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Clapham Common South Side

Rows of elegant homes enveloping picturesque Clapham Common

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

Josh Liddall

"Elegant town houses monopolise the area around Clapham Old Town."

Stephanie Kele

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

David Law

What is your favourite place?

Where do Clapham Common South Side locals go?

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

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.

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.

The Stonhouse

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

Clapham Common

A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!


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

No. 32 The Old Town

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

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!

Two Brewers

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


This bar serves drink and food throughout the day, but by night it becomes one of the most popular music venues in Clapham. There's DJs and dancing in the garden until the early hours.

The Jam Tree

There are endless food and drink establishments around Clapham Common that have a lively atmosphere and The Jam Tree is included in these. It's amazing in the summer, as the whole front opens up into a terrace. They also do bottomless prosecco brunch at the weekend.


Nardulli makes the best ice cream! It is located opposite Clapham Common and there is always a queue outside in the summer. The mint choc chip is delicious!

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.

North St. Deli

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham, Clapham North, Balham, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth Common, Brixton, Streatham Hill, Battersea, Nine Elms and Stockwell

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"Clapham Common has something for everyone - great places to eat and drink, lots of outdoor space for kids and dogs, lively bars on Clapham High Road in the evenings, a tube station (northern line Clapham Common), or Overground (Wandsworth Road is about 10 mins walk away), great schools for kids (Clapham Manor) and colleges for the older one’s (Lambeth College)."

July 2016


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"During the mid-1800s, notable builder Thomas Cubbitt helped lay out the grand houses of the Clapham Park estate, which sadly were mostly destroyed during World War II."

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Child-friendly activities near Clapham Common South Side

Beacon Toddler Group

Church of the Ascension
Beacon Toddler Group is a large and growing group for parents and carers of pre-school children offering toys fun and games and a great social space in church every Thursday morning. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-3 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. To find out more or get involved please contact Jacqui Hance. Website

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

Baby Massage with Susan Patterson-Smith

The Studio, 2nd Floor, Thurleigh Road Practice
Clinical research has shown that positive, loving, nurturing touch has an important impact on a baby's development. Baby massage is something that every parent can learn - providing benefits to both the baby and parent. Website

Clapham Open House Coffee @ 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

Christmas at Venn Street Market

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


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


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
  1. About Clapham Common South Side

    Clapham Common is an 89 hectare (220 acre) triangular area of grassland situated between Clapham, Battersea and Balham in south London. The common contains three ponds which are historical features and a more modern paddling pool known as Cock Pond. The common is surrounded by many fine houses which began to be built in the 1790s and became fashionable dwellings. Holy Trinity Church (1776) is close to the North Side of the common.

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