CLAPHAM OLD TOWN

A short pleasant walk up North Street past the pretty early Victorian villas takes you to the many shops, restaurants and bars of Clapham Old Town and the open spaces of Clapham Common

On the way you will pass North Street Deli great for a quick lunch of delicious fresh salads and pastries with plenty on offer for vegetarians or enjoy the dappled shade of the pretty courtyard garden in the summer

A few dolly steps further along Virgin Active gym has a 17m pool and a busy timetable of pilates, yoga, circuit training so there are no excuses before or after work

North Street Potters established in 1978 is a treat for anyone who loves to collect hand thrown pots and you can also book in to classes held at Clapham Pottery

Jam Tree is great for big gatherings and areas can be booked out for big parties. There is a late license and DJ’s on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights or enjoy the large garden and massive cocktail menu to relax together after  a hard days work in the summer

There are useful convenience stores and a Dry cleaners

Walk along Wandsworth Road back towards Queenstown Road and you come across The Roastery where you find Bullet coffee where the beans are unleashed  from massive  hessian sacks and roasted  in the shop .The smell and taste of coffee you just have to experience and they also do a lovely range of cakes and a mean eggs benedict.