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Pizza Metro

Pizza Metro

A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.

The Woodman

The Woodman

A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

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.

Caffettino

Caffettino

The best Italian cappuccino in London and friendly people too!

Lots Road Auctions

Lots Road Auctions

Come and find some weird and wonderful items every Sunday - from handbags, to furniture, paintings.

Westfield Park

Westfield Park

A hidden gem in the Lots Road Village area of Chelsea.

Be At One

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.

The Latchmere

The Latchmere

A lovely pub in Battersea with a great garden at the back!

The Ship

The Ship

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.

Nardulli

Nardulli

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!

The Northcote

The Northcote

This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.

Clapham Common

Clapham Common

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

Chelsea Farmers' Market

Chelsea Farmers' Market

A collection of shops and restaurants catering for a range of palates, it's the place to be on a sunny afternoon.

Hally's

Hally's

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!

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham Junction, Battersea, Imperial Wharf, Wandsworth Common, Chelsea, Wandsworth, Clapham, Fulham, Nine Elms and Clapham North

"Historically, Battersea was situated in Surrey, with the land used mainly for farming. Lavender - giving its name to Lavender Hill - asparagus and pig breeding were just some of its main agricultural outputs."

The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites...

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Battersea Square is a delightful place for a spot of brunch, lunch or dinner, particularly when the sun is shining and you can sit outside!

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Clapham Junction is one of south west London's shopping and entertainment destinations.

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Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD)

Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD)
RAD Dance School Offers a variety of extra-curricular dance classes for young people and adults. Whether for fun and fitness or to develop technique and skills, we provide a full timetable of classes offering something for everyone. Website

Stay and Play (under 1s)

Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
This is a Stay and Play drop-in session for parents/carers and their children to play together as well as an opportunity to meet new people. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-1 years. Benefits of taking part in the session include: increased understanding of your baby opportunities to meet new people and make friends special time with your baby Please just drop in there is no need to book. Website

Storytime

Battersea Library
Come and listen to stories with your child. This session is for children aged 2-4 years old together with their parents/carers. Babies and younger children are also welcome. Families can: come and make friends, listen to popular stories that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. There is no need to book just turn up. Please note these sessions are for members of Wandsworth libraries only. If you would like to join the library you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card which will allow you to borrow items and attend this type of session. Website

Bolingbroke Stay and Play - Open Play Sessions

Bolingbroke Early Years Centre
Stay and Play sessions aim to help parents/carers learn how to include play in every day routines with their children. These sessions are for parents/carers and their children aged 0-8 years. At the sessions parents/carers will: meet other parents and carers, help their children explore their creativity, discuss child development, and create a learning journey of your childs achievements. There is no need to book just drop-in to the Bolingbroke Early Years Centre. Possible changes in school holidays. Please come dressed for messy play and outdoor play. Website

Baby Rhyme Time

Battersea Library
Baby Rhyme Time is a lively session of songs and rhymes with action for babies and toddlers and their carers. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-2 years old. Website

Swimming Academy

Latchmere Leisure Centre
Our lessons are delivered under the Swimming Academy brand and follows the Amateur Swimming Association's (ASA), Learn to Swim framework. This uses fun and games to take children from the first splash to full competence in the pool and will ultimately help your child develop confidence in the water. Swimming Lessons Members: FREE Children aged from 5 years up to 8 years old must register for free swimming. A registration fee of £2 is applicable Child (8-15): £2.10 Website

York Gardens One O'clock Childrens' Centre

York Gardens Children's Centre
Daily ""stay and play"" sessions for children aged 5 and under with their parent or carer. Various activities take place at the centre painting, snad and water play and many creative activities. the centre also has links with health services. There is a named link with a health visitor and Speech and language therapist. Please contact centre for further information. Website

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