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What’s New in Forest Hill is a regularly updated guide to the latest openings in  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  local history guide plus a local property guide to the best roads/developments to rent or buy in. The Forest Hill Guide is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which profiles the best independent businesses in SE & SW London.

Smoddy Sharp (est. Oct. 2017)
32 Dartmouth Road
07468 950 910
Facials, Massage, 
Made to measure Tailoring
male grooming by appointment. 
Contact: Rohan

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

Wild Thyme (est. 2018)
103 Dartmouth Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3HT
Pizzas, burgers, kebabs, salads etc



Men’s Vintage


Two Spoons (est. 2017)        
72 Honor Oak Park
020 8699 8998
Contacts: Rosemary & Luca
Closed: Mondays
Cafe in the day and bar in the evening, 
Garden at the rear

Leaf & Groove (est. 2017)
57 Dartmouth Road
SE23 3HN 
A book shop, dealing in second hand, largely donated books in order to provide a sustainable income for Forest Hill Library
Closed: Wednesdays   

CMC (est. June 2017)
95 Dartmouth Road
SE23 1HT
Contact: *
Quality Vintage clothing for men 
Open: Thurs - Sat (Sun by appointment)

Grounds & Grapes (est. 2017)        
41 Honor Oak Park
020 3489 2862
Contact: *
Closed: *
Coffee shop
Wine bar

Italian Pub   Craft Beer

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

53 Brockley Rise
SE23 5LN
020 8690 2658
Manager: Nancy
Craft beers
Pizza (Deliveroo)
Sports TV
Sunday night quiz
Under new management 
Open: daily from midday
Located opposite Babur    

Small World Cafe (est. 2017)
195 Stanstead Road
SE23 1HP
Cold drinks
Open: 7 days a week
On corner of South Circular and Brockley Rise

Clapton Craft (est. 2017)
10 Perry Vale
SE23 2LD
020 3784 6026
Open: 7 days a week
Craft beers and growler refill 
Overground: Forest Hill (2 mins walk)
Owners: Tom & Will



More SE23 Guides

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

Hattush (est. 2016)   
68-70 Honor Oak Park
020 8291 1447
Contact: Sefika & Sezar
Open: 7 days a week
Hattusa was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age. Hattush Restaurant specialises in authentic Turkish cuisine, offering a range of hot and cold mezes, grilled dishes and a wide selection of cocktails. Live music from Sezar every Saturday along with Belly Dancing. Sezar, is a professional singer/song writer and producer and has released several albums in Turkey.

Everest Spice (est. 2016)      
78 Brockley Rise
020 8690 9355
Contact: :
Cuisine: Nepalese  & Indian 
Home delivery

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