South East London Social

Here are just a few of the best places to eat, drink and have fun around Goldsmiths.

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New Cross

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.

Drink...

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

Eat...

Drink...

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

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.

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. 

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.