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Clapham Common North Side

Rows of elegant homes enveloping picturesque Clapham Common

"Hop out of Clapham Common Underground Station and into the centre of Clapham..."

Jon Woods

"Elegant town houses monopolise the area around Clapham Old Town."

Stephanie Kele

"Clapham Old Town's elegant architecture really heightens its charm."

David Law

What is your favourite place?

Where do Clapham Common North Side locals go?

North St. Deli

In the heart of Clapham Old Town, this deli's very friendly staff sell freshly made salads and sandwiches.

Clapham Picturehouse

Super comfy chairs that tilt backwards for extra comfort, careful you don't fall asleep though. Restaurant/café/bar inside and out.

The Stonhouse

Amazing food and 50% off your food bill with a Tastecard. Lovely beer garden for balmy evenings and friendly staff.

Clapham Common

A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!


Steaks, burgers, ribs, a great atmosphere and many different beers - you'll be left feeling full and satisfied from the generous portions!

No. 32 The Old Town

A great bar right off Clapham Common with nice cocktails and good food!

M. Moen & Sons

An incredible butcher that's been in Clapham Old Town for years. There's always a queue out the door - pork pies, joints, game, the lot!

The Breakfast Club

This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.


This bar serves drink and food throughout the day, but by night it becomes one of the most popular music venues in Clapham. There's DJs and dancing in the garden until the early hours.

The Jam Tree

There are endless food and drink establishments around Clapham Common that have a lively atmosphere and The Jam Tree is included in these. It's amazing in the summer, as the whole front opens up into a terrace. They also do bottomless prosecco brunch at the weekend.


Nardulli makes the best ice cream! It is located opposite Clapham Common and there is always a queue outside in the summer. The mint choc chip is delicious!

Hot Power Yoga

Hot Power Yoga has 2 sites they practice in, either in Lambeth College or at The Balance Studio on Gauden Road. The teachers are lovely and the times vary from 6:30am to 9pm so very flexible.

Free Fitness Clapham

For just £40 per month, you can take advantage of 6 classes a week, which include a running club, martial arts and Insanity workouts. You can also hire personal trainers for 1 on 1 sessions.

Two Brewers

Karaoke, drag acts and cabaret, this bar on Clapham High Street is definitely an exciting night out!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham, Clapham Junction, Clapham North, Battersea, Wandsworth Common, Balham, Nine Elms, Brixton, Imperial Wharf and Stockwell

What do you love about Clapham Common North Side?

Why do you find Clapham Common North Side a great place to live?


"Clapham Common in general is an amazing place. You have the business of London with great bars and restaurants and then right next to it is the open mesmerising space of the common itself. Filled with different activities, different people and caters for everyone's needs."

January 2015


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"Did you know, half of Clapham Common is considered to be in the borough of Wandsworth, while the other half is in Lambeth?"

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Child-friendly activities near Clapham Common North Side

Alphabet Dance

The Old School Club, Batterse
These classes for toddlers and pre-schoolers provide a fantastic and fun introduction to the alphabet using music and movement! Kids 'meet' a different letter each week and review others. Website

Breastfeeding Support Group

Stormont Health Clinic
This is a support group for mothers to learn how to successfully breastfeed their baby. These groups are for mothers to access whose babies are over the age of 10 days. If they need help before their baby is 10 days old they should contact their midwife. The benefits of attending this support group are it will: support mothers to successfully breastfeed, give breastfeeding mums a chance to socialise, and allow mothers to ask questions about breastfeeding in a friendly relaxed environment. Website

Little Crafters

The Old School Club, Unit 141 Building B, Battersea Business Centre
Arts & Crafts classes where toddlers explore colour, shapes and texture. We will provide a new theme every week and will show them a new skill, with no pressure to make realistic projects. We will use different media such as paper, clay, paint, fabric and parents/carers are encouraged to support the children by letting them learn and discover their own creativity. Children must be accompanied. £7 per session Website

Jiggle Jive dance for under 5s

Battersea Arts Centre
The Jiggle Jive drop-in class is based in Clapham, London and is a creative, funky 45 minute dance class for 0 - 3yrs. Jiggle Jive uses lots of fun props and a wide variety of music including Motown, Pop and R&B to get everyone dancing. This class has a relaxed environment allowing children to explore movement, have fun and build confidence using their bodies. Website

Cheeky Champs

Battersea Arts Centre
Friendly and fun class run by a local mum incorporating lots of different elements to entertain and stimulate your little ones. 

Bolingbroke Stay and Play - Open Play Sessions

Bolingbroke Early Years Centre
Stay and Play sessions aim to help parents/carers learn how to include play in every day routines with their children. These sessions are for parents/carers and their children aged 0-8 years. At the sessions parents/carers will: meet other parents and carers, help their children explore their creativity, discuss child development, and create a learning journey of your childs achievements. There is no need to book just drop-in to the Bolingbroke Early Years Centre. Possible changes in school holidays. Please come dressed for messy play and outdoor play. Website

Baby Bright Mother and Toddler group

The Old Choir Vestry, St Barnabas Church
A very popular group for parents and children aged 18 months to 2 1/2 years. Sessions run 5 mornings a week. Advanced bookings required. £132 per term Website
  1. About Clapham Common North Side

    Clapham Common is an 89 hectare (220 acre) triangular area of grassland situated between Clapham, Battersea and Balham in south London. The common contains three ponds which are historical features and a more modern paddling pool known as Cock Pond. The common is surrounded by many fine houses which began to be built in the 1790s and became fashionable dwellings. Holy Trinity Church (1776) is close to the North Side of the common.

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