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?
An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.
Submitted by Katherine
A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.
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
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
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?
"The name Putney is derived from "landing place where hawks are seen" and is appears in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Putelei."
Explore Wandsworth Town
Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth Town
Tumble TimeWandle 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
Basic EnglishWest 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
Reading Support sessions for childrenWandsworth Town Library
Reading Support sessions are suitable for children aged 6 - 11 years old. Children are booked for half a term, to visit the library each week during an allotted time, and read to our volunteer for 15 minutes. Places are limited, and must be booked through library staff. Website
Karate ClubWandle 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
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
Baby Yoga - for Older BabiesSt Faith's Church Hall
Fun and toning yoga for Mum's and their little ones. For babies who are on the move - crawling, Cruising or Walking! A term of 10 classes: £110 (£11 per class) Drop in session: £13 per class 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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