The Magic Garden5
Why locals love it
Londoners love the unexpected. On a street that doesn't exhibit activity, in a building you would normally ignore lies the Magic Garden, an oasis of comfort and good vibes just south of Battersea Park. It seclusion is its best asset with very few pubs nearby to influence or imitate, making a day in or a night out in the Garden refreshingly unique.
Why you should visit it
The Garden's unique layout and style cleverly blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor space. The large garden area is given a familiar 'living room' feel with a sea of couches to sink into beneath an enormous, multi-season sail cloth, which when it rains you'll be thankful for. The vibes continue inside with live music on most nights.
Try and get there early as there is a cover charge after sundown...