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Clapham and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Clapham and surrounding areas

"I love popping down to Clapham Old Town when the sun is out for a quick bite to eat or a swift drink."

Jon Woods

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

Luke Tubb

"Hop out of Clapham Common Underground Station and into the centre of Clapham..."

Jon Woods

What is your favourite place?

Where do Clapham and surrounding areas locals go?

No. 32 The Old Town

A great bar right off Clapham Common with nice cocktails and good food!

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.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Valhalla

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

The Stonhouse

Amazing food and 50% off your food bill with a Tastecard. Lovely beer garden for balmy evenings and friendly staff.

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...

Two Brewers

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

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.

North St. Deli

In the heart of Clapham Old Town, this deli's very friendly staff sell freshly made salads and sandwiches.

The Ginger Pig

As well as sublime sausage and stilton rolls, the Ginger Pig sells a great variety of lunch treats. Limited vegetarian options, but they do serve many of their products with rocket.

Brixton Village Grill

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

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.

Clapham Picturehouse

Super comfy chairs that tilt backwards for extra comfort, careful you don't fall asleep though. Restaurant/café/bar inside and out.

Craft Beer Co.

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

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.

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Baby Salsa

Clapham Methodist Churc
From a very early age, we are able to appreciate and identify with music. Rhythm is an amazing feeling that makes us happy and energised. Baby Salsa offers you and your baby an exciting experience of Latin American Dance, to share a fun moment together,to introduce your child to the benefits of dance and to help you keep fit! Website

Gymboree

Gymboree Clapham SW4 7DE
Gymboree's team of early childhood education experts have created a series of developmentally appropriate play programmes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. During these classes, adults play a key role in your child's play and development. Having a routine is important for young children, so we ask that our members register for a regular class to attend weekly. 0-5 years old Website

Christmas at Venn Street Market

Venn Street Market
High Quality Local Produce flowers hot food and crafts. Website

Windmill Tours

Brixton Windmill,
Explore the windmill with one of their tour guides. Visit the 'two mills in one' and hear the intriguing story of the Ashby family. You will see the original wind-powered machinery and find out how it was once used to make stoneground flour. Booking required. Website

Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca

Esca
The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca is your chance to meet new mums and dads. Mum and dads with older babies and second time parents within the area. The coffees are hosted by branch volunteer Amelia. The open house is open to all including non members so if you are new to the area or just keen to meet some other local parents please get in touch. Our hosts would appreciate a RSVP so they have an idea of numbers please email the host and add the date/venue as the subject for the date which you wish to attend. The Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca takes place fortnightly on a Tuesday between 10am-12noon. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Website

Clapham Playgroup

St John the Evangelist Church Hall
A playgroup for babies and toddlers. Tea and biscuits for the grown ups and light snacks for the children lots of toys and space to run around and a sing song at the end. Day: Wednesdays Time: 10.00-12 noon Where: St John the Evangelist Church Hall Clapham Road SW9 9AR Age range: Babies and toddlers Donation: £2 per child £3 family Contact: claphamplaygroup@claphamnct.com Website

NCT Clapham Playgroup

St John the Evangelist Church Hall
A playgroup for babies and toddlers. Tea and biscuits for the grown ups and light snacks for the children lots of toys and space to run around and a sing song at the end. Day: Wednesdays Time: 10.00-12 noon Where: St John the Evangelist Church Hall Clapham Road SW9 9AR Age range: Babies and toddlers Donation: £2 per child £3 family Contact: claphamplaygroup@claphamnct.com Website
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