Brixton

  • Calcutta Street’s first sister restaurant opens in BrixtonShrimoyee Chakraborty is opening a new Calcutta Street in Brixton, with a big focus on atmosphere and small sharing plates. There’ll be some new menu additions, plus bespoke cocktails made with traditional Shorbot, and a late license until 1am every night to top it all off.

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  • Eat lunch with Lockie from TOWIE at HMP Brixton's Clink Kitchen

    Hot gossip for TOWIE fans: it looks like everyone’s favourite Essex lad Lockie had landed himself in prison - but not as you know it. Down in HMP Brixton, the ITV star is taking a quick breather from the tabloid headlines to reimmerse himself once more into the world of food, at The Clink Kitchen, the prison’s social enterprise restaurant.

    Gossip mag fodder aside, Lockie, who’s also behind the Lockie’s

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  • The People's Fridge tackles food wasted in Brixton

    We were very excited by news of a community fridge that launched in Brixton last week.

    Literally a big secure fridge in the centre of Pop Brixton - also home to Kricket’s first restaurant and new Cantonese restaurant Duck Duck Goose - it’s a food-sharing initiative (the first of its kind in London, although there are others in Spain, Germany and Wiltshire), which encourages people and businesses to donate spare food, or

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  • Boom Burger brings Boom Shack cocktails and sandwiches to Brixton

    Boom Burger have been meaning to open in Brixton for some time - and now they're finally settling down with the Boom Shack. It's the latest venture from the founder of the original burger joint on Portobello Road, Joshua De Lisser.

    The main part of Boom Shack is the cocktail bar, with the focus is more firmly on the Caribbean-influenced drinks menu. At breakfast,

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  • Fox Bar is bringing espresso martinis on tap to Brixton

    Inspired by the knees-up watering holes of Chicago and New Orleans, FOX BAR is a new underground drinking den hitting Brixton. It follows the original Fox Bar, also by Soho House, which launched in Chicago.

    Dark spirits are the name of the game here, so there’ll be plenty of bourbon, whiskeys and rums on the drinks menu. Their signature cocktail, the

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  • funkinchickenbun

    23/9/16 - updated with soft launch details. 

    A late night chicken shop and bar is coming to Brixton this September. Opening on Coldharbour Lane, Fancy Funkin Chicken (yes, it really is called that) will serve a range of southern American fried chicken dishes along with a dedicated cocktail menu and will host a range of DJs every weekend. 

    It's got some pretty impressive backers too. The new venture is a collaborative effort from

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  • salon

    Chef Nicholas Balfe has been turning out some stunning food at his Salon restaurant in Brixton since opening in 2012 - and we're excited to hear about the new 'extended experience' he's come up with for the dinner service.

    The six course set menu, with some very inventive snacks thrown in too, will change frequently: on the night we went it was full of truly

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  • dipflip food

    Growing south London chain Dip & Flip is going to be opening a fourth restaurant this summer. The company, which currently has branches in Battersea, Tooting and Wimbledon, will be opening on Atlantic Road in Brixton. They'll be taking over the site once held by Kaff.

    And while their menu will, in the main, be the same as the other restaurants, we're told there will be a few new additions in Brixton with an emphasis on their roast meat sandwiches dipped

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  • barrio

    The early part of 2016 is hotting up in Brixton with two large new restaurant openings on the horizon.

    Barrio Brixton

    The first up is Barrio Brixton which opens in February and will be the fourth restaurant in the chain. The venue on Acre Lane will have room for 200 as well as an outside area (maybe not so useful right now). They'll be serving up all manner of tequilas and mezcals, to piscos and cachacas and will be open 7 days a week and until

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  • The Blues Kitchen brings BBQ, Blues and Bourbon to Brixton

    The Blues Kitchen have announcedthe opening of their next venue on Acre Lane, Brixton this October. The third opening in the franchise will bring tastes and sounds of the Deep South to one of London’s most vibrant dining hotspots.

    In a similar vein to their other sites in Shoreditch and Camden, The Brixton Blues Kitchen will offer an array of southern food including Texan BBQ but will boast the largest selection

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