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Love Walk

Love Walk

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

Elk Bar

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.

The Harwood Arms

The Harwood Arms

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

The Hurlingham Club

The Hurlingham Club

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

Bishop's Park

Bishop's Park

A real gem in Fulham with a stunning setting along the Thames and a children's playground.

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

A treasure trove of shabby chic girliness!

Parson's Nose

Parson's Nose

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

The Malt House

The Malt House

A lovely gastro pub in the heart of Fulham Broadway.

Nomad Books

Nomad Books

Chilled independent bookshop with extras e.g. evening talks

Amuse Bouche

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.

Gola

Gola

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

Locale

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.

The White Horse

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!

Hally's

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!

Fulham Palace Walled Garden

Fulham Palace Walled Garden

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

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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

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

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...

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

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What locals say about SW6

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

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

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. It is very neat and clean.

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

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Child-friendly activities near SW6

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

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

First Steps Academy of Dance

Sir John Lillie Primary School
First Steps is at the heart of the Chelsea and Fulham community. It is a living vibrant place where young children are given the chance to realise their potential and develop their personality through dance. At First Steps we lovingly guide nursery ballet children all the way through to their Grade 8 RAD Award. Classes are held for 2 1/2 year olds to 18 year olds from Mondays through to Saturdays.

Antenatal Yoga and Birth Prep

Fulham Yogashala
Classes are led by Lulu Winfield an experienced Yogabirth teacher, childbirth educator, birth doula and maternity reflexologist. The Yogashala is a beautiful, peaceful space where you can share your experience and questions with other local mothers preparing to birth. Our classes are fun and friendly and offer a wonderful chance to form new friendships.

Storytime

Nomad Books
A lovely free story time session in an independent bookshop. They generally read 3 or 4 picture books. You can grab a hot drink from their café while you're there too. 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

Gambado Play centre

Gambado Chelsea
Our centre boasts one of the largest play frames in London with over 100 different activities inside, including laser play and junior climbing wall. Why not drive around our full sized dodgem track, or whizz round on our Tiger Pots carousel ride, all included in the entry price. Off Peak Price - Monday- Friday Term Time Only Under 1 years - FREE 1 - 2 years - £7.95 3 - 12 years - £9.95 Peak Price - Weekends and School Holidays Under 1 years - FREE 1 - 2 years - £8.95 3 - 12 years - £10.95 Website

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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