A modern new bar located on the Albert Embankment. It offers modern interiors with fantastic music, great vibes and a place to go for after work drinks. Located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, it comprises of great American food and cocktails inspired by past American presidents, hence the name POTUS (President of the United States)
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A little known bouldering centre in the arches. Turn up with your kit for a different kind of work out.
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Amazing roast dinners, good red wines and a nice beer garden for when it's warm!
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Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.
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Peace and quiet, where one goes to ponder and work out all at once!
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The first Argentinian pub to open in the UK, this place serves traditional dishes and South American wines.
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If you're a fan of classical music, this stunning venue is a must. The architecture is awe-inspiring too...
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The Imperial War Museum offers a wealth of collections to explore - head to the Extraordinary Heroes gallery to discover the real-life stories of courage behind the Victoria Cross and George Cross medals awarded for bravery.
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A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.
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As well as selling a wide range of beer, wine and spirits, the Oddbins in Pimlico does free tasting sessions too!
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Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...
Submitted by Hayley
Super favourite amongst locals and professionals in the area. Great selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, wines, meat and cheese, and take away lunch. Usually the queue starts on the street outside of the shop.
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"The Tradescants were father and son botanists and gardeners who worked for Charles I. They introduced a wealth of foreign plant life to England's gardens and were the first people in the country to grow pineapples. In honour of this, there are pineapples set at the top of obelisks at either end of Lambeth Bridge."
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I think this area, has beautiful houses, my home is a 20 minutes walk from oval station and 15 minutes walk to stock well station. There are also plenty of good supermarkets within the local area, including; Tesco's, Lidl, Iceland, and Sainsbury's. My Son's school is only a 2 minutes walk from where we're living, and everything in this area almost seems very convenient. It only takes 25 minutes to get to Covent Garden from where we live.
I love Vauxhall because of its diversity, cultural backgrounds, convenient. I am able to take the public transport easily and travel to Central London. When I first moved to London from Scotland I was absolutely scared to the change. i was not used to the fast paced environment but I am fascinated in meeting new people for all walks of life. There are a lot of opportunities in London and lots of things to see. The most of all is the fact that I am able to see famous people which is a bonus.
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Clapham PlaygroupSt John the Evangelist Church Hall
A playgroup for babies and toddlers. Tea and biscuits for the grown ups and light snacks for the children lots of toys and space to run around and a sing song at the end. Day: Wednesdays Time: 10.00-12 noon Where: St John the Evangelist Church Hall Clapham Road SW9 9AR Age range: Babies and toddlers Donation: £2 per child £3 family Contact: [email protected] Website
Crazy ChimpsCrazy Chimps
Go ape and be pampered at Crazy Chimps in Kennington - an indoor playzone, café and beauty salon for kids (and adults!) Crazy Chimps has play areas and equipment suitable for little ones between the ages of three months to 13 years old. And there's something for all sizes with the castle, slide, swings, trampoline, ball pit, educational play equipment and touch-screen games. There are further facilities for arts and crafts, a cinema, disco and indoor entrainment room, and, if it all gets a bit too much, there's even a quiet reading area with iPads for everyone to use. Website
Parent and toddler groupTate South Lambeth library
n active session for parents & toddlers to participate in during term time. Website
Mother and Baby YogaEmbody Wellness
Mother and baby postnatal classes are a great way to meet and share with other mums in the local area. Classes are suitable for babies from newborn to crawling. For mums, it's recommended waiting six weeks after a natural birth and eight weeks after a caesarean. Website
Little DiggersVauxhall City Farm
Our gardening club is specially designed for parents and their little ones! With a range of activities to engage the little ones they will learn from an early age about the importance of soil and the magic of growing your own food. Website
Marsham Street NurseryTwins Group ,
We are a friendly team made up of outreach workers, speech and language therapists, link to midwife, dietician and health visitors, a social worker, early years practitioners, Qualified Teachers and more. The centre has been recently refurbished and offers daily activities including courses and events. Website
Stay and PlayTwins Group
Session includes messy play, art activities and a children's snack time. Session ends with a story, songs and rhymes. Website
There are several gentrified areas, and smart roads of terraced townhouses on streets such as Fentiman Road and Heyford Avenue are well known as desirable locations. Vauxhall is also a popular residential area for Members of Parliament and civil servants due to its proximity to the Houses of Parliament and Whitehall. Much of the area in Vauxhall contains light industry, offices and government buildings. Many companies and organisations were attracted in the past by Vauxhall's central location and comparatively cheap rent compared to Westminster on the other side of the river. In recent years, Vauxhall's riverside has undergone major redevelopment with the construction of a number of modern residential and office blocks, most notably the distinctive MI6 building at Vauxhall Cross. There are also a number of new commercial businesses moving in to the area.
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