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