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One Day In Fulham

FulhamFulham is located right next to the luxury Chelsea. Quite a desirable place for living, Fulham is also a great tourist point with a lot to offer. Find interesting art galleries, green spaces, parks and a lot and a lot of classy restaurants and modern pubs. Wondering how to spend your day in Fulham? No worries, we have selected for you the best of the district’s point of interest and must – see attractions.

Fulham Landmarks

Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace

Today a major landmark and favourite of tourists, once Fulham Palace were the home of Bishops of London. With a great historical heritage and a lot to explore the Palace includes museum and historic rooms, shop, café and beautiful gardens.

The eclectic architectural design melts together Tudor, Gregorian and Victorian styles – see the Tudor Manor House and the Chapel. The museums and historic rooms will reveal paintings and historic objects, while the gardens hide rare trees and plants. You can have a picnic, ride a bike or simply stop for a rest in the Walled Gardens.

Where: Bishop’s Ave, Fulham, London SW6 6EA, UK;

When: The Palace and Gardens are open daily;

Museum and historical rooms: Summer/Winter from 12:30/12:00 PM to 4:30/3:30 PM;

Price: Admission is free.

Fulham Town Hall

Another elegant building to see is the Fulham Town Hall. The historical site is a 19th century Grade II building constructed in a Classical style. Built from Portland stone and once described as “One of the best municipal building in London,” the Town Hall deserves your attention.

Where: 553-561 Fulham Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1EU, UK.

Spend Time in Local Parks

Bishops Park

Bishops Park

The Bishops Park is one of the most preferred green areas in Fulham. Offering children’s playgrounds and courts it can fill your whole day. If you only want to take a walk, you can visit the lake, the Rose Garden or the Spanish War Memorial Garden. It also features skate park and urban beach- fantastic place to rest in summer days.

Where: Bishop’s Ave, Fulham, London SW6 6EA, UK;

When: Open daily from 9 AM to 9:30 PM

Eel Brook Common Park

A large urban area Eel Brook Common Park is the biggest green space in Fulham. With its vast and flat green lawns, it is ideal for riding a bike, walking or having a picnic. It has a playground and a basketball court. If you feel tired, you can stop at the Eelbrook restaurant for brunch or coffee. The restaurant offers British cuisine and has a lovely terrace.

Where: Fulham, London SW6 4QD, United Kingdom.

Fulham Galleries

Gallery 106

Gallery 106

Gallery 106 is Fulham’s art melting point. If you admire contemporary art in any form, you should definitely visit the art space. It features solo and group exhibition of local artist, as well as international selections of artworks. You can find paintings, mixed media works, installations and modern sculpture. If you want to dig even deeper into Fulham’s art world you can attend screenings and art talks. Exhibitions change approximately every month, but be sure you will find amazing art anytime you visit.

Where: 106 Dawes Rd, Fulham, London SW6 7EG, UK;

When: Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12 PM to 6 PM.

Lisa Norris Gallery

Another contemporary art space with a taste of abstract visions is Lisa Norris Gallery. It showcases single and group selections of abstract artworks focused on painting and photography. The group exhibitions are thematically curated to expose the essence of modern art from Britain and Europe. So if you’re eager to find out more about local art scene make sure you include Lisa Norris Gallery in your trip.

Where: Wellingtons Estate Agents, 72 New King’s Rd, Fulham, London SW6 4LT, UK;

When: Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Roca London Gallery

Roca London Gallery

Now, this is something different. Roca Gallery is an extraordinary conceptual showroom of the famous Spanish brand Roca for bathroom furniture and supplies. But don’t get misled by the description, space is truly amazing, thanks to the skilful and imaginative architectural design- work of the world famous architect Zaha Hadid. She is known as the first women to receive the most prominent award – The Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Her creation- The Roca Gallery is inspired by the water and its movement. Both the interior and the exterior, as well as the furniture inside, follow delicately curved shapes reminiscent of water flow. You can, of course, explore the showcase of Roca products and bathroom furniture, but the actual value of the place is the Gallery itself.

Where: Station Court, Townmead Rd, Fulham, London SW6 2PY, UK;

When: Open Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5:30 PM, Saturday from 11 AM to 5 PM.

Go Shopping

Fulham Broadway Shopping Centre

Biggest shopping centre in Fulham the mall has gathered shops of famous brands, cafés, and cinema altogether. If you want to spend a couple of hours easing your mind with shopping therapy, then visit the centre and its 14 shops. You will find retail shops, clothing and accessories, cigarette and tobacco shops, footwear stores and more. In case you feel hungry, you can grab a snack at Pret a Manger, Oyster Rooms or have e refreshing drink at Starbucks.

Where: Fulham Broadway, Fulham, London SW6 1BW, UK;

When: Open daily from 7 AM to 11 PM.

Circa Vintage

Vintage

Circa Vintage is a boutique for old school style lovers. You will find an excellent selection of vintage dresses, jewellery, and accessories, like purses, hats and shoes. Circa offers designer solutions in single pieces for admirers of vintage clothing. All of their clothes are original in excellent condition, and every piece you buy will be unique. Don’t expect low prices for what you get, but even if don’t plan to shop you can go for a look to see the colourful boutique.

Where: 64 Fulham High St, Hammersmith, London SW6 3LQ, UK;

When: Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 AM to 6 PM.

Token Interior

Token Interior is not a traditional shop. It is a meeting point for handicraft lovers, workshop space and sellers point. Of course, you can find all kinds of handicraft supplies, accessories, tools, and even sweet handmade babywear. What makes Token Interior precious are the different art, music and handicraft workshops. The place can be booked, but you won’t need a booking to dive into its inspiring atmosphere.

Where: 694 Fulham Rd, Fulham, London SW6 5SA, UK;

When: Open Weekdays from 10 AM to 7 PM, Weekend 11 AM to 7 PM.

North End Road Market

The North End Road Market is the perfect place to find fruits, vegetables, and milk products. Actually, everything is offered on the market, from seafood, fish to olives and flowers. Locals love it for the fresh and really affordable production. You can get one bowl of fruits for a pound. It is probably the best-rated shopping point in Fulham.

Usually, the market is quite crowded, many people go shopping there, but don’t worry you’ll leave satisfied with a bag full of goodies.

Where: B317, Fulham, London SW6 1NW, UK;

When: Open Monday to Saturday from 8 AM to 6 PM.

Local Restaurants and Pubs

Claude’s Kitchen

Claude’s Kitchen is one of the well-known restaurants in Fulham. It offers extravagantly plated dishes prepared in modern British style. The menu is simple with four choices of starters, main courses, and sides. They change the menu often including seasonal ingredients. You can go for the tasting menu to try their food selection in its full spectrum. You will love Claude’s Kitchen in you like unusual combinations of sweet and salty tastes.

Where: 51 Parsons Green Ln, Fulham, London SW6 4JA, UK;

When: Open Monday to Thursday from 4 PM to 12 AM;

Saturday from 12 PM to 12:30 AM;

Sunday from 12 PM to 10:30 PM

Price range: $, $$; Tasting menu is £55

Harwood Arms

Harwood Arms

Hardwood Arms is in between of a classy restaurant and busy pub. They offer traditional British kitchen in a noisy unpretentious atmosphere. Prices are a bit high but don’t forget it is the only pub with Michelin star. They have a rooftop garden, where they grow their own vegetables used in the dishes.

The service is good and you can choose from two or three-course menus at a fixed price. What will surprise you is their huge award-winning list of 200 types of wines. Okay, so you’re already impressed. Take your chance while you’re in Fulham, and visit the gastropub. Remember to book your table in advance.

Where: Walham Grove, Fulham, London SW6 1QP, UK;

When: Open Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday from 12 PM to 11 PM;

Monday from 5:30 PM to 11 PM;

Friday and Saturday from 12 PM to 12 AM.

Price range: $, $$

Malt House

Malt House

Malt House gastropub is part of the hotel, but don’t hurry to judge it as poor. The place is perfect for casual lunch or dinner. It has an interesting menu with diverse dishes at a reasonable price. It is one of these precious little local places, which you find by coincidence. Inside the interior is typically British, with wooden furniture and bar, and outside you will find a nice and green beer garden.

Where: 17 Vanston Pl, Fulham, London SW6 1AY, UK;

When: Open Sunday to Thursday from 8 AM to 11 PM;

Friday and Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM.

Price range: $, $$

White Horse

White Horse

The White Horse will be the perfect place to finish a long day in the company of friends and… over 100 beers on the menu. Yes, the pub owns its popularity thanks to their respect for beer. A couple of times a year they are hosts to different beer festivals.

You will find 6 draft beers, changing according to the season, bottled crafts, vintage or rare international beers. The pub one of the few in London serving Pilsner Urquell draft. So if you’re looking for bitter, crystal clear lager, here it is. The food menu includes some traditional treats to compliment the beer, and they also have sandwiches.

Where: 1-3 Parsons Green, Fulham, London SW6 4UL, UK;

When: Open Sunday to Tuesday from 12 PM to 11 PM;

Wednesday from 11 AM to 11 PM;

Thursday to Saturday from 10 AM to 12 AM.

Price range: $,$$.

Vagabond Wines

Vagabond Wines is another gem in Fulham, while this time for wine lovers. The bar chain has 4 more locations in London, so it’s already quite popular. The wine bar has a charming rustic interior with candle lit tables. You can go for the wine tasting or order full bottle along with small or shared dish from the food menu. It is a calm place with a relaxing atmosphere for special evenings, smaller groups and couples.

Where: 18-22 Vanston Pl, Fulham, London SW6 1AX, UK;

When: Open Monday to Saturday from 10 AM to 11 PM; Sunday from 10 AM to 8 PM.

Price range: $,$$.

Amuse Bouche

Amuse Bouche is Claude’s Kitchen brother, only it is a cocktail and champagne bar. Go there to find a large list of sparkling wines- white and rose. Prices are reasonable for what you get, as it is also a live venue with music. It is one of those romantic places where you can go with your partner for an intimate evening. Besides the cocktails, you will find beers and bar nibbles. It is the perfect spot to start or finish the night.

Where: 51 Parsons Green Ln, Fulham, London SW6 4JA, UK;

When: Open Monday to Thursday from 4 PM to 12 AM;

Friday and Saturday from 12 PM to 12:30 AM;

Sunday from 12 PM to 10:30 PM

Fulham’s Stadiums

We’re pretty sure every third visitor of Fulham is a football fan, so if you are as well, don’t miss the visit to your favourite club’s stadium.

Craven Cottage

Craven Cottage

Fulham FC current stadium is one of the most visited places in the area. Craven Cottage is as you can guess open daily and there is always something happening. If you would like to enter you need to book yourself a guided tour. It starts at 11:30 in the morning, but you should arrive early to register. The tour will lead you to the television studio, dressing rooms, the balcony and around every interesting place if it’s not used at the time.

A group tour is also available on a selected date starting at 9:30 AM.

Where: Stevenage Rd, Fulham, London SW6 6HH, UK;

Prices: Adults – £15.00;

Children (U12) – £12.00;

Under 5’s – Free;

Family Tickets (2 Adults and 2 Children) – £35.00.

Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge

The second stadium in Fulham is not less crowded by tourists Stamford Bridge – the home stadium of Chelsea FC. The tour is one hour and will walk you around the stadium facilities. Don’t miss to find out what is happening behind the scenes or visit the museum showcasing objects of famous players.

The stadium has more than one options for tours, so you can check their website to choose the best for you and your family.

Where: Fulham Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1HS, UK;

When: Daily between 10 AM to 3 PM on every half an hour a tour starts;

Prices: Adults – £19.00;

Children (U12) – £13.00;

Under 5’s – Free;

Try This Route!

Now when you know how many things you can see and do in Fulham, you can make your plan for the day. Try the route we suggest to see the most important places, sights, and pubs in the district.

The best starting point in the morning would be Fulham Palace. To get there, you can take off at Putney Bridge tube station and walk for 10 minutes by the picturesque river side. Next to the Palace is Bishops Park to continue your walk in nature.

From there you can go into the heart of the district heading to Gallery 106 for some art experience. It is approximately 20 minutes on foot. When you reach the gallery, everything is close within no more than 10 minutes walking.

Head to Fulham Broadway Shopping Centre to explore the shops and grab some coffee. Then you can quickly reach Stamford Bridge Stadium, right next to Brompton Cemetery.

Get some rest and have a delicious snack at the Harwood Arms in just a couple of blocks from the stadium.

Finally walk south on Fulham’s main boulevard – Fulham Road, towards Parsons Green and stop for a refreshing beer at the White Horse. The tube station is only 3 minutes from the pub. If you are too tired, you can always book a local Fulham taxi.