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A locals' guide to SW18

"You can be at London Waterloo in less than 15 minutes from Earlsfield Station."

Rupert Greig

"Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area..."

Rupert Greig

"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW18 locals go?

Nazmin's

The greatest curry house in South West London! Ask for the Gust Khata Masala, you will not be disappointed!

Mel's

Vintage beats, breakfast and burgers. Best burger in Earlsfield!

Cah-Chi

Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.

Roxie

Also known as Fyre, possibly the best and most consistently great steaks in all of London.

The Ship

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.

Marco Polo

An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!

Wandsworth Common

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.

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

Always worth a visit for a drink or two. The cocktails are original, homemade and more a piece of art for all your senses. The in-house infused eucalyptus gin is wonderful stuff and the wine list has been composed with imagination and care.

Wandsworth Park

A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Earlsfield, Wandsworth, Southfields, Wandsworth Common, Putney, Clapham Junction, Tooting, Balham, Wimbledon and Imperial Wharf

What do you love about SW18?

Why do you find SW18 a great place to live?

Richard

"Earlsfield is a great location to everything!"

February 2015

Melissa

"Good schools, good shopping and great transport links in and out of London. Great parks and generally safe"

January 2015

Local resident

"Wimbledon Park! Local shops, restaurants and cafes, transport links by train (Earlsfield), tube and bus, grid streets, TARA theatre, Pig and Whistle pub, Saturday Farmers Market at WP primary school. Lovely walking on Wimbledon Common and from Southfields though WP to Wimbledon Village."

July 2012

Local resident

"It has a superb location. You rarely have to wait more than five minutes for a train into Waterloo and the service is even more frequent during the rush hour. The journey to Waterloo takes around 15 minutes and the connection to the underground from Vauxhall is super-convenient; you can easily be at Oxford Circus in less than half an hour. In the other direction, many other areas of south-west London and Surrey are easily acce... more

March 2012

Local resident

"Considering how small Earlsfield is it has a huge range of restaurants - Thai, Indian, Korean, Brazilian, great fish and chips, a couple of brasseries and a steak house on the way!"

May 2011

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"Started in 1581, Young and Co's Ram Brewery is the oldest site in Britain that has continuously brewed beer."

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Child-friendly activities near SW18

TinyTalk Baby Signing - The Old Fields

The Old Fields
TinyTalk baby signing classes encourage communication in pre-verbal babies through signing & singing. Babies have a lot to say and if they are able to communicate their needs, frustration on both parts can be avoided. Which leads to happier babies & mommies. Website

Tumble Time

Wandle Recreation Centre
A range of games and play for children to help develop social skills as well as physical skills. This session is for children aged under 5. Children will have a chance to: play on a bouncy castle and enjoy a soft play session There is no need to book just turn up on the day and join in. Website

Reading Support sessions for children

Wandsworth Town Library
Reading Support sessions are suitable for children aged 6 - 11 years old. Children are booked for half a term, to visit the library each week during an allotted time, and read to our volunteer for 15 minutes. Places are limited, and must be booked through library staff. Website

Minies and Minders Playgroup

East Hill Baptist Church
Each session includes free play and toys are grouped into little play stations, refreshments for both adults and children, messy/craft activities. It is a nice place where children can play, interact or just run around. Mum's, nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax. If you drive, you can park your car for free in church car-park, although space is limited, but if you have any questions, please get in touch Website

Tabla lessons - World Heart Beat Music Academy

World Heart Beat Music Academy
Tabla classes for toddlers, children and adults. Tabla is taught by renowned musician Alok Verma. Who started his recording career with All India Radio Station at the age of 13 and has also worked in Bollywood. Tabla helps people to focus, it stimulates their memory development and helps coordination.  Cost: £125 term (all ages) / children's groups £85 term Age 6 - 11, Tuesday 5.15 - 5.45pm Ages 12 - 17, Tuesday 6.15 - 6.45pm All ages, Tuesday 7.15 - 8.15pm Website

Perform Plus - Earlsfield

Earlsfield Baptist Church
Perform runs unique drama dance and singing based workshops as well as parties and holiday courses throughout London and the South East. Perform Plus is designed for children aged 7-12 years old. At Perform Plus classes children can: meet children in their age group and make new friends, learn as they sing dance and play, improve their confidence and self-esteem, and be active and improve their health. You can contact Perform for further information to book your free first session and to sign your child up for a class. There is a termly fee for classes and places must be booked in advance. Children attending the classes will need comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear as there is a lot of movement involved. Website

Football Courses - AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon Park
Saturday Football Club runs every Saturday during school term time at Wimbledon Park. Saturday Football Club is open to any boy or girl of any ability between the ages of 4 -14 years. Children and young people will: learn new football skills, meet people with similar interests, and have fun! Come down to Wimbledon Park and join in on the fun whilst learning lots of new skills. No advanced booking is required, you can simply turn up and pay on any individual day! Visit the website for more information. Website
  1. About SW18

    SW18 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Wandsworth, Southfields, Earlsfield and is covered by the Wandsworth local authority.

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