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Where to eat in Tooting

This particular area in South West London is a great place to live. Tooting Broadway has been named one of the 10 coolest neighbourhoods on earth by Lonely Planet and I can see why! If you choose to visit this part of London you will find a mixed community that cohabits peacefully, endless shopping options and many nice restaurants and pubs.

I especially like the Tooting and Broadway markets with all their little eateries and shops from different parts of the globe. Also the choice of restaurants, pubs and coffee shops. Here you can find info about my favourite places in this trendy neighbourhood.


Rick's Dining Room


Rick's Dining Room is, definitely, the best restaurant in Tooting Broadway. One can expect good quality food and a good selection of wines; a cosy elegant venue and a great service. I have visited it on many different occasions and have never been disappointed! They also have some amazing ongoing offers. 

Type of Cuisine: Modern British and Modern European. 

Address: 122 Mitcham Rd, Tooting, London, SW17 9NH.



This little Lebanese restaurant located nearby Tooting Broadway underground station offers delicious dishes at very affordable prices. There is a lunch menu available Monday to Friday that will cost you around £8 (excluding service charge and drinks). Lovely place for lunch or dinner and great service.

Type of cuisine: Lebanese.

Address: 70 Mitcham Rd, London, SW17 9NA.


The Little Taperia


I am Spanish and, obviously, sometimes I fancy to eat Spanish tapas. This place offers tasty tapas and service is fantastic. I love the cod fritters, the octopus and the ham croquettes.

Type of Cuisine: Spanish.

Address: 143 Tooting High St, London, SW17 0RU. 




With restaurants in Brixton, Clapham and Tooting; Kaosarn serves traditional and tasty Thai dishes and offers a friendly service. No alcohol on the menu, so you are more than welcome to bring your own. My favourite plate is the pad Thai with prawns. They don't accept card payments.

Type of Cuisine: Thai.

Address: 181 Tooting High St, Tooting, London, SW17 0SZ.


Tha Lab (Broadway Market)


A new addition to Broadway Market, in Tooting Broadway, The Lab offers Mediterranean dishes and brunch favourites with a cocktail menu to die for. For £14.90 you can choose a main and 2 side dishes; or go for unlimited prosecco and mimosas for £20 (during 1 hour and a half). The interior design of the place is absolutely amazing and the presentation of the cocktails is really cool. Outstanding service and great atmosphere. Totally recommended!! 

Type of Cuisine: Mediterranean.

Address: unit 25, 29 Tooting High St, London, SW17 0RJ.



Graveney and Meadow

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Graveney and Meadow is definitely one of my favourite pubs in Tooting Broadway. Perfect to have a drink, to enjoy brunch or to have a nice meal. I love its quirky decor with iron boards hanging on the walls and old cinema chairs. During summer, when the weather allows it, you can sit in its huge garden. 

Type of Cuisine: British.

Address: 40 Mitcham Rd, London, SW17 9NA.


The Antelope

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This pub is another favourite of mine. It has different areas where you can seat including a nice garden. I specially like to come here for a drink or to have a roast lunch on Sundays. I advice you to book in advance, especially over the weekend. 

Type of Cuisine: Modern European.

Address: 76 Mitcham Rd, SW17 9NG, London.



The Castle









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Another great place to enjoy drinks with friends, a tasty meal or a Sunday roast. This pub has a really nice beer garden where you can spend the summer days.

Type of Cuisine: British.

Address: 38 Tooting High St, SW17 0RG, London.


coffee shops


Tartine Artisanal


Tartine is one of these places that invites you to spend hours in them. I love the ambience, the food, the coffee and the service. It offers French-Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine; and really affordable prices. 

Type of Cuisine: Modern French-Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine.

Address: 94 Tooting High St, Tooting, London, SW17 0RR.


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