15 Jun 2017

A Choice of Clapham’s Best Restaurants

Here’s our guide to Clapham’s Best Restaurants.

15 Jun 2017

Clapham is home to many tempting restaurants that offer delicious food and an unforgettable atmosphere. The attraction of this area is to enjoy fine dining and authentic cuisine from all over the world. Whether you are looking for Thai food, Spanish tapas, barbecue, pizza or any other type of cuisine you are likely to find it here.

Here are some examples of Clapham’s best restaurants to enjoy a meal:

Franco MancaGastronhome

This hidden gem produces the finest french cuisine in a homely environment. Their beautifully crafted menu changes every two months, enticing visitors back for more. You can expect to find traditional french dishes such as snails and rabbit with a modern twist, and of course French wines to compliment each dish perfectly.

Franco Manca

Franco Manca started out as a street cart but the pizzas were so good that it grew in popularity and evolved into a restaurant. It is now known as one of the best pizza spots in London. These delicious pizzas are made with sourdough flour and are cooked slowly in a wood fired oven.

The Lodge Bar and Restaurant (aka Four O Nine)

This restaurant is often referred to as a “hidden gem” but it’s not much of a secret because everyone in Clapham knows about it. It’s tucked away in a discreet doorway and you have to ring the buzzer to be let in. Dining on the alfresco terrace is a truly luxurious experience – perfect for a special occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary. The restaurant offers over 120 wines to choose from as well as many creative and expertly prepared dishes such as watermelon gazpacho and caramelised duck.

Donna Margherita

Italian cuisine at it’s best. This restaurant serves great authentic flavours from Southern Italy by importing most of their ingredients from this region. Their Neopolitan wood-fired pizzas are some of the best in London. With its rustic traditional decor and homely atmosphere, it is hard not to feel as if you are in Naples. Certainly, a restaurant for all occasions with the family as the menu is both affordable and authentic.

The Breakfast Club

Looking for the perfect place to go in Clapham for brunch? One of the best breakfast spots in Clapham is the Breakfast Club, a retro 50s style café with a delicious breakfast menu that is served until 5pm every day. Its popularity has led to further restaurants being opened up across London.You’ll find all of your morning favourites on there, from American pancakes to Eggs Benedict to chorizo hash browns. They also offer a dinner menu in the evenings and host fun weekly events.


Tsunami has been praised as the best Japanese restaurant in London and it offers expertly prepared sushi as well as creative cocktails and other delicious Japanese dishes such as sizzling meats and crisp salads. It has a sultry and sophisticated atmosphere and it is a secluded haven away from the hustle and bustle of Clapham High Street.

Trinity Restaurant

With one Michelin star, this restaurant situated in Clapham Old Town provides service, atmosphere and food of the highest standard. For those special occasions, this restaurant offers a memorable gastronomic experience. The crispy pig trotters come highly recommended for the starter. There is a varied main menu with a selection of indulgent desserts to complete the experience.

The Dairy

The Dairy has received a lot of praise for its locally sourced, seasonal dishes. The décor is rustic, with plenty of wood, tile and neon signs creating a hip atmosphere. The Chef is Robin Gill, who has worked at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and Noma. Some of the notable dishes include Galician octopus with tomatoes, herbs from the rooftop and fried bread or chicken oyster with crispy skin, English asparagus and wild mushrooms. At The Dairy, they grow their own herbs and vegetables on the rooftop garden and keep their own beehives. Try the amazing seven-course tasting menu for only £45 per person.

There are plenty of superb places in Clapham to go for a meal and these are just a few examples, so why not sample the delicious cuisine of these great local restaurants?

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