Brixton and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Brixton and surrounding areas
"Brixton market has so many things on offer from every corner of the globe..."Chris Campbell
"South London's arts scene began in Camberwell and still remains today..."Jennifer Purchase
"You can pop down to Herne Hill market on a Sunday and pick up some fresh produce or locally made clothing and accessories."Jenna Blake
Where do Brixton and surrounding areas locals go?
The Agile Rabbit
Great pizza, drinks, live music at weekends and friendly service.
Submitted by Roberto
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.
Submitted by Daisy
The new go to place in Brixton. Restaurants, bars and work spaces in converted shipping containers.
Submitted by Roberto
Happy hour cocktails and a range of dishes and cuisines from all over South East Asia.
Submitted by Priscilla
The best Caribbean food and the rum punch really packs a punch! The platter is amazing and the saltfish fritters with the gravy are unbelievable...
Submitted by Janatpreet
The Lido Cafe
A modern British restaurant overlooking Brockwell Lido. Great for breakfast - plus lunch and dinner for that matter!
Submitted by Stephen
Delicious coffee made using Campbell and Syme beans, food made by Salon Brixton and sweet treats too.
Submitted by Ani
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.
Submitted by Daisy
The best breakfast I have had in Brixton and an amazing array of coffees and real fruit smoothies.
Submitted by Christian
The Oval Lounge
Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.
Submitted by D.
The snug at the back of this quirky bar has been the venue of many birthdays and 6 nations parties (watching Wales winning two grand slams there!)
Submitted by Hannah
M. Moen & Sons
An incredible butcher that's been in Clapham Old Town for years. There's always a queue out the door - pork pies, joints, game, the lot!
Submitted by Camillo
Free Fitness Clapham
For just £40 per month, you can take advantage of 6 classes a week, which include a running club, martial arts and Insanity workouts. You can also hire personal trainers for 1 on 1 sessions.
Submitted by Lisa
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"Sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate gifted one of the first free public libraries in London in Brixton in the year 1893."
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Child-friendly activities near Brixton and surrounding areas
Baby Rhyme TimeEffra 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
One O'Clock ClubEffra Early Years Centre,
The One O' Clock Club is a great place for children under five to come with their parents and carers. Right in the centre of Whittington Park, across from the astro turf, the space includes a secure outdoor playing area and is managed by an experienced under fives' coordinator. Website
Brockwell LidoBrockwell 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
Shake Rattle and Roll Storytime at Brixton LibraryRitzy Cinema
Fun interactive story telling that often pulls a crowd. Arrive early
Wriggle and RhymeJubilee 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
Jessop's Dads' DayJessop 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
Baby SingalongJessop 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
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- Clapham North
- Streatham Hill
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