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North St. Deli

North St. Deli

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

Bodean's

Bodean's

Steaks, burgers, ribs, a great atmosphere and many different beers - you'll be left feeling full and satisfied from the generous portions!

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 Stonhouse

The Stonhouse

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

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton

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

Boqueria

Boqueria

Best tapas restaurant in London!

The Agile Rabbit

The Agile Rabbit

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

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.

M. Moen & Sons

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!

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.

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.

Satay Bar

Satay Bar

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

Valhalla

Valhalla

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

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.

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...

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

"Until 1926, Clapham North Underground Station was named Clapham Road."

Clapham Old Town's elegant architecture really heightens its charm.

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

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

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Hartbeeps

The Jam Tree
Hartbeeps classes are specially created to help babies grow in confidence, develop great social skills and attain their appropriate developmental milestones while still being super fun for little ones and grown- ups. £5 for a trial £11 for a drop in class £48 per term 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

NCT 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

Shake Rattle and Roll Storytime at Brixton Library

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

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

Museum of Chocolate


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

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