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The Toastrack

A locals' guide to The Toastrack

"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

"It's fun to watch the ducks swim across the ponds at Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

"Northcote Road, Battersea is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, pick up fresh groceries or go for a drink after work."

William Campbell

What is your favourite place?

Where do The Toastrack locals go?

Wandsworth Common

One of the best places south of the Thames to walk your dog on a Sunday morning. There is also a fantastic coffee shop inside the park where you can meet friends and catch up on the week.

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

Always worth a visit for a drink or two. The cocktails are original, homemade and more a piece of art for all your senses. The in-house infused eucalyptus gin is wonderful stuff and the wine list has been composed with imagination and care.

Be At One

Super tasty cocktails and a fantastic happy hour, where all cocktails are 2-4-1. The staff are so friendly and there's a good vibe here on a Friday and Saturday night.

The Northcote

This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.

Pizza Metro

A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.

Balham Bowls Club

The heartbeat of Balham's nightlife, this vibrant pub is open until 1am Friday and Saturday and also serves food from the bar and dining area.

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

Camden Coffee House

If you're feeling tired and in need of a caffeine hit, Camden Coffee House is the place to go! #bestcoffeeintown


The greatest curry house in South West London! Ask for the Gust Khata Masala, you will not be disappointed!


Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.

The Breakfast Club

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

Hildreth Street Market

On a miserable English day, the best place to go to put a 'spring' in your step is Hildreth Street Market, where stall owners sell beautiful seasonal flowers.

Blackbird Bakery

A cafe selling delicious coffee, cakes, bread and healthy juices ready to go.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Wandsworth Common, Earlsfield, Balham, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth, Tooting, Southfields, Battersea, Clapham and Imperial Wharf

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"Numbering amongst Battersea's wealth of past and present celebrity residents are Bob Geldof, J.K. Rowling and Brian Cox."

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Child-friendly activities near The Toastrack

Pre-School Football

Romany Scouts Hut
Inspire Pre School Football Fun courses have been running now for over 4 years and due to continued popularity we are now offering extra dates. Inspire Pre School football sessions will consist of playing fun games and activities to aid your child's social development skills (listening, sharing, taking turns and teamwork) whilst making new friends along the way and having lots of FUN!  Session 1: 1pm-1:35pm- 3 years - 4.5 years Session 2: 1:45pm-2:15pm - 2 years - 3.5 years Website

Story Time Sundays

The County Arms
County Arms kids are invited to come on a journey of the imagination with Amarillo Arts. Will you be battling dragons, exploring the deepest jungle or blasting off into space? Every Sunday at 1pm & 2pm Website

Broomwood Methodist Church Parent and Toddler Group

Broomwood Methodist Church
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 9 months-3 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. Please contact the group to book. Website

Amanda's Action Club

Skylark Cafe,
This class is a fun way to tire little ones out, Amanda gets the kids up and dancing to a variety of songs and with each song there is a themed toy/object for them to shake, hold or play with. Website

Try Time Kids Rugby

Wandsworth Common
The Wandsworth coaching team are experienced and passionate. Lead by a a great mixture of rugby and youth experience, they put together sessions that are great fun and really developmental..... and make kids want to come back week after week. There are 3 age groups that we run at every venue: Rascals - Our Rascals group is the youngest age group and ranges from 2 years old to 3.5 years old. This groups concentrates on motor skills and understanding instruction. Scoundrels - Our middle group is aged between 3.5 years to 5 years old. At this age group we focus on continued motor skills improvement, more complicated instruction and real rugby focused games. Scrummers - Our oldest group is for children aged 5 to 7 years old. In this group we play rugby focused games, including tag based games and really hone skills and attitudes Saturday Session Times Rascals - 10am-11am Scoundrels - 10am-11am and 11.15am-12.15pm Scrummers - 11.15am-12.15pm Website

Buggyfit with Eliza DoAlot

Common Ground Cafe
Buggyfit classes are an hour long, and usually involve a 3 - 5 mile route in total. Classes start with a moderate warm up walk, moving into a power walk or run to raise our heart rates. This is when we start to burn fat! Each class includes group exercises specifically selected to strengthen and tone particular muscle groups, and enable us to cope with the demands of motherhood. We finish off with a cool down and stretch. Prices: £10 to drop in /£42.50 for 5 / £72.50 for 10 Website

Drop in Play sessions

Windmill Nursery
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 0-5 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. Call for more details. Website
  1. About The Toastrack

    An affluent block of streets in South West London (SW18) is referred to as "The Toast Rack" by many estate agents, based on what it looks like on a map.

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