• Test Driving Paladar - tour South America without leaving South London

    guacSouth London meets South America at Paladar - a restaurant that brings Londoners a taste of Cuba, Peru and more.

  • Cheese Town is taking over Flat Iron Square for Easter weekend


    If you've been considering leaving town for Easter weekend, we may have news that'll make you change your mind. Returning for a third instalment is Cheese Town - the food festival (not to be confused with the dire Giant Cheese Board which broke the internet just before Christmas).

    Moving from Brixton to Flat Iron Square in Borough the event features a range of street food traders, all serving up something deeply cheesy. So there's:

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  • Chimis Argentinean parilla restaurant is grilling up a storm on Southwark Bridge Road

    chimisThe former head chef of Brindisa and the founder of Portena in Borough Market have joined forces to open an Argentinean parilla restaurant with all manner of grilled meat on the menu.

  • Duddell's arrives in London Bridge with Michelin-starred dim sum

    Duddell's LondonAfter setting down roots in Hong Kong, Duddell's is making the leap to the UK, opening its first overseas restaurant in the palatial St Thomas Church in London Bridge. 

  • Mc & Sons is Southwark's new Irish boozer with a Thai kitchen

    Mc & Sons is Southwark's new Irish boozer with a Thai kitchen Traditionally, deep fried carbs are the mainstay of Irish pub grub. Not so at Mc & Sons, who's Chiang Mai head chef will be cooking up heavily spiced traditional Thai food - perfect to accompany your Guinness.

  • Bala Baya is bringing a market to the Union Arches in Southwark

    Bala Baya is bringing a market to the Union Arches in Vauxhall

    Under the Union Street arches in October, Bala Baya is expanding to the streets with their new Bala Baya Shook. Yes, it's a Middle Eastern style market where you'll be able to pick up lots of Bala Baya goodies to either eat there or grab to take home.

    So for breakfast, expect snacks like Babka Pretzels, Pitta Pie and Poppy Seed Filas, Iced Cinnamon Buns, Chocolate Babka Swirl and Quince & Almond

  • Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Cafe launches an olive oil cocktail pop-up


    If you hadn't already read our headline you'd be forgiven for thinking this rather rustic scene was a trattoria somewhere south of Naples. But, no, it's actually the basement bar of Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Cafe in Southwark.

    The place has been completely transformed into an olive grove complete with olive trees and vines and it's the fruit of the trees which is key to the experience. The restaurant has teamed up with Martini to make a special olive oil cocktail menu.

  • Test Driving Bala Baya - Tel Aviv comes to Southwark

    bala baya themBala Baya is bringing Tel Aviv to London, by way of up-and-coming Southwark - we head down to take a look. 

  • Bala Baya brings Tel Aviv-style Israeli food to Southwark’s arches

    Bala Baya bring Tel Aviv-style Israeli food to Southwark’s arches

    14/12/16 - updated with soft launch details.

    Southwark’s Old Union arches will be home to new Israeli restaurant come January 2017, with its own in-house Gazoz bar. It’s the first solo venture from Eran Tibi, who cut his teeth working with Israeli food legend Yotam Ottolenghi.

    By day, Bala Baya will be sending out freshly, piping hot pitta bread cooked in house in their special pitta oven, Tel


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