A locals' guide to Wandsworth Town
"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
"Being by the river at Putney is the prettiest, most replenishing spot in London..."Gary Howorth
"Fulham Palace Gardens have undergone a transformation in the last few years and are looking better than ever!"Rupert Simmonds
Where do Wandsworth Town locals go?
A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.
Submitted by Katherine
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.
Submitted by Iris
An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.
Submitted by Katherine
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.
Submitted by Luke
The Hurlingham Club
The perfect setting for summer lawn sports and afternoon tea in the sunshine.
Submitted by Guy
UK Star Nails
I love this nail bar! Their prices are very good and they always do a really good job. You may have to wait to be seen, but it's worth it...
Submitted by Daisy
Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!
Submitted by Katie
Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!
Submitted by Oliver
Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.
Submitted by Oliver
A charming little breakfast spot if you're looking for a heavenly breakfast with a healthy twist. Gluten free and vegan options are available - great for yoga bunnies or gym fanatics for a post workout feast! Get there early, or it's queues out the door!
Submitted by Annabelle
Why do you find Wandsworth Town a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"So many young flounder fish migrate through Putney each year that they turn the water grey. Sea Bass are also native to this part of the river."
Explore Wandsworth Town
Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth Town
Perform - PutneySt Stephen's Church Hall
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. We have developed a unique curriculum using a mix of energetic games, catchy songs and funky dances to help bring out children's true potential. All class materials are written by us and each term there's a different theme to keep young imaginations buzzing. Website
St Stephen's Parent and Toddler GroupSt Stephen's Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. At the group children can enjoy free play singing snack time and join in a craft activity. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years (you do not have to be a member of the Church to join the group). 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. There is no waiting list for this group so you can just drop-in. £2 for parents and first child, which includes tea and coffee (£3 per family if more than one child attending) Website
Basic Maths CourseWest Hill Children's Centre 4
This is a service provided by South Thames College to teach parents basic English at either entry level or level 1/2 depending on the results from an assessment. It is aimed at parents who have little or no qualifications. Parents can: gain a recognised qualification, meet new parents, and learn new skills. Spaces are limited so please call to book a place. There is a creche available for children aged 0-5 years, please call to book a place. Website
Come and WeighWest Hill in the Park Children's Centre
This is a child health clinic drop-in for parents/carers to come and weigh their child/children and get advice from health visitors. The service is for parents/carers who want to weigh their child or get advice. Parents/carers can: weigh their child, get advice from a health visitor, and gain information on their child's development. This is a drop-in service there is no need to book or make an appointment. Please bring your child's red book (Child Health Record) with you. Website
Gingerbread MusicSt Anne's Church
Gingerbread music is a non-profit music and movement class for 0-5's delivered by a primary school teacher and educational consultant. They raise money for street kids in Cambodia to go to school. First class is a free trial class. Website
PeppercornsSt Anne's Church
A playgroup that is as much for local parents as it is for a kids, good range of toys for the kids to play with, snack time and song-time. This is not a drop-in group and you will need to email Saskia at firstname.lastname@example.org to go onto the waiting list. Currently a termly subscription is £32. This group is for parents/family members. Website
Come and PlayWest Hill Children's Centre 4
This is a session where parents/carers and children have the opportunity to play together. The session is for parents/carers with children aged 0-5 years old. Families will have a chance to: make friends and socialise, learn to play together, have story time, and sing-along to nursery rhymes. There is no need to book just drop in. Website
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Imperial Wharf
- Wandsworth Common
- Clapham Junction
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