Exceptional commuter convenience paired with plenty of places to eat and drink
"Clapham Junction is one of south west London's shopping and entertainment destinations."David Law
"Clapham Junction is the busiest station in Britain measured by the number of trains passing through there every day."Stephanie Kele
"The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites..."David Law
Where do Clapham Junction locals go?
Be At One
Super tasty cocktails and a fantastic happy hour, where all cocktails are 2-4-1. The staff are so friendly and there's a good vibe here on a Friday and Saturday night.
Submitted by Daisy
Battersea Arts Centre
Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.
Submitted by Victoria
Flour to the People
Gorgeous local sourdough bakery that makes amazing coffees and fry ups - even homemade baked beans and perfect poached eggs!
Submitted by Hannah
This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.
Submitted by Daisy
A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.
Submitted by David
The Breakfast Club
This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...
Submitted by James
Powder Keg Diplomacy
Always worth a visit for a drink or two. The cocktails are original, homemade and more a piece of art for all your senses. The in-house infused eucalyptus gin is wonderful stuff and the wine list has been composed with imagination and care.
Submitted by Iris
A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.
Submitted by Victoria
One of the best places south of the Thames to walk your dog on a Sunday morning. There is also a fantastic coffee shop inside the park where you can meet friends and catch up on the week.
Submitted by Tania
There is no better pub on a Sunday for a boozy session! It has a huge outside area looking out over the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge.
Submitted by Luke
A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!
Submitted by Giorgio
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
Why do you find Clapham Junction a great place to live?
"This is the best area in London for an eclectic collection of cafes, restaurants and bars on your doorstep. Plus Europe's biggest train station!"
What do you like about Clapham Junction?
Did you know?
"Numbering amongst Battersea's wealth of past and present celebrity residents are Bob Geldof, J.K. Rowling and Brian Cox."
Explore Clapham Junction
Child-friendly activities near Clapham Junction
Battersea Sports Centre- Holiday FunBattersea Sports Centre
Multi-sport games and activities that will help develop fundamental motor skills. Children are also given opportunities to win prizes. The activities include Street Dance, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Go- Karting. Website
Little CraftersThe Old School Club, Unit 141 Building B, Battersea Business Centre
Arts & Crafts classes where toddlers explore colour, shapes and texture. We will provide a new theme every week and will show them a new skill, with no pressure to make realistic projects. We will use different media such as paper, clay, paint, fabric and parents/carers are encouraged to support the children by letting them learn and discover their own creativity. Children must be accompanied. £7 per session Website
Breastfeeding Support GroupStormont Health Clinic
This is a support group for mothers to learn how to successfully breastfeed their baby. These groups are for mothers to access whose babies are over the age of 10 days. If they need help before their baby is 10 days old they should contact their midwife. The benefits of attending this support group are it will: support mothers to successfully breastfeed, give breastfeeding mums a chance to socialise, and allow mothers to ask questions about breastfeeding in a friendly relaxed environment. Website
Table Tennis ClubProvidence House Youth Club
Come and join in a friendly table tennis club and improve your skills, shots and techniques. Young people can improve their skills and technique, stay fit and healthy and make friends and socialize. Website
Jiggle Jive dance for under 5sBattersea Arts Centre
The Jiggle Jive drop-in class is based in Clapham, London and is a creative, funky 45 minute dance class for 0 - 3yrs. Jiggle Jive uses lots of fun props and a wide variety of music including Motown, Pop and R&B to get everyone dancing. This class has a relaxed environment allowing children to explore movement, have fun and build confidence using their bodies. Website
Dance Factory For KidsLatchmere Leisure Centre
Dance Factory for Kids offers Ballet Street Dance and Tap classes for children. Classes take place at The Dance Studio Latchmere Leisure Centre on weekdays and at Wix Primary School on Saturdays. Classes are available for children aged 3 - 8 years old. Children will: learn new dance moves, meet friends, and have fun! Dance Factory for Kids offer a free trial class so your child can try out the class before deciding whether or not to enrol. Visit the Dance Factory For Kids website for more information. Website
Battersea BabiesYork Gardens Children's Centre
Come and join this friendly baby group in a relaxing atmosphere where you will have the chance to meet other parents with babies receive advice. This is a Parent and Baby Group for 0 - 1 year olds and their parents or carers. This is a great opportunity to: meet other parents/carers, and have a chat with a health professional about your baby. Call for more details. Website
About Clapham Junction
Clapham Junction is best known for its busy railway station near St John's Hill in the south-west of Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is not in Clapham; the area around the station is commonly identified as Clapham Junction. Many rail routes from London's two busiest termini, Waterloo and Victoria, funnel through the station making it one of the busiest in Europe by number of trains using it, more than one hundred an hour outside peak periods.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Wandsworth Common
- Imperial Wharf
- Nine Elms
- Clapham North
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