Fashionable boutiques and handsome architecture just a stones throw from the Thames
"The streets off Fulham Road are lined with handsome period properties that I dream of owning..."Jon Pitman
"Stunning Brompton Cemetery is one of the 'Magnificent Seven' cemeteries built in London in the mid-1800s."Guy Evans
"There's a buzz around Earl's Court that you can escape, walking down the handsome crescents and residential streets."Robert Swann
Where do Fulham locals go?
A trendy wine bar and shop in the heart of Fulham that also sells food - be sure to try the platters.
Submitted by Beth
A charming little breakfast spot if you're looking for a heavenly breakfast with a healthy twist. Gluten free and vegan options are available - great for yoga bunnies or gym fanatics for a post workout feast! Get there early, or it's queues out the door!
Submitted by Annabelle
An amazing champagne bar in Parsons Green. It does great cocktails, champagne brands and food. The staff remember your name and it is the perfect place for a quiet drink with friends. Incredible acoustic live acts play every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Submitted by Annabelle
An Italian restaurant that is part of a small chain. Serving classic dishes and delicious cocktails, it has a rustic feel and a terrace too.
Submitted by Beth
A lovely triangular green that is the centrepiece of this delightful area.
Submitted by Beth
A slice of NYC in Fulham. Awesome design, amazing food and great service.
Submitted by James
This bar has fantastic deals on drinks every day of the week, from tequila and taco Tuesday, to Mojito Thursday! It's also a great place for watching sports and there's a pretty garden at the back with a BBQ area too.
Submitted by Daisy
A cool underground restaurant, bar and club serving the best Mediterranean food within a family environment, and delivering spectacular hospitality and preserving good old-fashioned values.
Submitted by Anne
Lots Road Auctions
Come and find some weird and wonderful items every Sunday - from handbags, to furniture, paintings.
Submitted by Joseph
A great place for lunch on a sunny day overlooking Chelsea Harbour.
Submitted by Clodagh
Why do you find Fulham a great place to live?
"It's relaxed, green, quiet and yet close to the hustle and bustle."
"Fulham and Parsons Green have a unique community spirit for young professionals and families. From the famous furniture shops on Wandsworth Bridge Road, to the boutique shops and cafes on Fulham Road, Fulham captures the beauty and charm of South West London. Parsons Green sits in the heart and is a vibrant, friendly and affluent centre point."
"I love this area because it is unique and full of life. It is filled will shops and beautiful scenery. Easy access to the centre of London or just down the road for a bite to eat. It's got everything you need, from the fabulous to the not too expensive."
"Fulham is very central, with easy access to most areas. It is in a great loop of the Thames with riverside walks. Most people seem very trendy too, which is pretty cool. Overall a great place for someone new to London."
What do you like about Fulham?
Did you know?
"Affording a beautiful Gothic backdrop, Brompton Cemetery features in a number of movies, including GoldenEye and Rowan Atkinson's Johnny English."
Child-friendly activities near Fulham
A lovely free story time session in an independent bookshop. They generally read 3 or 4 picture books. You can grab a hot drink from their café while you're there too. Website
Kings TutorsKings Tutors Ltd
Kings Tutors provides private academic tuition to children and young adults across the United Kingdom. Our aim is to help our tutees reach their full potential academically. This is achieved by tailoring our high level of tuition to suit every individual's needs and create an effective as well as motivating learning environment. Website
Twynholm TotsTwynholm Baptist Church
A warm and welcoming playgroup for parents/carers and their children to enjoy together. Spacious and clean facility and yummy refreshments for all! Website
Employment AdviceCheyne Children's Centre
Free drop-in back to work support sessions with the Council's employment advisor. Advice covering employment coaching money management CV writing and advice on volunteering experience. Website
Pre-School Learning Alliance Children's Centre ServicesTudor Rose Building
At Fulham Central Children's Centre we have created a fun, stimulating, learning environment offering a range of activities for you and your child. Website
Ole KidsFulham Broaddway Methodist Church
Ole Kids classes run for one hour and have been planned to include singing, dancing, arts and crafts, music and story telling time. The Olé Kids curriculum was developed through years of observing children and what they like doing at different stages cognitively, emotionally and physically. Website
Ray's PlayhouseRay’s Playhouse
Ray's Playhouse is a Children's Centre providing daily inclusive stay and play sessions for the under 5's with parents and carers. We provide an extensive range of stimulating and fun indoor and outdoor activities to suit all ages. Older siblings welcome during school holidays. Website
Fulham is an affluent area of southwest London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, SW6 located 3.7 miles (6.0 km) south west of Charing Cross. It is situated in between Putney and Chelsea. Two Premiership football clubs, Fulham and Chelsea, are situated in Fulham. Having been through many transformations in its history, today it is a green London area within very close reach of Chelsea and Kensington and this is reflected in the higher local house prices.
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- West Kensington
- Imperial Wharf
- Barons Court
- Earls Court
- South Kensington
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