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Perry Vale (est. 2015)
31 Perry Vale
SE23 2AR

Closed down as of September 2017

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.
Located by Forest Hill Overground station
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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Piazza Della Cucina (est, 2016)
15 Perry Vale
SE23 2NE map
020 8699 2303
Owners: Jacob & 
Cuisiens: Italian
Open: Tues-Sun    

Le Querce (Est 2007)
66-68 Brockley Rise,
(020) 8690 3761
Family run neighbourhood restaurant
Cuisine: Sardinian + regional
Open: Tues- Sun

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


Bona (Est. 2016)
25 Dartmouth Road
SE23 3HN
020 8616 4620
Owners: Andrea & Kasia
Sourdough Pizza
Craft beers
Italian wines
No bookings – just turn up

Modern European
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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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St David Coffee House
5 David's Road
SE23 3EP
020 8291 6646
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Craft Beer, Wine, Wi-Fi
Misdweek evenings it is a pop-up restaurant for world cuisine evenings.
Check their social media for latest pop-ups.

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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