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Just a few of the best places to eat, drink and have fun around Goldsmiths

New Cross

Thailand

Thailand, opposite the Library on Lewisham Way

Eat...

  • No guessing what food gets served here, try lunch at Thailand
  • A student favourite for a well-priced jacket potato, get to Goldsmiths Café
  • Straight from the Grill for Turkish delights at Meze Mangal
  • Sitting opposite the library, Chinwag and Birdie Num Nums offer breakfast and lunch menus in relaxed settings.

The Rose

Beer garden at the Rose

Drink…

 

Marquis of Granby

Marquis of Granby

Fun…

  • The music scene in New Cross is well established, try out the Amersham Arms
  • The best of new cinema, from bankable blockbusters to left of centre arthouse, try out Curzon Goldsmiths
  • Another student favourite that gets in a good crowd on the weekend, Marquis of Granby

Deptford

Mama's Jerk

mamas jerk, deptford market yard

Eat...

Little Nan's Bar

the full nelson

Drink...

The Albany

The Albany

Fun...

  • The Albany is a leading arts centre in Southeast London showcasing the vibrancy of the performing arts scene, try their website for event information.
  • The hustle and bustle of Deptord High Street Market on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays shouldn't be missed if you're looking for a bargain! 

Peckham

Honest Burger

Honest Burger

Eat...

  • There's no lying about the best burger in town, get down to Honest Burgers.
  • The Taiwanese food takeover has spread to Peckham, the steam buns at Mr. Bao are worth a punt.

Bar Story

Bar Story

Drink...

  • Retro-gaming and beer-drinking? What could possibly go wrong at The Four Quarters
  • Peckham since '03, Bar Story is a stalwart of Peckham's nightlife, also see Peckham Springs in the arches just next door. 

Canavan's

Canavan's pool hall

Fun...

  • Copeland Park is Peckham's hive of creativity, check the Bussey Building for a night out or the Nines for brunch.
  • A pool hall may not seem like the place for dancing but Canavan's is a student favourite for a late-night disco. 

Read next:

Local shopping guide

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