SE1 residents take their food seriously and there are plenty of places to whet your appetite night or day. There’s a wonderful range of cuisines on offer, including grab-and-go sandwiches from the local cafés, sweet treats from the markets, fine dining restaurants and good old-fashioned pub grub.
Leisurely lunchers can fill their boots with Tanner & Co’s ‘Bottomless Brunch’. The quirky restaurant is decorated like a school gymnasium and takes an old school approach to quality food and dining.
50 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UDView on map
José Pizzaro’s cosy tapas and sherry bar has a menu that changes daily based on what looks good at the market. Make sure you try the exquisite croquetas and moreish Padron peppers.
104 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UBView on map
‘Hej’ which means ‘hello’ in Swedish, is a coffee house where you can also learn the secret to making a great macchiato by training as a barista in their coffee academy.
1 Bermondsey Square, London SE1 3UNView on map
The traders at London’s oldest market sell fruits, vegetables, fish, game, preserves, cheeses, breads and wines, while the lunch stalls cater for all tastes from simple sandwiches to lip-smacking, spicy curries.
8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TLView on map
Tuck into generous portions of food, cooked to perfection. This modern European brasserie with a private dining room and cocktail bar is located in a listed warehouse.
171-173 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UWView on map
This coffee house proudly displays and sells art from local artists. Their ingredients are organic and locally sourced, with an emphasis on freshness, quality and exceptional taste.
199 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UWView on map