Bingham Riverhouse

Restaurant near Richmond Bingham Riverhouse is a luxury hotel and award winning restaurant near Richmond (around 15 minutes from the station).  The restaurant has a fabulous terrace and views that stretch over the Thames which is great for those sunny days. Drinks There are a wide variety of wines on the menu and a friendly sommelier on…

The Toy Shop Bar Putney

Cocktail bar in Putney The Toy Shop cocktail bar in Putney is a great venue for happy hour cocktails and a buzzing atmosphere. The décor is colourful and quirky, providing a fun vibe for a date night or catch up with friends. They also have entertainment throughout the week with Ping Pong from Wednesday to…

The Angel and Crown

Restaurant in Richmond The Angel & Crown restaurant in Richmond is tucked just off the cobbled high street.  The pub reopened in December after an extensive refurbishment .  Housed in a 400 year old building, the refurb has tastefully retained the character and charm of the building.  There are rich colours, dark wood and even…

Arlos Restaurant

Restaurant in Balham In the friendly neighbourhood of Balham we decided to go for some dinner at Arlo’s. We had heard a lot of great things about Arlo’s so wanted to see f what the fuss was all about! A great thing about Arlo’s is that it understands that eating a decent steak in London can be…

Cut The Mustard

Cafe near Tooting South Londoners this cafe in Tooting is for you. Set a few streets back from Tooting Broadway is the unassuming, modern and cosy Cut The Mustard. It is a gem of a cafe that bakes unbelievably tasty sourdough in house and serves up hearty dishes.  We ventured in on a Saturday afternoon…

The Secret Bar

Cocktail Bar in Tooting The Secret cocktail bar in Tooting is a laid back and cosy bar with a chilled atmosphere. It is tucked away in the corners of Tooting Market and serves great classic cocktails including margaritas, mojitos and long island iced tea. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12-12, it is well worth a…

The Joint

The Joint Restaurant in Tooting Brodway Market Brixton and Tooting Broadway market based The Joint are all about relaxed eating with high quality, slow cooked and fresh BBQ food.  We tried out their restaurant in Tooting Broadway Market branch for dinner. STARTERS The Joint do not mess around with starters.  We went straight in for the meaty smoked pork belly with pickled cucumber…

Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird Bar in Putney A fixture on the Putney drinks scene for some time, Tequila Mockingbird has recently spread its’ wings to Clapham where a second branch as recently opened.  We popped into their original bar in Putney, just a short walk from the rail station by the river to try some of their concoctions….

Yum Sa

Yum Sa Thai Restaurant in Putney Yum Sa is a Thai bar in Restaurant in Putney, located south of the river a hop across the road from East Putney station.  It incorporates a gallery and meditation room hosting workshops and art shows.  We went to check out the space! Drinks We tried the Coconut mocktail…

Bistro Vadouvan

Bistro Vadouvan Restaurant in Putney The Concept Well well well, isn’t Putney Wharf rather lovely! It was my first time visiting this lovely area to dine at French Asian-fusion restaurant, Bistro Vadouvan . With the sun out, it is a real bonus that you can dine al fresco in the spacious outside area overlooking the…

NYEAT

NYEAT RESTAURANT IN WIMBLEDON THE BEATS AND TASTY EATS  Located a short walk down from the hustle and bustle of Wimbledon is NY Eat American Bar Restaurant.  NYEAT restaurant in Wimbledon is a cool place with some fantastic wall art and exposed brick walls. You could easily be mistaken and feel like you were actually…

Tooting Tram and Social

Bar in Tooting Broadway Spread over two floors in a former tram shed is Tooting Tram and Social situated on Mitcham Road by Tooting Broadway tube station. With high ceilings and a chandelier lit main bar, it it a slightly quirkier than normal venue. We visited on a Friday evening at 9.30pm when Rockaoke was…

Graveney and Meadow

Pub in Tooting On a Sunday lunchtime I ducked into Graveney and Meadow pub in Tooting for a quick drink. I was pleasantly surprised when I found the huge outdoor area! With various benches dotted around, there is more than enough space to sit outside and enjoy the sunny weather. The interior of the pub…

Tota Cafe

Cafe in Tooting Tota is a lovely cafe in Tooting with a small outside area for people watching. They have a great menu offering all day breakfasts, as well as heartier dishes.  Make sure to check out the daily specials and the happy hour deals on cocktails. We had the pulled pork burger which was…

The Exhibit

Brunch in Balham The Exhibit is a multi use venue near Balham tube –  a bar, restaurant, cinema, live music venue and comedy night depending on the night of the week! I visited on a sunny Sunday and had brunch on the balcony which was just lovely! For only £20 extra you can get bottomless…