A local community in the heart of the city
Located in south west London, Tooting is a culturally vibrant area with an exciting and mixed background of people and cultures.
Its diversity is reflected in the shops, restaurants and wide range of local facilities you'll find right on your doorstep, from big-name chain stores to specialist boutiques.
Tooting High Street is just a five-minute walk from St George's, University of London. Here you can find a diverse variety of food and drink to suit all tastes and budgets.
Whether you're looking to grab a fresh cup of coffee, pick up a cheap lunch, or savour a hot meal at a gastro pub, you'll be sure find something that fits the bill. Halal and other dietary options are also readily available.
The area hosts a number of restaurants and shops specialising in Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, Sri Lanka and Pakistani foods. Nearby Edgware Road is known as 'the Middle Eastern Chinatown', and offers a variety of cuisine, as well as shisha bars and Islamic banks.