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£16
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For a top breakfast or brunch, a good number of Balham residents still tip their favourite Antipodean café as the best way to go locally; no bookings, you just rock up (and expect to queue at the weekend).

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£16
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Delicious food… as long as you don’t mind queuing on weekends” continues to win many votes for this Antipodean café which is world famous down Balham way as a “fabulous breakfast and brunch” destination.

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£21
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best breakfast in town”, with “great staples and specials that deliver on flavour”, has earned cult status for this Antipodean café in Balham, now branching into evening service. “You have to pick your times to get a seat”, though – “my absolute favourite place to be at 10.30am on a Saturday morning; unfortunately, I’m not the only one...”. A cynical minority do loathe the place though: “it’s masquerading as some sort of high-end funky elite dining experience” for “wannabe hipsters”.

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£14
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Hands-down the best breakfast in SW London” (“you need to get there early because this is no secret”) is to be found at this kickass Antipodean joint in Balham, which (recently expanding) now has “an alcohol license and plans for evening openings”. “Amazing flat whites” and other coffee too, but “avoid the yummy mummy post-school-drop-off rush”. Top Menu Tip – the Convict and Young Betty.

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Restaurant details

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies
£7.50 £2.50
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £2.20
Extras  
Bread £2.00
Service 12.50%
20 Bedford Hill, LONDON, SW12 9RG
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑5 pm
Tuesday8 am‑5 pm
Wednesday8 am‑5 pm
Thursday8 am‑5 pm, 7 pm‑10 pm
Friday8 am‑5 pm, 7 pm‑10 pm
Saturday8 am‑5 pm, 7 pm‑10 pm
Sunday9 am‑5 pm

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