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A locals' guide to SW6

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

Rupert Simmonds

"With the District Line at Fulham Broadway Station, you can be in central London in no time at all..."

David Lee

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

Jon Pitman

What is your favourite place?

Where do SW6 locals go?

The Harwood Arms

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

Hally's

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!

Nomad Books

Chilled independent bookshop with extras e.g. evening talks

Gola

Best dessert selection ever! Child friendly and dogs are allowed too.

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.

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.

Parsons Green

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

Vagabond

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

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.

Parson's Nose

A traditional family-owned butchers with three shops in Fulham, Putney and Kensington. They sell the best premium-quality meats around.

Fulham Palace Walled Garden

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

Wahleeah

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

The Malt House

A lovely gastro pub in the heart of Fulham Broadway.

Locale

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.

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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?

Annabel

"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

James

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

October 2015

Helen

"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

Simon

"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

Simon

"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

Lia

"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

Kristian

"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

Harsimratdeep

"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

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"The name Fulham Palace is misleading, owing to the fact that it has never been belonged to the Royal Family. Since its acquisition by Bishop Waldhere in 704, the land was home to the Bishop of London up until 1975 and is called a 'palace' because bishops are likened to royalty."

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Child-friendly activities near SW6

New Mum New You

Fulham Central Children's Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips

Kings Tutors

Kings Tutors Ltd
Kings Tutors provides private academic tuition to children and young adults across the United Kingdom. Our aim is to help our tutees reach their full potential academically. This is achieved by tailoring our high level of tuition to suit every individual's needs and create an effective as well as motivating learning environment. Website

Little Footprints Mother & Baby Group

All Saints Fulham Church Hall
We provide a space for meeting new friends, and for swapping ideas and experience, over a cup of coffee. Twins welcome - there are plenty of spare hands to help you with the buggy and babies so no need to bring a helper. As the group is self-funding, a recommended donation of £3 per mother and baby is appreciated. 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.

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

Pottery Cafe Fulham

Fulham Library
About the Pottery Cafe Our original studio which seats around 50 upstairs with a new party room in the basement with added seating for 20 was set up by Emma Bridgewater in 1998 and is located right next door to Emma's Pottery Shop. The Little Toy Shop in the front of the Pottery Cafe at Fulham is crammed full of goodies for the under eight's. Activities include: Baby's Wednesdays - baby feet painting Late Night Decorating All inclusive birthday party packages Little Toy Shop

Amanda's Action Club

St. Dionis Mission Hall
Unique and stimulation fitness and music programme for children aged 6months to 4 years. Using modern nursery rhymes and props. Sing, dance and learn through music 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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