in St Johns Wood
St John’s Wood is a highly desirable residential neighborhood bordering Regent’s Park that’s home to some of the most expensive properies in the world.
Once part of the Great Middlesex Forest, and later owned in the Middle ages by the Knights of St John of jerusalem which it took its name, the area is famous for its white stucco terrace homes, grand Villa style houses and porteredmansion blocks.
Famous locations within the exclusive NW8 district include Lord’s Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios, renowned for being the place where The Beatles recorded the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the iconic image of the band walking along the road’s zebra crossing.
Where to Eat in St Johns Wood
Gail’s – Small artisan bakery.
The Salt House – Gastropub with good solid cuisine, a pleasant atmosphere and a wide selection of wines.
Harry Morgan – London’s most famous New York Style Deli Restaurant.
Sahara – Traditional Lebanese menu with a down-to-earth dining room.
The Rotisserie – Modern grill restaurant with a buzzy atmosphere.
Oslo Court – Local treasure, European dishes and desserts to die for.
The Duke of York – Warm and welcoming with a bar and casual dining area.
Schools in St Johns Wood
Robinsfield Infant School
Barrow Hill Junior School
Arnold House School
The American School in London
St John’s Wood Pre-Preparatory School
Things To Do in St Johns Wood
Bridgeman Street farmers market – For food lovers there is a farmers market held here every Saturday morning.
London Zoo lates – Every Friday night in the summer, London Zoo is open after hours and invites visitors to explore the wilds of the ultimate urban jungle.
Lord’s Cricket Ground – Home to Middlesex County Cricket Club there are game’s to watch even when England aren’t playing here.
Transport Links To and From St Johns Wood
The nearest Underground station is St John’s Wood(zone 2) on the Jubilee Line and South Hampstead on the London Overground.
There are several local bus routes connecting in all directions, including the 13(to Aldwych), the 46(to Farington), the 82 (to Victoria), the 139 (to Waterloo) and the 274 (to Islington). There are also two night buses – the N13 and the N113
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