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The latest addition to South West London's social scene

"Tooting's popularity is ever growing thanks to its vibrant high street and the soon to be 24-hour service on the Northern Line."

Bradley Slade

"Figge's Marsh is a lovely green space with pretty wildflowers amongst South West London's residential streets."

Bradley Slade

"A great mix of independent and high street stores gives Balham a real community feel that always impresses my clients."

Chris Campbell

What is your favourite place?

Where do Tooting locals go?

Kennedy's

The best fish and chips in South London, right on Tooting High Street.

The Coffee Co. of Tooting

Brand new coffee shop that has opened and I love it! Delicious coffee, chilled out atmosphere and a great edition to Tooting. The falafel and avocado sandwich is awesome!

The Castle

Jump off the tube at Tooting Broadway and straight to the bar! The beer garden is amazing. Definitely one of the best pubs in Tooting and South London.

MUD

Just along Mitcham Lane, this cafe serves a delicious brunch menu. The coffee is really good and the dishes are all served with a MUD twist - the prettiest breakfast I've ever seen!

Lahore Karahi

An awesome Pakistani restaurant serving delicious curries! Really busy, a lively atmosphere and really good for large groups of people.

Franco Manca

Great tasting sourdough pizza in a bustling market environment.

MUD

Great brunch, cakes and coffee!

TOTA

An amazing restaurant for brunch or dinner, serving dishes from all over the world. The ribs are fantastic!

Honest Burgers

Awesome place for a burger and definitely some of the best in London.

Refill

The best Caribbean restaurant in Tooting Bec and their lunch deal is only £3.50!

Tooting Broadway Market

One of the busiest markets in the South West, Tooting Market injects life and diversity to the already vibrant Tooting Broadway area. We're always talking about the property market, this is the real market we should be raving about!

Kaosarn

A great family-run Thai restaurant opened after success in their Clapham Junction and Brixton restaurants.

Cut the Mustard

This delightful cafe between Tooting and Streatham is a real hidden gem. They have everything you would expect on a brunch menu and the portions are huge!

Chicken Shop

Much better than your average high street chicken shop! You must visit this place...

The Trafalgar Arms

A brilliant gastro pub that has been refurbished beautifully. The outdoor seating area at the front is great in the summer.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Colliers Wood, Balham, Earlsfield, Streatham, Wandsworth Common, Merton, Mitcham, Wimbledon, Wandsworth and Southfields

What do you love about Tooting?

Why do you find Tooting a great place to live?

Alex

"Tooting is family-friendly and safe. You have everything here on your doorstep."

February 2017

Shahin

"Great community feel with loads of small business activity in the indoor market."

February 2017

Shannon

"So many good places to eat out and a great atmosphere in the evenings and weekends."

February 2017

Colin

"Open and airy yet still feels like you're close to London."

January 2015

oldtimer

"Lovely community feel and lots of older settled families and also lots of young professionals couples and families moving in. Tooting has long been the hidden gem in London."

August 2014

Local resident

"Young professionals and families moving in. New bars and restaurants opening, turning Tooting into an increasingly trendy place."

October 2013

Local resident

"I like living in Tooting because of Tooting Bec Common and the leafy oak trees, and above all else the quiet. "

June 2013

Local resident

"I love Tooting because of Tooting Bec Common and Wigmore Lawn Tennis Club."

May 2011

You

What do you like about Tooting?

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"The Granada Cinema in Tooting is the first Grade II listed cinema in Britain. It is built in an Art Deco style and has seen many famous faces on its stage, including Frank Sinatra and Carmen Miranda."

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Child-friendly activities near Tooting

Monday Morning Bumps & Babies Play Group

Tooting United Reformed Methodist Church
Come to our non-walkers playgroup every Monday 10:00-11:30 Tooting United Reformed Methodist Church Rookstone Rd Tooting SW17 9NQ £1.50 for tea coffee and biscuits. No need to be a member.. Website

Friday Frogs

St Nicholas' Church
The children play with the toys and with playdough, colouring and crafts as they wish. Parents and carers have the chance to chat and enjoy cups of tea, coffee and fruit tea and delicious homemade cake with a watchful eye on their children! At the end of the morning, we sing some of our favourite songs and out comes our puppet friend 'Max' who tells us a Bible story. It is our hope and prayer that the group offers good support and friendship to parents and carers in the local community. We'd love you to join us. Website

Rhythm-n-Babes@Graveney & Meadow

Graveney & Meadow
Shake, sing, wiggle, meet Chirpy the chicken and friends, dance, and pop the bubbles. A stimulating and fun 45 mins of musical variety that your little one (and you) will love. Our fun & lively music classes are for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers based in Tooting, south London SW17. Website

Tooting Bec Athletics Track

Tooting Bec Athletics Track
This eight lane fully floodlit facility is open all year round and caters for individual athletes schools and club competitions. The club is home to Herne Hill Harriers Athletic Club and hosts other special events. Children young people and adults of all abilities are welcome. In addition to providing a full range of track and field facilities the pavilion provides: a fully equipped gym, heated changing and showering accommodation, and a refreshment/rest area with automatic vending and a kitchen. Although top class athletes use the service the track is a safe training area for anyone of any standard. You do not have to join a club to use the track. If the track is booked for competition it will be closed to casual users although the gym and changing areas will remain open. Website

The Boys' Brigade

Trinity Road Chapel
Each week The Boys' Brigade works with thousands of young people many of whom have no other connection with the Church. The Boys' Brigade provides a balanced programme of activities for children and young people from 5 to 18 years old of any faith and background. Through the many different activities children will: learn about themselves, get to know people and learn to work together, explore their community, and personally develop. Visit the website for more information. Website

Expectant Fathers Programme (EFP)

St. Georges Hospital
The Expectant Fathers Programme is a one day birthing and parenting class for expectant fathers which has been developed as a result of talking with fathers. These sessions are for expectant and new fathers only. This programme provides an opportunity for men to look at the changes they will be going through and looking at the impact that a baby will have on their lives. The session will concentrate on: Building up the general confidence of new fathers but particularly in terms of their role their skills and their ability to support their partner and baby Providing information so that new fathers engage more actively in the pregnancy and understand that they have an important role to play. Supporting fathers to learn the practical skills they will need with their babies to enable them to be competent and confident fathers. For more information and bookings please call. Website

Toddlers Gym

Tooting Leisure Centre
Toddlers Gym offers the opportunity for toddlers to be active and have fun on bouncy castles and soft play areas. This activity is open to children aged 0-5 years and their parents/carers. Benefits of taking part include: a chance for toddlers to have fun be active and make new friends, and an opportunity for parents/carers to meet and form friendships. There is no need to book just drop in at the beginning of one of the sessions. Website
  1. About Tooting

    Tooting is a district in south London, England, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 5 miles (8 km) south south-west of Charing Cross. A large open area, popularly known as the Tooting Commons, lies at the northern end of Tooting. Historically this was two separate open spaces: Tooting Graveney Common nearer to Tooting, and Tooting Bec Common towards Streatham. The commons are home to Tooting Bec Lido, which is 90 metres long and 30 metres wide making it one of the largest freshwater open air pool in the UK.

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