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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.

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.

Boqueria

Boqueria

Best tapas restaurant in London!

David Bowie Memorial

David Bowie Memorial

Brixton's very own 'star man' still attracts fans from around the world... Nothing 'ch-ch-ch-changes...'

Brixton Blend

Brixton Blend

The smoothest coffee this side of Rome!

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.

The Agile Rabbit

The Agile Rabbit

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

Satay Bar

Satay Bar

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

Herne Hill Market

Herne Hill Market

A buzzing Sunday market, right near Herne Hill Station.

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!

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!

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.

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 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!

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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

"Sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate gifted one of the first free public libraries in London in Brixton in the year 1893."

Brixton market has so many things on offer from every corner of the globe...

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I love the authentic street food you can get from Brixton Market...an inspiration for the adventurous foodie...

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

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Child-friendly activities near Brixton and surrounding areas

Baby Singalong

Jessop Primary School
All the baby classics in a pristine centre with a brilliant sensory play area that includes fibre optic cables and electric displays as well as larger toys. Call: 02077375164 to book

NCT Brixton Bumps and Babes Group

The Lounge,
It is a great place to make new friends, share your experiences with people going through the same things, have a reason to get out of the house if everything seems too much or overwhelming of if you just need to socialise with people in your local area. Website

Story time and crafts

Minet Library
Story time and crafts Website

Museum of Chocolate


Pop-in with your children after school, for a creative, fun and exquisite drop-in workshop. Website

Brockwell Lido

Brockwell Park
Enjoy swimming at one of London's few remaining outdoor swimming pools. General Swim most days 6.30-1.00pm or 4.00-8.00pm Website

Wriggle and Rhyme

Jubilee Children’s Centre and Primary School
Singalong with toys and instruments. Weekly 9:00am — 11:15am. Every Monday except for bank holidays. Drop-in free play and song session for under 5's. Please bring fruit or a donation. 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

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