Clapham’s best kept secret - café culture and independent boutiques
"Hop out of Clapham Common Underground Station and into the centre of Clapham..."Josh Liddall
"Elegant town houses monopolise the area around Clapham Old Town."Stephanie Kele
"Clapham Old Town's elegant architecture really heightens its charm."David Law
Where do Abbeville Village locals go?
The Ginger Pig
As well as sublime sausage and stilton rolls, the Ginger Pig sells a great variety of lunch treats. Limited vegetarian options, but they do serve many of their products with rocket.
Submitted by Gareth
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.
Submitted by Lisa
Super comfy chairs that tilt backwards for extra comfort, careful you don't fall asleep though. Restaurant/café/bar inside and out.
Submitted by Posy
Amazing food and 50% off your food bill with a Tastecard. Lovely beer garden for balmy evenings and friendly staff.
Submitted by Posy
A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!
Submitted by Giorgio
Steaks, burgers, ribs, a great atmosphere and many different beers - you'll be left feeling full and satisfied from the generous portions!
Submitted by David
No. 32 The Old Town
A great bar right off Clapham Common with nice cocktails and good food!
Submitted by Anna
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!
Submitted by Camillo
Karaoke, drag acts and cabaret, this bar on Clapham High Street is definitely an exciting night out!
Submitted by Camillo
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.
Submitted by Alex
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!
Submitted by Lisa
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.
Submitted by Lisa
I was really impressed with this sushi restaurant just off Clapham High Street. They serve very good quality dishes made using fresh ingredients and the atmosphere is perfect for a catch up with friends or a special date night.
Submitted by Daisy
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Did you know?
"William Wilberforce, politician and leader of the Clapham Sect - the group that aided the abolition of slavery - attended Holy Trinity church on Clapham Common that became the epicentre of the movement."
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Child-friendly activities near Abbeville Village
GymboreeGymboree Clapham SW4 7DE
Gymboree's team of early childhood education experts have created a series of developmentally appropriate play programmes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. During these classes, adults play a key role in your child's play and development. Having a routine is important for young children, so we ask that our members register for a regular class to attend weekly. 0-5 years old Website
Baby SalsaClapham Methodist Churc
From a very early age, we are able to appreciate and identify with music. Rhythm is an amazing feeling that makes us happy and energised. Baby Salsa offers you and your baby an exciting experience of Latin American Dance, to share a fun moment together,to introduce your child to the benefits of dance and to help you keep fit! Website
Clapham Open House Coffee @ EscaEsca
The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca is your chance to meet new mums and dads. Mum and dads with older babies and second time parents within the area. The coffees are hosted by branch volunteer Amelia. The open house is open to all including non members so if you are new to the area or just keen to meet some other local parents please get in touch. Our hosts would appreciate a RSVP so they have an idea of numbers please email the host and add the date/venue as the subject for the date which you wish to attend. The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca takes place fortnightly on a Tuesday between 10am-12noon. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Website
Christmas at Venn Street MarketVenn Street Market
High Quality Local Produce flowers hot food and crafts. Website
NCT Clapham Open House Coffee @ EscaEsca
The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca is your chance to meet new mums and dads mum and dads with older babies and second time parents within the area. The coffees are hosted by branch volunteer Amelia. The open house is open to all including non members so if you are new to the area or just keen to meet some other local parents please get in touch. Our hosts would appreciate a RSVP so they have an idea of numbers please email the host and add the date/venue as the subject for the date which you wish to attend. The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca takes place fortnightly on a Tuesday between 10am-12noon. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Website
Windmill ToursBrixton Windmill,
Explore the windmill with one of their tour guides. Visit the 'two mills in one' and hear the intriguing story of the Ashby family. You will see the original wind-powered machinery and find out how it was once used to make stoneground flour. Booking required. Website
Jelly Tots PlaygroupSt Stephen's Parish 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 0-3 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. There is no need to book just drop in. Website
About Abbeville Village
The grid of late Victorian era streets around Abbeville Road in Clapham Park is frequently referred to as Abbeville Village. Clapham Park is an area in the Borough of Lambeth in London, to the south of central Clapham and west of Brixton. There are many restaurants, cafes and bars, as the street has become the centre of local night life for the professional middle classes.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Clapham North
- Streatham Hill
- Clapham Junction
- Wandsworth Common
- Herne Hill
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