The Glow Lounge, in cavendish parade just near Clapham South tube, is my first port of call to investigate how connected London actually is.
The glow lounge overlooks a busy junction of the south circular road. You have views of Clapham Common, outside seating for those hot days, plug points in case your laptop runs out and a funky traveller style menu, offering anything from a full english breakfast to a Thai curry.
The prices are reasonable with a Thai curry working out at Â£5.85
The smoothies seem to be popular, and I can imagine the Glow Lounge getting lively in the evening when it turns into a bar.
I met up with Kerry who co owns the bar with her boyfriend, who runs an internet business downstairs.
Kerry explained that the Â£2.00 charge to use the internet connection is because the diners were being pushed out by too many laptop users. At the weekend they only allow internet use if people are eating. In other words laptops are welcome off peak, but in the evening it is a bar and at the weekends they need to prioritise diners.
Seeing the size of the place this seemed perfectly reasonable, and I’ll be coming back for a full monty breakfast one morning soon.