Will you love Tolworth? Our local guide

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Typical London houses

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Tolworth is a suburban area in the Surbiton district, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Greater London. It is 11 miles (17.7 km) southwest of Charing Cross. Neighbouring places include Berrylands, Chessington, Epsom, Ewell, Hinchley Wood, Kingston, Long Ditton, New Malden, Surbiton and Worcester Park. Surbiton is the nearest, about a mile to the northwest. Tolworth is divided in two by the A3 Kingston Bypass and is situated slightly north of the Greater London-Surrey border. “

In the city of Tolworth, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Tolworth? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Tolworth to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

The types of restaurants

Tolworth has a range of different eateries. This is important for someone who is moving to an area who wants to be able to eat out and not cook every day. The below table gives you an overview of what options you have.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hollywood Bowl Tolworth Charrington Bowl, Kingston Road, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.3 1901
Ristorante Sorrento 379 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 429
Planet Pizza (Tolworth) 35 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 274
Subway 98 The Broadway, Tolworth, London 4.3 155
Burger Plus (Surbiton) 116 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 213
Kebab Express 5 Tolworth Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.3 129
Premier Inn London Tolworth hotel 12 Kingston Road, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.3 765
Legend Kebab Centre 2 290 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 120
Doosra Doosra, 282 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 248
Spice House 7 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 204
Seven Stars Chinese Restaurant 76 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 197
Domino’s Pizza – London – Tolworth 126 The Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.3 149
Pizza Go Go 21 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 165
New Woo 28 Tolworth Rise South, Surbiton 4.3 89
Tolworth Fish Bar 96 Red Lion Road, Surbiton 4.3 61
Prithi Cuisine 285 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 183
Superfish 25 Tolworth Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.3 191
The Sunshine Cafe 60 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 455
Redwood 464 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 1
Broadway Cafe 66 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 4.3 535

Green spaces and parks of Tolworth

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Tolworth offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A


As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Tolworth has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Tolworth.

Pub name Name Address Description
Dittons & Hinchleywood Royal British Legion Club Betts Way Long Ditton KT6 5HS
Long Ditton Cricket Club Stokes Field, Betts Way Long Ditton KT6 5HT
Plough & Harrow 64, Ditton Hill Road Long Ditton KT6 5JD This 1930s former Hodgson’s house, built on the site of an older pub, has recently been renovated and restored the original name of Plough and Harrow (formerly the George Evelyn). Majors on food, with both a restaurant and bar meals. The enclosed garden area has picnic benches for outside dining, parking is at the front with EV charging and bike racks.

Gyms to stay in shape in Tolworth

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Tolworth could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Tolworth. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Tolworth.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Green Stores 125 New Road, Rickmansworth 5 34
Croxley Supermarket 188 Watford Road, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth 5 1
Londis, Croxley Green 301-303 Baldwins Lane, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth 4.5 64

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Tolworth, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Is the local life vibrant in Tolworth

Tolworth is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Tolworth. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Tolworth. Also having a clear view of what is available in Tolworth and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

What type of amenities may you need in Tolworth?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Tolworth name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Tube & Train stations in and around Tolworth

Train and tube stations in Tolworth can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tolworth United Kingdom 3.1 28

In Tolworth, what schools are nearby?

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Tolworth.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form Tala Close, Surbiton 2.8 47
Tolworth Infant and Nursery School School Lane, Surbiton 5 2
Noah’s Ark Pre-School 401, 403 Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.3 6
ROBIN BIBI 88 Cranborne Avenue, Surbiton N/A N/A
Bestfootforward.dance Elgar Avenue, Surbiton 5 6
White Spider Climbing Hook Rise South, Surbiton 4.8 1045
Tolworth Junior School Douglas Road, Tolworth, Surbiton 3.4 5
Advantage Children’s Day Nursery 228 Red Lion Road, Surbiton 4.1 21
Sutherland Day Nursery 384-386 Ewell Road, Surbiton 5 16
Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School 399 Ewell Road, Tolworth, Surbiton 4.8 10
Ripley Sounds: Vocal Coaching & Music Tuition 63 Oakleigh Avenue, Tolworth, Surbiton 5 6
Apollo, Dysart School School Lane, Surbiton, London N/A N/A
Tuition-Study Support-Solutions 18B Tolworth Rise South, Surbiton N/A N/A
Peter Wright Guitar 5 Saint Thomas Close, Surbiton 5 6
Bright Horizons Surbiton Ewell Road Day Nursery and Preschool 301 Ewell Road, Surbiton, Kingston N/A N/A
Kingston Guitar Lessons 291A Ewell Road, Surbiton N/A N/A
Csillagszemuek Anglia Hungarian Folk Dance Group London group Tolworth United Reformed Church (URC, 90 Elgar Avenue, Surbiton 5 1
Knollmead Primary School Knollmead, Tolworth 4.3 6
Monkey Puzzle Surbiton Day Nursery & Preschool 34 Kingsdowne Road, Surbiton 4 4
Nutkins Day Nursery 117 Tolworth Rise North, Surbiton 5 4

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Tolworth

Tolworth has 4 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Life Line Screening Hamilton Avenue, St Georges Church Centre, Nr Kingston upon Thames N/A N/A
Red Lion Road Surgery 1 Red Lion Road, Surbiton 2.3 40
Tolworth Hospital Red Lion Road, Surbiton 3.5 28
Lambert Sport Clinic 1-2, Grand Parade, Ewell Road, Surbiton 4.7 30

Post offices in Tolworth

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Red Lion Road Post Office 165 Red Lion Road, Surbiton 3.8 22
Broadway Post Office 64 Tolworth Broadway, Surbiton 2.6 35
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox 62 Tolworth Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton 0 0
Post Box 55 Warren Drive North, Surbiton 0 0
Post Box 63 Raeburn Avenue, Surbiton 5 2

Other nearby neighbourhoods

What do you think about Tolworth?

It would be great to get your opinion on what you think about Tolworth. It could help other people who are moving into the area of Tolworth as well as help us understand you better too.

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Whenever you’re not sure about if you want to move into an area for sure, making sure that you have considered your other options is important to confirm a decision or perhaps sway you in another direction. Find some other nearby regions to help you make a decision about Tolworth.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Chessington See the guide here
West Ewell See the guide here
Hook See the guide here
Worcester Park See the guide here
Long Ditton See the guide here
Berrylands See the guide here
Surbiton See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here
Chessington See the guide here
West Ewell See the guide here
Hook See the guide here
Worcester Park See the guide here
Long Ditton See the guide here
Berrylands See the guide here
Surbiton See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here

Have you planned to buy or sell a property here? Make sure you check out our property prices guides and analysis before you decide to buy or sell.

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
KT6 See our property price guide for KT6
KT5 See our property price guide for KT5

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