London Restaurants - South London

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Cafe Britaly

191 Rye Lane, London SE15 4TP

Cafe Britaly is not for Italian purists as they take a "Britalian" approach to the menu which brings in a lot of local influence, clearly seen in their signature carbonara dish with cream and a fried egg topping. Here you can expect dishes from porchetta to pasta given a similar light Brit makeover in a restaurant that seems modeled more after a greasy spoon than a classically Italian restaurant.

Dishoom Battersea

42 Electric Boulevard, Nine Elms, London SW11 8BJ

Dishoom's first restaurant in South London, this sees them right next door to the power station, featuring a design blending Bombay nostalgia with futurism. As ever, the food pays homage to the Irani cafés and the food of all of Bombay. Classic dishes like bacon naan and House Black Daal will be available with a few dishes unique to this location. Booking is only allowed before 5.45pm so expect queues after and you're able to bring your dog too, in a not to the nearby dog's home.


Arcade Food Hall, 1st Floor, Battersea Power Station, Circus Road W, Nine Elms, SW11 8AL

Solis comes from Ana Gonçalves and Zijun Meng, the duo behind TATA Eatery, launching as a standalone restaurant in Battersea's Arcade Food Hall. Positioned as a unique chicken and steak grill, it draws influences from Spain, Portugal, Uruguay, and Argentina. On top of the food, you'll find sangria, cocktails and a wine list featuring Uruguayan wine.

Mystic Burek

227 Dartmouth Road, London SE26 4QY

Originally created over lockdown, Spasia Dinkovski's Mystic Burek specialises in Balkan cuisine. most specifically the bureks in its name. Here you'll find filo pies, dips, desserts, Balkan snacks and regular specials which you can eat-in or take away. Look out for special supper club announcements too.


12 Ash Avenue, Elephant Park, London SE17 1GQ

Kachori is in Elephant & Castle's revamped Elephant Park area and is going for modern regional Indian cooking, taking its influences from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and the Punjab. It also features top chef Brinder Narula who comes to Kachori from Gymkhana.

Little Kudu

133 Queen’s Rd, London SE15 2ND

Little Kudu is the third restaurant from the Kudu group, after Kudu and Kudu Grill, and as the name suggests, it's something of a smaller restaurant than before. Here, the food is more of a tapas-style affair, which still retains that South African influence on dishes like their braaibrodjie.


97 St. John’s Road Battersea Rise, London SW11 1QY

Ploussard comes from the same team behind Other Side Fried but this is a very different affair. It's a neighbourhood wine bar and restaurant in Battersea with a seasonal small plates menu and a focus on natural wines. Tables are also kept back for walk-ins at the bar if you fancy popping in for wine and snacks.

Control Room B

Battersea Power Station, Circus Rd W, Nine Elms, London SW8 5BN

Control Room B comes from the people behind the Mr Fogg's group of bars. This bar is inside Battersea Power Station and, as the name suggests, has taken over one of the former control rooms. Look out for many of the original features in the bar, and more than a few electric-themed cocktails.


547 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 3BL

Kapihan in Battersea saw the popular Filipino bakery return in a new location. On the menu are their popular Filipino pastries and bakery goods like the classic bibingka rice cake alongside ensaymada, leche flan and sourdough pandesal along with weekend specials.


1 Electric Boulevard, Nine Elms, London SW11 8BJ

This restaurant covers the rooftop of the art’otel that's directly opposite Battersea Power Station, giving it unrivalled views of one of London's most iconic buildings. That's backed up by food from acclaimed chef Henrique Sá Pessoa (with Michelin stars to his name) who has produced a menu featuring contemporary Portuguese dishes using the best British, Spanish and Portuguese produce.


Ground Floor, 404-406 Market Row, Brixton, London SW9 8LD

This is Brixton wine bar is from Robin and Sarah Gill, best known for restaurants like Darby's, Bermondsey Larder and Sorella. It's inspired by the Parisian bar scene and there's definitely a French vibe to the bar. Created from the tiniest of kitchens, the menu changes regularly and is a combination of snacks, small plates and a few larger dishes.


Unit 1A, 3 Ravine Way Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BH

Evernight comes from Lynus Lim, a Singaporean chef who trained up under Tom Anglesea at the Laughing Heart. It's inspired by Japanese izakayas, using mostly produce local to the UK. Here you'll find a big emphasis on low intervention wine too.


Unit 19 & 20, Brixton Village, London SW9 8PR

Three Uncles started life as a takeaway restaurant, but their Brixton opening was the first time they launched a more traditional restaurant. Here they concentrate on the Cantonese roasted meats that have won them a great reputation, so expect roasted duck, crispy pork belly, char siu BBQ pork and lots more.


57 Nunhead Ln, London SE15 3TR

This Peckham restaurant comes from local success story, Kudu, and it's all about South African braai, with open-fire cooking a big part of the restaurant. Most of the dishes will come from the open grill and they'll also be using their nearby allotment as a source for the produce.


67-68 Granville Arcade, Brixton Village, London SW9 8PS

This Brixton restaurant is from Brian Danclair, the man behind the popular Fish, Wings & Tings. Here, he's using locally sourced ingredients to create refined sharing plates inspired by the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas. That's all backed up by fine wines and cockails.


263-265 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 4NE

Enjoy the best Spanish food and wine, with a particular focus on the Basque region. And - if you like what you try - you can also buy it to bring home. With various locations around town, each Tapas Room lets its manager pick the wine list, so there’s always something different to try.


339 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 4LS

Recently renovated, this popular Battersea haunt has been given a Gatsby-style makeover. So if you’re after somewhere a bit glam to go ‘out out’ then this is the venue for you. Weekend brunches are a big thing here and the cocktail list combines both low and no alcohol serves as well as those with a serious kick.


12 - 14 Arches Ln, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AB

If low beer miles are a concern, then this Battersea taproom couldn’t be a better choice - they pump their beers direct from the brewery to their tanks. Food-wise it’s British cheese and charcuterie sharing boards and toasties.


Unit 12 Circus Village, West Circus Road, London SW11 8EZ

Wines by the glass is the Vagabond USP and there are more than 100 on offer here using their clever enomatic system. Battersea is also home to their winery making wines from vineyards close to London.


Unit 25 Circus Rd W, Nine Elms, London SW11 8EZ

Tour Spain without having to leave SW11 - with tapas, aperitivo and more on offer. Inside this Spanish restaurant, there’s a mix of counter dining and bar space and the outside river facing terrace is a real boon.


4 Arches Ln, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AB

Vivek Singh’s bright and breezy chain fuses Indian spicing with the best of British produce. So the Kentish saddle of lamb comes with keema saag and mussels are served with a in tomato curry leaf broth.


113 S Lambeth Rd, London SW8 1UZ

At the heart of Little Portugal, Estrela is a place to come to, to enjoy grilled sardines, Portuguese wines and even Portuguese football on the TV.


Embassy Gardens, 2 New Union Square, Nine Elms, London SW11 7AX

With a spa, hairdressers and beauty salon, the cafe here follows the same ethos of wellbeing with a plant-forward menu and list of organic wines on offer. Vegan, flexitarian, gluten-free and dairy-free diets are all catered for.


Riverlight Quay, 2 Nine Elms Ln, London SW11 8AW

Gul Vaswani's vision of promoting Rajasthani culture in India has made its way to London where the menu here celebrates the food of Rajasthan as well as roaming the subcontinent. It's quite spectacular looking too.


7 New Union Square Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, London SW11 7DN

Bringing Aussie beach vibes to South West London, this cafe serves up excellent coffee, brunches and a regularly changing menu with wine and beers in the evening.


395 Coldharbour Ln, Brixton, London SW9 8LQ

Franzina Trattoria began its life in a shipping container in Pop Brixton. This husband and wife team then found themselves a permanent spot a mere stone’s throw away from their original home. Passionate about food from their hometown Palermo, this restaurant takes you through Sicily’s culinary traditional dishes and more - try their panelle, arancini and sfincione. Finish with cannoli or their Sicilian doughnuts with cinnamon, fresh ricotta cream and chocolate.


4 The Polygon, Clapham, London SW4 0JG

Adam Byatt's Clapham restaurant is a super neighbourhood restaurant that's also well worth crossing town for. They say their food is seasonal and inspirational, countless loyal customers agree.


13 Stoney St, London SE1 9AD

BAO has opened their third restaurant in Borough and this time, they're promising something a little different. There are the same bao buns you've loved, but more dishes as well as downstairs karaoke.


3 Viaduct Gardens, Nine Elms, London SW11 7AY

A menu with some Irish influence menu is on offer at Robin Gill's next restaurant Darby’s, inspired by his father. It's an all-day restaurant and bakery just opposite the US Embassy and they'll also be serving food at the development’s incredible Sky Pool 10 stories up.


36 Brixton Water Lane, London, SW2 1PE

Named after the lesser known coastal area of Tuscany, a wife and husband duo opened this rustic Italian neighbourhood restaurant in 2019. Its interior is light and stylish and the place focuses on simple and seasonal regional specialities with fresh pasta and gnocchi made daily and meat and fish cooked on a charcoal grill. The wine lists boasts many that have not been represented in the UK before.