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Top Restaurants in Tooting

Meza – My favourite restaurant in Tooting has not one, but two branches, with Bec and Broadway each playing host. Both are tiny so you need to book ahead, but the pre planning will be well worth it. What awaits is delicious Lebanese food, at more than reasonable prices. Lahore – Tooting is known for it’s […]

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Unwined at Tooting Market

Unwined is the success story of wine pop up A Grape Night In, whom having three years experience of delivering wine events here, there and everywhere in the capital decided it was time to put down some roots.  Broadway Market is now a place they can call home, and is great news for Tooting as […]

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The Little Taperia, Tooting Broadway

Tooting’s star continues to be on the rise with yet another great restaurant opening, just a stone’s throw from Broadway tube and directly opposite The Chicken Shop.  The team that brought Tooting the appropriately named Little Bar have now tried their hand at a restaurant which is not quite so little by nature but still […]

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The Wheatsheaf – Tooting Bec

Thanks to the local community and local MP’s The Wheatsheaf is still a pub.  A few years back it faced closure and the doom of many a London pub – becoming a Tesco.  Fortunately this didn’t happen and instead the site was granted ‘Asset of Community Value’ status meaning it has to continue as a […]

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The Tooting Italian

Just before Christmas a new restaurant opened on Tooting High Street, inventively named The Tooting Italian. At first I was quite sceptical – Tooting isn’t particularly well known for its Italian restaurants, curry yes but not so much Italian. It also has a neon sign which doesn’t always signal a high quality eatery. However, I started hearing […]

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Is the opening of Chicken Shop a sign that Tooting’s up and come?

A recent Evening Standard article boasted that ‘tooting is officially rooting’, and, as here at the SLB we were particularly pleased with, that “South is not the new East, it’s better”.  The Standard aren’t alone in these views and as house/rental prices have slowly pushed the young professionals further from zone 1 new social hubs […]

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Pie & Mash

Despite growing up in London I had only been to a pie and mash shop once before my recent visit to Harrington’s in Tooting.  On request of my pie loving northern boyfriend we ventured to Selkirk Road to sample this top rated London establishment.  No frills here, but a traditional London pie and mash with […]

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