Gorgeous local sourdough bakery that makes amazing coffees and fry ups - even homemade baked beans and perfect poached eggs!
Submitted by Hannah
A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.
Submitted by Victoria
Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.
Submitted by Victoria
Best casual dining restaurant in Battersea based inside the plantation wharf development. They do fantastic food and the best Sunday roast ever.
Submitted by Amit
Perfect for a post-park refreshment, this traditional pub opposite Battersea Park's Albert Gate has plenty of tables outside.
Submitted by Victoria
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.
Submitted by Iris
A great place for lunch on a sunny day overlooking Chelsea Harbour.
Submitted by Clodagh
A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.
Submitted by David
This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...
Submitted by James
This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.
Submitted by Daisy
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.
Submitted by Daisy
A must for anyone interested in botanics and horticulture. They put on lots of workshops throughout the year and there's a fantastic Christmas fair too.
Submitted by Dan
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I love Battersea because of the beautiful park, it is well connected by bus to Chelsea and Clapham and it has character at the same time.
I love SW11 because it's close to the centre of London, but has a real personality of its own. A very villagey yet urban feel.
Battersea is close to Chelsea and Central London.
Battersea is an area being redeveloped so much and the people are friendly. It's very suitable for young families, as well as young people who have just started their career in central London.
Lots of parks, restaurants and friendly people.
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Stay and Play (under 1s)Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
This is a Stay and Play drop-in session for parents/carers and their children to play together as well as an opportunity to meet new people. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-1 years. Benefits of taking part in the session include: increased understanding of your baby opportunities to meet new people and make friends special time with your baby Please just drop in there is no need to book. Website
Battersea BabiesYork Gardens Children's Centre
Come and join this friendly baby group in a relaxing atmosphere where you will have the chance to meet other parents with babies receive advice. This is a Parent and Baby Group for 0 - 1 year olds and their parents or carers. This is a great opportunity to: meet other parents/carers, and have a chat with a health professional about your baby. Call for more details. Website
Stay and PlaySomerset Nursery School and Children's Centre
This session offers opportunities for parents and children to engage in a large range of different play experiences and materials. Stay and Play is for parents and their children aged under 3 years old This is an opportunity for children to: begin to form friendships with other children and their families, extend their learning through play and build on previous experiences, engage in well planned activities indoors and outdoors based on their play and interests, and participate in meaningful speaking and listening activities in group time with stories rhymes and action songs. Website
Soft PlayLatchmere Leisure Centre
This is a fun and exciting soft play facility at the Latchmere Leisure Centre. The two storey soft play facility is for children aged 18 months to 8 years old. Some of the features include: Slide, Ball pond, Tiger rollers, Bish bash bags, and Spider web climbers. Children must be supervised by parents at all times whilst using the soft play area. Website
Swimming AcademyLatchmere Leisure Centre
Our lessons are delivered under the Swimming Academy brand and follows the Amateur Swimming Association's (ASA), Learn to Swim framework. This uses fun and games to take children from the first splash to full competence in the pool and will ultimately help your child develop confidence in the water. Swimming Lessons Members: FREE Children aged from 5 years up to 8 years old must register for free swimming. A registration fee of £2 is applicable Child (8-15): £2.10 Website
Music First and Story TimeChesterton Primary School Dagnall Street London
A session for parent/carers and children to have fun learning songs and stories from around the world. This session is for parent/carers and children up to 5 years. Families and children joining this activity will: have access to a range of multi-cultural instruments, have fun learning new words and phrases, meet other families with children under five years, and learn dance and actions to your favourite nursery songs. There is no need to book just drop-in. Website
Well Baby and Child ClinicSomerset Nursery School and Children's Centre
Discuss general health issues; worries about your child; child weighing; advice about feeding. Please bring your child's red book and your baby changing. Website
Battersea is part of London on the south bank of the River Thames. Roughly triangular in shape, its northern boundary is the Thames, as it runs first north-east, and then east, before turning north again to pass Westminster. Its north eastern corner is one mile (1.6 km) due south of the Palace of Westminster; the north western corner is demarcated by Wandsworth Bridge and Battersea tapers south to a point roughly three miles (5 km) from the north eastern corner and two miles (3 km) from the north west. To the east is Lambeth; on the south are Camberwell and Streatham, on the south-east is Clapham and on the west Wandsworth. It was announced that a new US embassy would be constructed at Nine Elms. This development would also see the building of luxury apartments in the area.
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