Thursday, 28 August 2014

WC in Clapham


WC in Clapham

It might not sound like a rocking Saturday night, but last weekend I had a girls' night out at a public loo in Clapham. The loo in particular is called WC and it's actually a trendy new wine bar.

WC in Clapham

WC in Clapham (which stands for Wine and Charcuterie and not water closet)  is one of many London public toilet turned bar. This one also has outdoor space, enclosed by one of those American style white picket fences. This would've been a fantastic al fresco terrace if it hadn't been for the fact that you're actually sitting on a traffic island, surrounded by busy Clapham traffic and flanked by a bus stop.

WC in Clapham

To get to the bar itself, you walk down the steps just next to the Clapham Common tube entrance. It still looks and feels as if you're descending into a public toilet, but it smells a lot more inviting. Inside you the likeness to a public convenience is less obvious. There are cosy booths on one side and high tables and stools on the other. There are plenty of old Victoriana fictures and fittings in this low-lit bar, which give WC an intimate feel.

WC in Clapham


The menu is quite appealing as well. There is a wide variety of wine from different parts of the world and a good few cheese and charcuterie platters. We opted for a mixed platter with cheeses from both the UK and France and some fine hams.


We had a great night out and we will certainly pay another visit. Pun intended.
You can find more info on the WC website.

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4 comments:

  1. It's quite an intimate place. Very cosy.

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  2. Well, it certainly makes for a quirky night out and definitely looks a lot different to its former self! Good find.

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