Archive | Restaurants London Bridge

Browns – Butlers Wharf

Now an up-market part of London, with an abundance of million pound housing, Butlers Wharf was once a thriving centre for the tea trade and boats from the east docked here with their cargos.  The area is personified by its cobbled streets and characterful buildings owing to its history.  It’s quieter than nearby London Bridge […]

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Tapas Brindisa – Borough Market

Borough Market is one of the treasures of south London and now firmly on the tourist trail. The best time to go these days is during the week, say Thursday, as Saturday is now heaving and Friday is not far off either. Apart from the amazing butchers, fishmongers, fruit ‘n veg and other speciality food […]

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Lobos Meat & Tapas – Borough High St

Here at SLB we love tapas and Spanish food generally and we’re lucky to have some great tapas restaurants in south London. We believe we’ve discovered another one here which you’re just going to love.  Lobos is located under the railway bridge near London Bridge Station, backing on to Borough Market – it’s on two […]

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The Horniman at Hays Pub – London Bridge

The name ‘Horniman’ resonates with south Londoners mainly because of the much-loved museum in Forest Hill. In fact Frederick Horniman, who founded the museum, and his father John, were tea merchants in the Victorian era, setting up their business in London at Hays Wharf, near London Bridge. The ‘Horniman at Hays‘ pub is on the […]

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Octopus Salad Antico

Antico – Bermondsey St

Once upon a time, not so many years ago, Bermondsey Street was a pretty nondescript place where people went to buy antique and period furniture from one of the many warehouses there.  The coolest thing about it was being the home of  ‘The Stage’, the thespians’ newspaper.  It wasn’t an area where you’d want to […]

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View From Aqua Shard

Breakfast at Aqua Shard

I really like going out for breakfast and I’m always on the lookout for new places to go, so when someone recommended Aqua Shard I just had to go – not least because I hadn’t actually got round to seeing the view from South London’s most iconic building. So I arranged to meet a friend […]

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