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A regularly updated guide to the best Elephant & Castle restaurants and gastropubs. It is brought to you by Elephant & Castle Guide which has pages on the best local bars, cafes, restaurants and shops plus detailed local history & property guides,  It is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which covers independent businesses from Bermondsey down to Bromley.

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Bobo Social (est. 2014)
23 Sayer Street
SE17 IFG      
Owner: Michael Benson
Previously in Fitzrovia
Burgers & cocktails.
Recommended: Peanut Butter Burger
Home delivery: UberEats    

OISOI (due 2022)
Elephant Park
SE17 6TG map
Covers: 130
Afternoon tea, 
Dim Sum menu
A la carte menu
Cuisine:  East meets West 

Tupi (opened 2018)
2 Castle Square
Elephant Road
020 7703 1553
Open: Tues-Sun
Cuisine: European with Brazilian influences
A Tupi is a member of a South American Indian tribe of Brazil

Chinese Colombian Ecuadorian Fish & Chips

Dragon Castle (est. 2006)
100 Walworth Road
SE17 1JL map
020 7277 3388
Owners: He family
Covers: 200
Open: 7 days a week
Cuisine: Cantonese +
Dim Sum specialist.
5 minutes from Elephant & Castle station.

the dim sums warmed my heart. Definitely a place to visit! Ruhee

La Cantaleta Paisa
18 Amelia Street
SE17 3PY

Miko’s (due 2020)
17 Sayer Street       
SE17 1FY
Owner: Lenin Erazo
Previously in E&C Shopping Centre.
Recommended: chicharron                
Home delivery: Deliveroo

Masters Superfish (est 19**)
191 Waterloo Road,            
020 7928 6924
Recommended: Haddock & Chips
Open: Mon - Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:30-22:30
Fully licensed

FT Review



Latin American  

Toulouse Lautrec (est 2008)
140 Newington Butts,  020 7582 6800
Head chef:
Speciality: Fish & seafod palette for 2
Open: 7 days a week
Converted pub with Piano & Wine Bar upstairs


Kokoro (2022), 
Ash Avenue, 
Elephant Park
SE17 1GQ 
Owner: Rak-Kyu Park 
Est: 2006
Covers: * 
Sushi and bento restaurant chain
Name means heart, mind or soul

Paladar (est. 2017)
4-5 London Road
020 7186 5555
Open: Tues-Sun
Wine Bar, Restaurant and Bodega showcasing foods, wines, spirits & cocktails from Latin America
Chef:  Jose Rubio- Guevara
Owner: Charles Tyler

Kachori (est. June 2023)
12 Ash Avenue, 
SE17 1EU map
Owner: Sorowar Khan (Mango, SE1)
Concept creator: Humayun Hussain
Regional dishes: Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi & Punjab.
Chef: Brinder Narula (ex-Benares)
Open: 7 days a week including breakfast
Covers: 132 including al fresco seating


Pakistani Pizza Pizza Pizza

84 Walworth Road, SE17
020 7701 8899
Pakistani cafe.
BYO beer & wine
Open 7 days a week until  late

Home delivery

Branches: Tooting & Balham

Theos (opened 2018)
17-18 Elephant Castle
020 3026 6540
Recommended: Panuozzo
Home delivery: Deliveroo
Owners: Simon & Theo (chef)
Second outlet for this popular South London Pizzeria


400 Rabbits (2021)           
16A Ash Avenue
Elephant Park
SE17 1GQ 
South London chain

Pizza Pappagone (2019)
8 Castle Square, 
SE17 1EN
Owners: Marco
Family-run Italian restaurant and bar for an extensive menu of classic dishes and wood-fired pizzas.
Branch: N4 (est. 1998)  
Turkish West Indian

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Tower Mangal (est. 1997)
55-57 Tower Bridge Road
020 7357 6853
Reburbished in 2019
Eat In. Takeaway. Delivery
Fantastic food!!! We will absolutely be back!!! Suzanne M.


Tasty Jerk (est. 2014)
15b Sayer Street     
SE17 1FY
07539 219878
Owners: Linda & Rayon
Previously in Artworks.
Recommended: Curry goat
Home delivery: UberEats

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Tasty Jerk (Caribbean)
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Miko’s (Ecuadorian)

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