Buster Mantis – Deptford

Underneath the railway arches by Deptford station lies Buster Mantis, the latest in a growing number of bar/cafes popping up around Deptford station. Named after the first Jamaican Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante (one to remember for the obscure general knowledge pub quiz round), everything from the comprehensive cocktail list to the bar snacks is […]

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Fancy Funkin Chicken – Brixton

We recently went to the launch night of Fancy Funkin Chicken on Coldharbour Lane in Brixton. Located near the heart of Brixton, this Chicken Shop/Bar is set to be a cool addition to, not only the restaurant scene, but also the nightlife of Brixton.  The interior of the place has an American speak-easy feel to […]

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Aquum Clapham – Relaunched

At the start of October, Aquum on Clapham High Street re-launched following an extensive refurbishment. Now, as well as being a destination for drinks and dancing, Aquum has a foody focus too, with a dedicated restaurant offering. Head Chef Anastasios Tologlou has been appointed, having previously been at Medlar and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. Greek […]

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South London’s Nightlife under Threat

As many of you may have read Fabric has been closed down in Farringdon. Fabric was an absolute institution and one of the best nightclubs not just in London but arguably in Europe. However, this is not just a problem faced by the super clubs, but also by smaller local haunts, as local councils give […]

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The Manor Arms Streatham

Despite having heard good things about their food, until recently I’d only briefly popped into The Manor Arms Streatham, and I’ve been living in the area for three years! So I was pretty happy when an invitation arrived in my inbox one Wednesday when my weekend plans had up until then consisted of money saving nights in. So […]

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Nunhead Reservoir – An Asset of Community Value

As London’s population expanded in Victorian times the need for clean water was paramount and the passing of the Metropolis Water Act in 1852 made provision for this. Various private companies developed the infrastructure and in 1875 The Southwark & Vauxhall Water Company constructed the Nunhead covered reservoirs next to Nunhead Cemetery. Thames Water took […]

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Tails.com Social Dog Walk – Richmond

South London dog owners, listen up! Tailor-made dog food company tails.com, who are based in Richmond, are hosting a social dog walk in their local area on the 5th October. It’s a great opportunity to socialise with your dog, meeting like minded dog owners and their four legged friends. Meet on Richmond Green (Corner of […]

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Brockley Market Celebrates its 5th Birthday

This Saturday 24th September sees Brockley Market celebrate its 5th birthday. The success of the market is a visible sign of the revitalisation of the area, along with adjacent areas such as Crofton Park, Honor Oak and Ladywell. The transformation of the old East London tube line into part of the London Overground network put […]

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Memories of the London 2012 Paralympics

The Paralympics are in full swing in Rio and many of us are enjoying the terrific sport on offer. However, a major sporting event wouldn’t be complete without a crisis or two, so before the start there was a doping scandal, a financial meltdown and a row about categorisation of athletes. Once the Games start […]

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