The Coach House is less than 5 minutes walk from a variety of good restaurants, 2 major supermarkets and several well stocked convenience stores. It’s also only a short walk from Wandsworth Common a pleasant park with many trees, wide open spaces and ponds, and fashionable Bellevue Road with its interesting shops, thriving restaurants, pubs, and cafés.

To help you find your way around we provide an information pack giving full details of local transport (tube and train stations are just a 7 minute walk) restaurants, shops, pubs etc. together with a clear map of the area and the tube/train systems and a guide to how best to use them.

Within 10 minutes walk of The Coach House, with many even closer, we have some 20 restaurants/eateries ranging from Michelin stared Chez Bruce (voted by top London chefs as the place they most enjoy eating out), though modern British, French, Italian Chinese, Indian, Nepalese, Thai and Japanese, to pizzas restaurants (3) and take-away Fish and Chips. Balham has become a bit of a foodie destination.

The pubs and wine bars include The Hope, a traditional pub, The Althorp – bar /restaurant, The Regent – a lively sports bar and The Bedford with an excellent live comedy cabaret three nights a week.

On Bellevue Road, overlooking Wandsworth Common, there are also a couple of cafés/patisseries, a delicatessen, two art galleries an antiques shop, a bookshop, several well appointed fashion shops, a gift shop with wonderful and unusual items and a good hairdressers. All this in a road no more than 400 yards long!

London is truly an amazing city for food. Every national cuisine is represented and very often you do not have to be in the centre to find it. Just ask us!