South West London

London’s Best Outdoor Cinemas for Summer 2021

London’s best outdoor cinema pop-ups screening films everywhere from Crystal Palace to Kensington Palace and Crouch End to Greenwich Peninsula, plus London’s only floating cinema at St Katherine Docks

SW16 Bar & Kitchen serves brunch through to cocktails and offers a hot-desking space

Restaurant Review: SW16 Bar & Kitchen, Streatham

As a dweller of a less-than-trendy south London suburb, my bugbear has long been the lack of really good local restaurants. But I can confirm this vacancy has at last been filled…

Taste of London returns to Regents Park for summer 2021

45 of the Best Things to Do in London in July 2021

July 19th is the new ‘freedom day’ and there’s plenty to do both indoors and out, from alfresco theatre in Regent’s Park to Giffords Circus in Chiswick, London Restaurant Festival and Horrible Histories on the Thames

Why is there a forest at Somerset House? Forest for Change: The Global Goals Pavilion

35 of the Best Things to Do in London: June 2021

The sun is shining, lockdown is easing and festivals are go – summer in London is looking pretty good! From outdoor art trails to alfresco cinema and cool new theatre productions, there are plenty of cool things to do in June

Egerton House Hotel has launched an Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea

35 Things to Do in London: May 2021

From huge exhibitions to intimate dining events and bottomless afternoon tea to drive-in cinema, here’s our pick of the best things to do in London in May 2021

See Paddington by boat with GoBoat

25 Great Things to Do in London: April 2021

Of course, most of April will be spent alfresco dining, hanging out in beer gardens or browsing non-essential shops, but just in case you fancy giving something else a go, here’s our pick of great things to do in post-lockdown London

Mayfair outdoor art trail: See Through by Morag Myerscough

17 Great Things to Do in London on Easter Weekend

Hoorah, there are actual IRL things to do in London this Easter weekend! While restrictions remain in place, outdoor food markets, art trails and Easter egg hunts can take place, but please be mindful of social distancing and Covid-secure safety measures

Alfresco dining in south west London: The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

19 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spots in South West London

When the sun shines, there’s only one thing to do – don the shades and dine alfresco. From Battersea to Balham and Wimbledon to Wandsworth, there’s no shortage of pubs and restaurants with lovely outdoor dining areas in south west London. Here’s The Resident’s top alfresco spots…

Fulham garden centre: The Palace Gardener, Bishops Park

5 of the Best Garden Centres in South West London

Those green fingers getting twitchy? Time for a trip to your local garden centre, and south west London has some of the best in London…

Snowdrops in Dulwich (photo: Adam Swain Photo)

Where to See Snowdrops in London

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to bloom towards the end of winter, meaning spring is on the way! Where can you see them in the urban jungle that is London? The Resident has a few ideas…