Tooting

Why Tooting is One of the World’s Coolest Neighbourhoods

Last year, Tooting in south London was named one of the top 10 must-see neighbourhoods in the world by Lonely Planet. The Resident asks some of the area’s movers and shakers, including Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, MP for Tooting, what makes this ‘hood so hip…

Where, why and how to do cold water swimming in London: Tips from the Outdoor Swimming Society

Why You Should Try Cold Water Swimming

Whether you’re looking to get fit, make new friends or are looking for a more adventurous New Year’s Resolution, why not try cold water swimming? It’ll certainly take your breath away… Ella Foote from the Outdoor Swimming Society tells us why we should all dive in

All Four Paws is a website that seeks out and rates dog-friendly hotels, restaurants and destinations in London and the UK

Find the UK’s Dog-Friendly Hotspots with All Four Paws

All Four Paws brings together the UK’s best pet-friendly places into one handy website. The Resident sits meets the founders who hate to go anywhere without their four-legged friends…

DAME VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ON CLIMATE CHANGE & LIFE IN CLAPHAM

Fashion queen and punk princess Dame Vivienne Westwood on life in Clapham, being a rebel and saving the world

TOP 14 CAFES IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

Whether you want a first-rate coffee, the best breakfast in town or a scrumptious salad for lunch, here’s our pick of the best cafes, delis and coffee shops from Balham to Fulham

11 BEST PICNIC SPOTS IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

South West London’s best places for a picnic, from parks to palaces and even a zoo. Grab your sandwiches or order a hamper and settle down to an afternoon in the sun

London's cosiest pubs with fires and great food: The Rookery, Clapham

11 OF LONDON’S COSIEST PUBS

London’s cosiest pubs with a toasty fire, mulled wine and great food to keep you warm through the cold days of winter

4 OF THE BEST TOOTING HOMES FOR SALE

Continuing our appreciation for Tooting (following our post of the area’s best restaurants) and to celebrate Foxtons opening on Mitcham Road, we bring you four of the best properties for sale in the area, so you can get in on the Tooting love fest too!  Four bed house for sale, Mitcham Lane, Furzedown, SW16  £699,950 Five bed house for […]

10 OF THE BEST BARS & RESTAURANTS IN TOOTING

Once upon a time Tooting’s restaurant and bar scene consisted of rows of delicious Indian restaurants intercepted occasionally by old-school boozers. Now it is a different story. Soho House put its stamp on the South West London area, and where it went plenty more of London’s talented restaurateurs followed. It was hard to narrow it […]

Totting Lido Chandon pool party

THE CHAMPAGNE LIDO IN TOOTING

This summer, Tooting Lido will be transformed into the setting of an awesome pool party to celebrate the launch of the new Moët Hennessy sparkling wine, which launches this year. Chandon will be taking over Tooting Bec Lido in South London on Saturday 30th August. Synchronised swimmers, DJs, vintage 50’s style waitresses, pool volleyball matches, […]

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