A locals' guide to South London
"Mitcham Common is a beautiful area to explore and one that I love taking the dog to when the weather's nice."Thomas Lebbern
"Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for a picnic, where you might even see riders from the local equestrian club."Thomas Lebbern
"Northcote Road, Battersea is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, pick up fresh groceries or go for a drink after work."William Campbell
Where do South London locals go?
Classic hot and cold desserts, milkshakes and gelato served in a low-lit, purple and black setting.
Submitted by Natalie
Run by some chaps from Napoli, this authentic restaurant also uses ingredients brought over from Napoli to give you a genuine Italian experience.
Submitted by Thomas
South Norwood Lake and Grounds
Feeding the ducks on South Norwood Lake is a great way to escape city life.
Submitted by Alice
Crystal Palace Aquarium
Everything you need for your fish and reptile needs, even little critters like locusts!
Submitted by Thomas
Brown & Green Cafe
Grab a quick snack and a coffee whilst at Crystal Palace Station.
Submitted by Joe
Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs
The dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park are a fantastic sight!
Submitted by Alex
The Little Taperia
A recent addition to Tooting High Street, this delightful tapas restaurant has a very reasonably priced menu.
Submitted by Oliver
Four Hundred Rabbits
Head to this pizza restaurant for a delicious gelato on a warm summer's day in the Crystal Palace Triangle!
Submitted by Nick
Beautiful rooftop restaurant serving tantalising treats to fill you up when the lights go down and the dancing shoes come on (or off in some cases!).
Submitted by Faiza
Dickerage Recreation Ground
A lovely community green space that is the perfect place to go and walk your dog. There is a good sized field and a play area for young children, including an outdoor bouncy castle.
Submitted by Jade
The best butchers in town selling not just meat, but fish, cheeses and tasty deli items too.
Submitted by Billy
Amazing place for food and particularly busy at the weekends for breakfast - you can often find queues there, it's so popular!!
Submitted by Posy
Why do you find South London a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"Once the backdrop for the pool scene in Guy Ritchie's 'Snatch', Tooting Bec Lido is 100 yards long and 33 yards wide, coming in as the second largest swimming pool in the UK."
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About South London
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Thornton Heath
- West Norwood
- Crystal Palace
- Upper Sydenham
- Streatham Hill
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