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

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New Cross

Eat...

  • 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 offers breakfast and lunch menus in relaxed settings.

Drink...

  • A wide selection of beers matched by a tasty menu at the Fat Walrus
  • An unrivalled beer garden at The Rose

Fun...

  • The music scene in New Cross is well established – make sure you visit the Amersham Arms
  • Another student favourite that gets in a good crowd at the weekend, Marquis of Granby

Deptford

Eat...

Drink...

Fun...

  • The Albany is a leading arts centre in south east London showcasing the vibrancy of the performing arts scene
  • 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...

  • For the best burger in town head down to Honest Burgers
  • The Taiwanese food takeover has spread to Peckham – check out the steamed buns at Mr. Bao

Drink...

  • Retro-gaming and beer-drinking? What could possibly go wrong at Four Quarters?
  • Bar Story is a stalwart of Peckham’s nightlife

Fun...

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