New South London Restaurants


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New South London Restaurants is a regularly updated guide to the latest openings in  SE & SW London. It is brought to you by the South London Guide (est. 2003) which has detailed guides to the best local bars, cafes, restaurants and shops in South London.

Platform 1  (est. 2015)
71 Lordship Lane
SE22 8EP
Owner: Chloe Gounder-Forbes
Open: Tues-Sat: 18:00 - 22:30
Permanent pop-up restaurant on a 4 month kitchen rotation set in the heart of East Dulwich. The owner has built a platform for up and coming chefs to devise and lay out their own menus along with establishing a name for themselves    
Blue Mountain (est. 2015)
128 Gipsy Hill
Open: Tues - Sat
Take-away menu
Blue Mountain Cafes were established by Mell in 1993
Branches; East Dulwich, Sydenham, Penge

Art Deli (Est April 2016)
16a Coldharbour Lane
SE5 9PR map
020 7733 3311 
Owner: Marie-Laure

Dinner  (Thurs-Sat)
French & Italian dishes & wines, London craft beers. The owner is from Lyons, the food capital of France and has a background in high-end catering. Regular exhibition by local artists. Located near King College hospital.

Sydenham Peckham Camberwell Forest Hill
Hibagon (est. 2015)           
24 Kirkdale
SE26 4BB
020 8291 2901
Tues- Sat open for lunch and dinner
Closed Monday
Traditional sushi, yakitori stick from the grill, ramen noodle soup and Japanese bento boxes

Yada (Est. 2015)
115 Rye Lane
SE15 4ST
Owner: Yada Baban
London’s only Kurdish restaurant
Open from 18:00

Walk past Ali Baba Juices, and turn the corner. It is situated in a railway arch with seating outside

Theo’s (est. Oct 2015)
2 Grove Lane
020 3026 4224
Owner/chef: Theo Lewis
Located between Hermit’s Cave and the Crooked Well pubs. Wood fired sourdough pizza and panuozzo (pizza sandwich) restaurant.
Eat In. Takeaway.

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 SE24

Modern European SE15

Persian SE15


Fish & Wine (Est Dec 2014)
220 Railton Road
020 7274 05555
Fine dining in a relaxed setting
The building was originally the local cinema (1913-1959).
Chef: Jonathan Iver
Lunch: Fri-Sun (from £9 a head)
Dinner; 7 days a week
Owner: Kevin

Pedler (est Dec 2o14)
58 Peckham Rye
Contact: Pru
Artisan wines
Gin based cocktails
Chef: Gary (ex-Rules)
Cuisine: Modern European
Closed: Mondays


28-30 Peckham High Street
Open 7 days a week, 10:30–21:00


Standard Review 

CheeMc (est. Dec. 2014)
310 Walworth Road
020 7411 5743
Fried chicken Korean style.
Open: Tues - Sun (19:00-late)
Gastropub SE24   Gastropub SE5 Italian. SE1
Tulse Hill Hotel 
150 Norwood Road
020 8671 7499
The hotel dates back to 1840 when it was originally the Tulse Hill Tavern, It received a £3.5 million refit by Greene King in 2014.
Beer Garden
Rooms: 9
Chef: Daniel Stevens (ex-River Cottage)
Manager:  Gemma & Matt
Owners: Metropolitan Pub Company


Camberwell Arms (est Feb 2014)
65 Camberwell Church Street
(no phone number)
Part of the Anchor & Hope/Canton Arms family.
Restaurants downstairs (as usual no bookings) & bar upstairs
Website (minimal at present)

Union Steet Cafe, (est Sept 2013
47-51 Great Suffolk Street
020 7592 7977
Open:: Mon-Sun 12:00-03:00
Covers; 99
Chef: Davide Degiovanni (ex Amaranto)
Wines: from £18.50
Owner: Gordon Ramsey
Location: Southwark warehouse 



Pan Asian, SE17

Modern British, SE1

French, SE1

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Oaka (est March 2013)
Oaka at The Mansion House,
48 Kennington Park Road
020 7582 5599
Open: 7 days a week
Owners: Paul Hook (from Oakham Ale) and his wife Patcharee Shaweewan 
Cuisine: Pan Asian
Craft Beers


Story (Est April 2013)
201 Tooley Street
020 7183 2117 
Chef Tom Sellers (ec-Noma)
Covers: 43


Evening Standard review

Casse-Croute (est July 2013)
109 Bermondsey Street
020 7407 2140
Closed: Sunday evening
Covers; 20
Wines: from £18
Owner: Hervé Durochat (also a partner in José and Pizarro)



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