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220 acres of green space, Clapham Common has often been associated with young professionals who sip champagne and eat salmon out of their wicker picnic hampers. In fact, the park is as diverse as it is vast. Crammed with kite flyers, joggers, cyclists and children it is one of the most popular spaces in South London.

Famed for its music gigs and festivals it is a vibrant destination for summer fun. After a day soaking up the sun in Clapham you can retire to the string of stylish bars and restaurants that line the common.

 

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  28% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 35 minutes from Clapham Common
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £38  24% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 35 minutes from Clapham Common
There are very few hotels in this sort of price range in London that put you so close to such an attractive stretch of the river. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3.1 miles from Clapham Common
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 3.4 miles from Clapham Common
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3.7 miles from Clapham Common
Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t ... More
 
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 16 minutes from Clapham Common
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 24 minutes from Clapham Common
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
 
 
 
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South West Four
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2018
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, SW4 | 1 minute from Clapham Common
Now a firm favourite on the London festival calendar after 15 successful years, South West Four is back for two days of dance music and big ...More
 
 
 
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Lavender Hill, SW11 | 13 minutes from Clapham Common
Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A ... More
 
 
 
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Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Bread & Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
Resident comperes Leanne Scott and Sion James host monthly shows (usually on the first Thursday of every month) in this wonderfully friendly and intimate comedy club ... More
 
 
 
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Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 21 minutes from Clapham Common
Based at The Exhibit Pub in Balham, the Rise of the Idiots Comedy Club runs monthly nights (last Sunday of each month) showcasing the very best ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Clapham Common
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Shop E, Westbury Parade, Nightingale Lane, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
This branch of Moxon's fishmongers is handily placed for anyone using Clapham South underground station. It's a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced sardines, mackerel, plaice fillets ... More
 
 
 
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M Moen & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
24 The Pavement, SW4 | 9 minutes from Clapham Common
This very British butcher's, founded in 1971 by Maurice Moen and run by his son Garry, is traditional in the best sense of the word. Meat ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
Renowned as one of London's top butcher's, the Ginger Pig continues its expansion across London with this Clapham shop. The store on Abbeville Road has two ... More
 
 
 
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Fields
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2 Rookery Road, Clapham Common, SW4 | 5 minutes from Clapham Common
An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild of Julian Porter, who at the ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
69 Clapham Common Southside, SW4 | 6 minutes from Clapham Common
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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glowlounge
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
6 Cavendish Parade, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
The menu mixes excellent coffee and cakes mix with generous and properly tasty breakfast and brunchy items. The smoothies are delicious, if a little overpriced. This ... More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 33 minutes from Clapham Common
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 29 minutes from Clapham Common
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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Gigalum
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 - 8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, SW4 | 8 minutes from Clapham Common
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The Abbeville
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
67-69 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
Clapham locals flock to this excellent gastropub on the weekends, when it's advisable to book a table. They come for the food and also because the ... More
 
 
 
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The Bobbin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
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The King of Ladies Man
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ... More
 
 
 
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Little Bird Battersea
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine wallpaper hand-painted with birds ... More
 
 
 
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The Craft Beer Co. Clapham
London > Nightlife > Bars
128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
With numerous branches in London and further afield, the Craft Beer Co. is an award-winning bar that serves a vast number of speciality beers from independent ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Clapham Common.
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 32 minutes from Clapham Common
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 36 minutes from Clapham Common
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 37 minutes from Clapham Common
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 

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Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 13 minutes walk from Clapham Common

Ben Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age....More

The Shape Of The Pain
Theatre | Until 10th March 2018 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 13 minutes walk from Clapham Common

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