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The Information Guide covers the best local shops and services, restaurants and bars plus transport in an A-Z format. NB Look for Restaurants under regional cuisine (eg A for African Restaurants)

Best of Old Kent Road Shops
Guide to the best local shops and restaurants


Accommodation

Premier Hotel, 194-202 Old Kent Road


Accountants

Corporate Touch, 815 Old Kent Road


African restaurant

808 Restaurant
805-7 Old Kent Road
020 7639 0808
www.805restaurant.com/
Nigerian cuisine
Menu
Drinks


Artists

Jane Higginbottom,
330 Studios
330 St James’s Road
www.contactarts.co.uk
Striking paintings & prints.
Sculptures in wood & stone from £150.
Commissions undertaken.


Attractions

Livesey Museum
,
682 Old Kent Road
www.liveseymuseum.org.uk
Originally a Victorian Library (opened in 1890)
Given to people of Southwark by George Livesey
Children\s museum (1974-2008)
Closed by Southwark Council.


Bakers etc

Hazels ? 275a Old Kent Road


Barbers

Gents Hairdressing Salon, 620 Old Kent Road, 020 7232 2358


Bars & Pubs

Canterbury Arms. 871 Old Kent Road
Lord Nelson, 386 Old Kent Road.

Thomas a Becket, 322 Old Kent Road.
Refurbished in 2011 as a Bar/Club/Kitchen More info


Beds

Sleep Comfort. 271 Old Kent Road, 020 7231 4974 www.thesleepcomfort.co.uk


Buses

21 Lewisham - Moorgate
53 Plumstead - Oxford Circus
63 Honor Oak - Kings Cross
168 Old Kent Road (Tesco) - Hampstead
172 Brockley Rise - St Pauls
363 Crystal Palace - Elephant & Castle
453 Deptford - Whitehall
78 Nunhead - Aldgate
www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/


Cab office

Blue Cars, 72 Verney Road, 020 7639 3939
Old Kent Cars, 250 Old Kent Road, 020 7703 7373


Cafes

Dave’s Cafe, 899 Old Kent Road, 020 73580605
Ozzie’s Cafe, 180 Old Kent Road, 020 7703 5450
Roma Cafe, 21 Peckham Park Road, 020 7639 7730


Car repairs

Friendly Service Centre, 2-12 Ruby Street, 020 7732 8864


Caribbean

Island Sun, 901 Old Kent Road


Chains

Argos, Units 3-4 Southernwood Retail Park, Old Kent Road. www.argos.co.uk
Opened in 2008 near to Tescos.

B&Q, 524 Old Kent Road, 0207 252 0657, www.diy.com
DIY store. Large car park.

Carpet Right, 655-7 Old Kent Road, www.carpetright.co.uk
Carpet store. Parking to rear off Ruby street.

Carphone Warehouse, 777-787 Old Kent Road, www.carphonewarehouse.com
Mobile phones.

Comet, 2a Cantium Retail Park, 520 Old Kent Road, www.comet.co.uk
Electrical. Refurbished in 2008

Currys, Unit 1 Southernwood Retail Park, Old Kent Road, www.currys.co.uk
Electrical store. Near to Tescos

Halfords, Unit 2b Cantium Retail Park, 520 Old Kent Road, www.halfords.com
Motor accessories

KFC, 671 Old Kent Road, www.kfc.co.uk
Fast food, Drive through.

McDonalds, 518 Old Kent Road, www.mcdonalds.co.uk
Fast food. Drive through. Built on site of old Roman villa

Magnet Kitchens, 593-613 Old Kent Road, www.magnet.co.uk
Parking in Sandgate Street.

PC World, 585-9 Old Kent Road, www.pcworld.co.uk
Computers. Parking off Rotherhithe New Road.

Staples, 651-653 Old Kent Road, www.staples.co.uk
Office supplies. Parking to rear off Ruby street.

Top Tiles, 596-8 Old Kent Road, 020 7732 7272 www.toppstiles.co.uk
Leading tile store. Limited parking.

Toys R Us, 760 Old Kent Road, 020 7732 7322. www.toysrus.co.uk
Toy superstore. Generous parking off Asylum Road.


Charity Shops

British Heart Foundation, 205 Old Kent Road


Chemist

Ling's Chemist, 269 Old Kent Road, 020 7237 3710


Chinese cuisine

Chinese Restaurants
Dragon Inn
192 Old Kent Road
020 7703 7747
Chinese restaurant part of famed Dragon Castle group
Opened: October 2008. Manager: Vincent Wong
Lunch. Dim Sum (until 5pm) Dinner More Info

Chinese Takeaways
New Chan, 726 Old Kent Road, 020 7639 9866

Chinese Home delivery
Tiger Lily/Jasmine House, 260 Old Kent Road. 020 7703 8839

Chinese Supermarket
Man Gee
Ossory Road
By Asda
Fresh fruit & veg
Fish
Noodles & rice


Clubs

Thomas a Becket, 322 Old Kent Road.Refurbished in 2011 as a Bar/Club/Kitchen More info


Commercial property

SE:Po1nt

Ossory Road
www.sepoint.co.uk
New warehouses with Ist floor offices
Popular with art businesses
Between Asda & Burgess Park


Computer Services

Modern Computer. 171 Old Kent Road. 020 7231 1313, www.moderncomputers.com


Dentist

Dental Surgery. 1st floor, 268 Old Kent Road,
Alexis Stogios DDS (Germany) + Eva Vassilaros (DDS (Sweden)

Old Kent Road Dental Surgery, 156 Old Kent Road

Dental Surgery
591 Old Kent Road
020 76396024
Mon - Fri 9-6
NHS dentistry (fee-paying)
By PC World.
More info


DIY

T Deards
226-228 Old Kent Road
020 7701 7133
Decorating materials
Ironmongery.
Key cutting.
Fireplaces
More info


Doctor

Dun Cow Surgery. 279 Old Kent Road, 0207 237 5187
East Street Surgery. 301 East Street, 020 7703 4550
Old Kent Road Surgery. 182-4 Old Kent Road, www.oldkentroadsurgery.nhs.uk


Dry cleaners

Le Chic, 294 Old Kent Road, 020 7708 2498


Estate Agents

Direct Portfolio, 382 Old Kent Road, 020 77032277


Fashion (Men’s)

Le Myrage
380 Old Kent Road
020 7701 0664
www.lemyrage.com
Shoes
Shirts
Shorts


Fashion (Women’s)

Le Myrage, 380 Old Kent Road, 020 7701 0664


Fireplaces

Combination Fireplaces @T Deards
226-228 Old Kent Road
020 7252 5150
www.combinationfireplaces.co.uk
Fireplaces
Firebaskets
Accessories


Fish & Chips

Berts. 354 East Street, 020 77036601


Fitness

Miami Health Club,
210 Old Kent Road,
020 7703 9811
www.miamihealthclub.co.uk
Gym. Personal trainers
Aerobic classes. Beauty.
Spa. Jacuzzi. Steam room.


Flooring

Angelo
3 Peckham Park Road,
020 7639 3737
http://angeloflooring.co.uk/
Hardwood flooring
Restoration
Natural carpets


Hairdressers (Women’s)

Classique Hair & Beauty. 724 Old Kent Road, 020 76395831


Indian cuisine

Indian Restaurants
Everest Inn
881-883 Old Kent Road
020 7277 9394
www.nicecurry.com/
Indian & Nepalese Cusine. Home delivery.
Set lunch £5.95. Set dinner £9.95.
Branches: Blackheath, Hythe & Grantham

Indian Takeaway
Rajah. 342 East Street, 020 7701 1076


Internet Cafe

L/A.N. Exchange,
268 Old Kent Road
Fast internet connections
Cafe
Photocopying
Colour photocopying


Italian cuisine

Italian Restaurants
Frank’s Restaurant, 817 Old Kent Road, 020 7639 0257

Pizza Takeaways & Home delivery
Village Pizza. 238 Old Kent Road. 020 7708 2255


Latin Cafes

Costa Azol, 190 Old Kent Road
Porrilladas del Sur, 186 Old Kent Road

Latin Festival
Burgess Park in July


Launderette

FS Launderette, 270 Old Kent Road


Leisure Centre

Peckham Pulse. 10 Melon Street, 020 7525 4999
Pool, gym. health practioners


Library

East Street Library, Old Kent Road, 020 7703 0395


Local charity

Peckham Settlement


Local MP

Simon Hughes Lib-Dem (N Southwark & Bermondsey)


Local Council

Lewisham Council,
Southwark Council


Locksmith

T Deards
,
226-228 Old Kent Road,
020 7701 7133

Open Mon - Sat
10am - 5.30pm


Markets

East Street Market, East Street


Mobile phone

Mobile Fones, 181 Old Kent Road


Newsagent (OC = Oyster card. PP = paypoint)

Nisha News, 246 Old Kent Road (OC+PP)
B&B, 106 Dunton Road (OC+PP)


Online local forum

London-SE1. www.london-se1.co.uk


Opticians

Provisions, 263 Old Kent Road


Osteopath

East Street Surgery. 301 East Street, 020 7703 4550


Parks, Woods & Open Spaces

Burgess Park
Albany Road
020 525
Large park with lake.
Fishing
Tennis
More info

Glengall Road Open Space, Glengall Road


Photographers

Excel
266 Old Kent Road
020 7708 5769
Opposite Dun Cow Surgery
Quality portraits
Photos developed
More info


Places of Worship

Christ Church, 676


Plumber’s Merchant

Kenon
360 Old Kent Road
020 7703 490
Est 1972
Bathroom accessories
Kitchen accessories
More info


Post office

Old Kent Road, 240 Old Kent Road


Printing, digital

MG Visual Solitions
674 Old Kent Road
020 7639 0208
www.mgvs.net
Digital printing. Image setting
Mounting & laminating
Located opposite Staples


Removals

Harradine Removals, 25-27 Gordon Road, 020 76391647


Self-Storage

ABC Self Storage
54-80 Ossory Road
0800 015 0896
www.abcselfstore.co.uk/
Established in 2002. Manager nadre
Opening hours. Queries.
Special offers.


Shoes

Le Myrage, 380 Old Kent Road, 020 7701 0664


Shopping centre

Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, New Kent Road


Solicitors

Lomax Lloyd-Jones, 204 Old Kent Road, 020 7703 6481


Stationery & Ink cartridges

Exact, 174 Old Kent Road. 020 7708 5586


Supermarkets

Asda, 840 Old Kent Road, www.aldi.co.uk
car park

Lidl, 96 Old Kent Road, www.lidl.co.uk
car park

Tesco, 107 Dunton Road , www.tesco.com
car park
Thai Takeaways & Home delivery
Thai Hot Wok, 614 Old Kent Road, 020 7639 2127


Tool hire

The Hire Man
14-22 Ossory Road
020 7232 5631
www.thehireman.co.uk
Independent family business
Full range of services
Situated by Asda. Branch in NW10


 

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