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Restaurants & Bars

What’s New in the Elephant & Castle is a regularly updated guide to the latest openings in  SE London. It is brought to you by the Elephant & Castle Guide which has pages on the best bars, cafes, restaurants and shops in the Elephant. It also has a local history timeline plus a local property guide to the best roads/developments to live in. The Elephant & Castle Guide is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which profiles the best independent businesses in SE & SW London.

Tupi (est. Nov 2018) 
2 Castle Square
SE17 1EN map
020 7703 7701
Owner: Gleydson
Cuisine: European with Brazilian influences
Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
Wines & beers
Fabulous home made cakes
Sister restaurant in Peckham
A Tupi is a member of a South American Indian tribe of Brazil.

Pizzeria (due 2019)
Castle Square
SE17 1EN map
First floor restaurant located above Tupi by Elephant & Castle station

Elephant Park (Due 2019) 
New restaurants, cafes, bars and shops to open from 2019. Many Artworks bars and restaurants are due to move to Elephant Square.
Artworks@E&C update

Cab Cafe Wine Bar Pizza

Boyson Cars (est. 2018)
187 Walworth Road
020 7701 9997           
Established cab company covering most areas of London 
Airport transfers to all UK airports
Local 24 hour Minicab pickup and drops

Hej (opened 2018)
53 Mansfield Point
Rodney Road,
SE17 1BA
020 3441 4544
Swedish Cafe & roastery
Hej (pronounced hay) meaning hello
Branches: Bermondsey Square & Somerset House

Diogenes the Dog (est. 2018)
96 Rodney Road
SE17 1BG map 
020 7703 5570
OwnerSunny (ex-Margot, WC2)
New wine bar & cafe serving esoteric wine, artisan teas and coffees and an array of seasonal small plates and toasties.
Tues: Live music
Wine tasting evenings
Wine sales


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


Bar Coffee Stall Cafe

Latin American

Lost Rivers (est. 2017)
Elephant Road
SE17 1LB
Open: Wed - Sat
GameBoxx and Bar

Nandine (est. 201*)
St George’s Road
SE1 6ET map
Open: Mon - Fri
Branch: Vestry Road. SE5

80 Stone (est. 2017)
7a St George’s Circus
020 3417 9290
Manager: *
Open: Mon - Fri
Espresso Bar 
Speciality Coffee Shop
Coffee beans sold


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

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Sidecar Bar (est 2016)
5 Spare Street 
SE17 3EP map 
Contact: Reuben 
Drinks: craft beer and cider, wines and cocktails
Open 7 days a week

Mercato Metropolitano (est. 2016)
44-46 Newington Causeway
Owner: Andrea Rasca
Open Tues-Sun  11:00 - 23:00
All things Italian with dozens of stalls selling authentic Italian food and drink. Mercato Metropolitano also operates the Turin Urban Farmers Market. Live music at weekends.

Spit & Sawdust (Est. Sept 2016)                 
21 Bartholomew Street
SE1 4AL map
07880 641 187
Contacts: Matthew Smyth  Andrew McGuigan
The Beehive (Est. 1856) has been rebranded by two young publicans who have consulted with the local community on what they want from their local.

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