The quintessential friendly Italian restaurant, Locale is fast becoming a favourite meeting place in this burgeoning corner of London. Situated on the High Road, slap bang between Balham and Tooting Bec tubes, Locale appeals to the fashionable residents of Totterdown, who are looking for something equal parts stylish and welcoming. Light and bright, decorated in deep browns and warm creams, the dining room is spacious and has a buzzy vibe any time of day or night while in warmer weather pavement dining is offered for that cosmopolitan feel. Bringing you a truly Italian gastronomic experience, Locale nonetheless sources ingredients straight from London’s markets making for a delicious, fresh take on traditional and contemporary Italian cuisine.
£25 and under
Locale Balham was heavily advertised at Balham tube station in 2010 and early 2011. As a result of these I thought I'd try it for lunch one Saturday.
I have to say that the food is good and reasonably priced, I ordered a pizza which was too much for one sitting so I had to take it away for another session. The service was good too. There is also an outdoor seating area making this a perfect...more