You may be forgiven for thinking of Battersea as that in between nowhere area with the only famous landmarks being 'Battersea Power Station' and 'Battersea Dogs Home'. Due to being the site for the graves of Plague victims many centuries ago, the Victorians gave the Battersea area a wide birth when building the underground. This has left the area a tad difficult to reach, but those living there don't mind, they get to keep all those great pubs & restaurants around Battersea to themselves!
Battersea / Restaurant / Cuisine: Tapas
Take a trip to Spain without ever leaving London. Boqueria in Battersea provides a lively afternoon or evening filled plenty of great freshly-made food, fine wine and excellent service. This modern retreat in south London is a place to sit back, relax and order from the huge small plates menu (each around £5-£8). The only tough decision you have to make is what to order. With a lexicon of choice, Boqueria Tapas caters for all foodies preferences. Best dish: the suckling pig.
Battersea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: French
Gazette is an authentic brasserie in the style of local French village cafés. With true hospitality one can find at anytime during the day something to suit the occasion: an early breakfast, a comfortable chill out with a glass of wine in the lounge, a business lunch or a romantic night out. It offers a pleasant atmosphere of well-being. Book a table at this Battersea restaurant.
Battersea / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
The name for Source in Battersea is largely inspired by London?s only natural spring, located directly under the restaurant meaning they have the ability to filter their own natural spring water, proceeds of which are donated to Magic Breakfast charity. The menu aims to showcase the best of British produce - think Crab toast with brown crab butter, charred spring onion and chilli to start, lamb leg with aubergine caponata, ratte potatoes and ricotta for main and Earl Grey infused crème brulee for a sweet finish!
Battersea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Bar
Nine Elms Lane - The Battersea Barge is slightly off the beaten track, but well worth making the effort. You soon get used to the rocking of the boat and with spectacular views, camp velvet sofas and a buzzing crowd, this is an intimate and exciting venue which makes for a very memorable night out.
The Draft House Westbridge
Battersea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Meat
Battersea Bridge Road - Matilda Pub, Diner & Party Rooms is really light and airy with well-spaced mismatched wooden tables and chairs and sofas, there?s little clutter in this white room with the main focus being the bar and the open kitchen. There?s also a restaurant out back should you want something a bit more formal.
Le QuecumBar & Brasserie
Battersea / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: Brasserie
Battersea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Spanish
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