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Battersea and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Battersea and surrounding areas

"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

"Battersea Square is a delightful place for a spot of brunch, lunch or dinner, particularly when the sun is shining and you can sit outside!"

David Law

"Clapham Junction is the busiest station in Britain measured by the number of trains passing through there every day."

Stephanie Kele

What is your favourite place?

Where do Battersea and surrounding areas locals go?

The Breakfast Club

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

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 Latchmere

A lovely pub in Battersea with a great garden at the back!

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

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.

The Woodman

A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.

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.

The Northcote

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

Gigalum

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.

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.

No. 32 The Old Town

A great bar right off Clapham Common with nice cocktails and good food!

Bodean's

Steaks, burgers, ribs, a great atmosphere and many different beers - you'll be left feeling full and satisfied from the generous portions!

Caffettino

The best Italian cappuccino in London and friendly people too!

Pizza Metro

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

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"Historically, Battersea was situated in Surrey, with the land used mainly for farming. Lavender - giving its name to Lavender Hill - asparagus and pig breeding were just some of its main agricultural outputs."

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Battersea Sports Centre- Holiday Fun

Battersea Sports Centre
Multi-sport games and activities that will help develop fundamental motor skills. Children are also given opportunities to win prizes. The activities include Street Dance, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Go- Karting. Website

Tin Pan Annie Music

St Barnabas' Church
Designed to stimulate, educate and get the maximum benefit from live music whilst having a great time, Tin Pan Annie music is the leading provider of quality live music classes for children in South London, with hundreds of children attending our weekly half-hour classes in various venues. We are highly regarded and valued by local nurseries and preparatory schools where we also provide classes Block rates are £8.50 per class £12 for two siblings over six months old lf you can't commit to a regular weekly slot, our ad-hoc class rate is £10 per class £14 for two siblings Website

Jiggle Jive dance for under 5s

Battersea Arts Centre
The Jiggle Jive drop-in class is based in Clapham, London and is a creative, funky 45 minute dance class for 0 - 3yrs. Jiggle Jive uses lots of fun props and a wide variety of music including Motown, Pop and R&B to get everyone dancing. This class has a relaxed environment allowing children to explore movement, have fun and build confidence using their bodies. Website

NCT Walks on the Commons

Meet outside Gail's
Desperate for a bit of fresh air? Enjoy a gossip? Join our Walks on the Commons group. We meet regularly at 3.15pm on a Wednesday afternoon for a walk around one of our wonderful Commons. Everybody is welcome Website

Evening Junior Club Drop-In

Providence House Youth Club
Socialise with other young people and use resources at Providence House Youth Club. Activities include: art and craft, cooking, games and sports. This activity is for children aged 6-11 years who are a member of Providence House Youth Club. Children can: make friends and socialise learn new skills have fun To join Providence House Youth Club please contact the club for a membership form. Alternatively young people can join on the day. Website

Storytime

Northcote Library
Storytime is half an hour of songs stories and rhymes. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 2-4 years. Families can: make friends and socialise, listen to popular stories that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. Website

Dream F.C Skills School

Sacred Heart School Battersea
The Skills School is about developing players of all abilities. Helping them better their technique and also skill set whilst also developing them better their motor skills in a safe and fun learning environment. £3 (casual);£5 Sibling Discount; £12 for 6 weeks; Website
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