This is a thriving area of southwest London adjacent to its more well-known neighbour, Wimbledon. From Earlsfield it is 13 minutes to Waterloo and this is a popular commuter choice.
The area is popular with young people. There is a Ben’s Canteen and the Leather Bottle which has a South African brae in its enormous beer garden. Earlsfield is also home to its own intimate fringe theatre – Tara Arts and if you would like a bike ride then follow the Wandle trail which is a 12 mile river path.
For a celeb spotting evening, head to the members club High Road House, the sister of Soho House. There is also Chiswick House, which is set in landscape gardens and is open to the public. There are pleasant riverbank watering holes along the Thames that are fantastic in the summer and for watching the Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race. If you are a sporty type, then there are rowing clubs, a golf course, tennis courts and playing fields. Chiswick High Road is full of shops, patisseries and cafes as well as a weekly food market. There are two tube stations, Chiswick Park and Turnham Green which is a 30 minute commute to Kings Cross. Chiswick is one of those areas that is perfect for those who want the advantages of the capital but do not want the hustle and bustle of the city.
This has been the stomping ground for London’s rich and famous for decades. It is a desirable place to live. It is bordered by Fulham to the west, Knightsbridge and South Kensington to the north and Belgravia to the east and the River Thames to the south. There are some of our favourite shops on the Kings Road, and the nightlife is lively but civilised with popular pubs such as the Phoenix, the Goat and the Hollywood Arms.