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A locals' guide to SW6

"Fulham Palace is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit with a fantastic cafe serving delicious sausage sandwiches!"

Jon Pitman

"Fulham Palace Gardens have undergone a transformation in the last few years and are looking better than ever!"

Rupert Simmonds

"The streets off Fulham Road are lined with handsome period properties that I dream of owning..."

Jon Pitman

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW6 locals go?

The White Horse

Overlooking Parson's Green, this world-famous pub is known for its vast beer selection, great wines and delicious food. There is a barbeque every night in the summer too!

The Malt House

A lovely gastro pub in the heart of Fulham Broadway.

Nomad Books

Chilled independent bookshop with extras e.g. evening talks

Elk Bar

This bar has fantastic deals on drinks every day of the week, from tequila and taco Tuesday, to Mojito Thursday! It's also a great place for watching sports and there's a pretty garden at the back with a BBQ area too.

Fulham Palace Walled Garden

Beautifully maintained, the gardens are fantastic in the summer months!

Amuse Bouche

An amazing champagne bar in Parsons Green. It does great cocktails, champagne brands and food. The staff remember your name and it is the perfect place for a quiet drink with friends. Incredible acoustic live acts play every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Harwood Arms

The only Michelin-starred pub in London. The best Scotch Eggs bar none.

Love Walk

Where breakfast dreams become a reality. Serving a range of dishes from healthy, to not so healthy options!

Parsons Green

A lovely triangular green that is the centrepiece of this delightful area.


A slice of NYC in Fulham. Awesome design, amazing food and great service.


A charming little breakfast spot if you're looking for a heavenly breakfast with a healthy twist. Gluten free and vegan options are available - great for yoga bunnies or gym fanatics for a post workout feast! Get there early, or it's queues out the door!


An Italian restaurant that is part of a small chain. Serving classic dishes and delicious cocktails, it has a rustic feel and a terrace too.


A trendy wine bar and shop in the heart of Fulham that also sells food - be sure to try the platters.

Indian Summer

A treasure trove of shabby chic girliness!

The Hurlingham Club

The perfect setting for summer lawn sports and afternoon tea in the sunshine.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Fulham, Imperial Wharf, Barons Court, Putney, West Kensington, Earls Court, Chelsea, Wandsworth, Hammersmith and Battersea

What do you love about SW6?

Why do you find SW6 a great place to live?


"We retired here - it is welcoming with a village feel, great shops and transport links - after 6 years it is home, we love it!"

September 2017

Local resident

"I love Sands End because of the gasometers, which are the oldest in the world."

July 2017


"It's relaxed, green, quiet and yet close to the hustle and bustle."

October 2015


"Central but quiet patch. Walking distance to Chelsea Harbour and easy access to airports, 4 supermarkets and individual boutiques. Eclectic mix of friendly people from across the globe so anyone fits in."

January 2015


"Fulham and Parsons Green have a unique community spirit for young professionals and families. From the famous furniture shops on Wandsworth Bridge Road to the boutique shops and cafes on Fulham Road, Fulham captures the beauty and charm of South West London. Parsons Green sits in the heart and is a vibrant, friendly and affluent centre point."

December 2014


"Fulham and Parsons Green have a unique community spirit for young professionals and families. From the famous furniture shops on Wandsworth Bridge Road, to the boutique shops and cafes on Fulham Road, Fulham captures the beauty and charm of South West London. Parsons Green sits in the heart and is a vibrant, friendly and affluent centre point."

December 2014


"I love this area because it is unique and full of life. It is filled will shops and beautiful scenery. Easy access to the centre of London or just down the road for a bite to eat. It's got everything you need, from the fabulous to the not too expensive."

December 2014


"Fulham is very central, with easy access to most areas. It is in a great loop of the Thames with riverside walks. Most people seem very trendy too, which is pretty cool. Overall a great place for someone new to London."

December 2014


"It is very neat and clean."

December 2014

Local resident

"The Sands End pub, is amazing, great food and it is right next to Imperial Wharf."

June 2012


What do you like about SW6?

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"The first speed bumps in Britain were installed on Fulham's Linver Road and Alderville Road in 1984."

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Child-friendly activities near SW6

Ole Kids

Fulham Broaddway Methodist Church
Ole Kids classes run for one hour and have been planned to include singing, dancing, arts and crafts, music and story telling time. The Olé Kids curriculum was developed through years of observing children and what they like doing at different stages cognitively, emotionally and physically. Website

Football classes in Chelsea

St Luke's Gardens
Mixed Football coaching with New Hope for kids aged 6-15 years. This sessions is open to anyone. Please provide warm, waterproof clothing, trainers, and shin pads. Website

Mini Masters Art Classes

Hurlingham Studios
Mini master is a fun arts and crafts class designed to create awareness of counting, shape, color and the alphabet. Website

Bishops Park Children's Centre Parent and Toddler Group

New Kings Primary School
Parent & Toddler groups are informal sessions run by voluntary members of the community. They usually involve free play with maybe a story , sing-a-long, or craft session to join in with. Most groups have a baby corner for new mums to make friends and enjoy a coffee.

All Saints Church Baby & Toddler Group

All Saints Church
This group aims to create a happy and safe area for children to enjoy a relaxed and fun time with their parents and carers. The groups are a great way to help young children adjust to the bigger world as it gives them the opportunity to play and to interact with other children before they start nursery school. Website

Rhyme time

Fulham Library
Two very energetic ladies are singing. Great interraction with the toddlers. It lasts about 1 hour, but you have to be there early to avoid disappoinment, as it's pretty always full.

Rugby tots

St Dionis Church Hall
Rugby specific play programme aimed at boys and girls aged 2-7. Combines skills taught in rugby and other sports with fun, enthusiatic play programme designed to enchance social and physical skills. Three age groups 2-3.5yrs, 3.5-5yrs & 5-7yrs. Website
  1. About SW6

    SW6 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Fulham and is covered by the Hammersmith and Fulham local authority.

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