The Rookery  

 
 
ADDRESS
Covington Way, SW16 3BX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
7.30am - 15 minutes before sunset
 

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  • Visitor Information

A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in 1913, the Rookery marked its centenary in 2013 with new plants, improved paving and a new brass sundial.

 

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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
StreathamRailway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crystal Palace Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
Although Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tooting Bec Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tooting Bec Road, SW16 | 20 minutes from The Rookery
An urban oasis in Wandsworth which features woodland, a lake, lido and open common land, Tooting Bec Common is a haven for wildlife, sports and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Rookery

The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 2.4 miles from The Rookery
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Rookery

Near The Rookery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 2 miles from The Rookery
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Selkirk Road, SW17 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
The self-proclaimed hottest new comedy club in South London, Hooting Broadway takes place on the last Wednesday of every month upstairs at The Selkirk pub in, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Banana Cabaret
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
It's worth venturing all the way to Balham for this comedy club - it's a class act. The legendary Banana Cabaret has run every Friday and ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Rookery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Rookery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 2.2 miles from The Rookery
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 3 miles from The Rookery
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Rookery

The best shops and markets near The Rookery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roni's Bagel Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
12 Connaught Street, W2 | 2 miles from The Rookery
Owned by Roni Avital, who has been in the bagel business since he set up his first bakery in West Hampstead in 1989, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simon Carter Crystal Palace
London > Shopping > Menswear
71 Westow Street, SE19 | 33 minutes from The Rookery
Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aquatic Design Centre
London > Shopping > Pet Care
26 Zennor Trade Park, Zennor Rd, Fitzrovia, London SW12 | 37 minutes from The Rookery
Design-led aquarium in centre of town. Tucked away from the bustle of Oxford Street, lurks this fish-filled fantasia. If you need a break from the chaos of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Rookery

What are the best dining options near The Rookery London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wholemeal Vegetarian Café
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
1 Shrubbery Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tiger Restaurant
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
133 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
South East Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mirch Masala
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1416 London Road, SW16 | 15 minutes from The Rookery
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised for dinner. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Rookery

Near The Rookery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 2.7 miles from The Rookery
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 29 minutes from The Rookery
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Rookery

The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Covington Way, SW16 | Same location as The Rookery
A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tooting Bec Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tooting Bec Road, SW16 | 20 minutes from The Rookery
An urban oasis in Wandsworth which features woodland, a lake, lido and open common land, Tooting Bec Common is a haven for wildlife, sports and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Rookery

The best pubs near London The Rookery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull Streatham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
498 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 7 minutes from The Rookery
Built in 1768, The Bull started out as The Pied Bull, a modest coaching inn and a popular stopping place for travellers to London. Young's took ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rosendale
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 30 minutes from The Rookery
The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2A Streatham Hill, SW2 | 32 minutes from The Rookery
Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Rookery

The Rookery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barrio Brixton
London > Nightlife > Bars
30 Acre Lane, SW2 | 2.8 miles from The Rookery
Brazilian-inspired cocktail bar and cantina Barrio Brixton serves tapas-style food, plus late night club with DJs. Taking its name from the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 2.8 miles from The Rookery
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.9 miles from The Rookery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Rookery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Rookery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 4.3 miles from The Rookery
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southside House
London > Business > Venue Hire
3-4 Woodhayes Rd, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 4.6 miles from The Rookery
Secreted behind high walls, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 by ... More
 
 
 

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Near The Rookery

 
 
 
The Knowledge
Theatre | Until 11th November 2017 

Charing Cross Theatre WC2N 6NL SW16 3BX - 0 minute walk from The Rookery

Maureen Lipman directs the stage premiere of her husband Jack Rosenthal's acclaimed 1979 television comedy about four Londoners, who are ...More

Derren Brown: Underground
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Rookery

The Olivier Award-winning stage and screen illusionist and master of the psychological manipulation performs his own choice of some of ...More

Kim Yong-Ik
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2017 

Korean Cultural Centre 2 minutes walk from The Rookery

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The Guinea Pig Club
Comedy | On 26th September 2017 

Tattershall Castle 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

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Duccio To Degas: Introducing Art In The Western European Tradition 1250-1925
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Giovanni Da Rimini
Giovanni Da Rimini
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rookery

A selection of paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas on loan from The Burrell Collection....More

Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Rookery

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 

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Mc & Sons
Mc & Sons
Drinking 

Very much a family affair, whose roots are firmly in Ireland, Mc & Sons is ...More

 
Vinoteca City
Vinoteca City
Drinking 

Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, Vinoteca City combines a wine shop with ...More

 
Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Seasonal | On 28th October 

The Dolls House Islington

Following on from the Dinner Party on Friday ...More

 
Halloween at Sky Garden
Halloween at Sky Garden
Seasonal | On 27th October 

Sky Garden

Adding another fear factor to Halloween, Sky Garden is taking the occasion to horrifying new ...More

 
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
Exhibitions | From 17th October 

Carnaby Newburgh Quarter

Open for a limited time this Halloween, The ...More

 
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

O2 Academy Islington

Known for their extravagant and silly fancy dress ...More

 
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
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