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Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Amazing coffee house with such good coffee and lunchtime food. Great smoothies too!

Il Bordello

Il Bordello

A family-run Italian with turbot bigger than my face! Their service is outstanding and one that we can all learn from and appreciate the lack of nowadays.

Smith's Brasserie

Smith's Brasserie

A beautiful and high-quality restaurant serving the best fish meals in London.

The Captain Kidd

The Captain Kidd

Serving organic beer to sip on a sunny London day and affording a garden directly overlooking the Thames. Many a pirate fantasy has been regaled in this public house.

St Katharine Docks

St Katharine Docks

Independent restaurants for dinner after a quick drink at The Dickens Inn or take a twilight stroll alongside the yachts.

Pollyanna Training Theatre

Pollyanna Training Theatre

Wonderful performance and arts activities for children.

Il Pirata London

Il Pirata London

THeir Italian food is delicious, the wine good, and they don't throw you out the door as soon as you have finished!

Efes

Efes

The best Turkish food for an excellent price.

Lemans Café

Lemans Café

Best cafe in London

The SkyLounge

The SkyLounge

At the top of the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel near Tower Bridge, this sophisticated bar has amazing views!

Maltby Street Market

Maltby Street Market

A wide variety of foods from around the world...

Leadbelly's Bar

Leadbelly's Bar

Amazing gluten-free food.

Yuu Kitchen

Yuu Kitchen

The unique choice of Asian Tapas dishes, combined with the modern atmosphere and great artwork provides for a unique atmosphere. Great for large bookings or a cool place to go on date night.

Southwark Park

Southwark Park

Between Canada Water and Old Kent Road, Southwark Park is a peaceful spot with a café and an art gallery.

The Culpeper

The Culpeper

A great brunch menu on a Saturday and the service is excellent. The full English and the anchovy butter is a nice touch.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Bermondsey, Whitechapel, Aldgate, Rotherhithe, Spitalfields, South Bermondsey, Shoreditch, Limehouse, City and Borough

"The Prospect of Whitby claims to be the oldest surviving riverside tavern with a lineage back to the early sixteenth century, despite the building itself burning down in a nineteenth century fire. A refreshing spot for people visiting pirates hanging at Execution Dock, famous artists such as Whistler and Turner painted views from the tavern."

With a view like this of Tower Bridge, Wapping should be top of your list when searching for a property...

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Elliot Hancox

Limehouse is a stunning residential gem between the City and Canary Wharf...

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Asim Naim

There's no better place in London than Wapping! I love the impressive mix of modern developments and historic buildings.

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Child-friendly activities near Wapping

Frogprince Baby Music Classes at Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm,
FROGPRINCE BABY MUSIC is the gorgeous music event for newborns, toddlers and parents. Curated by multi-instrumentalist Stefano Antoci D'Agostino aka Stead and based on the most popular songs and nursery rhymes for children. The class is a multi-instrumental path toward the joy of socializing through music. Website

Latino Bambino -- 6 sessions

Dockland Settlement Community Centre
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Our mum and baby salsa classes are also a great way to socialize with other mums and an opportunity to introduce your child to music and movement through Dance. Salsa Babies(tm) Class: Wednesday 11.00-11.45 Toddler Class (1-4 Years): Wednesday 10.00-10.40 6 consecutive weeks block is £57 (£9.50 per class). Discounted to £51 12 consecutive weeks block is £96 (£8 per class). Discounted to £86. Trial session is £10. Discounted to £9. Website

Latino Bambino - Trial Class

Dockland Settlement Community Centre
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Our mum and baby salsa classes are also a great way to socialize with other mums and an opportunity to introduce your child to music and movement through Dance. Salsa Babies(tm) Class: Wednesday 11.00-11.45 Toddler Class (1-4 Years): Wednesday 10.00-10.40 6 consecutive weeks block is £57 (£9.50 per class). 12 consecutive weeks block is £96 (£8 per class) Trial session is £10. Website

Latino Bambino - 12 Sessions

Dockland Settlement Community Centre
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Our mum and baby salsa classes are also a great way to socialize with other mums and an opportunity to introduce your child to music and movement through Dance. Salsa Babies(tm) Class: Wednesday 11.00-11.45 Toddler Class (1-4 Years): Wednesday 10.00-10.40 6 consecutive weeks block is £57 (£9.50 per class). Discounted to £51 12 consecutive weeks block is £96 (£8 per class). Discounted to £86. Trial session is £10. Discounted to £9. Website

Frogprince Baby Music at Surrey Docks Farm

Surrey Docks Farm
Based on the use of simple and common music instruments like acoustic guitar, piano, toy percussion, voice and the most popular songs and nursery rhymes for children, Frogprince Baby Music Class is a path toward the joy of socializing through music. Website

Frame's Mums Club

Frame Shoreditch
A full body workout for Mums involving Boxing/Cheerleading/Toning and a whole lot of abs, all done to loud music. Take your little one with you and they can snooze in the pram, play on a mat or run around the room!

Yoga Creation

Westferry Studios
This excellent yoga centre is situated by Westferry station on the DLR. The studio runs a breadth of different types of yoga by a collective of qualified instructors. Website

About Wapping

Wapping is a place in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which forms part of the Docklands to the east of the City of London. It is situated between the north bank of the River Thames and the ancient thoroughfare simply called The Highway. Wapping's proximity to the river has given it a strong maritime character, which it retains through its riverside public houses and steps, such as the Prospect of Whitby and Wapping Stairs. Many of the original buildings were demolished during the construction of the London Docks and Wapping was further seriously damaged during the Blitz. As the London Docklands declined after the Second World War, the area became run down, with the great warehouses left empty. The area's fortunes were transformed during the 1980s by the London Docklands Development Corporation when the warehouses started to be converted into luxury flats.

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