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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Point of Interest
“Independent shops selling a lot of great locally made products from art to specialty foods to crafts and home decor. Fun to wander around with lots of restaurants and bars too in case you need to to refuel ”
  • 309 locals recommend
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“The Ritzy cinema opened in 1911 and was one of England’s earliest purpose built cinemas, seating over 750 seats in the single auditorium. This beautiful Victorian cinema is a 20 minute walk from the flat.”
  • 218 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Lots of different, (mostly) independent shops, restaurants and bars... something for everyone.”
  • 201 locals recommend
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“Perhaps one of London's loveliest leafy expanses, Brockwell Park has become a mecca for fun-loving kiddies. Often termed "Brixton's Beach", the park is remarkable for its large lido, now one of the few remaining outdoor swimming pools in London. It is an ideal place to take a dip in the summer and catch some rays.”
  • 159 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Famous music arena with live acts and djs. Dr Dre played there just recently un-announced.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Food Court
“A sort of quirky indoor markets with lots of food places and bars, all available to eat in a cafeteria-like environment. A fun and lively place to go”
  • 141 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Now a small chain restaurant in London, but this was the 1st restaurant and the best. Their Sourdough Pizza is maybe my favourite thing in the world.”
  • 82 locals recommend
“Brixton is a fantastic hub of restaurants from the very cheap and cheerful to the slightly more upmarket.”
  • 47 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
“Art Deco-listed outdoor lido, great for a dip in warmer months (or in winter, if you're brave!).”
  • 94 locals recommend
“a stunning park with great views of London and activities for the children in Herne hill”
  • 45 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Great live music virtually every night of the week. 20 minute walk. 5 minute taxi ride. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“A modern British restaurant overlooking Brockwell Lido. Great for breakfast - plus lunch and dinner for that matter!”
  • 84 locals recommend
“ Victoria line from Brixton tube is the fastest and most reliable line in the city. And from Brixton you will always get a seat”
  • 20 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“the original, tiny space, amazing burgers, although I think they are less good since they expanded, I preferred it when HB Brixton was the only one and the people who worked there knew you by name!”
  • 45 locals recommend
“Great for food (day & night), but also fun for a Friday/ Saturday night out.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Bit of a Brixton institution. Excellent tapas and more upmarket than some other choices.”
  • 35 locals recommend