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Wandsworth Town

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

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth Town locals go?

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Wandsworth Park

A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.

Marco Polo

An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.

The Ship

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.

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 Glass Dome

Really good steak and on certain nights there is a pianist.

The Italian Boys

The best homemade focaccia sandwiches.

The Hurlingham Club

The perfect setting for summer lawn sports and afternoon tea in the sunshine.

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...

Midori Sushi

Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

Putney Pies

Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!

Artisan

Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.

The Duke's Head

The perfect spot for watching the Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race.

Hally's

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!

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"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."

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth Town

Judo Club

Wandle Recreation Centre
Judo gives fitness and flexibility as well as confidence and involves falling safely, throwing (with control) and ground-work. Children 4 - 16 years (no adults). Website

Pepe's Toddler Membership Group

Baptist Church
We are friendly small group maximum of 28 children. We are non profit-making membership based group. Our group is what we all create together. We have two rooms to run around and also small outside area. Boths sessions are carefully planned to meet children needs and interests. Each session includes free play refreshment for both adults and children messy/craft activity and a singing time with our Grandma The Puppet. Our Grandma has started to read a story too! In some sessions children can explore through tactile play and burn their energy in obstacle play. In other words to play with anything from puzzles books cars dolls duplo ride ons slides and more. It is a nice place where children can play interact or just run around. Mummies nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax. We have a three parties a year when we all sit down and have a nice lunch together! If you drive you can park your car for free in church carpark. If you have any questions please get in touch. For children from the smallest age up to 3 and half years old. Older siblings welcome during school holidays (up to age of 5years old). 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. Open on Mondays and Thursdays 10am - 12pm plus some school holiday. New term from the 5th of September until the 18th of November 2013 with a small break on the 26th and 30th of September . We run 10 week terms. Note: We advise that you ring before planning a visit to check all these details are up to date.

Painting and Drawing- Mini Muse

The Vitality Centre
We work at easels and explore a range of drawing and painting mediums preparing you to develop and complete a personal project. We will also have two life drawing sessions later in the half term where you can draw inspiration from dance-based poses with renowned model Anansie. Website

Perform - Putney

St 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

Peppercorns

St 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 saskia.mower@gmail.com to go onto the waiting list. Currently a termly subscription is £32. This group is for parents/family members. Website

The Ballet School-St Anne's Church Hall

St Anne’s Church Hall
The Ballet School follows the Royal Academy of Dance system of training. Classes are thirty minutes to two hours depending on the age and level of each child. TUESDAY 3.15-3.45 pm Nursery 4.00-4.45 pm Pre-Primary 4.45-5.45 pm Grade 1 WEDNESDAY 3.30-4.00 pm Nursery 4.00-4.45 pm Reception 4.45-5.45 pm Primary 5.45-6.45 pm Grade 1/2 FRIDAY 3.30-4.00 pm Nursery 4.00-4.45 pm Pre-Primary 4.45-5.45 pm Primary Website

Art Crafts classes- Mini Muse

Wandsworth Museum Caffe- Open Studio
Create a series of hand carved and coloured print for your baby's bedroom. Website
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