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Things to do in Camden Town, Greater London

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“Camden Market is a diverse community of creative sellers, street food traders and independent stores next to the Regent's Canal. Open every day, we have over 1,000 places to shop, eat, drink and dance in our historic Central London location.”
  • 445 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Ten minute walk from the flat- check out the iconic view on top of the hill! If the weather is good, dont forget to take my picnic blankets in the cupboard! X”
  • 381 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“ Camden Town is famed for its market, a warren of fashion and curiosities by the Regent’s Canal. A haven of counterculture, the area is popular with tourists, teenagers and punks. The thriving nightlife scene includes live music in alternative clubs and old-school pubs, and major stars playing at the Jazz Cafe and the Roundhouse. Cafes bustle during the day. Nearby, Regent’s Park has formal gardens and the London Zoo. ”
  • 231 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Historic music venue where everyone from The Doors to Pattie Smith played. They always have a great program so make sure to check its out.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“London’s premiere live music venue is back, showcasing the best music from across the world seven nights a week. Since opening in 1990 the Jazz Café has welcomed some of the most respected artists through its doors, including Amy Winehouse, D’Angelo, Roy Ayers, Bobby Womack and many more.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Amazing place for food, live music, usually have to book ahead as it gets very busy. The venue is really cool inside.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“This is a lively, popular spot in Primrose Hill. The Greek food is tasty, and the ambience is bustling and noisy - but in a fun sorta way. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Café
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“You need to book for breakfast at weekends as it can get busy. Also great for a chill neighbourhood dinner.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Market
“Art, culture, markets etc! Camden literally has everything. So vibrant and cool. Be sure to take so memorable photos ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Market
“Camden Market is a must visit. Although busy, it is a treasure trove of small market stalls offering fashion, food, vintage finds and knick knacks. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“It sells REAL ALES ..best beers such as Punk IPA & Dead Pony.Huge list of all ales showing their strengths & flavours .Interesting menu to accompany the drinks .Very friendly staff and a nice vibe bar .”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“They offer a relaxed gastropub tucked away near the Regent's Canal in Primrose Hill. They make a wonderful Sunday roast, indulgent dinner or lazy brunch with classic British ingredients and a creative twist, all accompanied by beers, fine wines and artisan spirits. After lunch I recommend taking a very short stroll down the canal to Camden Market.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Healthy, One of Europe’s finest and oldest gourmet vegetarian restaurant. Primrose hill restaurant celebrates its 50th anniversary! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
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“This used to be my local. If the weather's nice head to its big beer garden and enjoy the sunshine and Camden-funky-vibe!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
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“A restaurant/bar/club serving pan-Asian food cooked by the amazing chef Ian Pengelley. You can dine and enjoy the bar area at the same time. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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Jazz Club
“London’s premiere live music venue is back, showcasing the best music from across the world seven nights a week. Since opening in 1990 the Jazz Café has welcomed some of the most respected artists through its doors, including Amy Winehouse, D’Angelo, Roy Ayers, Bobby Womack and many more.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Lounge
“Amazing place for food, live music, usually have to book ahead as it gets very busy. The venue is really cool inside.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
“This is a lively, popular spot in Primrose Hill. The Greek food is tasty, and the ambience is bustling and noisy - but in a fun sorta way. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Café
“You need to book for breakfast at weekends as it can get busy. Also great for a chill neighbourhood dinner.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Healthy, One of Europe’s finest and oldest gourmet vegetarian restaurant. Primrose hill restaurant celebrates its 50th anniversary! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“They offer a relaxed gastropub tucked away near the Regent's Canal in Primrose Hill. They make a wonderful Sunday roast, indulgent dinner or lazy brunch with classic British ingredients and a creative twist, all accompanied by beers, fine wines and artisan spirits. After lunch I recommend taking a very short stroll down the canal to Camden Market.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pub
“This used to be my local. If the weather's nice head to its big beer garden and enjoy the sunshine and Camden-funky-vibe!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“A restaurant/bar/club serving pan-Asian food cooked by the amazing chef Ian Pengelley. You can dine and enjoy the bar area at the same time. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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