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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Palermo faith: Franzina Trattoria

Brixton’s home to Sicilian dining, Franzina Trattoria, has left its cosy sea container in Pop...

Gives you wings: Thunderbird

Nick Buglione goes finger lickin’ Chicken at Thunderbird To misquote Watford striker Troy Deeney, you have...

Small plates: Brixton Feb foodie news round-up

Tastes of Tuscany Along with its landscapes, history and artistic legacy, Tuscany is celebrated for its...

Bottoms Up: Blues Kitchen Brunch review

What is Brunch? And why? For people who slept through breakfast? Or can’t wait till...

Pasta la Vista: Cattivo review

Don’t be fooled by my surname, I am as Italian as Yorkshire pudding. In a far...
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...

POPULAR DIY COCKTAIL

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...

POPULAR FOOD & DRINK

Orient Express: Nanban

Tim Anderson’s Nanban is always worth another visit I know, for many, he is kind of persona non grata these days, but my favourite Woody...

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 -...

Homemade Horchata

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

Cow Foot Soup

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

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...

Ecuadorian Hominy Corn Patties

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

Brixton Recipes: Coconut & Guava Tapioca Cake

Tapioca in the UK is only really known as the small white spheres that are...

Watermelon Rind Pickles

I bet you had no idea you could pickle the green rinds from the watermelon...