Welcome to Eastcote! A beautiful suburban town in North West London, Eastcote is perfectly placed to enjoy the best of both worlds.
For outdoor life lovers
Eastcote House Gardens
Located in Eastcote Village, Eastcote House Gardens has stood at the heart of Eastcote for more than 500 years. This beautiful award-winning Grade II listed property offers peaceful walks inside the historic walled garden, delicious artisanal café lunches or if you are seeking tranquillity join the health, wellness yoga and meditation sessions. The gardens are open 365 days a year offering an escape for a peaceful Christmas walk to a picnic on a hot summer’s day. Weekly and monthly events are also held at the historic site, including a classic car rally, book sales and music events.
Cavendish Recreation Ground
Walking distance from Eastcote station, Cavendish Recreation Ground is perfect for those with children. It offers a general training space, an eleven a-side Football Pitch, Tennis Courts and a Cricket Square. Popular with dog walkers, families and friends alike, you can enjoy the green space or watch the local sports games. On Saturdays, the Tennis Club even offers coach led sessions for children and adults.
On the outskirts of Eastcote is Ruislip Lido which boasts a wide range of facilities for visitors to use for free. Only an 11-minute drive from the centre of Eastcote, the 60-acre lake (with its own sandy beach!!) offers a woodland centre, fishing facilities, the narrow-gauge railway and play areas. Open all year round, the Lido is a fantastic place to spend the sunny English days making it perfect for all ages.
Heath Robinson Museum
Just a 6-minute drive from central Eastcote, the William Heath Robinson museum offers an insight into the North London born artists work. From his humorous drawings to his illustrations for Kipling, Shakespeare and children’s stories, his legacy is presented through the exhibitions held in the museum. There is a permanent exhibition open to the public all year round and monthly exhibitions based on Robinson’s themed work, meaning multiple visits to the museum are not repetitive
For fantastic foodies
Fancy a taste of Turkey? Just a 2-minute walk from Eastcote station, Yaprak is an authentic Mediterranean restaurant, offering a genuine Turkish experience. With carefully prepared meals from selected ingredients and 5 Star reviews, this restaurant is ideal for those meeting family or for ladies who lunch. Open 7 days a week, offering all day dining or a takeaway option, Yaprak is an epicure’s haven. A must try is the mixed cold platter for starters and the delicious complimentary Turkish bread.
Those with a taste for Italian cuisine will love the independent pizzeria, Melisi, run by a small team passionate about serving true and authentic Neapolitan pizza baked in a live stone oven. The menu at Melisi changes with the seasons and climate with something for every taste throughout the year and makes an ideal spot for an early evening dinner or for a quiet catch up with friends. They are now serving Brunch too with amazing Italian coffee.
In the epicentre of Eastcote’s High Street, Virundhu restaurant will take you on a journey to Sri Lanka with a menu offering authentic flavours and ingredients. With a selection of rich and spicy melting dishes and relaxed atmosphere, there is no better place for an Asian cultural experience. With an excellent range of Biryanis’, seafood dishes and some spicy numbers too, this Harrow Times Restaurant of the Year winner (2017) is one to keep on your foodie list.
Situated on Victoria Road, this award-winning family run Lebanese restaurant offers freshly prepared cuisine. The restaurant has received over 40 awards since opening in 2010, with every mouthful guaranteed to be home made and 100% authentic.
For night owls
Geo Bar offers a unique experience just a five-minute stumble from Eastcote station. Antiques and trinkets hang from the walls and an extensive drinks menu, ranging from cocktails, wines, beers, spirits and champagne make this night spot popular with a wide ranging clientele. With weekly themed events, you will not have the same night at Geo Bar.
A very popular bar and restaurant specialising in Indian and Asian cuisine, Venue 5 offers classic cocktails and delicious treats cooked by world-class chefs.
After dining you can get your dancing shoes on to dance the night away on the banquet hall dance floor to some rhythm and soul music. They also offer Deliveroo and Uber Eats services for lazy evenings in.
This Chinese restaurant offers delicious and authentic food. Close the night with the latest tunes, a DJ plays until midnight after a show by Johnny Elvis Lo who performs Elvis’ most famous hits. This large restaurant is always full with a buzzing atmosphere. Anything but dull!