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Wandsworth and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Wandsworth and surrounding areas

"The high number of young residents in Putney make it a perfect place to settle if you are coming down to London for the first time..."

Matthew Williamson

"Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area..."

Rupert Greig

"You can be at London Waterloo in less than 15 minutes from Earlsfield Station."

Rupert Greig

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Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.


Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

Marco Polo

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

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.

Wandsworth Park

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

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.

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!

The Glass Dome

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

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.


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

Franco Manca

Great tasting sourdough pizza in a bustling market environment.

Hildreth Street Market

On a miserable English day, the best place to go to put a 'spring' in your step is Hildreth Street Market, where stall owners sell beautiful seasonal flowers.

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

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Latino Bambino

St Barnabas Church Hall
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Our mum and baby salsa classes are also a great way to socialize with other mums and an opportunity to introduce your child to music and movement through Dance. Salsa Babies(tm) Class: Fridays 12.00-12.45 Toddler Class (1-4 Years): Fridays 11.10-11.45 6 consecutive weeks block is £57 (£9.50 per class). 12 consecutive weeks block is £96 (£8 per class) Trial session is £10. Website

Well Baby Clinic

West Hill Children's Centre 4
At the Well Baby Clinic you can get advice and guidance about your child. These sessions are for parents/carers and young children aged 0-5 years. The clinic offers the chance for you to: discuss general health issues and worries about your child, have your child weighed, and get advice about feeding. Just drop in there is no need to book. You must bring: your personal child health record book, and your baby changing bag. Website

Pepe's toddler group

Baptist Church
We are small friendly group which welcomes everyone! We have a wide range of toys for babies and toddlers. There are two rooms to run around and also a small outside area. Our session includes refreshments for both adults and children, messy/craft activity and at the end we all sing along with our Grandma, The Puppet. It is nice place for children to play, interact or simply just to have a good play! Mummies, nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax! Free car park next to our church. - Membership of 10 weeks costs £50 per child - £25 per child under 6 months Website

Art Classes at Mini Artists dodo studios

Riverside Place
At Mini Artists we mash and hide the broccoli in the art soup to ensure via creativity the children are getting all the vital vitamins they need in order to grow as individuals and as a unit.  Date: June 6, 2015 - July 11,2015 Website

Karate Club

Wandle Recreation Centre
Karate gives fitness and flexibility as well as confidence and involves striking, blocking and kicking techniques. Beginners lessons are non-contact and fun for all. Children 4 to 16 years (mums and dads welcome) and adults. Website

Tumble Time

Wandle Recreation Centre
A range of games and play for children to help develop social skills as well as physical skills. This session is for children aged under 5. Children will have a chance to: play on a bouncy castle and enjoy a soft play session There is no need to book just turn up on the day and join in. Website

The Teddy Bear's Group

St Anne's Church
Teddy Bears is a 'drop in' playgroup - no need to be a member and no waiting list, just pop along on a Tuesday morning. We charge £2.50 per child and we have a special baby room ('little teds') for mums with babies of under 12 months. We have playtime from 9.30 and snacktime followed by songtime at 10.45 or so. Website
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