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A locals' guide to SW1V

"The handsome Georgian buildings in Pimlico heighten the elegant, welcoming feel of the area."

Stephen Lovelady

"The lights on Grade II listed Chelsea Bridge twinkle brightly at night."

Joseph Divito

"The grand architecture and public gardens around Victoria remind us of London's Victorian opulence."

Jamie Newson-Love

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW1V locals go?

Dolphin Square Fitness Club

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

Hardcore Lobster & More

Perfectly cooked lobster and burgers - a welcome alternative to restaurants serving similar dishes.

Pimlico Fresh

Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...

Moo

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

Oddbins

As well as selling a wide range of beer, wine and spirits, the Oddbins in Pimlico does free tasting sessions too!

Cave

Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

Delicias de Portugal

Super favourite amongst locals and professionals in the area. Great selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, wines, meat and cheese, and take away lunch. Usually the queue starts on the street outside of the shop.

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

The Goring Hotel

A luxurious spot for upmarket afternoon tea and beautiful rooms for a romantic getaway.

Rubens Hotel

An institution over 100 years old, this stunning hotel is beautiful inside - you really are stepping back into a grander era!

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...

VauxWall Climbing Centre

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

The Botanist

Overlooking Sloane Square, this chic restaurant also has a well stocked bar where they serve classic and adventurous cocktails.

Smythson

Luxurious leather goods with a very high price tag, but perfect for special occasions and treats.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Pimlico, Victoria, Westminster, Nine Elms, Sloane Square, Vauxhall, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, West End and Kennington

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