Eat and drink your way around Brixton

We try all the cocktails

Brixton’s most bourgeois of  dining spots, which I previously described as “start-up couture” Bellefields, has recently welcomed a new head chef and extended its dining menu to offer the sustaining trend of alcoholic brunching, writes Poppy Woods.
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Jamaica’s Caribbean coast on Brixton Hill

Polly Nash experiences flavours, colours, textures, and a bang on the head at Negril Strolling to...

Top marks for the mezcal at Hacha Brixton

Anna McKie discovers the best place in Brixton to explore the magic of agave alcohol Sitting...

Brixton’s Three Uncle’s will be greeting my friends and family

Anna McKie will be back for more roast meats from market newcomer Three Uncles -...
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Karakana: Brixton’s Indian Workshop

After a lifetime of Brixton based ventures, Pat Forster settles into what he says might be his last. With the support and inspiration of his hugely talented business partners and colleagues, this new spot for comfort food and beer brings a breath of fresh air to a traditional Brixton Market House pastime. 
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Brixton’s Bar Marino – mixing cocktails, Sicilly, Thailand and Bangladesh

Mario Schifano wants to create the best cocktail bar around. And why not? Hundreds of...
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Bonded by cheesecake – and in Brixton

Alice Churchill whips up personal cheesecake creations with business help from her husband Jamie –...
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‘I was always a doer’ – meet Brian Danclair

Simone Richardson meets the much travelled Brian Danclair, who cooked in both the Ritz and...
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Bellefields: seafood, simplicity and startup couture in the heart of Brixton

We arrive at Bellefields just as it’s getting dark. The clammy haze of heat and...
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Pop down to Brixton’s latest pop up – The Natural Bar Company

The latest addition to Brixton Village is a temporary summer pop-up, The Natural Bar Company....
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In can or van, it’s fun wine from Brixton Wine Club

Canned wine might conjure up images of sitting outside in the sun, but Brixton Wine...

Heineken buys out Brixton Brewery

The brewing giant Heineken has bought Brixton Brewery. It had owned 49% of the company for...
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Brixton is still delivering in lockdown

Brixton’s world- class food scene is finding ways to deliver your favourite meals in line...
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Coffee, cuppas and community from Brixton’s cafés

Through two lockdowns, the doors of Brixton’s wonderful family-and-friends cafes were open for coffee and...
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Urban Food awards for local providers

Myatt’s Fields Park, a 14-acre, Grade II listed community-run park between Brixton and Camberwell, has...

Brixton’s Clink extends delivery service

Brixton prison’s Clink training restaurant delivery service has launched its winter menu with an extended...
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Brixton spirits are multiplying

Hard on the heels of Brixton rum comes Brixton gin. Long-term Brixton resident and shop owner...
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Brixton Clink trainer wins top chef prize

https://youtu.be/25vUIUUJdNk Ellie Shaw, a trainer at The Clink restaurant in Brixton prison, will represent Great Britain...

Beef Sukiyaki

By Katharine Fish As each grey January day ticks by, many in London will be losing...

Cow Foot Soup

By Brian Danclair This is a simple but hearty soup. Served at lunch in the Caribbean...

Homemade Horchata

So many countries with hotter climes than us make fantastic non alcoholic drinks like ginger...

Brixton Elderflowers

Rachel Manley, our resident food blogger and brunch hostess, gives a guide to finding elderflowers...

Stuffed Baked Plantain

Oh how I love a plantain. They are so delicious and verstaile that they've even...

A Book For Brixton Village

Buy Recipes from Brixton Village I am pleased and slightly apprehensive to tell you that Brixton...

Ecuadorian Hominy Corn Patties

I love that aisle of rice and pulses in the Nour Cash and Carry. When...

Brixton Recipes: Okonomiyaki

This recipe by Alice Shaw suggests something a little bit different for Pancake Tuesday. The word...

Chickpea Curry

  By Rachel Manley Quick and easy chickpea curry I flat out refuse to buy supermarket canned chickpeas....

Sweet and Sour Aubergines, Salon Brixton

By Nicholas Balfe So the seasons have turned, and the weather is markedly cooler. As...