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This is a guide to shops, cafes etc of interest on London Road, SE23. It is brought to you by The Forest Hill Guide which has pages on the best local bars, cafes, food shops, restaurants and shops. It also has a  illustrated local history guide plus a local property guide to the best roads & developments to rent or buy in. 
Buses: 176, 185, 197
Rail: Forest Hill Overground

The Butchery Ltd (opened Feb 2013)
49 London Road
020 8291 4219 
Open Wed-Sun 
Located opposite Sainsbury’s.
Native-breed, free-range meat sourced from small farmers.
Whole carcass butchery

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India Gate
47 London Road, SE23 3TY
020 8699 9345//9948 
Under new management 
since 2014
Located opposite Sainsbury’s.
Cuisine: Indian/Nepalese
Owner:  Mr Amrit Awa
Chef: Mukti Sharma
Recommended dishes
Chicken Hydrabad, Bombay Chi
Book a table online
Order a Home delivery online


Matoom (est. 2017)
53 London Road
SE23 3TY
020 8291 4423
Their menu is hand picked from their favourite regional Thai dishes and specialities.
Matoom is Thai for the bael fruit used in Thai food and drink



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Canvas & Cream (est. 2012)
18 London Road,, 020 8699 9589
A revolutionary, new concept art gallery, restaurant, workshops, studios and therapy space: an entirely new way for audiences to engage with the arts.
Brunch/lunch Tues-Fri 10.00-17:00 
Sat & Sun 10.00-16:00 Sunday Roast & Specials till 17:00
Dinner Tues-Sat 18:00 - 21.:30. Closed Mondays


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Horniman Cafe
100 London Road
SE22 0RS
020 8699 4666
Owners: Anthony & Kosmas
Hot meals.
Pastries, cakes,
Fair-trade teas and coffees 
Cold drinks.
Beers and wine
Ipen: 7 days a week

Horniman Farmer\s Market (est. 2013)
Horniman gardens
Every Sat 9am - 1.30pm
A locally sourced, locally sold farmers' market selling vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and much more in our glorious Gardens

Gao Vietnamese Baguettes and Desserts
1 Devonshire Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3HE  

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45 London Road (opened 2014)
020 3730 9424
Owners: Simon & Olivia,
Geddes Hairdressing & Barbering is situated opposite Sainsbury's. Olivia is an award winning beauty therapist and an experienced salon manager and owner in her own right. Geddes stylists receive ongoing training throughout their career with us, both in-house and at the Aveda Institute and Vidal Sassoon academy in central London. Geddes caters for all ages in our salons, men and women as well as children. 
Late nights Mon - Fri 'to 21:00 and Sat and Sunday's 'til 18:00.
Branches: Ladywell, Wandsworth
Eron (est, 201*)
55  London Road
SE23 3TY
Open Mon - Sat
Classic and contemporary cuts for 
Adults, Children & OAPs
Priced from £*

Capitol Pub
Kassford Opticians
Lily Angel

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