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Wandsworth Common

A locals' guide to Wandsworth Common

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

Rupert Greig

"Northcote Road, Battersea is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, pick up fresh groceries or go for a drink after work."

William Campbell

"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth Common locals go?

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.

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.

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.


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

Camden Coffee House

If you're feeling tired and in need of a caffeine hit, Camden Coffee House is the place to go! #bestcoffeeintown

Pizza Metro

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

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.

The Breakfast Club

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

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

Balham Bowls Club

The heartbeat of Balham's nightlife, this vibrant pub is open until 1am Friday and Saturday and also serves food from the bar and dining area.

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.

Blackbird Bakery

A cafe selling delicious coffee, cakes, bread and healthy juices ready to go.


Amazing place for food and particularly busy at the weekends for breakfast - you can often find queues there, it's so popular!!

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"Numbering amongst Battersea's wealth of past and present celebrity residents are Bob Geldof, J.K. Rowling and Brian Cox."

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth Common

Superhero Film Shoots! -Studio Film School Balham

Broomwood Hall School
Inspired by our favourite comic book films, this four day workshop will see us creating green screen effects, dazzling stunts and action set pieces to make a superhero spectacular. Try your hand at filmmaking on an epic scale: the world needs you! For more information, please contact info@studiofilmschool.co.uk. Website

Little Fishes

Northcote Road Baptist Church Hall
We offer a relaxed & friendly environment for toddlers and their carers to meet play safely and chat (though it tends to be the toddlers doing the playing!). We have plenty of toys including an indoor slide tents and a home corner. We offer tea & biscuits for the carers and a healthy snack and drink for the youngsters. We often have a story time too. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years. The group offers: the chance for parents/carers to meet and socialise, opportunities for children to be active have fun and make friends, and a faith-based element to children's development. This group is currently full please call first. Website

NCT Walks on the Commons

Meet outside Gail's
Desperate for a bit of fresh air? Enjoy a gossip? Join our Walks on the Commons group. We meet regularly at 3.15pm on a Wednesday afternoon for a walk around one of our wonderful Commons. Everybody is welcome Website


Skylark Cafe
The Open Air Fit small group sessions for pre-nursery children provide lots of opportunities for your child to practise and build on developing physical skills.It's important to understand what kids can do and what skills are appropriate for this age: By age 2, toddlers should be able to walk and run well. They may be able to kick a ball and jump in place with both feet. By age 3, toddlers typically are able to balance briefly on one foot, kick a ball forward, throw a ball overarm, catch a ball with stiff arms, and pedal a tricycle. And by age 4 they can manoeuvre accurately around complex obstacles. Website

Drop in Play sessions

Windmill Nursery
Stay and Play sessions aim to help parents/carers learn how to include play in every day routines with their children. These sessions are for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years. At the sessions parents/carers will: meet other parents and carers, help their children explore their creativity, discuss child development, and create a learning journey of your childs achievements. Call for more details. Website

Story Time Sundays

The County Arms
County Arms kids are invited to come on a journey of the imagination with Amarillo Arts. Will you be battling dragons, exploring the deepest jungle or blasting off into space? Every Sunday at 1pm & 2pm Website

Toddler Craft Mornings

Cafe 207
It is a chance for children aged two to five years to try out some simple arts and craft in the comfort of the back room in the Café. Parents and carers need to be with their child to help them. We charge a small fee for materials. Website
  1. About Wandsworth Common

    Wandsworth Common is a public common in Wandsworth, south London. It is close to Clapham Common and Wandsworth Common railway station. It is wholly in the London borough of Wandsworth. There is a large area to the east of the train line, which is mainly used for competitive sports (mainly football, touch rugby and rounders). There are a number of ponds and a lake, which can be used for fishing (with a permit). Houses on the Wandsworth (SW18) side are in what is known as the 'Toast Rack' and are large Victorian semis and detached homes, some with blue plaques denoting notable residents who previously lived there. Thera are many 'boutique' shops along Bellevue Road, surrounded by up-market Victorian/Edwardian housing.

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