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A locals' guide to SW95

"The handsome Georgian buildings in Pimlico heighten the elegant, welcoming feel of the area."

Stephen Lovelady

"Pretend you're James Bond at the home of MI6, right next to Vauxhall Bridge."

David Law

"The development of Battersea Power Station is one of the largest and most spectacular in London."

Stephanie Kele

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW95 locals go?


Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

VauxWall Climbing Centre

A little known bouldering centre in the arches. Turn up with your kit for a different kind of work out.

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

Peace and quiet, where one goes to ponder and work out all at once!


The first Argentinian pub to open in the UK, this place serves traditional dishes and South American wines.

Fentiman Arms

Amazing roast dinners, good red wines and a nice beer garden for when it's warm!


As well as selling a wide range of beer, wine and spirits, the Oddbins in Pimlico does free tasting sessions too!

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

Pimlico Fresh

Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...

Hardcore Lobster & More

Perfectly cooked lobster and burgers - a welcome alternative to restaurants serving similar dishes.

The Oval Lounge

Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

North St. Deli

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

St John's Smith Square

If you're a fan of classical music, this stunning venue is a must. The architecture is awe-inspiring too...

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.

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Nine Elms, Pimlico, Vauxhall, Stockwell, Westminster, Clapham North, Victoria, Sloane Square, Clapham and Kennington

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"Jutting out from the Underground entrance at Vauxhall Cross are two large metal 'forks' that are covered in solar panels. The energy they supply provides 60% of the station's lighting."

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Child-friendly activities near SW95

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Pimlico Library
Baby Bounce and Rhyme: knee-bouncing songs for babies aged between about 3 months - 12 months. Website

ABC Boys

Yvonne Carr Children's Centre
A four week course for parents with boys under 5. Course content: Difference between boys and girls development. How to discipline boys and give them boundries. What boys do and what motivates them. Preparing boys for school. Website

Parent and toddler group

Tate South Lambeth library
n active session for parents & toddlers to participate in during term time. Website

Parent and Toddler Drop in

Churchill Gardens School (Johnson Place Entrance)
Parent & Toddler groups are informal sessions run by voluntary members of the community. They usually involve free play with maybe a story , sing-a-long, or craft session to join in with. Most groups have a baby corner for new mums to make friends and enjoy a coffee. Website

Capital Carboot

Pimlico Academy
Central London's only indoor and outdoor all year round carboot sale The salubrious central London location of this event means shoppers are willing to part with a fair amount of cash in return for quality vintage and high-end clothing. Retro garb is especially popular here as is kitsch granny-style homeware. Website

Just for Dads

Pimlico Library
Dads, bring children along for stories and songs. 1st Saturday of each month. Website
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