With its close proximity to the shopping heaven that is Chelsea and Sloane Square as well as the array of well known restaurants and boutique shops, Fulham is popular with young professionals and families alike. It boasts the only Michelin-starred pub in London, The Harwood Arms. Amongst other renowned establishments are The River Café and The White Horse, aka The Sloaney Pony on Parsons Green.
Several farmer’s markets take place on Sundays & fresh fruit ,veg cheeses and fish can be purchased daily from the North End Road Market. There are also several excellent specialist Italian and French delicatessens. Whilst Fulham Broadway shopping centre covers basic high street needs including a decent sized Sainsburys it also has a Vue cinema. There is a Sainsburys superstore in Sands End together with many convenience stores dotted around including Waitrose and M&S food .
Chelsea FC keeps the area buzzing around Stamford Bridge at weekends as does Fulham FC in their listed ground on the river.
There’s plenty of green space in Fulham, which even has its own stately home open to the public– Fulham Palace, within Bishops Park – originally occupied by the Bishops of London. Eelbrook Common , South Park & Imperial Park are also nearby, as is the river Thames, with a popular walk from Fulham to Hammersmith, Barnes wetland centre and on to Richmond.
Fulham Broadway, as well as the nearby Putney Bridge, Parsons Green, West Brompton and Barons Court are on the District Lines, with Overground trains stopping at Imperial Wharf & West Brompton. Excellent bus routes take you straight to Knightsbridge and Chelsea and through to the City and east end. There are many TFL cycle stands including near all the stations so you can avoid traffic jams.