Located in London’s leafy south-west, Clapham has played a big part in the city dining renaissance. In this article, we will look at the places to eat, perfect for a date in Clapham.
The Bobbin Inn is a charming art-deco gem with eye-catching light fittings and mouth-watering Italy influenced food. The red brick pub is designed to provide joviality for any season, with wood fires for the cold months and an airy conservatory for the hottest days of the year. You can stimulate your appetite with red brick’s interchanging gin of the week, then feast on a menu that features highlights of roast corn-fed chicken, ricotta ravioli, spinach and ricotta ravioli and a bewildering array of options when it comes to desserts.
No 32 The Old Town
Overlooking Clapham Common urban park, No 32 is a stalwart venue of the district and a must-visit for those who are taking a trip to Clapham. Whether that is to indulge in the renowned espresso martinis on a Friday night or sample the delicious food, you will undoubtedly enjoy the buzz and jovial energy this place has to offer. The cosy, chic venue features a centrepiece bar, log fire and all the velvet needed to make a restaurant classic. Additionally, the place offers a wide selection of menu full of freshly cooked options. This includes crushed avocado burgers, halloumi, pumpkin gnocchi and the large No 32 club sandwich.
Also overlooking Clapham Common, Minnow is a sweet, independent neighbourhood restaurant with an intimate setting and a menu focusing on modern, seasonal foods using fresh ingredients. The menu offers European dishes from land, earth and sea. However, Minnow is popular for its sought after Sunday roast offering. Upstairs is spacious, well ventilated and well lit with honeycomb tiled floors, small wooden tables, mink grey banquettes and pale mint green panelling.
If you have been looking for a restaurant that offers seasonal produce, you should head over to Sorella. This Italian restaurant has a real family-like atmosphere, with Sorella meaning sister in English. The menu follows suit and takes a traditional format: dolci, secondi, primi, antipasti and cicchetti.
Born from the love of sushi, Tsunami is the ideal place for those who are looking for a spot to go for a great night out with family or friends, to celebrate a momentous occasion or a business lunch. The restaurant offers fresh, fine ingredients. Guests get to pair their delicious cuisine in a relaxed, enjoyable dining atmosphere. Tsunami also has a cocktail bar located at the front of the restaurant.
Located at the heart of Clapham old town, Trinity is a Michelin starred restaurant established in 2006 by Adam Byatt. The restaurant brings you back to delight with a relaxed, not-too-showy decor and simple basic ingredients.
If you are non-dairy, you should head over to The Dairy. This seasonal restaurant is situated on The Pavement and offers small dishes resembling appetizers that you can order à la carte and share with friends or family as well as small courses served as a formal meal.
Wine & Charcuterie is a converted public convenience serving a wide variety of cheese, charcuterie from the UK and Europe and an ever-changing wine list. The food offer is created keeping a sharing ethos in mind, with a great mix of cold and hot dishes.