Restaurants in Clapham
As far as the various culinary scenes of London are concerned, Clapham has really taken off. Whilst we should certainly be grateful that the upsurge in bars and restaurants in Clapham has given us more choice that we could have ever dreamed of, there still remains the issue of which one to choose. We have compiled a selection of some of the best in the area as well as some of our favourite restaurants in surrounding areas such as Battersea. So take a gander then, at some of the top restaurants in Clapham.
Last updated on 4th November 2016
Pushing authentic eats from Italian inspired cuisine, Lotus is a Modern take on traditional flavours. Their drinks menu incorporates the natural garden of edible flowers to create a wholly unique tasting experience for all of its customers. Tuck into botanical infused cocktails whilst munching on some delicious Italian nosh in this space of urban cool.
They may be known for their Sunday smashers and all out DJ nights, but if there's one thing to be said for this restaurant bar in Clapham, it's their foodie tact. Boasting some of the most affordable food in Clapham, and a must-try for a Sunday evening bite, head on down for classic British plates.
Just a wee hop from Clapham, The Schoolhouse is one of the coolest restaurants in South London. Harking back to school-time nostalgia, enter a world of classic eats on plastic dinner trays and bubbling cocktails in conical flasks as The Schoolhouse knocks up a quirky meal in Battersea to remember.
Sitting on St John's Hill, the Plough in Clapham has become a favourite spot for locals and visitors alike. The bar is stocked full of all your favourite drinks, including a selection of craft beers and real ales, produced by London's most famous breweries. The shining gem here however is the delectable food menu of small plates. The chefs behind the scenes have worked tirelessly to create a menu composed of classic American dishes, all of which have a distinct English twist. Expect to find the likes of cornflake fried chicken wings and Oxtail nuggets here.
Packed with flavours of the world, Mommi brings a new kind of aesthetic to Clapham's drinking and dining scene. Venture into a colourful mural of Japanese and South American cuisines where theses flamboyant cultures collide for an experience that is original. The dishes here come of the Latin and Asian persuasion with cocktails following a punchy suit.
Looking for a bite to eat in Battersea? Then why not head on down to one of its best kept secrets? A quirky vintage restaurant bar in South London, The Walrus Room is a menagerie of taxidermy and dated furniture, all set alongside a top notch cocktail list and a menu of rather fanciable seafood.
A hearty pub in Clapham, The Clapham North may pay homage to all of your favourite beers at reasonable prices, but they're hot footing it on the dinner list too. Eating out in South London? Give The Clapham North a try for humble gastro grub and pub plates that you and your palate can believe in.
Bringing a smattering of vintage American charm to the streets of Clapham, Honky Tonky Clapham Common is one of the best restaurants in London for classic diner food. Sliders, ribs, burgers and meatballs can be washed down with a Pickleback shot, made with Buffalo Trace Bourbon and pickle brine - trust us, it tastes a lot better than it sounds.
A pub with a twist, The Northcote is at the forefront of restaurants in Clapham blending the line between revered pub and gastro restaurant. Contemporary and cool, those of you with hungry hankerings can head on down for seasonal gastro fare at a more than reasonable price.
While hailed as a party palace come sundown, there are dim sum delights to be found at this Clapham restaurant also. Found under a rustic set of railway arches, tuck into a wonderland of Asian cuisine and oriental cocktails as Fu Manchu whips up a dinner frenzy, steamed and fried.
The Jam Tree Clapham is a warm and comfortable place to eat in Clapham, and without doubt one of the top restaurants in London. As a celebration of the unique tastes and flavours of the former British colonies, The Jam Tree is one of the best restaurants in London for modern British pub food with a traditional twist - expect Jamaican Chicken Curry and Sontong Manis Battered Sticky Squid. As one of the best restaurants in Clapham, this is always a popular choice.
TV chef Jimmy Garcia is bringing Verbier to Clapham as he opens The Lodge for a third year. The restaurant will be truly Alpine, expect cosy chairs, fondue and bottomless bubbles. Head there on Sundays for roast sharing boards a 2-4-1 Bloody Marys, and there will also be hot cocktails - the perfect anecdote for a winter's night.
One of the best restaurants in Clapham, SO.UK brings a wonderful taste of Middle Eastern leisure and culture to South London. Diners can expect to be served a wide and varied array of dishes, all following a Middle Eastern theme - look forward to curries, small plates of spring rolls, Moroccan Kofta, and noodle dishes - all washed down with an expertly mixed cocktail, of course.
Stocking up on burgers and booze is a weekly given, but where to eat out in Clapham, and where to savour one almighty hunk of beef? Bison and Bird, because remember, bird is the word. A haven for American bites in London, head on down for a slathering of sweaty burgers and hunky chips.