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16 Balham Hill, London SW12 9EB
Part of a group of south London hostelries that includes The Abbeville and The Stonhouse, this archetypal gastropub suits the bright young things who...
76 Balham High Road
, London SW12 9AG
Here at Charlie Chapatti, is our love for the wondrous flavours of Indian cuisine and our ability to cook up a storm. We're delighted to be sharing our...
53 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9EZ
Since opening in 2008, this miniature artisan enterprise has built a cult following – thanks to the quality of its wood-fired sourdough pizzas, which are...
13 Station Parade, London SW12 9AZ
Claiming the honour of ‘Balham’s first wood-fired pizza oven’ (burning kiln-dried hardwood from sustainable British woodlands), this chatty, family-run...
12 Balham Station Road, London SW12 9SG
A Balham favourite for years, The Exhibit continues to pull in the locals with attractions including bottomless fizz at brunch, friendly staff, alfresco...
20 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9RG
A resounding hit with Balhamites, this hip café has expanded beyond its tiny corner site and doubled its capacity – though you’re still likely to queue...
77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD
No more the butt of jokes lampooning it as 'the gateway to the south’, Balham is now buzzy, bustling and, yes, fashionable. The Bedford – a big, brick-built...
39 Balham High Road, London SW12 9AN
Refurbished in 2016, this buffed-up gin palace dates from the 1880s and its handsome period details – stained glass, etched mirrors and a haute Victorian...
1 & 3 Fernlea Road, London SW12 9RT
Gain entrance to Tagine through heavy wooden doors, & sit at low tables behind iron-fretwork window grilles. It seems a little far-fetched to have a...
69 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HA
Most people in Balham prefer to eat their Chinese or Japanese dinners at home, & to be honest, takeaways are probably Bento’s forte. The huge canteen-style...
1 Balham Station Road, London SW12 9SG
With a black-and-white, long-horned effigy on the doorstep, Cattle Grid isn’t timid about announcing its carnivorous intentions, and the family-friendly...
96 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HR
Why is this pizza & pasta joint likely to be packed, even on a miserable rainy evening when every other restaurant in the neighbourhood wonders why...
3 Station Parade, Balham High Road, London SW12 9AZ
A sociable but well-behaved local crowd is drawn to this casual bar, part of a three-strong chain. Balham’s Firefly is just off the main road, & thus...
104 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HR
This comfortable, friendly and bright dining room is an ideal addition to the neighbourhood, appealing to locals with its blend of great Mediterranean...
76 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HR
The popularity of tapas restaurants has seen numerous pretenders crop up throughout London, Balham is lucky enough though to have The Lounge Spanish...