Chalk Farm is one of the older neighbourhoods in London and takes its name from the village that previously existed on the same spot, called Chalcot. Chalk Farm has become the night-life hub for places like Primrose Hill and other nearby neighbourhoods. There are many restaurants and clubs in Chalk Farm as well as the Haverstock School Business & Enterprise College. The area has some excellent shopping facilities alongside nearby attractions such as the British Library, the John Ritblat Gallery and the Hampstead Museum.
Chalk Farm has a lot of small businesses including tattoo parlours and fashion stores while a number of record companies have hired executive suites and office spaces in the area. There are various other businesses located here such as entertainment agencies, footwear retailers, clothing & accessory stores, IT consultancies, public relations firms, and legal services providers.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Chalk Farm is certainly not the farm area it once was Ė it now offers an energetic nightlife with the likes of Dingwalls offering live musical performances at night. The Open Air Theatre in Regent Park provides a unique way to enjoy a performance while The Champagne Bar offers a great night out in elegant surroundings. Eateries are abundant in Chalk Farm and you can sample all sorts of cuisine, from Northern European at the Belgo Noord to Thai at the Muang Thai, with Made in Camden at the Roundhouse serving a seasonal selection for the adventurous. For traditional British dishes you can head to The Hill Bar & Brassiere while Russian cooking can be sampled at the Trojka.
Chalk Farm tube station offers convenient connectivity to the London underground network along with the station at nearby Camden Town. Mainline services can be easily accessed via Kentish Town and Euston railway stations. The availability of taxis and buses in the area is good, ensuring ease and convenience for those relying on public transport.