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The Tonsleys

A locals' guide to The Tonsleys

"Clapham Junction is the busiest station in Britain measured by the number of trains passing through there every day."

Stephanie Kele

"The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites..."

David Law

"It's fun to watch the ducks swim across the ponds at Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do The Tonsleys locals go?

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.

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.

Marco Polo

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

Wandsworth Park

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

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

The Hurlingham Club

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

Be At One

Super tasty cocktails and a fantastic happy hour, where all cocktails are 2-4-1. The staff are so friendly and there's a good vibe here on a Friday and Saturday night.

The Northcote

This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.

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.

Pizza Metro

A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

The Glass Dome

Really good steak and on certain nights there is a pianist.

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!

The Breakfast Club

This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...

Parsons Green

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

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

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"So many young flounder fish migrate through Putney each year that they turn the water grey. Sea Bass are also native to this part of the river."

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  1. About The Tonsleys

    The Tonselys is residential area of old Wandsworth close to the river and town centre, so called because many of the street names have the word "Tonsley" included. It has a village feel with the Old York Road's cafes and shops at its heart. Houses in this area are desired because they retain their Victorian character and are in close proximity to the Wandsworth Town train station. The houses are very popular with city workers, lawyers, advertising executives and other professionals.

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