Six Alfresco Dining Spots Near Earlsfield

Posted 19/04/2024

When it comes to dining al fresco in Southwest London, Earlsfield and its surrounding areas offer a plethora of enviable options that cater to every palate and occasion. From quaint brunch spots to chic riverside eateries, here are six alfresco dining spots around Earlsfield that are each within striking distance of our multi-award-winning development, The Garratt Collection, bringing residents a delicious diversity of flavours right to their doorstep.

1. The Leather Bottle, Earlsfield

Sitting just a 20-minute stroll from our Earlsfield homes, The Leather Bottle blesses Garratt Lane with one of the best beer gardens in Southwest London, attracting the masses when longer, warmer days call for sunny pints and pub grub with friends. With its lush greenery, twinkling fairy lights, and ample seating, this historic pub is a much-loved Earlsfield haunt.

2. The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

Just one stop or four minutes on the train gets you from Earlsfield to Wimbledon, if the 45-minute walk doesn’t suit. From the station, walk 15 minutes and you’ll get to the charming Wimbledon Village, home to one of The Ivy locations. Set within a beautifully restored period building, The Ivy Cafe exudes old-world charm with a modern twist, making it the ideal lunch, brunch or dinner spot for a special get-together or romantic meal. Guests can dine al fresco on the terrace, soaking up the sun while indulging in a delicious selection of modern British dishes and signature cocktails.

3. Fiume, Battersea

For those craving authentic Italian cuisine with a riverside view, Fiume in the Battersea Power Station is the ultimate destination. Situated along the banks of the River Thames, this stylish restaurant is a 20-minute drive from The Garratt Collection and offers a stunning outdoor piazza-style terrace where diners can enjoy panoramic views of the water while savouring freshly prepared Italian fare. From homemade pasta to wood-
fired pizzas, Fiume's menu celebrates the rich flavours and culinary traditions of Southern Italy, making it a must-visit for foodies and anyone with a hankering for a trip to the Amalfi Coast.

4. Minnow, Clapham

Hop on your bike for 20 minutes from our Earlsfield development and arrive at this charming neighbourhood eatery. Renowned for its relaxed atmosphere, alluring brunch offerings, and beautifully designed space adorned with botanical accents, Minnow provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying a leisurely brunch with friends or family. From classic eggs benedict to indulgent French toast, dishes are crafted from locally sourced ingredients and are best enjoyed on the outdoor terrace when the weather permits.

5. Megan's, Battersea Power Station

Nestled within the iconic Battersea Power Station about a 20-minute drive from the Garratt Collection homes, Megan's is renowned for its Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and vibrant atmosphere right on the waterfront. With its spacious outdoor terrace adorned with greenery and fairy lights, Megan's offers a charming setting for al fresco dining with friends or loved ones. Indulge in an array of brunch, lunch and dinner dishes ranging from mezze platters to grilled meats, accompanied by creative cocktails and artisanal wines.

6. Patara, Wimbledon Village

For those seeking a taste of Thailand in Southwest London, Patara in Wimbledon Village offers an alfresco dining experience that won’t disappoint. Set just one train stop and a short stroll from our Earlsfield homes, within a charming courtyard adorned with lanterns and tropical plants, Patara's outdoor terrace reflects the vibrancy of flavour found in each dish. In the kitchen, chefs trained in Thailand bring their experience of authentic Thai cooking to your plate. From fragrant curries to delicate seafood dishes, Patara's menu showcases casual, flavour-packed Thai cuisine at its best.

If you’re thinking of buying a home in Southwest London, Earlsfield and its surrounding areas offer endless opportunities to eat and drink your weekends away with loved ones.
With summer around the corner, the diverse array of alfresco dining spots are beckoning, from beer gardens to twinkling terraces on the Thames.

Discover The Garratt Collection now and imagine your next chapter in Earlsfield, set within the lovely, leafy Borough of Wandsworth in Southwest London