Brick & Liquor – Tooting’s New Bar

Last Friday we went to Brick & Liquor in Tooting. It’s a small cocktail bar set up by two guys who have a history of running successful bars/restaurants in central London. After some deliberation about where to open their very own bar, they landed on the up and coming area of Tooting, as they felt […]

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Cake Boy and the Meantime Brewing Company

This week we headed to Cake Boy in Battersea to take part in a baking master class to celebrate the collaboration between Cake Boy aka Eric Lanlard, patissier and celebrity chef, and craft brewers The Meantime Brewing Company of Greenwich. The collaboration is part of Meantime’s Pilot Series where the brewers get very experimental with […]

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South London Street Art Top 5 of 2016

You’ve probably noticed that we love street art at SLB, particularly if you follow us on Twitter or Instagram. More or less every week we post a photo of a mural or occasionally a sculpture and by the response we get its obvious that you, our readers and followers, are just as keen as we […]

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Tennis at the O2

The top eight men in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings meet each year in the end of season tournament at the O2 in Greenwich (the women’s event is held in Singapore). Andy Murray produced a thrilling finish to the season last Sunday, winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Final and making the no.1 […]

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S. London’s Green Spaces – Nunhead Cemetery

A couple of months ago we were invited to the open day of Nunhead reservoir to see the magnificent views over London and you can read about that and the campaign to keep it open to the public on our recent blog post. However, while we were there it occurred to us that we’d never […]

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The Rosendale – West Dulwich

There was talk of a re-location for SLB Towers, so Team SLB decided on the recently refurbished Rosendale for a get-together after the viewing. Pubs and bars are few and far between in any part of Dulwich other than East; the Rosendale stands out like an oasis in the desert then, and provides thirsty and […]

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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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