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Fentiman Arms

Fentiman Arms

Amazing roast dinners, good red wines and a nice beer garden for when it's warm!

VauxWall Climbing Centre

VauxWall Climbing Centre

A little known bouldering centre in the arches. Turn up with your kit for a different kind of work out.

The Oval Lounge

The Oval Lounge

Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.

Toulouse Lautrec

Toulouse Lautrec

Live music and great food!

POTUS Bar & Restaurant

POTUS Bar & Restaurant

A modern new bar located on the Albert Embankment. It offers modern interiors with fantastic music, great vibes and a place to go for after work drinks. Located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, it comprises of great American food and cocktails inspired by past American presidents, hence the name POTUS (President of the United States)

Cave

Cave

Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

Peace and quiet, where one goes to ponder and work out all at once!

Moo

Moo

The first Argentinian pub to open in the UK, this place serves traditional dishes and South American wines.

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum offers a wealth of collections to explore - head to the Extraordinary Heroes gallery to discover the real-life stories of courage behind the Victoria Cross and George Cross medals awarded for bravery.

St John's Smith Square

St John's Smith Square

If you're a fan of classical music, this stunning venue is a must. The architecture is awe-inspiring too...

San Marino

San Marino

Been serving amazing breakfast and lunch in the heart of Brixton since 1993. The chicken salad is a winner judging by the queues outside the door!

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton

The new go to place in Brixton. Restaurants, bars and work spaces in converted shipping containers.

Craft Beer Co.

Craft Beer Co.

Over 100 types of beers and an enormous variety of flavours to choose from. The perfect setting for after-work drinks.

The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh

A great pub. Sports, pool table, local beers and the biggest beer garden in South London!

Tachbrook Street Market

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Vauxhall, Stockwell, Kennington, Westminster, Nine Elms, Pimlico, Camberwell, Walworth, Elephant and Castle and Clapham North

"Covering an 18th century cabbage patch, The Oval cricket ground was created using turf from Tooting Common."

The Oval is a great day out and at only £24 a head, the Twenty20 cricket matches are a bargain!

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There are some fantastic properties in Elephant & Castle like those in Strata SE1 that have amazing views!

James Glen

Pretend you're James Bond at the home of MI6, right next to Vauxhall Bridge.

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  1. It's a great area. It's so central and easy to get in and around London. It's got all amenities you could need nearby, like big supermarkets, decent local pubs, and great local independent restaurants. There's a fantastic little community and it feels completely safe.

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Child-friendly activities near Oval

Little Diggers

Vauxhall City Farm
Our gardening club is specially designed for parents and their little ones! With a range of activities to engage the little ones they will learn from an early age about the importance of soil and the magic of growing your own food. Website

Story time and crafts

Minet Library
Story time and crafts Website

Mother and Baby Yoga

Embody Wellness
Mother and baby postnatal classes are a great way to meet and share with other mums in the local area. Classes are suitable for babies from newborn to crawling. For mums, it's recommended waiting six weeks after a natural birth and eight weeks after a caesarean. Website

ABC Boys

Yvonne Carr Children's Centre
A four week course for parents with boys under 5. Course content: Difference between boys and girls development. How to discipline boys and give them boundries. What boys do and what motivates them. Preparing boys for school. Website

Music and Story Time

Yvonne Carr Children's Centre
Come along and enjoying making sweet music, dancing and story telling more fun. These sessions are for parents with children aged 5 years and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Website

Gym Time

Yvonne Carr Centre
A fun excercise session for babies and toddlers. A range of activities to enjoy including: meeting other parents in the area with children in the same age group, a chance to explore new activities with your child, and a place for your child to interact with other children. Website

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Pimlico Library
Baby Bounce and Rhyme: knee-bouncing songs for babies aged between about 3 months - 12 months. Website

About Oval

Oval is a geographically small area of Kennington, South London, in the London Borough of Lambeth. It is situated 2.1 miles (3.38 km) to the south-east of Charing Cross. Oval straddles the border of south-west London and south-east London, and is where the postcode SE11 converges with the postcodes SW8 and SW9. Oval is best known for The Oval cricket ground, the home-ground of Surrey County Cricket Club.

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