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What To Do & See In St. John's Wood, London

What To Do & See In St. John's Wood, London

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Come to one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in London and experience the top things to see, do and eat in St. John’s Wood.
Queen Mary's Gate, Regents Park | © Eugene Regis/Flickr
Queen Mary’s Gate, Regents Park | © Eugene Regis/Flickr

What To See

Regent’s Park:

Being the largest sports area in central London, Regent’s Park is one London’s special spots. With its lakes, flower gardens and acres of free open space, Regent’s Park is the perfect place to go whether it is for a picnic, a game of football or just to lounge around with a good book.

Regent’s Park, Chester Rd, London, NW1 4NR 0300 061 2300

Lord’s Cricket Ground:

Known as the home of cricket, the Lord’s Cricket Ground holds a grand total of 500 matches a year as well as having a museum and shop. Tours of the stadium are carried out and are available for purchase to those who wish to learn even more of the historical location.

Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London, NW8 8QN 020 7616 8500

Abbey Road:

For all you Beatles fans out there, this is a treat you will not one to miss. In the middle of St. John’s Wood and Maida Vale, there lies the home of the Abbey Road Studios and the infamous zebra crossing on which the Beatles were photographed crossing. Hundreds of people every day cross the street hoping to replicate the image of the extremely popular group that changed the world of music forever.

Abbey Road, London, NW6 4DN

Abbey Road, London | © GrahamC99/Flickr
Abbey Road, London | © GrahamC99/Flickr

What To Do

St. John’s Wood High Street:

The St. John’s Wood High Street is known for its unique, niche and quaint boutique stores and shopping. One of London’s most fashionable areas, the high street holds a number of attractions including stores, bars and plenty of restaurants. A great place to stroll along and get lost in on a warm summer day.

St. John’s Wood High St, London NW8


Carluccio's, St. Johns Wood | © Ewan Munro/Flickr
Carluccio’s, St. Johns Wood | © Ewan Munro/Flickr

What To Eat


For authentic Italian food right in St. John’s Wood, there is no other place to go to but Carluccio’s. Among the many delicious restaurants in the area, Carluccio’s stands out with its breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Offering nothing but the best and the freshest, this is definitely the place to go to eat in St. John’s Wood.

60 St. John’s Wood High St, London, NW8 7SH 020 7449 0404

The Duke of York Pub:

Established in 1826, The Duke of York has earned its name in the spotlight as a prestigious and historical landmark in the heart of the area. With great food, great wine and great service, this is the perfect place to end a day at.

The Duke of York 2 St Ann’s Terrace, London NW8 6PJ 020 7722 1933