North Finchley is a shopping hub in Barnet, a primarily residential borough in London. The area combines a bit of the old with a lot of the new. There are Victorian cottages and Edwardian houses situated next to modern homes and luxurious mansions and flats. North Finchley is just a few minutes from the Avenue House on East End Road, and the area has a healthy dose of cultural influences, with the Jacksons Lane theatre and the Phoenix Cinema all within walking distance.
The commercial side of North Finchley is all about small businesses and massive supermarkets. However, you will find a generous sprinkling of resident-centric office spaces mostly occupied by dentists and health care professionals. Other businesses such as financial service providers can also be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Close to North Finchley you will find some exquisite gastro-pubs such as The Bull that sits on top of North Hill and looks out over the city. For something more casual, you should try the EGG, one of the most popular nightclubs in London, or head on down to The Flowerpot for an evening in one of the city’s trendiest hotspots. Quiet-meal hunters will find solace in the arms of the Pavilion Café, a Mediterranean-gem that’s hidden in the Highgate Woods. Solly’s is a great place for kosher Jewish cuisine, while Vrisaki is the place to go for Greek food. North Finchley is a foodie’s heaven with every kind of cuisine available within a few minutes’ walk.
North Finchley has a dedicated bus station providing the main means of travel in the area. The closest railway station is New Southgate, located just a short distance away, as is the Alexandra Palace Railway Station. The Underground network is also easy to get to, with West Finchley and Finchley Central close by.