Living in Streatham: top tweets and local area tips

Top local tips and tweets from Peckham locals...
We asked those working or living in Streatham to tweet us with their top local tips on the best shops/bars/restaurants/outdoor areas for our area guide - here's what they said...

@Fridaydal
the Rookery a little bit of tranqulity, loads of great pubs / bars offering something for everyone

@CJ_Burrows best pub (for practically everything) in streatham is @TheRailwaySW16 next to streatham common station

@SuperSian89 best pub @WhiteLionLondon, best breakfast @hideaway_cafe, best food @manorarms, best charity @spireslondon
@SuperSian89 don't forget about best bread @ElephantBakes and the wonderful @streathammarket

@simonhasmith @instreatham trains to Vic, blkfriars, kx, Ldn bridge,  all from one neighbourhood. 17-30 mins approx(3 stations in str)

@NatashaTP Be careful when crossing the road. Seriously.

@MsStreatham78 top places in streatham @manorarms @HoodStreatham @prattsandpayne @BullStreatham @BrightonWay_LDN

@daveivermee Got to be London's best pizza from @BraviRagazziPiz - if there's a queue wait round the corner in @prattsandpayne #Streatham

@Dave84Deane @PizzAddomme @BraviRagazziPiz are fantastic pizza joints @HoodStreatham is amazing @prattsandpayne @BullStreatham for a beer

@colinwatkins @rwscissors2010 agree on schools. Immanuel & St Andrew just confirmed as outstanding. Plus amazing transfer links as well  @HomesProperty.

@rwscissors2010 @heartstreatham christ church and awesome liberal vicar. SMN bookclub nxt book 'the Bees'LalinePaull 2nd sept 8pm at the Bull
@rwscissors2010 great diversity #the bull #the rookery #remedierooms #hillsidegardens #outstandingschools #SMN

@gregburke @BoyceDaRoca for coffee, @ElephantBakes for bread, @ililiStreatham for Lebanese & @RiceRepublic_st for Chinese food.

@joeas_ loads of great places to eat and drink: @BoyceDaRoca @BrightonWay_LDN @TheRailwaySW16 @themanorarms @FerrersLandlord

@Hipforhat #streatham is all about @BraviRagazziPiz @HoodStreatham @prattsandpayne @BullStreatham  @Rookery100

@LucyWarne we love our local pub @BullStreatham, pizza from @BraviRagazziPiz and Saturday's @streathammarket ??
@LucyWarne @HoodStreatham definitely deserves a shout too!

@sccoopstreatham @442gallery The Rookery, superb gardens under new management / social enterprise check out website 

@BJ_FRANKLIN #streatham recommendations @HoodStreatham @WildebeestVan @lwbakery @FerrersLandlord

@BeNourishd Cut the Mustard cafe on Moyser Road is a gem

@K8_LDN local interior design company @RethinkInterior based @HideawayWork works worldwide, but loves local jobs!

@steffweff best brunch @BoyceDaRoca best pizza @PizzAddomme best upmarket British food @HoodStreatham best coffee Brooks&Gao

@Alwayssippin #streatham, the rookery, flying kites on the common, walks in the woodland behind the common ... Top tips

@BigTimeTommyRog tony the barber on Mitcham lane, cutting hair for 25 years and his dad ran the shop before him. Local hero.
@BigTimeTommyRog Taj Mahal for great curry and londons biggest portions of great chips at kennedys chippy

@MattTownsend75 too many highlights to list. @TheRailwaySW16 @manorarms two great pubs for F&B. #TheRookery also a great spot for a walk.

@Shoutstreatham Loads of revamped pubs now (@HorseGroomLDN fab) but real story this yr is @HoodStreatham. shoutstreatham.com

@BRIMCQ love @prattsandpayne , @Cafebarcelonauk and @indigotree1 is a lovely little shop

@sophssophs @TheRailwaySW16 best pub in streatham with a fab tea room, garden, 'library' and farmers market just brilliant.

@eighttimestable The beautiful Rookery; Streatham Common; the best squid @RiceRepublic_st; the annual @StreathamFood Festival and Food Tour

@G_Roberts_Art @ilovestreatham best burger in streatham - hideaway cafe, close runner up- the bull

@classicalcarol - Music @hideawaylive  Coffee @ilovecoffee12  - Outdoors @Rookery100 - Arts @streatfest  Bus - N159 from West end! & more??

@ilovestreatham loads of great open spaces including Streatham Common and the Rookery, Tooting commons are also partly in Streatham
@ilovestreatham independent shops, newcomers D&H Arts and stationary and @JasminStudio are great addition to shops near Streatham common stn
@ilovestreatham fab coffee shops, cafe Barcelona, perfect blend, Boyce da roca,  nostro costa to namer but a few!

@Steph_Marks the hidden gem that is the Rookery, the paddling pool at the top of the common and the hideaway

@craiglon Pizza at Bravi Ragazzi, not an overstatement to say it's among the best in London!

@snookphotograph @TheRailwaySW16 is a great pub! Well worth a visit also @HoodStreatham @BullStreatham

@EmilieDespois pub quizz at the Pratts and Payne on Wednesdays!#Streatham

@NicoleELeggett @ililiStreatham is the perfect neighbourhood restaurant - delish Lebanese food & byo booze #streatham
@NicoleELeggett don't forget 'secret garden' The Rookery for walks, @HoodStreatham for brunch & @prattsandpayne for pints #streatham

@catdavis123 @BraviRagazziPiz @prattsandpayne 2 great commons a new ice & leisure, and of course the ice hockey @StreathamHockey

@KatyFunnell Streatham Festival! Talay Thai is delicious, Horse & Groom is great for a drink.

@ppc_ldn The brilliant annual @streatfest including @Art23_Streatham trail that exhibits art work in shop fronts along the high street

Follow us on Twitter @HomesProperty and Facebook

Comments