All posts tagged: Restaurants in Tooting

Lunch at Breakfast & Burgers, Tooting

This weekend we were exploring Tooting Market looking for a few bits and bobs for the house and came across Breakfast & Burgers. I’d seen it being talked about on Twitter and it was just what we fancied for lunch – Tim was a bit hungover after a Friday night out and I’d been suffering from a bad cold. So some comfort food was on the cards! Tucked inside Tooting Market (Unit 21), Breakfast & Burgers is a small venue with fun ‘meat-related’ artwork on the walls.     The menu was a lot smaller than I was expecting – it was pretty much a choice of single/double cheeseburger or single/double bacon cheeseburger (although they do also do veggie options!) But that wasn’t necessarily a problem, provided the burgers were good 😉 Looking at their website, their Leadenhall Street site seems to offer a wider range of food. And as you may have guessed by the name, they have a pretty great breakfast menu too!  We went for a single and double bacon cheeseburger with fries …

Dinner at The Antelope, Tooting

Last week we finally picked up the keys to our first house in London. It has been a few months of a lot of stress, but it has all been worth it in the end!  After picking up the keys, we thought we’d try out a local pub/restaurant for dinner. We don’t know Tooting very well yet, so it’s exciting to be able to explore a new area and find out what culinary treats it has in store. So far I’ve only been to Chicken Shop, which I wrote about previously here. We decided to try The Antelope, a 10 minute walk from our new house. We’d been in before for a quick drink and it seemed like your typical pub. We weren’t expecting that much from the food but we ended up being very surprised! The dining area of The Antelope is separate from the drinking sections of the pub, with lots of dark wood, quirky plates and candles. Again, we were expecting the menu to be quite basic (burgers and so on) but …