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The Church Studio 2 - What to Do

Here are some of the local attractions close to The Chuch Studios. Included are places to visit, eat, drink and more. Scroll down to find out more about the area for those breaks from the studio... 

To Visit

Art House Crouch End

159A Tottenham Ln, London , N8 9BT

There is a great Art House close to the studio where there's always a sleection of interesting flicks being shown. Check out the website to see what's currently being screened.

Flashback Records

144 Crouch Hill, Crouch End, London N8 9DX 020 8342 9633

Go crate-digging at lunch - Flashback is just across the road from The Church and you're bound to find a gem... 

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY 020 8365 2121

One of London's famous Victorian palaces, Ally Pally sits atop a hill immediately North of Crouch Enf and boasts one of the very best views of the city. All sorts of activities go on here: live gigs by leading names, professional sporting events such as the Masters Snooker and World Darts Championships, an ice rink, pitch and putt golf and various exhibitions. 

Muswell Hill Pianos

104 Alexandra Park Road, Muswell Hill, London N10 2AE 0208 4449884 Website

Piano specialists, other instruments and accessories. 

Les Aldrich Music Shop

98 Fortis Green Road, Muswell Hill, London N10 3HN 02088835631 Website

Sheet music, woodwind and string spares and repairs. 

Priory Park

Crouch End

On the north side of Crouch End is Priory Park, for those sunnier days. If you want to enjoy one of the best vantage points in London, walk a little further North and upto Alexandra Palace Gardens. 

To Eat & Drink


12 Crouch End Hill, Crouch End, London, N8 8AA 0208 340 2633

A favourite of most clients who come to the studio, Tootoomoo is a great Pan Asian restaurant which also does take out. It is a short walk from The Church. 

Pandan Leaf Thai Kitchen

66-68 Crouch End Hill Crouch End, London N8 8AG 208 341 6100

A traditional but stylish Thai restaurant with a wide variety of great, healthy dishes. 


26 The Broadway, London N8 9DR 020 8347 6065

All-day diner very close to the studio serving up some decent Italian food

The Blue Legume

130 Crouch Hill, Crouch End N8 9DY 020 8442 9282

The popular North London cafe chain, Blue Legume has a branch directly opposite The Church. Excellent cafe, restaurant and juice bar open until 11pm Tuesday-Saturday, and 5:30pm on Sundays and Mondays. 

Coffee Circus

136 Crouch Hill, London N8 9DX

A very popular coffee house attracting the Crouch End trendy crowd with its organic menu. It is right next door to the studio. 

Gail's Bakery

48 The Broadway, London N8 9TP +44 (0)20 8348 6323

An excellent bakery which has many other branches spread around affluent areas of London - testament to its quality! 


21 Park Rd, Crouch End, London N8 8TE 0208 348 2930

A popular global home cooking family restaurant with an extensive menu packed full of delicious exotic dishes. 

The Harringay Arms

153 Crouch Hill, London, N8 9QH 020 8292 3624

A charming local right next to the studio, whose real beauty is that they allow a take-out operation to the studio - just don't put your tray of 10 pints down on the Neve! 

St James Restaurant & Bar

4 Topsfield Parade, Middle Lane, Crouch End, London N8 8PR 020 8348 8348 Website

The high-end St James Restaurant & Bar serves delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. A smart bar at the front of the building is stocked with wines and cocktail ingredients, while the refined, white-wall restaurant offers seasonal dishes of a very high standard. It is based in Crouch End, a short bus or cab journey from Livingston.    

The Great Northern Railway Tavern

67 High Street, Hornsey, London N8 7QB 020 8127 6632 Website

Built in 1897, The Great Northern Railway Tavern is a Grade II listed pub that has been beautifully refurbished to enhance its original features. The food and beer menus are very popular, and they put on quiz nights, live bands and acoustic gigs regularly. 

The Salisbury

1 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, London N4 1JX 020 8800 9617

Although slightly further afield in Harringay, The Salisbury may still be worth a visit especially for avid real ale drinkers - they have a fantastic choice of cask, keg and bottled beers. The food menu is of the pizza / burger ilk.  

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