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Streatham Wine House

Streatham Wine House

Excellent wine by the bottle or special wines can be tasted by the glass.

The Rookery

The Rookery

A walled garden that would not look out of place in a BBC costume drama. Stunning throughout the year and still relatively undiscovered by the residents of South London. The gardens are beautifully maintained by a justifiably proud set of volunteers.

Brooks and Gao

Brooks and Gao

One of only a few decent coffee shops on Streatham High Road. It's slightly pricier than its competitors, but for the quality of the food and coffee, it's justified.

Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France

The best fresh coffee, croissants and bread. Lovely family-owned independent. Get there early for their bread and croissants - they sell out fast.

Tariq Halal Meats

Tariq Halal Meats

An amazing butchers in Streatham that is part of a small franchise of equally great stores.

Perfect Blend

Perfect Blend

Lovely place for a coffee in the morning before getting in to the office and amazing cooked breakfasts with thick milkshakes. It turns into a bar at night with an extensive cocktail menu and it's open until 2am!

Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre

Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre

Located in the heart of Streatham it is the hub of the community. This comunity centre is a multi-facility location with London's only Olympic size ice rink.

The Hamlet

The Hamlet

The best decor I have ever seen in a bar. The Hamlet is almost like a Hidden Gem in Streatham. Beautiful food, cocktails and staff.

The Bull

The Bull

This gastropub next to Streatham Common is fantastic! The décor is really cool, there's an impressive outdoor seating area with fires and the food is outstanding.

Tooting Bec Lido

Tooting Bec Lido

A great place for a swim! Because it's an open air pool, it's ideal in the summer.

La Casita

La Casita

A fantastic choice of Spanish food and drink all at great value!

Norwood Grove House

Norwood Grove House

Known locally as the "White House", Norwood Grove House and its well-tended formal gardens were opened in 1926 by the future King Edward VIII. It is the centrepiece of Norwood Grove itself; a large expanse of grass from which you can overlook Streatham and its surrounding areas. It is thoroughly underutilised and all the better for it!

Cut the Mustard

Cut the Mustard

This delightful cafe between Tooting and Streatham is a real hidden gem. They have everything you would expect on a brunch menu and the portions are huge!

The Railway Pub

The Railway Pub

Best pub quiz on a Tuesday night!!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Streatham Hill, West Norwood, Norbury, Balham, Tooting, Norwood, Colliers Wood, Brixton, Clapham and Herne Hill

"Streatham High Road is thought to be the longest high street in Europe."

A mixture of independent and high street shops line Streatham High Road, which has seen great development over the past few years.

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Streatham Common is the perfect place to hang out when the sun is shining.

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You can be at London Victoria or London Bridge in less than half an hour from West Norwood Station.

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What locals say about Streatham

  1. It is a very exquisite area with a strong sense of a peaceful atmosphere. The friendly community surrounded makes it a very peaceful atmosphere, where all individuals are loving and caring. The nearby shops make it easy for one to have access to a variety of food and clothing. It is very close to a bus stop, and a railway station, allowing one to have easy access to transport. The houses in the area are very big, with a spacious view. The area is very clean, and a damage to something e.g. property within the area is taken very seriously by the local authority. The local park is around 5 minutes walk - with a green atmosphere and exercise machines to help one stay fit and have a healthy lifestyle. Overall, as an individual I am delighted to live in such a fulfilling atmosphere - and I hope people have the same positive view about this location, as it is a remarkable place to live in.

  2. 1. Access to two lovely wild-life-friendly open spaces (Tooting Common and Streatham Common/ Rookery/ Norwood Grove) 2. Good transport links (would be even better if we had the tube) 3. The unique, wonderful (and huge) Tooting Bec Lido

  3. Excellent nursery (Cavendish Lodge in Lewis Road) - has just been ranked best in south London by Mamas & Papas. Lovely community feeling and lots of young families. Schools are getting better too, some really decent primary schools around.

  4. The rookery up the common - lovely place to go for a picnic. Also great are Streatham festival and overground connections.

  5. Streatham Common overground is at the end of my road which means transport links around London are perfect. It takes less than 15minutes to get into Victoria and is 3 mins away from Balham which gives direct access to the Northern Line. Also, at the other end of my road is Streatham Common. Always clean and very family friendly. Great for summer runs or just relaxing in the sunshine.

  6. Tooting Common and Wigmore Lawn Tennis Club.

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Child-friendly activities near Streatham

Postnatal Group

Faylands Childrens Centre
This is a group for parents with young babies where they can make friends and get support from other parents in a similar situation. This group is for mothers and fathers who have a baby under the age of 1 year. At the group parents can get help from a professional about: weaning, First Aid, and sleep routines. There is no need to book please drop in. Website

Stay and Play - Babies under one

Fayland Children's Centre
A weekly stay and play session giving Dads Mums of very young children the chance to meet, share experiences and play together. Website

Well Baby Clinic

Faylands Childrens Centre,
The clinic offers the chance for you to: discuss general health, issues and worries about your child; have your child weighed; and get advice about feeding. Just drop in, there is no need to book. Don't forget to bring your personal child health record book; and your baby changing bag. Website

Play and Learn Session - Under 2s

Fayland Children's Centre,
A weekly stay and play session giving families of very young children the chance to meet share experiences and play together. Website

Coffee and Creche - Managing Everyday Life

Fayland Children's Centre,
An opportunity for parents and carers to get together and get advice and support on topics that are important to them while their children are looked after in the crèche. Website

Playhouse Parent and Toddler Group

St. Albans Parish Hall,
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. Website

Southcroft Church Playgroup


A friendly Parent / Carer and Toddler Group on Wednesdays with free play, story time and songs. Free refreshments for parents / carers. Website

About Streatham

Streatham is a district in south London, England, located in the London Borough of Lambeth. It is situated 5 miles south of Charing Cross. Streatham means "the hamlet on the street". The street in question, the London to Brighton Way, was the Roman Road from the capital Londinium to the coast near Portslade.

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