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Satay Bar

Satay Bar

Happy hour cocktails and a range of dishes and cuisines from all over South East Asia.

Brixton Blend

Brixton Blend

The smoothest coffee this side of Rome!

The Ritzy

The Ritzy

One of the most iconic buildings in Brixton overlooking Windrush Square, the Ritzy is a really cool independent cinema where you can grab a couple of cocktails whilst watching the latest blockbuster!

The Agile Rabbit

The Agile Rabbit

Great pizza, drinks, live music at weekends and friendly service.

The Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales

A Brixton institution, this bar has amazing roof terraces and serves food in the day too. You can dance the night away until the early hours when they have DJs playing.

Seven at Brixton

Seven at Brixton

Unique homemade cocktails in the middle of Brixton Market, made using their own secret recipes. A small place, but very nice for a date. They also sell food.

Boqueria

Boqueria

Best tapas restaurant in London!

Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park

A great place for an early morning run, where you feel like you aren't even in London - yet you are only 10 minutes from central London on the Victoria line. There are tennis courts, a gym and a Lido too if running isn't your thing.

The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh

A great pub. Sports, pool table, local beers and the biggest beer garden in South London!

Tsunami

Tsunami

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.

Hot Power Yoga

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.

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton

The new go to place in Brixton. Restaurants, bars and work spaces in converted shipping containers.

Two Brewers

Two Brewers

Karaoke, drag acts and cabaret, this bar on Clapham High Street is definitely an exciting night out!

San Marino

San Marino

Been serving amazing breakfast and lunch in the heart of Brixton since 1993. The chicken salad is a winner judging by the queues outside the door!

Craft Beer Co.

Craft Beer Co.

Over 100 types of beers and an enormous variety of flavours to choose from. The perfect setting for after-work drinks.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Brixton, Herne Hill, Clapham North, Stockwell, Clapham, Camberwell, Streatham Hill, Dulwich, Vauxhall and Nine Elms

"Artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) lived at 87 Hackford Road, Stockwell, SW9."

I do not know of a better park in London with more to offer than Brockwell Park - a lido, BMX track, miniature railway, tennis courts...

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Electric Avenue is home to Brixton's market traders six days a week, Monday to Saturday.

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Herne Hill has a fantastic community feel with its independently run boutiques and cafes.

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Shake Rattle and Roll Storytime at Brixton Library

Ritzy Cinema
Fun interactive story telling that often pulls a crowd. Arrive early

Baby Rhyme Time

Effra Early Years Centre,
Come along and meet other parents with young babies. Become familiar with a variety of songs and rhymes that you and your baby can enjoy by joining in with our fun singing session. It is then time for a story and before leaving there is an opportunity to choose a book from our borrowing scheme.​ Website

Brixton Recreation Centre with creche

Brixton Recreation Centre,
The creche will provide a safe and fun environment for busy parents to drop off their children while they relax and unwind, or work towards their fitness goals in centre. Website

Shake Rattle and Roll Storytime

Ritzy Cinema
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Jessop's Dads' Day

Jessop Children’s Centre
Dads' Day is a monthly stay and play session for dads and male carers with children up to the age of 5. This runs on the last Saturday of the month. Jessop Children's Centre provides free activities, sessions and support for families living in our local area with children up to the age of 5. Website

Mulberry Centre Messy Play


Messy Play invites children under 5 with their parents for hand -on sessions involving art, crafts and lots of messy fun, indoors and in the garden. Sessions are coordinated by Loughborough Children's Centre. Website

The Minnow Club

The Prince Of Wales
Every Thursday from 10 to noon at The Prince of Wales, Brixton (opposite Ritzy Cinema), a place to have creative fun with your pre-schoolers. Taking the ethos of the Big Fish Little Fish family raves - social, quirky fun for both adults & children - to create a family morning social café. Managed by BFLF's very own Captain Cookie, Mums and Dads come and enjoy good music, coffee and pastries, while your 0-5 let their creative imaginations free with different crafty themes each week and a baby play area with pop-up tents, inflatables and rugs. Website

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