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Wandsworth Common

A locals' guide to Wandsworth Common

"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

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

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth Common locals go?

The Northcote

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

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.

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.

Chez Bruce

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

Refill

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

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.

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.

Milk

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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"The 'Toast Rack' running between Trinity Road and Wandsworth Common takes its name from the toast rack shape it has when plotted on a map."

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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

Broomwood Methodist Church Parent and Toddler Group

Broomwood Methodist Church
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 9 months-3 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. Please contact the group to book. Website

Pre-School Football

Romany Scouts Hut
Inspire Pre School Football Fun courses have been running now for over 4 years and due to continued popularity we are now offering extra dates. Inspire Pre School football sessions will consist of playing fun games and activities to aid your child's social development skills (listening, sharing, taking turns and teamwork) whilst making new friends along the way and having lots of FUN!  Session 1: 1pm-1:35pm- 3 years - 4.5 years Session 2: 1:45pm-2:15pm - 2 years - 3.5 years Website

Buggyfit with Eliza DoAlot

Common Ground Cafe
Buggyfit classes are an hour long, and usually involve a 3 - 5 mile route in total. Classes start with a moderate warm up walk, moving into a power walk or run to raise our heart rates. This is when we start to burn fat! Each class includes group exercises specifically selected to strengthen and tone particular muscle groups, and enable us to cope with the demands of motherhood. We finish off with a cool down and stretch. Prices: £10 to drop in /£42.50 for 5 / £72.50 for 10 Website

Try Time Kids Rugby

Wandsworth Common
The Wandsworth coaching team are experienced and passionate. Lead by a a great mixture of rugby and youth experience, they put together sessions that are great fun and really developmental..... and make kids want to come back week after week. There are 3 age groups that we run at every venue: Rascals - Our Rascals group is the youngest age group and ranges from 2 years old to 3.5 years old. This groups concentrates on motor skills and understanding instruction. Scoundrels - Our middle group is aged between 3.5 years to 5 years old. At this age group we focus on continued motor skills improvement, more complicated instruction and real rugby focused games. Scrummers - Our oldest group is for children aged 5 to 7 years old. In this group we play rugby focused games, including tag based games and really hone skills and attitudes Saturday Session Times Rascals - 10am-11am Scoundrels - 10am-11am and 11.15am-12.15pm Scrummers - 11.15am-12.15pm 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
  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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