A guide to living in East Finchley N2

East Finchley is a suburb in the London Borough of Barnet. Hampstead Heath, Highgate and Muswell Hill are right on the doorstep of East Finchley making it one of Londons' most sought after areas.

Prior to East Finchley being a residential area it was once part of the Bishop of Londons hunting ground dating back to the 1400's. East Finchley is loved by young working professionals and families, mainly due to the excellent transport links and top-tier schools. The High Road is full of independent grocers, cafes, restaurants and independent fashion boutiques.

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What residents of East Finchley love to do

Modern European interior at Genzo Greek in East Finchley.

Genzo Greek

Are you moving home in East Finchley? Are you a fan of Greek cuisine? Then look no further, Genzo Greek is your go-to in East Finchley. They have a wide range of grilled foods, salads and don't forget to order their homemade Baklava. It's homemade, buttery and delicious!

Genzo Greek (East Finchley)
Neon lit exterior of Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley.

Phoenix Cinema

Do you consider yourself a cinephile that's planning to move home in East Finchley? Well, you're in luck. East Finchley is home to the independent single-screen community Phoenix cinema. They opened their doors in 1910 and have since been championing creative independent media.

Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley)
Chic white storefront for Table Du Marche in East Finchley

Table Du Marche

Table Du Marche in East Finchley is a petite and cosy family restaurant that serves a wide range of meat, vegetarian and vegan dishes. A meal for two (entrees, mains, desserts and wine) will set you back around £100. It's incredibly easy to get to via bus or you can walk from East Finchley tube station.

Table Du Marche (East Finchley)

Moving home with children? Check out these top rated schools

High school aged students in uniform walking and smiling on campus at The Archer Academy in East Finchley.

The Archer Academy

The Archer Academy is an educational institution in East Finchley that caters to students from Year 7 through to Sixth Form. In 2019, Ofsted awarded Archer Academy the "Outstanding" rating. The report especially highlighted the exceptional leadership team running The Archer Academy.

The Archer Academy (East Finchley)
Exterior of Martin Primary School in East Finchley.

Martin Primary School

Martin Primary School in East Finchley has been loved by locals for decades. Their school is run by the MARTIN values: Mutual respect, Aim high without limits, Resilience, Team work, Inclusion, Never ending learning. They strive to put children at the heart of everything they do.

Martin Primary School (East Finchley)
Group photo of teachers at Holy Trinity Primary School in East Finchley.

Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School

Holy Trinity CoE Primary School in East Finchley have a vision to a create a family environment that is deeply rooted in love. They believe in creating an environment where both children and teachers can excel in spirituality, academia and personal life goals. If you're moving home in East Finchley and are looking for a primary school, Holy Trinity Primary could be a great option for your family.

Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School (East Finchley)

Local information for East Finchley residents

Black and white council tax bill for East Finchley, London.

East Finchley Council Tax

East Finchley is a district in the London Borough of Barnet. East Finchley is currently governed by the Conservative Party.

The band D council tax is £1605 per annum.

East Finchley Council Tax
Empty platform at East Finchley tube station.

East Finchley Tube Station

East Finchley Underground Tube station is in zone 3. It is served by the Northern Line between. Trains generally operate every 2-5 minutes.

East Finchley Tube Station
263 London red bus passing by East Finchley tube station.

East Finchley Buses

The following buses can be taken from East Finchley station: 143, 234, 263, 603, N20, V603. Buses run throughout the day and night and generally operate every 4-7 minutes.

East Finchley Buses

Top rated estate agents in East Finchley

Branded store front for Adam Hayes in East FInchley.

Adam Hayes (East Finchley)

Adam Hayes (East Finchley)
Martyn Gerrard shop front in East Finchley.

Martyn Gerrard (East Finchley)

Martyn Gerrard (East Finchley)
Prickett & Ellis storefront in East Finchley.

Prickett & Ellis (East Finchley)

Prickett & Ellis (East Finchley)

Explore East Finchley and surrounding areas

One of the perks of living in East Finchley N2 is that you’re spoilt for choice with upmarket areas in the surrounding area.

Check out the local areas: Hampstead, Muswell Hill and Highgate.

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