Wandsworth Town’s traditional high street is like a step back in time and packed with great gastro-pubs, galleries and cafes – The Alma and Brew to name but two. Clapham and St John’s Hill are similarly eclectic, combining restaurants such as Ben’s Canteen, The Fish Club and Powder Keg Diplomacy with a mix of well-known brands and independent shops, and Northcote Road’s ever popular market.
For more comprehensive retail therapy, there’s Wandsworth Southside. Offering an array of high street names, a 14-screen cinema, Virgin Active and Waitrose, and currently undergoing a £40m expansion, it can cater to all your needs.
Then just over the river is Wandsworth Bridge Road’s array of interior specialists. Not to mention, King’s Road and Sloane Square, which are both readily accessible should you want a more luxurious shopping experience.
Looking to the future, the regeneration of Battersea Power Station will further enhance the area’s lifestyle provision. With plans for an wealth of eateries, bars, galleries and shops, this iconic landmark is set to become a destination in every sense – further cementing the area’s reputation as one of London’s most popular districts.
The Alma. A great pub and dining room that is something of a local institution.
King's Road. Some of London’s finest shopping awaits you just across the river.
Brew Cafe. Queue formingly popular cafe whose brunch is arguably the best around.
Northcote Road. With its restaurants, cafes, bars, market stalls and shops, Northcote Road is the bustling heart of Clapham.
Powder Keg Diplomacy. The finest cocktails and great food housed in a decidedly Victorian, yet stylishly designed interior.