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Spoonful

Spoonful

A favourite of mine, this deli in Barnes sells things to take away and tasty lunch and dinnertime meals.

Gail's

Gail's

The busiest place in Barnes! Great for breakfast and a morning coffee, plus you can stock up on fantastic bread and cakes too.

The Awesome Thai

The Awesome Thai

Consistently one of the best Thai meals outside Thailand - our friend from Bangkok insists.

London Wetland Centre

London Wetland Centre

Spread over 3,000 hectares and part of what defines Barnes, it's a great day out for all the family.

&feast

&feast

A healthy buffet that changes every Friday and charged by weight. Lots of choice, great food and right in the heart of Barnes next to the pond.

Lea & Sandeman

Lea & Sandeman

A superb independent wine shop selling a fantastic range of wines. The staff are always willing to help their customers, from connoisseurs, to those who don't know their pinot from their sauvignon!

The Real Cheese Shop

The Real Cheese Shop

As well as the firm favourites, this delightful cheese shop sells more unusual cheeses from all over Europe.

Barnes Fruit & Veg

Barnes Fruit & Veg

Excellent quality produce that's cheaper than the supermarket!

Tanyas Fish Bar

Tanyas Fish Bar

Great takeaway fish and chips in the centre of Barnes.

Barnes Pond

Barnes Pond

Looking out over Barnes Pond, you feel as if you're living in the countryside...

The Bridge

The Bridge

Great pub with a massive beer garden, it's a fantastic place to hang out with friends.

Sips and Bites

Sips and Bites

Best breakfast and paninis!

Coach & Horses

Coach & Horses

An amazing little pub right on Barnes High Street.

The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head

A rustic, homely pub holding jazz nights and live gigs throughout the week.

Barnes Green

Barnes Green

A delightful leafy spot in the centre of Barnes next to Barnes High Street.

Why not explore the nearby areas of Barnes, Hammersmith, Chiswick, Barons Court, Mortlake, East Sheen, Turnham Green, Putney, West Kensington and Gunnersbury

"Amongst Barnes' notable past and present public figures are Alastair McGowan, Robert Pattinson and Freddie Mercury."

Barnes Common is the perfect place for picnics or lazy, sunny evenings.

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Rupert Dickinson

My favourite view of Barnes! You're in London but it reminds me of living by the sea....

Christopher Sellwood

Designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, Hammersmith Bridge was the first suspension bridge built over the Thames.

Annabelle Bent

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  1. Great place to live, with families and great cafe around!

  2. Barnes is a wonderful area to live in. It is very close to the Thames, has great rail links to the city, and some of the most charming pubs you will find anywhere. It is close to the A3 and the M4. Barnes pond is very picturesque. There are a number of coffee shops, restaurants, and stores meaning a weekend in Barnes is time well spent.

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SW13 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Barnes and is covered by the Richmond upon Thames local authority.

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