Crosby & Hope is a specialty coffee shop and artisan deli, tucked away on Bear Gardens, Bankside. Their offering is handmade in small batches with beautiful products from artisan suppliers and outstanding independent brands. Pop by for your morning coffee and wholesome overnight oats; drop in for a lunchtime focaccia oozing with melted taleggio and smoked speck, or catch up with a friend over an indulgent slice of homemade cake.
Eat in, take away, or even have them deliver – they offer breakfast and lunchtime catering to local businesses. Check out their delivery offering here
Brother Marcus is known for their small plates and as one of the best brunch spots in London. Serving brunch in the morning and sharing plates in the evenings, this all day- dining spots is a must!
Inspired by its surroundings and heritage, Brother Marcus Borough Yards merges the industrial setting with the classic Mediterranean aesthetic, with stonewashed walls, hanging lights and lanterns, and rattan furniture. Vibrant green planting fills the space, surrounding an open kitchen area and outdoor seating is also available. With some of London’s best food suppliers on our doorstep, the Eastern Mediterranean- inspired menu is bolstered by products bought from local vendors at the neighbouring Borough Market. The venue is set within a 2,000 sqft space and sits up to 80 guests and 110 standing.
If foodie Greek philosopher Epicurus was alive today, he’d live here, in Borough Yards. Food, film, fraternity, frivolity and finesse by the tonne. Welcome to the nucleus of new Bankside, dipped deep in old soul. Dirty Lane, Soap Yard, a huddle of medieval streets brought back to life. Lose yourself in a 21st Century bazaar of indie energy, hiding between Stoney Street and the Thames.
Eclectic rooftop bar overlooking the River Thames and London’s skyline.
Looking for a place to eat? You’ll find fresh salad bowls, flatbreads, smoothies, and delicious coffee at The Bridge Cafe. The Bridge is a charity and the café is dedicated to sustainability, fighting hunger in the community, and supporting local women to live healthier lives.
Audrey’s is a vibrant and welcoming all-day cafe-bar offering fresh, seasonal food from its bustling open kitchen. Enjoy the modern, bright atmosphere of the historical building on Union Street, or go al fresco dining along the terrace. Serving Londoners and visitors from breakfast through to dinner. Drop by for a bite to eat, enjoy the wine and cocktails or simply have the best coffee moment from Allpress. Walk-ins and bookings are welcome.
Carrubo is the latest bar concept launched by TVG Hospitality, in London Bridge – aka the group behind London’s Flat Iron Square and Goods Way (at Kings Cross).
Carrubo is a laid-back bar next door inspired by the bayside bars that colour the coasts of the Mediterranean. The idea is to transport guests from bankside to bayside by bringing the same electric bustle and atmosphere to this corner of SE1.
In Horto is a restaurant on Southwark Street in Borough, brought to London by the team behind Flat Iron Square and Goods Way (TVG Hospitality). The Latin phrase ‘In Horto’ translates to ‘in the garden’, with the inspiration for the restaurant drawing on themes of nature and pastoral tradition to create a rustic dining experience.
Discover a series of garden-inspired cocktails where botanical ingredients are placed in the spotlight. Opt for something simple such as a Cucumber and Elderflower Tonic made with cucumber, lime, elderflower tonic and gin, while the Bumble Fresco combines blackberries, mint, bourbon and ginger beer. A broad wine list offers bottles from exceptional producers and vineyards around the world, while a focus on organic and biodynamic labels is in keeping with its all-natural ethos.
A neighbourhood restaurant in Borough serving seasonal sharing plates & wine.
Flat Iron Square is a food and culture hub that has been a firm favourite and regarded as one of London’s most popular socialising spots.
Entering its sun-drenched garden from the buzz of the city, you’ll find no good reason to leave as it provides some of the tastiest and most eclectic street food vendors and restaurants all within a few yards of each other, including the likes of Baz&Fred, Mother Clucker, Katsutopia, La Nonna, Edu, Breddos Taco, the award-winning Lupins and plenty more.
Check the complete list here.
Flat Iron Square also houses Omeara, one of London’s best grassroots live music venues that has played host to the likes of Sam Fender, Lewis Capaldi, Celeste, Biffy Clyro, Maggie Rogers, Beck, Mumford & Sons, and Kylie!
The George Inn is famous as a coaching stopover during the 17th century and mentioned by Dickens in ‘Little Dorrit’, this pub is London’s only surviving galleried coaching inn and is owned by the National Trust. Great beer garden, real ales and traditional pub food menu.
The Gentlemen Baristas is a roastery and coffee house serving exceptional well-mannered specialty coffee. Their Park Street site offers a range of fresh pastries and coffee to go, just around the corner from Borough Market.
Borough Market is one of London’s oldest markets, offering a vast array of British and international produce and street food. The Market consists of three main areas: Three Crown Square (larger producers and merchants), Green Market (small, specialist produce traders) and Borough Market Kitchen (street food traders). Find plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy takeaway street food, plus a variety of surrounding restaurants and bars.
Renowned beer bar tucked behind Borough Market, offering one of London’s largest selections of great beer in one of London’s smallest pubs. With indoor and outdoor seating and a frequently changing beer and premium spirit menu, The Rake is must visit for craft beer fans.
White Hart Southwark is a super place to enjoy quality fresh food (make sure to stop by for a Sunday roast), great London and international beers and cask ales, as well as a wine list with nearly 30 bottles to choose from. in the heart of Bankside. Enjoy the outside covered seating area in warmer weather too.
Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe has been a partner of the iconic Globe Theatre in Bankside for over a decade. Enjoy stunning views of St Paul’s over a glass of wine, seasonal cocktail or experiencing a relaxing dining experience choosing from lunch, pre-theatre or a la carte menus. Swan is also the perfect place for indulgent afternoon teas, dinner parties, family gatherings and Sunday roasts.
Hilton Bankside’s Distillery Bar features over 50 handpicked gins including old classics and vintage favourites from all around the world, plus new gins from London artisan distilleries. If gin is not your thing, check out the selection of wine, craft beer and signature cocktails. There is also a covered outdoor terrace.
The Green Room is a speakeasy cocktail bar, found through an unmarked door in Portuguese restaurant Casa do Frango. The perfect place for an aperitif or a nightcap and it is available for private hire and event bookings.
Call Me Mr Lucky is the The Breakfast Club’s secret underground tequila-fuelled bar. Everything you need for casual after work drinks with well-priced cocktails (happy hour is from 5 – 7pm) and tasty bar food – all you need is the password. Upon entry tell the person at the door you’re there to “Get Lucky”…