Top Restaurants in Battersea
Offering a slightly more refined atmosphere to neighbouring Clapham, Battersea is known for its stunning riverside walks, extensive green spaces and gorgeous tree-lined streets. A popular spot when it comes to slow Sundays and balmy evening pints, this area of South West London is bursting with cosy pubs, sleek independent restaurants and laid-back cafes. Check out our guide to eating out in Battersea here.
Modelled on a vintage-style classroom, The Schoolhouse serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner in quirky settings. The menu here includes elevated takes on your classic lunch tray faves - from fish finger sandwiches to classic burgers, including a brunch and Sunday roasts come the weekend.
The Breakfast Club is one of SW11's most unique places to eat, bringing quirky all-day brunch plates south of the river. A cross between a launderette and a 1950s kitchen, head to this Battersea Rise restaurant for huge stacks of pancakes and bacon-topped waffles aplenty.
An easy-going pub located between Clapham Town and Battersea Park, The Crown offers fuss-free dining, live music nights and charming service. A popular haunt come the weekend, this cosy spot nails late-night dancing and hangover-curing roasts alike.
For a great Battersea gastropub, The Lighthouse leads the way. The boozer has beautiful interiors which include bare-brick walls and whitewashed decking on its brilliant outside terrace. Food here is a hearty and comforting affair - think fish and chips and mammoth roasts.
For a taste of Provence in Battersea, head to Humble Grape, a French wine bar and restaurant. As well as hundreds of bottles to pair with your dinner, the restaurant serves up a variety of continental-style platters, perfect for sharing.
The Power Station has had a seriously sexy facelift thanks to a huge regeneration project. And nowhere showcases that better than No.29 Power Station West - the sleek SW8 spot from the Darwin & Wallace restaurant group. Head here for magazine-worthy interiors, tasty brunch plates and fancy-pants cocktails.
Battersea restaurant Nutbourne offers up some of the finest food in South West London. From Suffolk quinoa and chia porridge to locally sourced meats and wholesome salads, this place focuses on sustainable produce, with an emphasis on wild and foraged ingredients.
When it comes to restaurants in Battersea, Vagabond should be on your list. Boasting a menu filled with veggie, meat and fish dishes, as well as over 100 wines available by the glass, it's the perfect place for a late-night plate and a tipple or two.
Gordon Ramsay's London House offers a stunning selection of British and European-inspired dishes to suit every palate. From juicy steaks and fresh salads, to a mouthwatering selection of classic pub eats, it's one of the top spots for gastro grub in South London.
Fronting cocktails, live music, comedy nights and some superb Persian small plates, this unique restaurant is perfect for a chilled out date night or a catch up with your nearest and dearest. With floor-to-ceiling windows and Scandi-inspired interiors, it's a beaut spot from dusk 'til dawn.
If you're in the mood for a quick lunch or romantic dinner overlooking the dock, The Oak SW11 is a fabulous restaurant to check out. Interiors here boast an industrial edge, with glowing lights and leafy plants giving the space a warm and welcoming atmosphere.