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Harden’s London Restaurants (Aug)
Zagat London Restaurants (Aug)
Time Out London Eating & Drinking (Sept)
Michelin Great Britain & Ireland (Jan)

All Inn One (Est 2007)
53 Perry Vale
(020 8699 3311
Contact: Richard
All Inn One (previously the Foresters Arms) serves Classic and modern British and world dishes. The menu is changed every two weeks. It is located opposite the Forest Hill train station (due to be served by the new East London Railway)
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Big Breakfast (Est: 2006)
27 Dartmouth Road 020 8699 1280
Contact: Ron
Covers: 58
All Day Full English Breakfast
NB with proper butchers sausages Lunches: Burgers, lasagna, pies
Vegetarian option. Sandwiches baguettes & tortillas. Chef’s specials. Fully licensed after 11;00am
Take-away & free local delivery
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Dartmouth Arms
7 Dartmouth Road
T: 020 8488 3117
The Dartmouth Arms is one of Forest Hill’s oldest pubs dating back to the building of the Croydon Canal. Refurbished in 2004 it is more a Gastropub with good food and wine than a Bar or Pub (their website has no beer page!). Next to Forest Hill Station.
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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
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Order a Home delivery online


Dartmouth Tandoori (est.2011)
61a Dartmouth Road
020 8291 6607
Covers 50
Contact: Badsha (ex-Dewaniam)
Specialities: Duck and Venison Indian-style
Parties welcome. Catering service available.
Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner plus Bank Holiday Mondays.2011 Asian Curry Awards short-listed in London Suburbs category
Recommended by Ludwesa Black of Sky

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Modern European

Le Querce (Est 2007)
66-68 Brockley Rise,
(020) 8690 3761

Popular Italian restaurant
Opened in 2006
Listed in Hardens Restaurant Guide

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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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Dondes (est Sept 2013)
37-39 Honor Park Road, (020) 8291 2822
Contact - Jason

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Thai Orchard,
3 David’s Road, 020 8291 3901,

Traditional Thai cuisine - curries, noodles & rice
Meat dishes: Beef, Chicken Duck or Pork
Vegetarian dishes
Seafood dishes: prawns, salmon, squid etc
Meal deal:
Meat 3 courses £16.50
Veg 3 courses £15.00

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