The Top 5 Restaurants in Colindale

There is fantastically diverse range of restaurants and food options available to those in and around the Colindale area of London. So if you’re staying at our Colindale co-living premises, you have a bunch of tasty places on your doorstep.

Here, we give you a top 5 list, including what the people say about these gems – many of which some visitors say offer up some of the best food and drink in London.

Sarchnar Restaurant #10

Food Type: Lebanese
People say it’s a Middle Eastern gem and rate the sea bass, kofte and flat breads.

397 Edgware Rd, W2 1BT 020 7724 5577 Follow on Facebook

Bang Bang Oriental Food Hall #9

Food Type: Chinese/Japanese/Quick bites

People love the variety of Asian cuisine on offer and the choice. You can park for free for a few hours.

399 Edgware Road, NW9 0FH 020 8205 8333. Website

The Beaufort Pub & Dining #8

Food Type: British/Pub


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People think the portions are generous and the value is good. The setting is modern and comfortable and there is good service.

Heritage Avenue off Grahame Park Way, Hendon, London NW9 5AA 020 8205 6198 Website/a>

Mibento Taiwanese Café #7

Food Type: Chinese /Asian/Taiwanese

People like the quick service and the flavoursome hearty and reasonably priced food.

3 Charcot Road, NW9 5HG 07394 721699 Follow on Facebook

Cielo Prlr #6

Food Type: Mediterranean/Halal


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People love the ambience and quality of drinks. People rave about the super friendly staff who go out of their way and like the lamb chops!

1 Charcot Road, Colindale NW9 5HG 020 3982 0890 Website

Jun Ming Xuan, Colindale (#5)

Food Type: Chinese/ Asian


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Offering authentic and contemporary Chinese the restaurant is well-known and popular.
People like the ambience, the dim sum and the welcoming and friendly staff.

28 Heritage Avenue Beaufort Park, NW9 5GE 020 8205 6987 Website

Cafe Anglais, Colindale (#4)

Food Type: Café-Style/British


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Offering ‘sophisticated and relaxed all day dining’ to local residents and visitors alike. People love the build our own breakfast, value for money and some say it’s the best cappuccino in London!

Sheaveshill Avenue, NW9 6RS 020 8205 3720 Website

Chandos Arms, Colindale (#3)

Food Type: Pub Grub


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Serving stone baked pizza, Sunday roast, Fish n Chips, homemade burgers and seasonal dishes. People love its convenient location to landmarks, the atmosphere, vegetarian options and the Sunday roast!

31 Colindale Avenue Colindale, NW9 5DST 0 20 8200 0032 Website

ITJL, Colindale (#2)

Food Type: British Cuisine


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People love the friendly and accommodating staff the retro look and vast menu. Plus, it’s a dog friendly restaurant.

10 Charcot Road, Colindale, NW9 5HR 020 3952 7517 Website

Spaccanapoli, Colindale (#1)

Food Type: Pizza & Italian


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This is a small buzzy restaurant right by Collingdale tube station offering authentic Italian pizzas and a friendly service. People rate the value money and say the Bruschetta is the best around and the Pizza is among the best in the city!

Charcot Road, Colindale NW9 5HG 07497 779884 Website

Colindale’s Best Food for Students

We have researched some of the ways which students can save money, namely using student discount websites, apps and cards. It’s always worth checking on any apps you use which nearby restaurants offer a student discount.

Some seem to always offer up a discount, but others chip in from time to time. It’s also worth asking in individual restaurants in Colindale if they offer a discount as independent restaurants don’t always advertise this.

ITLJ in our top list, for example offers a student discount! There are plenty of take away options locally if you don’t want to eat in and there are a huge range of eateries popular with young people as well as bars and clubs in Colindale.

All On Your Doorstep…

The Stay Club’s student residence in Colindale is a perfectly placed base from which you can try all of these eateries. In fact you can walk to all the restaurants in our top 5 list from the stay club and find out more about the area here.

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