A locals' guide to London
"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!"David Law
"Clapham Junction is one of south west London's shopping and entertainment destinations."David Law
"The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites..."David Law
Where do London locals go?
This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.
Submitted by Daisy
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
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
The Breakfast Club
This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...
Submitted by James
A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.
Submitted by David
Wonderful homemade lunches in a lovely environment. Relaxed and cheerful!
Submitted by Felicity
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
This Tuscan restaurant in Chelsea is the real deal! The food is traditional and authentic and there's a cute covered patio area too.
Submitted by Beth
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
A family-run butchers selling not only meats, but deli items, cheeses and condiments.
Submitted by Arthur
Stamford Bridge - Chelsea
Home of the Mighty Blues! As well as matchdays, you can visit the museum or the brilliant Under the Bridge jazz club!
Submitted by Dan
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"Inaccurately named, Clapham Junction Station is in fact in Battersea and is the busiest railway station in the UK."
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Clapham Junction
- Imperial Wharf
- Wandsworth Common
- Nine Elms
- Clapham North
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