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Soif Bistro + Wine Bar Battersea Rise London

A Thirst for Life To have one great local French restaurant is jolly lucky. To have two is lottery level luck. Sinabro and Soif almost face each other across Battersea Rise. In between is a branch of franglais Côte Brasserie. … Continue reading

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Church of the Nazarene + Fresh Ground London

Free Fearless Flourishing “Wherever we step, we are stepping on holy ground.” A glorious revival has taken place at Clapham Junction. Once the Wandsworth Board of District Works, this mid 19th century stucco fronted portico adorned pediment splatted building has … Continue reading

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Royal Victoria Patriotic Building Wandsworth + Le Gothique

Mad For It Le Gothique isn’t your average local. But then Between the Commons isn’t your average area. Popularly known as Nappy Valley, it has more nannies per square metre than anywhere else in Europe. And your corner shop is … Continue reading

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The Durdin Robertsons + Huntington Castle Clonegal

Carlow Sweet Chariot Every view of this multifaceted castle unveils a different vein. The gunpowder grey entrance front: rectilinear massing and rhythmic rows of windows. The steel grey driveway elevation: 12th century abbey ruins and pointy dormers between turrets. The … Continue reading

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Sinabro Restaurant Battersea Rise + The Beaumont Hotel Mayfair London

How Many Tears to Babylon? First things first. Clapham Junction is not in Clapham. Never was, never will be. When the railway station was first built in Battersea, the Victorians had the bright idea of calling it after Clapham which … Continue reading

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