How to Find Us

We are located in north-west London, four minutes from Hampstead tube station, 18 miles from Heathrow, 3 miles from Kings Cross station, 2 miles from the North Circular road (A406) and 3 miles from the end of the M1 motorway.

Close by are places of interest such as Kenwood House, Highgate Cemetery, Keats' House, and the Freud Museum as well as all central London attractions. We are also within easy reach of Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, St. Albans, Aylesbury, Henley-on-Thames, and many other tourist locations in the London vacinity.

For specific guidance on how to reach us from key points in London, please select your arrival point in London from the list below, external web-links can be found beneath each point if you require further information:

 

Heathrow Airport

1) Take the underground directly from the airport to La Gaffe. The tube from Heathrow will take you to central London. Change lines at Leicester Square from the Piccadilly line onto the Northern line. (This is the line coloured black on the tube map). Make sure you take an Edgware-bound train or you will end up in the completely wrong part of the city (don't worry, you only have a choice of two destinations). Get off the train at Hampstead station. Turn right outside the tube station and walk four minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side. Taking the tube is by far the cheapest option (in the region of £6.00).
2) There is now a high-speed rail link between Heathrow and Paddington station. The train takes approximately fifteen minutes to reach central London. The cost is roughly L15.00 per person. From Paddington, you can take the tube. Use either the Circle or Hammersmith and City lines to get to Kings Cross, then change onto the Northern line and take an Edgware-bound train. Alternatively, you can take a black cab from Paddington, which will cost approximately £15.00.
3) Take a taxi directly from the airport to the hotel. A black cab from Heathrow will cost anywhere between £50.00 and £70.00. Alternatively, if you send La Gaffe all of your flight information, we can arrange for a car to pick you up when you arrive at the airport terminal. The cost of this will in the region of £35.00-£45.00, depending on waiting time and the size of the vehicle required.

Links: Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Express (Rail), London Transport (Tube/Buses)

Gatwick Airport

1) The best way to get to our hotel from Gatwick is to take the Gatwick Express to Victoria station. From Victoria, get on the tube and take the Victoria line to Warren Street. Change onto the Northern line and take an Edgware-bound train to Hampstead station. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side. The cost will be roughly £14-£16.00 for the train and tube.
2) A black cab will cost in the region of £70.00 to £90.00. Alternatively, if you send La Gaffe all of your flight information, we can arrange for a car to pick you up when you arrive at the airport terminal. The cost of this will in the region of £45.00-£60.00, depending on waiting time and the size of the vehicle required.

Links: Gatwick Airport, Railtrack (for train times), London Transport (Tube/Buses)

Stansted

1) There is a train link from the airport to Liverpool Street station in central London. The journey takes approximately 40 minutes and costs in the region of £14.00, depending on the time of day. From Liverpool Street you have a choice of the Metropolitan, Circle or Hammersmith and City lines to take you to Kings Cross station where you change onto the Northern line. Get off the train at Hampstead station. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side.
2) A black cab will be around £80.00. Alternatively, if you send La Gaffe all of your flight information, we can arrange for a car to pick you up when you arrive at the airport terminal. The cost of this will in the region of £45.00-£60.00, depending on waiting time and the size of the vehicle required.
3) There is a coach link from the airport to nearby Golders Green underground and bus station. There are two Stansted Express coaches every hour from the airport and the cost is £8.00 one way. The journey time is approximately one hour, depending on traffic. From Golders Green, you can take either the tube one stop to Hampstead station or take a taxi from the taxi rank outside the station. A black cab will cost you approximately £5.00.

Links: Stansted Airport, Railtrack (for train times), London Transport (Tube/Buses)

London City Airport

1) From City Airport there is a regular bus link with Liverpool Street station, and the cost is £5.00. From Liverpool Street station, take the Central line to Tottenham Court Road and change there onto the Northern line. (The Northern line is the line coloured black on the tube map). Make sure you take an Edgware-bound train or you will end up in the completely wrong part of the city (don't worry, you only have a choice of two destinations). Get off the train at Hampstead station. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side.
2) A black cab will cost in the region of £55.00. Alternatively, if you send La Gaffe all of your flight information, we can arrange for a car to pick you up when you arrive at the airport terminal. The cost of this will in the region of £30.00-£40.00, depending on waiting time and the size of the vehicle required.

Links: London City Airport, London Transport (Tube/Buses)

Luton Airport

1) Take a black cab directly from the airport to the hotel. This will cost in region of £70.00. Alternatively, if you send La Gaffe all of your flight information, we can arrange for a car to pick you up when you arrive at the airport terminal. The cost of this will in the region of £45.00-£60.00, depending on waiting time and the size of the vehicle required.
2) By public transport there is a direct bus from Luton Airport to Victoria Station. The cost is roughly £8.00. From Victoria, take the tube to Hampstead on an Edgware-bound Northern Line train. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side. The cost will be roughly £14-£16.00 for the train and tube combined.
3) There is a train link to Kings Cross station. Take the shuttle bus outside the airport (the cost is roughly £2.00) to Luton Airport Parkway Station. The fare to Kings Cross is approximately £10.00. At Kings Cross, take an Edgware-bound Northern Line train and get out at Hampstead. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side.

Links: Luton Airport, Railtrack (for train times), London Transport (Tube/Buses)

From the M1

From the end of the motorway, turn left onto the North Circular Road (A406), turning onto the Brent Cross flyover soon afterwards (this is just after the Brent Cross Shopping Centre). From the on-ramp turn right onto the Hendon Way (A41) and follow the road until you reach Cricklewood Lane (on the corner of the third set of traffic lights). Turn left and follow the road all the way to the top. Turn right onto West Heath Road and follow this road all the way to the traffic lights. Whitestone Pond will be on your left. At the lights, turn right onto Heath Street and we are on the corner, the second turning on the right.

Links: RAC (for road and traffic information)

From the M4 (Heathrow Airport)

From the airport, follow the signs that lead you onto the M4 toward Central London. Look out for the turn-off for the North Circular road (A406), head north and follow the above directions from the M1.

Links: RAC (for road and traffic information)

From Central London

Depending on where you are, the easiest way is to head towards Euston (which is very close if you are at Tottenham Court Road, Leicester Square, Oxford Street, Regent Street, etc.) and follow the street signs to Camden Town. Once there, follow Camden High Street to Camden Lock and carry on towards Chalk Farm. Stay on the same road which will become, in turn, Haverstock Hill, Rosslyn Hill and finally Hampstead High Street. At the top of the High Street, by the tube station, turn right onto Heath Street. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side; look for the blue sign on the restaurant and wine bar.

Links: RAC (for road and traffic information)

From The Train/Bus Station

To get to us from any of the major train or bus stations, you must take the Northern Line from whichever station you arrive at (Kings Cross, Euston, Charing Cross and Waterloo are all on the Northern line). Take an Edgware-bound train and get out at Hampstead. Turn right outside the tube station and walk three minutes up the road. We are the last business establishment on the left-hand side. If you are unsure, all stations have free tube maps to help you find your way or simply ask a member of London Transport staff.

Links: RAC (for road and traffic information), Railtrack (for train times), London Transport (Tube/Buses)


If you are still unsure of how to find us, please call us for further information.

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