Food and Drink The arrival of Street Feast’s Model Market put SE13 firmly on the hipster map when it comes to food and drink, and although closed for the winter (check out Hawker House in nearby Surrey Quays), there are plenty of options on offer.
Maggie’s: Irish family-run cafe and restaurant that’s been in business for over 30 years, offering ‘make your own breakfasts’ for as little as £6.50
Saigon Streat, a neighbourhood Vietnamese pop-up has taken residence in Hither Green offering great value noodles, soup and more.
Good Hope Cafe, Ladywell: Set up in November 2010 in memory of Jimmy Mizen, who tragically lost his life in May 2008. Alongside giving financial support to the charity For Jimmy, the café provides training and work experience programmes and offers work placements in partnership with Drumbeat School & ASD Services for young people with Autism.
Bento Oriental Food and Japanese Cuisine: All you can eat Japanese cuisine.
Rox Burger: Tasty burgers at really reasonable prices.
Levante: Nothing flash to look at, but amazing lamb and other Turkish dishes on offer here.
Toto and Pepe: Authentic Italian in the heart of Lewisham.
Bars and Pubs:
The Fat Walrus: Great name. Great pub!
The Crown: Great local pub offering gastro-style menu and a huge garden
The Station Hotel: Pubs and rooms in Hither Gree