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Catford Constitutional Club

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I’m a fan of Antic pubs. The Royal Albert was my stalwart local during my four years in New Cross, and I could while away hours in there with friends, sipping on pints and playing Shithead. I frequent […]

Southerden Pastry Store, Peckham

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Peckham’s ‘gentrification’ continues, with the Bellenden Road area becoming more and more upmarket. Estate agents like to call it Bellenden Village to really drive those house prices up, but then most estate agents are, well, […]

Peckham Bazaar, Peckham

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Towards the end of last year, Peckham Bazaar was becoming one of my favourite restaurants. Serving food from the Balkans, the menu was littered with sauces and seasonings I could barely pronounce, let alone come across before; […]

The Old Biscuit Factory

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Built in 1866, Peek Frean biscuit factory gave Bermondsey the nickname ‘Biscuit Town’. Home of the first chocolate biscuit, Marie, in 1875 along with the Garibaldi (1861), Bourbon (1910), and Shortcake (1912). James Peek and George […]

Farewell Hope and Greenwood

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Hope and Greenwood in East Dulwich closed its doors yesterday. The shop was best known for its traditionally made confectionary, old fashioned sweets, retro sweets and chocolate and sweet treats. It was a lovely little shop […]

Come Dine With Me comes to South-East London

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Do you love dinner parties? Are you a great cook? The hugely successful Channel 4 show Come Dine With Me is returning for a new series. They’re looking for people over 18 years of age in south-east […]

Peckham Munch Festival

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On Sunday morning we went to the Peckham Munch festival, just up the road from my house on Holly Grove. It was pretty small but still nice, with stalls selling cakes, food, books, Peckham branded […]

Artusi, Peckham

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Well aren’t we a lucky bunch of South Easters? Artusi is Peckham’s latest opening; it was raved about by Jay Rayner as well as Time Out, which might so some way into explaining why their phone line was constantly engaged […]

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