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 25th October 2018

SO.UK Clapham

21 user reviews 4

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.

The Jam Tree Clapham

95 user reviews 3

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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.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

134 user reviews 4

If you're after a quirky restaurant in Clapham, Powder Keg Diplomacy can help. The bar is packed with wonderful cocktails and there a whole host of interesting drinks to keep you occupied. But once you sit down for your meal, you'll be lead through to a beautiful, vintage conservatory where they'll serve you delicious and seasonal British food in a Victorian, colonial environment.

BabaBoom Battersea

370 user reviews 5

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If you're after deliciously grilled Persian food in Clapham, there's just the place for you. With chefs working with food for over 30 years across several different continents, they've finally settled down to deliver Middle Eastern flavours made with quality British produce, from grilled meats, Persian flatbreads to punchy vegetables.

The Plough Clapham

218 user reviews 4

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.

The Schoolhouse

277 user reviews 4


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.


14 user reviews 4

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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. 

This quirky pizza joint serves the capital's most sough-after slices made from wild yeast and stone ground flour to make the mouthwatering sourdough bases. Delicious toppings include Gorgonzola, 'nduja and honey alongside a stunning selection of small plates.