Model Market is back – for a six month stint

It’s round two for the smash hit weekender in Lewisham’s highly atmospheric 1950s former shopping arcade

16 Apr 2015

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Q&A: Tart, Clapham Common

Most of us dream of opening our own cafe. But just how hard is it? Adam Harrison, half of SW4’s hottest new all-day hangout, gives us the lowdown

05 Mar 2015

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Is this the best or worst coffee shop name in London?

Just how smoothly has ‘Fuckoffee’ been going down in Bermondsey Street?

07 Nov 2014

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What are south London’s five best coffee spots?

A while back our writer, Holly Atkins, wrote about impending motherhood – and the impact it might have on her south London independent café habit (never mind the impact it’s gonna have on the whole rest of her life). Specifically, she worried that the need for buggy space and changing tables would

17 Jan 2014

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Launch Night Review: Dolcezza, Clapham Road

They are proud sellers of exclusive Milanese 7Gr coffee: sublime with a deep dense flavour and perfectly velvety crema Dolcezza is a brand new café and pasticceria (that’s an Italian patisserie, as you’d probably figured) situated inside the old Freeman’s Catalogue building – now the Printworks development – at the Oval end of Clapham Road.

12 Jul 2013

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South London’s Best Breakfasts

Seb Emina, aka Malcolm Eggs, is author of The Breakfast Bible and editor-at-large of The London Review of Breakfasts. He’s also a born and bred southeast Londoner. Who better to offer a guide?

05 Jul 2013

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Pinboard 4 July 2013: Bad boys do good, the Royal Court’s return to Peckham and an exciting addition to SW9

Camberwell: Sheep’s Brains and Fried Cucumbers Strange name for an art exhibition? Not when you know that the artwork, by southeast Londoner Gabriela Szulman, was inspired by one of her favourite books: the 1932 edition of the New Home Encyclopaedia. “I often draw inspiration from it as it’s full of ridiculous things that

04 Jul 2013

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Southsayer: Rachel de Thample, food writer, temporary restauranteur and grower of good things to eat

My earliest south London memory? Not wanting to come here Rachel de Thample is the food editor for Abel & Cole, writing their weekly veg box recipes. She has also worked in the kitchens of Marco Pierre White and Heston Blumenthal, edited at Waitrose Food Illustrated, contributed to two Borough

02 Jul 2013

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Free Saturday Morning? Fill your boots at
Bermondsey’s Spa Terminus

Part of their strategy to avoid the Borough Market-fication is their policy of no hot food sales After tasting a bottle of the rather good beer in Camberwell’s new restaurant/bar, the Cool Cat’s Cafe, we enquired as to its provenance. “It’s brewed in Bermondsey,” the owner told us. “Oh? Tell

21 Jun 2013

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Free Weekend? The Only Way is Woolwich

Woolwich has dominated the news this past fortnight. And sadly, of course, not for positive reasons. But the strong community spirit that has shone through the darkness of the tragic death of Drummer Lee Rigby last week has been something to behold. And local Julie Dillon, who runs The Only

31 May 2013

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