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POTUS Bar & Restaurant

POTUS Bar & Restaurant

A modern new bar located on the Albert Embankment. It offers modern interiors with fantastic music, great vibes and a place to go for after work drinks. Located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, it comprises of great American food and cocktails inspired by past American presidents, hence the name POTUS (President of the United States)

Parliament Tour

Parliament Tour

Informative guided and audio tours of the beautiful and ornate parliament building. It's great to see the place in real life, rather than just on the tele!

Cave

Cave

Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

VauxWall Climbing Centre

VauxWall Climbing Centre

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

St John's Smith Square

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...

Moo

Moo

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

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum offers a wealth of collections to explore - head to the Extraordinary Heroes gallery to discover the real-life stories of courage behind the Victoria Cross and George Cross medals awarded for bravery.

Bateaux London Cruises

Bateaux London Cruises

A great way to see London with a variety of different cruises along the Thames. You can even opt for Sunday lunch whilst listening to a live jazz band!

Tachbrook Street Market

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

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

Oddbins

Oddbins

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

Toulouse Lautrec

Toulouse Lautrec

Live music and great food!

Pimlico Fresh

Pimlico Fresh

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

Udderbelly Festival

Udderbelly Festival

A yearly festival on the South Bank celebrating London's creative culture - music, comedy, food and so much more!

Delicias de Portugal

Delicias de Portugal

Super favourite amongst locals and professionals in the area. Great selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, wines, meat and cheese, and take away lunch. Usually the queue starts on the street outside of the shop.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Westminster, Vauxhall, Kennington, Pimlico, Elephant and Castle, Victoria, West End, Southwark, Borough and Nine Elms

"The Secret Intelligence Service building at Vauxhall is home to MI6 and has featured in a number of James Bond films, including 'The World is Not Enough' and 'Skyfall'."

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

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When you think of the history and pageantry that has happened at Westminster Abbey, it gives you goosebumps!

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The regeneration of the Lambeth area is continuing at a pace...keep your eye on this part of London.

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Music and Movement

The Abbey Centre
This is a movement class set to live and recorded music. The tutor sings and plays guitar. Parents and children join in group games and sing familiar children's songs. Toys, equipment and musical instruments are used to tell stories. The class follows a similar format each week. The children join in their own way, so it is suitable for toddlers up until aged five. Website

Mother and Baby Yoga

Embody Wellness
Mother and baby postnatal classes are a great way to meet and share with other mums in the local area. Classes are suitable for babies from newborn to crawling. For mums, it's recommended waiting six weeks after a natural birth and eight weeks after a caesarean. Website

Little Diggers

Vauxhall City Farm
Our gardening club is specially designed for parents and their little ones! With a range of activities to engage the little ones they will learn from an early age about the importance of soil and the magic of growing your own food. Website

Baby and Toddler Swim

Queen Mother Sports Centre
Queen Mother Sports Centre offers a fantastic selection of facilities and activities. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a swimming adult at all times. A maximum of two under 8's to one adult. Children under 5 years of age swim for free. All children under 3 years of age are required to wear an Aqua Nappy. Website

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

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

Just for Dads

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

Wiggle and Jiggle at Pimlico Library

Pimlico Library
Wiggle and Jiggle, Music and Movement: toddlers aged between about 1 and two-and-a-half. Website

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