Your Guide

To Local Shops & Central London Links

Doorstep Essentials

Supermarkets

  • Lidl (5-minute walk). Unit 2b Catford Island, Plassy Road, London SE6 2DD.
  • Tesco Superstore (7-minute walk). 16-21 Winslade Way, London SE6 4JU.
  • FLK Chinese Groceries (7-minute walk). 3 Station Buildings Catford Rd. London SE6 4QZ.
  • Aldi (9-minute walk). Rushey Green, London SE6 4JD.

Newsagent (5-minute walk). Either Lidl or Sunriac Supermarket at 163 Rushey Green, London SE6 4BD.

Post Office (5-minute walk). 187-189 Rushey Green, London SE6 4BP.

Banks (5-minute walk). Santander, Natwest, HSBC, Halifax are all next to one another on the local high street.

Coffee Shops

  • Costa Coffee / Chain coffee shop (5-minute walk).
  • Stage Door Cafe / No-frills cafe with a good menu especially for breakfast (5-minute walk). 8 Catford Broadway, London SE6 4SN

Local Places To Eat

Pubs

  • Catford Constitution Club / Laid-back, traditional pub with dining area and garden (7-minute walk). Catford Broadway, London SE6 4SP

  • Black Horse & Harrow / Live sport (5-minute walk). 167 Rushey Green, London SE6 4BD.

  • The London & Rye Wetherspoon / Family friendly (7-minute walk). 109 Rushey Green, London SE6 4AF.

  • Catford Bridge Tavern / Recently renovated (7-minute walk). Station Approach, London SE6 4RE.

  • Blythe Hill Tavern / Award-winning, traditional Victorian corner pub  (15-minute walk). 319 Stanstead Road, London SE23 1JB.

Restaurants & Takeaway

  • La Pizzeria Italiana / Authentic Italian restaurant (5-minute walk). 3 Eros House, Brownhill Road, Catford, London SE6 2EF.

  • Sapporo Ichiban Best kept secret sushi buffet (5-minute walk). 13 Catford Broadway, London SE6 4SP.

  • Jerk Scene / Jamaican Jerk & Grill takeaway (5-minute walk). Sandhurst Market, 4a Sandhurst Rd, London SE6 1DL.

Local Things To Do

Local Theatre

Broadway Theatre (5-minute walk). A grade II* listed building, the theatre was built in 1932 and is an example of great Art Deco design.

Parks & Cycleways

  • Riverview Walk (7-minutes walk to Riverview). This walk is through the nature conservation area.
  • Waterline Way Linear Park (7-minutes walk to Linear Park). Waterlink Way is a walking and cycling route from Sydenham to the Thames. It follows the Rivers, Pool and Ravensbourne, through many parks and green spaces. An attractive 8 mile (12km) route, it also links the borough’s three main town centres – Catford, Lewisham and Deptford

Peckham

Peckham is only 7 minutes by train. It is one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the UK, making it an eclectic hub for tantalising food choices and inspired creativity. Here are just a few things to do:

  • Franks Cafe is a summertime non-profit commissioning art project, bar and cafe, now in its 10th year.
  • The Begging BowlThai Food, a short menu served in a relaxed light-filled venue with some outside tables.
  • Peckham Bazaar Albanian, Turkish, Greek and Iranian dishes cooked simply on an open fire in a no-frills setting.
  • The Peckham Pelican Arts venue, café & bar offering unfussy brews, food & booze since August 2013.
  • What’s on in Peckham Up-to-date things to do.

Dulwich Village

East Dulwich and Dulwich Village are only 17 minutes by bus. They cover quite a large area and border Peckham to the East. Lordship Lane in East Dulwich has a variety of interesting shops, cafes, bars and restaurants – Dulwich Village has several parks and is home to the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Here are just a few things to do:

  • Rocca / Franco Manca Two different pizza restaurants, both offering good value (and very yummy) pizzas.
  • Yamamomo / Japanese. Yama Momo is a contemporary Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar serving sushi and Japanese infused food.
  • Belair House / Coffee, dining or dancing the night away, there is something for everyone.
  • Dulwich Picture Gallery is a vibrant cultural hub hosting some of the UK’s leading exhibitions alongside its Permanent Collection of Baroque masterpieces.
  • What’s on in Dulwich Up-to-date things to do.

Greenwich

Greenwich is only 20 minutes by car, or Bus is 35 mins. It is home to the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London’s cable car, Greenwich Market and Greenwich Park.

The O2 Arena is a large entertainment venue showing some of the world’s largest music and entertainment acts, it also has a bowling alley, clubs, cinema, exhibition spaces and bars.

To discover the many things to do in one place: Visit Greenwich

Transport Links

Journey Planner Plan your journey across the London transport network. Journey planner for Bus, Tube, London Overground, DLR, London Rail, National Rail, Tram, River Bus, Emirates Air Line,

Rail Travel Times Train times across London and the rest of the UK. 

Santander Bikes Short-term bike hire from across London. You can hire a bike from as little as £2 from central London locations. Simply go to any docking station with your bank card and touch the screen to get started.

Walk London London’s self-guided walking tours pass the very best of London’s world famous and historic attractions ensuring you make the most of your visit to London.

Booking Links

London Theatre Tickets Browse and book tickets to top West End plays, musicals and shows.

Restaurant Bookings Book restaurants across London and the rest of the UK.

Cinema Bookings links to the main cinemas across London Odeon / Vue / Picture House

Southbank Centre is on the South Bank of the River Thames. It comprises three main performance venues, together with the Hayward Gallery, and is Europe’s largest centre for the arts.

Museums Timeout’s list of top London Museums.

Madame Tussauds The wonderful wax museum.

Sight-Seeing Tours / The Original Tour Company / City Sightseeing / London Duck Tours A few tour companies that show you the best views of London by bus, or by amphibious vehicle!

London What’s On

Visit London Find the best things to do, what’s on, events, activities, sightseeing & attractions.

Timeout London The latest things to do across London for everyone.

Nudge London An eclectic guide to what’s on in London.

Late Night London The lowdown on London’s late nights.

Kids A day out with the kid’s, this website gives you a guide to what’s on in the area.

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