A locals' guide to Tolworth
"There are some extraordinary properties in the Surbiton and Kingston area that you wouldn't find in central London."Leanna Sharman
"It's not every day you see a Mini in a wall...but you do in Surbiton!"Leanna Sharman
"There has been a lot of development in Surbiton in recent years."Greg Boxer
Where do Tolworth locals go?
Best Italian food I've had in the area by far. Coupled with great service and a wonderful selection of wine.
Submitted by Sharan
Potentially the smallest café/restaurant I have come across, but packed with rustic charm. The staff are all Italian and sell a great range of foodstuffs - the freshly made sandwiches on Italian breads are a must have at lunch and are so delicious!
Submitted by Lindsay
The French Tarte
A bakery/café that everyone talks about for their unique breads and other delicacies.
Submitted by Billy
The French Table
This restaurant does delicious food! A wonderful place to celebrate any special occasion.
Submitted by Lise
Surbiton Farmers' Market
This fabulous farmers' market is on Maple Road every third Saturday of the month. There are 26 stalls of fresh farm produce and speciality foods, and it's a great place for meeting friends in the adjoining bars and restaurants. All surplus proceeds go to local charities.
Submitted by Alison
New Malden Sports Club
Catering for everyone from 3 to 90 years old, it's a great sports club for tennis, squash, badminton and the gym. It's very social and great for the whole family.
Submitted by John
The Harts Boatyard
With large windows overlooking the Thames, this delightful restaurant makes it feel as if you're dining on a ship!
Submitted by Stephen
A Korean supermarket packed full of unusual and authentic ingredients from South Korea.
Submitted by Aidan
One of many Korean restaurants along the High Street. Go and try their chicken teriyaki!
Submitted by Jade
Once a police station and now a pub, The Watchman is set within a listed building.
Submitted by Jade
A great Italian restaurant with traditional and authentic dishes - not just the usual pizza and pasta, although these are tasty too!
Submitted by Daniel
This cafe sells great paninis! It's the perfect place for a quick lunch to eat in or take away.
Submitted by Daniel
Why do you find Tolworth a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"Since the 15th century, every year in July, a census is taken of all the swans on the River Thames. In 2009, the Queen attended the ceremony called Swan Upping, marking the first time that a reigning monarch has done so."
Child-friendly activities near Tolworth
Tiny TunesSurbiton Library Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website
Tiny TunesNew Malden Library
Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Website
Woodcraft FolkKingston Quaker Centre
Woodcraft Folk is the cooperative movement for children and young people. We run groups where young people meet to play games make friends and learn about big ideas from social justice to climate change through cooperative activities. Tolworth and Kingston Woodcraft Folk are now running a new children's group at Kingston Quaker Centre on Fairfield East in Kingston on Thursday evenings from 6-7.15 pm. At Woodcraft Folk we encourage every child to get involved and to feel valued. We aim to teach children independence empowerment equality and how to care for the planet. To get involved or ask any questions please contact Andy Marshall the leader of the new group on 07762 447759 or email him at Tolkingwoodcraft@gmail.com . At Tolworth And Kingston we are currently running groups for ages 6 - 9 (Elfins) and 10 - 12 (Pioneers).
Baby Sensory at Vera Fletcher HallThe Vera Fletcher Hall
Baby Sensory classes provide an exciting activity, which will be fun for you and will help with your baby's sensory development. Call Sari who will arrange for you and your baby to visit one of their classes. Website
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Worcester Park
- New Malden
- Thames Ditton
- Raynes Park
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