Illustration of a group of MO members

8 Best Clapham Opticians

8 Best Clapham Opticians  picture

Clapham is an affluent residential suburb anchored by its High Street, located in the London Borough of Lambeth. With a history dating back to the Roman era, Clapham has long been a popular residential area for the city's middle class. The area is known for its Victorian houses and tree-lined streets, as well as its popular open-air market, which has been a fixture in Clapham for over 300 years. In addition to its residential and commercial offerings, Clapham is also home to a number of cultural attractions, including the Clapham Picturehouse, a popular independent cinema.

1. Vision Express Opticians

Vision Express Clapham Common is located a short walk from Clapham North and Clapham High Street Stations. The practice operates a standard set of eyecare services and is recommended by customers for providing excellent value for money.

Vision Express opticians have over 550 stores across the UK and Ireland. They aim to provide you with the very best service, tailor-made to your needs within friendly and welcoming surroundings. The range of frames stocked is standardised among stores and so are reliable and cost-effective.

  • Google rating: 4.2 (133 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW4 0HY

2. Bromptons Opticians

Bromptons Opticians is located centrally along Clapham High Street with excellent transport links nearby. The practice is independent and so is able to offer a multitude of spectacle lenses, frames, and contact lenses which is not offered by most practices.

The practice strives to push the customer a little out of their comfort zone with some more striking and revolutionary eyewear designs - though they, of course, offer more timeless classics too. The practice also offers specialist children's eyecare, with tests available for children even before they know the alphabet.

  • Google rating: 4.7 (27 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : No
  • Postcode: SW4 7TB

3. Karen Lockyer Optometrists

Karen Lockyer Optometrist Clapham is one of two Karen Lockyer Branches, both of which are esteemed as one of the most trusted independent practices south of the river.

They are a proudly independent practice and want to masterfully combine the art of enabling you to both see perfectly, and look great whilst doing it. Their testing rooms are all equipped with the latest generation of advanced technologies and the practice is praised for keeping up-to-date with eye-wear trends.

  • Google rating: 4.8 (122 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : No
  • Postcode: SW11 6QN

4. Specsavers Opticians and Audiologist - Clapham

Specsavers Clapham is located nearby to Clapham Junction station on St John’s road. The practice offers both eye health and hearing services to residents of Clapham Junction. Members of the Specsavers Clapham Junction team speak a range of languages: Cantonese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French and Mandarin, and so are able to help customers here.

The practice is part of the well-known Specsavers chain - it is one of 730 practices nationwide. With the iconic ‘should’ve gone to Specsavers' tagline, the well-known clinic speaks for itself. Though practices offer some niche specifics, the majority of practices offer a wide range of standardised services and products to suit all needs at a reasonable price.

  • Google rating: 4.1 (283 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW11 1PR

5. Ollie Quinn

Ollie Quinn Clapham junction is situated five minutes from Clapham Junction near Northcote Road, and visiting this boutique practice is a great reason to spend the day strolling the area. Staff in the store are praised as passionate and knowledgable, with excellence throughout the experience from eye test to styling.

This practice is one of the 13 Ollie Quinn boutique stores dotted around the country. They design all frames in-house and all pairs come with high-performance lenses and coatings which are all included in the price. They also make your choice easy, with all frames costing the same price throughout the stores. Each branch hopes to reflect the community they operate in by working hard to be part of its local community.

  • Google rating: 4.9 (68 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW11 1PX

6. Taylor-West & Co Opticians - Battersea

Taylor-West & Co is located on Northcote Rd and is one of four Taylor-West & Co branches in London. The branch endeavours to provide a relaxed and personalised experience to help you find the perfect eyewear for your vision.

The store stocks an ever-changing, hand-picked range of the world's most beautiful frames curated from artisan brands such as L.G.R, and Ørgreen. They also promise ‘the best eye test of your life’ by starting with a comprehensive understanding of your unique vision followed by an examination with only the latest and best equipment.

  • Google rating: 4.8 (18 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW11 6QL

7. Prime Opticians

Prime Opticians Clapham is located on St Johns road very nearby to Clapham Junction. The practice prides itself on ensuring perfection, as there can not and should not be any compromise when it comes to your eyes and your eye health.

The practice will always go the extra mile to ensure your needs are met, whether this means spending longer with you during your consultation to individually sourcing a pair of glasses to suit you.

  • Google rating: 4.9 (8 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: Yes
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW1 1PN

8. Oval Eyes Opticians

Oval Eyes Opticians is an independent optician located just two minutes from Oval Tube station, with a red storefront it is hard to miss. They note that your eyes are as unique as your fingerprint, and so they ensure service is tailored to each individual’s unique needs.

The practice also offers emergency appointments, as well as its essential and routine appointments, and they have staff members who speak both Portuguese and Spanish for those who need it.

  • Google rating: 4.7 (71 reviews)
  • NHS eye test: No
  • Accepts : Yes
  • Postcode: SW9 0JG

Introduction to is a new model of collective health cover that makes it simple for people access to the healthcare they need, wherever and whenever they need it, anywhere in the world.

Unlike traditional health insurance, MO is member-led. Our members don’t pay expensive premiums or hefty excesses. Instead, membership fees go into one shared pot.

And if something goes wrong, or they need to see a doctor, they can simply dip into that pot of cash to pay for their treatment, using their MO Mastercard.

It means our members are empowered to choose the care they need, on their terms, anywhere in the world. If you are a MO member, you can walk into any dentist that accepts MO and pay for your treatment with your MO Mastercard. No ifs, buts, or maybes. It's a little bit revolutionary. Collective health cover for teams.

Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Dentist

When choosing a dentist, you must take your time and consider your options rather than settling for the practice closest to your location.

To prevent settling for a substandard surgery, you should assess various factors, including staff qualifications, cleanliness, and equipment. When considering a dentist, you should ask the following:

  • What are their credentials? What additional training has been undertaken? Are the staff undergoing continued learning?
  • Do they use up-to-date technology and equipment?
  • Does the surgery appear clean and hygienic? Do the staff wear gloves and protective gear when conducting treatment?
  • What are the opening hours?
  • Do they offer emergency appointments?
  • Do they cater to nervous patients?
  • Do they have good reviews on Google?
  • Do they cater to NHS and Private patients?

Remember, it is recommended not to choose a dentist solely because it is close to you, one person has recommended it, or because it seems inexpensive. Take the time to assess practices, so you can be confident you have picked a dental surgery that genuinely cares for your oral and overall health.

Practice NameAccepts Mo?PostcodeGoogle RatingNHS Eye Test
1. Vision Express Opticians✔️SW4 0HY4.2 (133 reviews)✔️
2. Bromptons Opticians SW4 7TB4.7 (27 reviews)✔️
3. Karen Lockyer Optometrists SW11 6QN4.8 (122 reviews)
4. Specsavers Opticians and Audiologist - Clapham✔️SW11 1PR4.1 (283 reviews)✔️
5. Ollie Quinn ✔️SW11 1PX4.9 (68 reviews)
6. Taylor-West & Co Opticians - Battersea✔️SW11 6QL4.8 (18 reviews)
7. Prime Opticians✔️SW1 1PN4.9 (8 reviews) ✔️
8. Oval Eyes Opticians✔️SW9 0JG4.7 (71 reviews)

Give your teamLogo

Take your team’s benefits to the next level with modern health cover designed for modern teams.

Sign up
Two professionals working at a laptop overlaid with a notification saying 'Your team is good to go'