A list of places that people who use Monzo loved last month in South East London.
They’re the places you've been going to lots recently, beyond all the big chains and familiar names. They’re not the most popular places overall (sorry Greggs), but your favourite haunts and neighbourhood gems.
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We’ve started with London because it’s where the most people use Monzo. But if you find this interesting, we’d love to do your city next! Let us know in the community forum or tell us on Twitter.
Restaurants in South East London
46b Albert Embankment, SE1 7TL
Casa Madeira is a café, bar and grill, well-stocked deli and restaurant, all under the railway arches of Vauxhall. Time Out calls it a “little enclave of Portuguese culture.”
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Portuguese food: cataplana de bacalhau com gambás 🦐 A DELICIOUS tomato based seafood stew - potatoes, onion, pepper, cod and prawns. A lovely dinner spent with special people 🇵🇹 ✨. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #foodwithlu #foodie #foodblog #londonfoodie #portuguesefood #comidaportuguesa #seafood #cod #dinner #delicious
52 Great Suffolk St, SE1 0BL
Workers queue out the door every day at lunch for freshly-prepared Thai food near the Southbank.
A West African restaurant with branches in Reading, London, Accra and Abuja. In the words of one Google reviewer, “a Nigerian gem on Old Kent Road.”
Chatica is a Colombian coffee shop under a railway arch in Elephant. It serves baked breads, empanadas and big Columbian breakfasts. And you can pick up Latin American ingredients from it’s well-stocked deli.
17 Anglesea Rd, SE18 6EG
Family-run favourite for banh-mi, pho and other Vietnamese staples in Woolwich.
Cafes in South East London
358 Brockley Rd, SE4 2BY
Coffee and breakfast under the arches in Deptford Market Yard.
Pubs and bars in South East London
Buster Mantis owner Gordon McGowan was born in South East London and moved to Mandeville, Jamaica when he was two. He set up Buster Mantis in 2016, under the railways in Deptford Market Yard and now serves locally-brewed beers, Jamaican food and hosts local artists late into the night.
The Beer Shop
80 Ladywell Rd, Ladywell, SE13 7HS
Did you find this interesting? Tell us what you think in the community! We'd love to do more cities outside London so let us know we should look next 😃