Poulet Rouge, Balham – Coming Soon

The guys behind Cattle Grid, the popular steak focused restaurant chain, are now adding a new focus to their repertoire. This time it’s chicken, and not just any chicken Goosnargh chickens will be sourced from the renowned Reg Johnson of Johnson & Swarbrick, who, together with his brother Bud, has been producing slow grown corn-fed chicken for […]

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Streatham Hill – 5 Of The Best

I’m a big proponent of Streatham Hill.  Not only is it a cheaper alternative for living when compared to popular nearby Brixton, Clapham and Balham, but it is also well served by public transport.  There are buses going to just about anywhere in London you could need to get to and the train station serves […]

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South London’s Best Roof Top Bars

London in the sunshine is a glorious place to be. You might decide to hit one of South London’s many parks, or perhaps an enticing beer garden, but how about aiming a bit higher…literally.  Roof top bars are popular not just because they provide a place where you can both sun yourself and enjoy a […]

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Pop Up Italian Supperclub @ Cannon and Cannon, Brixton

Popular Italian supperclub The Backdoor Kitchen is popping up in Brixton’s Market Row this July. For 3 Sundays starting 21 July, they’ll join forces with British charcuterie maker Cannon and Cannon’s Salon at Brixton restaurant,  to host a series of brunches and afternoon Aperitivo, the Italian-style happy hour.  This is in association with what’s fast becoming the go to drink […]

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Celebrate 4th July at The Dime Bar

Bringing Coney Island to Battersea this 4th July! Celebrate Independence Day this 4th July at The Dime Bar, Battersea. With Live music kicking off the celebrations, enjoy American bottled craft beers and cocktails in coconuts! Corn dogs and hot dogs will be on special offer all night and if you want to go big sign […]

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The Northcote Road Summer Fete

The Northcote Road Summer Fete is coming on Sunday 7th July from 11am-5pm. What’s summer without a summer fete and where better to hold it than on Battersea’s favourite shopping street? Expect a pop up market, food and drink, a children’s dance stage, community ping pong tables, the Wimbledon Men’s Final on the big screen, […]

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Design Museum – Lesser Known Architecture

The Design Museum in Shad Thames is well worth a visit and is currently helping to celebrate the London Festival of Architecture.  Go and check out the small free display Lesser Known Architecture which celebrates extraordinary London architecture. The 10 buildings which make up the display have been nominated by leading architecture critics.  Lesser Known […]

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South London Frock Swap

With the motto “One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure” in mind, Frock Swappers have come up with an initiative to help people both get rid of those unwanted garments that have been hiding at the back of the wardrobe and in turn go home with something to update said wardrobe, perfect!  A simple concept with […]

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Rich Walker-Smith – Zoola Live

For our first South Londoners profile we catch up with Richard Walker-Smith, founder of Zoola Live.  Having grown up in Beckhenham, South East London, Rich chose South London as the part of town to start hosting his brand of parties.  South London Blog caught up with him to find out which areas he tips for […]

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