Battersea

Battersea's best restaurants: Pho, Battersea

RESTAURANT REVIEW: PHO, BATTERSEA

Pho opened on Battersea Rise recently where Dime Bar used to be. The Vietnamese street food restaurant was bustling when we visited (mid-week, evening), an exciting new vibe reverberated around the room. Pho doesn’t take reservations, but it has four separate rooms and space for 90 diners and our welcome was so warm we felt […]

The best restaurants near Clapham Common

11 BEST PLACES TO EAT NEAR CLAPHAM COMMON

If you’re going to Clapham Common for to soak up the rays this weekend, stop by one of these top restaurants within walking distance of it

Vivienne Westwood shot by Jeurgen Teller for her biography

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD’S BIOGRAPHY COVER REVEALED

The grand dame of the fashion world Vivienne Westwood is one of the icons of our age; fashion designer, activist, co-creator of punk, global brand and grandmother (and of course Battersea resident), and now she will be immortalised in her biography Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood & Ian Kelly. The book tells her story for […]

Restaurants to celebrate Independence Day 4th July

ALL-AMERICAN RESTAURANTS: 18 OF THE BEST

Pulled pork, smokehouses, gourmet burgers, corn chowders, American food is having a renaissance and it’s looking seriously tasty. Celebrate Independence Day on 4th July at one of London’s best American restaurants

SW11 SCHOOL DONATES TO CROHN’S CHARITY

The Northcote Lodge Parents Association raised funds for charity Crohn’s and Colitis UK Mr John Hansford , Headmaster of Northcote Lodge, a preparatory school for boys aged 8 – 13 in South West London, presented a cheque to the charity Crohn’s and Colitis UK at the schools Sports Day on Tuesday 1 July at Trinity […]

Ben's Canteen has opened in Earlsfield

SUDI PIGOTT’S FOOD NEWS FROM SW LONDON

SW resident columnist and food expert Sudi Pigott rounds up the latest restaurant reviews, gourmet news, tasty tidbits and favourite foodie fronds from South West London this month

David Gandy and puppy at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's Charity Gala Ball

BATTERSEA DOGS HOME’S GALA BALL

Join Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s ambassadors David Gandy, Paul O’Grady, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, and Amanda Holden at its annual Collars & Coats Gala Ball Thursday 30 October 2014 Taking place at Evolution, in the grounds of Battersea Park, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s Collars & Coats Gala Ball brings together big names from stage, […]

The London Festival of Architecture

LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE

The London Festival of Architecture is a month-long, city-wide celebration of architectural innovation across the capital. The Resident picks seven of the best south London events The Garden Bridge Project  26 June In their first joint public talk, Thomas Heatherwick and Dan Pearson Pearson discuss the concepts behind London’s first Garden Bridge with actress and […]

Aux Merveilleux de Fred has opened on Northcote Road

SUDI PIGOTT’S FRENCH FANCIES

Food expert Sudi Pigott rounds up her favourite French foodie finds in South West London this June

Webb's Road in Battersea is a popular haunt for London's French community

WHY THE FRENCH LOVE BATTERSEA

Christopher Nye finds out why the French love making SW London, especially Battersea, a home from home London is now, officially, the sixth biggest French city, with some 400,000 French people living here. That makes it more French that Nantes, Montpellier or Bordeaux and twice as French as Toulon. There have always been a lot of […]