Little Nan’s Bar – Catford

Catford is not an area we’ve ever covered in the four years of South London Blog, so when Tristan Scutt, the owner of the well-known Little Nan’s Bars in Deptford, Peckham and Dalston, asked us if we’d like to check out his new venture in Catford, we jumped at the chance. When you’re planning a […]

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Gelateria 3BIS – Borough Market

Our guest blogger, Sam, went along to Borough Market to taste some ice cream for us. “I love ice-cream!  So, when I was asked to represent South London Blog at an anniversary-cum-launch at 3BIS, an Italian gelateria in the heart of Borough Market, I agreed immediately. The event took place last week at their shop […]

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Deptford Market Yard

Railway arches are so typically South London. The sheer density of the rail network and the lie of the land means the whole area is criss-crossed by these Victorian brick arches. Once they were a home to dodgy car repair firms or industrial storage – now they’re becoming agents of regeneration (or even gentrification, as […]

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Spike + Earl – Camberwell

Spike + Earl is an all-day café that has just opened in the former Southwark Town Hall on Peckham Road, Camberwell. The café is a new venture from the owners of The Old Spike Roastery in Peckham Rye and, like its counterpart, is a social enterprise. The business tackles homelessness by training and employing homeless […]

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Festa sul Prato, Deptford

On Saturday evening we headed over to Deptford to visit Festa sul Prato. Thanks to my Italian heritage I can tell you this translates to ‘feast on the meadow’. True to its name, this beautiful restaurant/café is based in Folkestone Gardens, just round the corner from Deptford Park. It truly is a lovely setting and […]

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The Street Banners of West Dulwich

If you’re a regular reader or follower you’ll know that SLB takes a keen interest in street art. There’s been something of an explosion of street art in south London in the past few years with areas such as East Dulwich, Peckham, Brixton, Tooting, Brockley and the South Bank displaying the work of both local […]

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The Half Moon, Herne Hill – Re-opened

It’s more than three and a half years since Herne Hill was devastated by a flood caused by a burst water main. Businesses took months to recover, in some cases years, while others simply never re-appeared (see our article of December 2013). The Half Moon Pub was probably the worst affected of all and it […]

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