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Be At One

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

The Northcote

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

Chez Bruce

Chez Bruce

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

Hildreth Street Market

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.

Wandsworth Common

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.

Camden Coffee House

Camden Coffee House

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

Refill

Refill

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

Pizza Metro

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

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

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

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

Balham Bowls Club

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

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

Blackbird Bakery

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

Milk

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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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham Junction, Balham, Earlsfield, Wandsworth, Battersea, Clapham, Imperial Wharf, Tooting, Southfields and Clapham North

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

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

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

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NCT Walks on the Commons

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Baby Rhyme Time-Northcote Library

Northcote Library
This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-2 years old. Families can: -listen to popular songs and rhymes that will help --your child learn; -make friends and socialise; and -help develop your child's imagination Website

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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