Food and drink

The Birds Nest: Great roasts from Deptford's buzzing boozer

The Birds Nest: Great roasts from Deptford's buzzing boozer

The Birds Nest pub in Deptford is a Lewisham institution. Positioned between a roundabout and a yard, on the corner of the Deptford Greenwich border, the pub is famed for hosting live music five nights a week - everything from Dire Straits playing there back in the day to chilled reggae vibes on a Sunday afternoon.

Fred's: New Crofton Park cafe off to a great start

Fred's: New Crofton Park cafe off to a great start

Brockley’s new kid on the block, Fred’s, has delivered an overwhelmingly successful start to its career in Crofton Park...Taking over from the much loved Pat-a-cakes earlier this year, Fred’s was set up by a team of friends who came together with a shared ambition to create something unique and community driven.