Eat and drink your way around Brixton!

Brixton’s food scene is fast changing and eclectic with something for every taste and budget. Spin a globe, pick a country and theres a good chance you’ll find its cuisine here. If you just want a drink then there’s a wide selection of pubs and bars serving everything from traditional ales to cocktails. Here you’ll find news and reviews to help you make the most of it.

If you can’t face going out then we’ve got recipes and cocktails inspired by the local area for you to make at home.

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The team at Olley's Fish and Chips

Olley’s in last 10 for top UK chip shop award

Olley’s Fish Experience, the upmarket fish and chippy opposite Brockwell Park, is one of 10...
Roe dish

Walk on the Whiteside: Roe

Nick Buglione finds something fishy going on at Roe It’s entirely appropriate that I am “sardine-d”...

Small plates: Brixton foodie news round-up

Italian Job: Cattivo Albion & East, the smarty-pantsers behind Canova Hall, extend their creative colonisation of...
Cafe Cairo billboard saying "We are open"

‘There are places in Brixton from back in the day that are still here’

Still around after more than 20 years, being burnt down and spending four years closed,...

Orient Express: Nanban

Tim Anderson’s Nanban is always worth another visit I know, for many, he is kind of...

Turtle Power

Nick Buglione makes a trip to Turtle Bay a family affair I used to sympathise with...
beer caps

Europhiles say it with Brixton beer

A group of passionate pro-Europeans has turned to Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery to create a beer...

DIY COCKTAIL: Gremio de Brixton’s Sevilla

As well as frilly frocked flamenco and tapas, Gremio de Brixton has a nice sideways...

Going underground: Gremio de Brixton

Carina Murphy goes all tapas at Gremio de Brixton It’s fitting that for my last Bugle...

Any given Sunday: Knife

  Nick Buglione takes the family to Knife When the law finally catches up with me for...

Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry

Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry “Guess how much?” I say, grinning...
Myatt's Field Sunday Market. Picture of vegetable stall

Myatt’s Field celebrates harvest and a return of the Sunday market

  Myatt’s Fields Sunday Market returns with longer opening hours and lots of locally grown produce...

Everyone needs good neighbours: 24 The Oval

Nick Buglione discovers a little jewel down the road It’s the Brixton Bugle. So on a...

Pool Party: Lido Lates

Carina Murphy dives into Brockwell ‘Lido Lates’ Ah, Brockwell Lido. Where better to head in the...

DIY COCKTAIL: The Southside Royale

It’s summer and you may be getting bored of Negronis, Pornstar Martinis and Mojitos. So...

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DIY COCKTAIL: The Shrub & Shutter’s Tiger’s Milk

The theatrical cocktailmeisters at Shrub & Shutter and First Aid Box have a book out, Doctor's Orders. Why not try one of their creations? Meet Tiger's...

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New year – new business?

(sponsored blogpost) You might not see yourself as a high powered entrepreneur, but you may have a small dream of turning an idea or special...

RECIPES

Beef Sukiyaki

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COOKERY BOOK: Recipes from Brixton Village by Miss South

The long wait is over! Recipes from Brixton Village is available right now -...

Cow Foot Soup

By Brian Danclair This is a simple but hearty soup. Served at lunch in the Caribbean...

Homemade Horchata

So many countries with hotter climes than us make fantastic non alcoholic drinks like ginger...

Ecuadorian Hominy Corn Patties

I love that aisle of rice and pulses in the Nour Cash and Carry. When...

Stuffed Baked Plantain

Oh how I love a plantain. They are so delicious and verstaile that they've even...

A Book For Brixton Village

Buy Recipes from Brixton Village I am pleased and slightly apprehensive to tell you that Brixton...

Brixton Recipes: Okonomiyaki

This recipe by Alice Shaw suggests something a little bit different for Pancake Tuesday. The word...

Chickpea Curry

  By Rachel Manley Quick and easy chickpea curry I flat out refuse to buy supermarket canned chickpeas....

Sweet and Sour Aubergines, Salon Brixton

By Nicholas Balfe