Clapham High Street is on the South London Line in Clapham within the London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London. This station was opened on 25 August 1862 by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) as Clapham, renamed Clapham & North Stockwell from May 1863.Clapham has had a bit of a resurgence in popularity in the last couple of decades. Gentrification projects in the '80s made the area a desirable place to live, and restaurants, bars and pubs.
The majority of homes along Clapham High Street are converted flats to accommodate the high demand here, however there are a few terraced homes for those whom may require some more space.
Although Clapham is primarily known as south London’s go-to suburb for the best bars, pubs and clubs, it’s also an up-and-coming area for fine dining, quick bites, sharing food, and worldly cuisines. The variety of cuisines on offer at Clapham High Street restaurants alone rivals that of most Central London suburbs. Clapham has all manner of BBQs, Italian restaurants, pizza restaurants, burger joints, bistros, delis, cafes, pub grub, Thai restaurants, child-friendly restaurants and Spanish restaurants, but for our Top 10 best restaurants in Clapham we’ve chosen alfresco dining, secret restaurants, Japanese restaurants, French restaurants, Mediterranean restaurants, Indian restaurants, gastro restaurants, and even, goodness, British restaurants!
Just off of Clapham High Street is the Common which comprises 220 acres of green space, criss-crossed by footpaths, with three ponds, a Victorian bandstand and a large number of mature trees, including horse chestnuts and a significant avenue of London plane trees along Long Road. It is overlooked by a variety of buildings, including a number of Georgian and Victorian mansions.
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