Mark's Guidebook

Mark
Friendly, professional British guy, early 30s. This is my second stint living in London so I'm almost a local, but I have also lived in Germany (twice), Ireland and Japan and so consider myself a g... read more
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41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy brunch spot, a bit pricey but good kitsch fun!

#2

Powder Keg Diplomacy

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$$· 147 Saint John's Hill·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cocktail bar and upmarket restaurant in one, this is definitely the place for a date night or celebration dinner.

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun, relaxed place for brunch and burgers.

#4

The Latchmere

Drinks & NightlifeBars
503 Battersea Park Road·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best pub for a traditional Sunday Roast!

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic coffee!

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun place to go and dance; they usually have a live band at weekends.

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Doesn't look like much from outside but is cavernous inside, with an internal courtyard for smokers, a huge bar and dancefloor.

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cheap and cheerful cafe offering Full English breakfasts and more.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Craft beer bar, lots of tasty brews here and a good place to people-watch if you can get a seat outside.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Green space less than 10 minutes walk from the apartment; nice to laze in on a sunny day!

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Open 24 hours and right across the street, this store is massive and very useful for last-minute supplies, including non-food items.

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Italian restaurant and delicatessen in one, next door to the apartment. Very convenient!

#13

The Schoolhouse

Food SceneRestaurants
137-139 Saint John's Hill·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another brunch/dinner spot with a slightly kitsch theme, but decent food and good fun.

#14

Waitrose Ltd

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 40-44 Saint John's Road·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Reasonably large Waitrose store with in-house bakery plus meat/fish/delicatessen counter. I tend to do my weekly shop here.

#15

Whole Foods Market

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$$· 305-311 Lavender Hill·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Small branch of Whole Foods but the cafe here is decent.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Probably the best pub for watching live sport which I've found nearby.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Budget supermarket with better-quality food than many more expensive rivals and a surprisingly excellent selection of wines if you fancy a night in!