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Valhalla

Valhalla

The best breakfast I have had in Brixton and an amazing array of coffees and real fruit smoothies.

Boqueria

Boqueria

Best tapas restaurant in London!

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.

Brixton Village Grill

Brixton Village Grill

A cheap and cheerful breakfast in trendy Brixton Village. This restaurant also serves lunch and dinner.

Satay Bar

Satay Bar

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

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.

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 Agile Rabbit

The Agile Rabbit

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

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton

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

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.

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.

Negril

Negril

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...

Federation Coffee

Federation Coffee

Delicious coffee made using Campbell and Syme beans, food made by Salon Brixton and sweet treats too.

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens is a tranquil spot for whiling away a lazy Sunday.

The Lido Cafe

The Lido Cafe

A modern British restaurant overlooking Brockwell Lido. Great for breakfast - plus lunch and dinner for that matter!

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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

"Electic Avenue, Brixton lends its name to the fact that it was the first electrically lit market street in the country."

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

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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

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

One O'Clock Club

Effra 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

Disco Duck

Brockwell Park One O'clock Club,
Our classes are best suited to any pre-school age children. More classes are being added all the time. Website

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

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

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