Best American Diners In South London

Whilst there are a lot of American traditions that go against our British values, such as talking to strangers and tipping everyone, we are all for their greasy but delicious grub. We’ve all imagined sitting in a 1950s diner, sipping on a milkshake and nibbling on hot wings. Right? Even if you haven’t, it’s time you started because the American Dream isn’t all too far away from your front doorstep, with some great American Diners all over South London! 

Sizzle n Shake, Wallington


A spot where the milkshakes are thick, the wings are sticky and the burgers are greasy. In all the best ways. With Sizzle n Shake, the spirit of the US is in full force. Enjoy your basket of delicious food in a faux-leather booth, amongst bright colours and undeniably American tunes. Not forgetting their decadent desserts which include American pancakes and waffles. With 20% off food with your South London Club card, this trip to the USA is the cheapest one out there!

Longhorn, Brockley


Brockley’s only Italian-American diner, Longhorn is dedicated to delivering all of the Italian-American dishes we know and love. Think huge meatballs, hot dogs, ribs and gourmet burgers.  There is a huge range of food, meaning you’ll be spoilt for choice. It offers a warm, friendly atmosphere as well as exciting flavours. We can guarantee you’ll leave Longhorn feeling satisfied and itching to return! Especially as South London Club cardholders have 10% off.

Waffle Jacks, Wimbledon

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What do you think of when you think of the USA? Generous portions, Bacon Cheeseburgers and stars and stripes on the wall. Well, Waffle Jacks is here to bring a taste of America to Wimbledon. It has grabbed the attention of locals for their freshly made, indulgent waffles and delicious gourmet burgers. They are dedicated to creating the atmosphere of an authentic American Diner and the staff can’t do enough for you. A must-visit for lovers of all things Stateside.

Buffalo Diner, Croydon


This American Bar and diner offer up all of the traditional US dishes you can imagine such as Tennessee Jack Daniels Burgers, Surf & Turf Platters, Corn Dogs and New York Cheesecake. They also cook a mean steak and offer a huge selection of sides and starters to make your meal that bit more special.  You can also expect American beers and service with a smile.

Red Dog Saloon, Clapham


Complete with a towering eating challenge and Wall Of Fame for those who complete it, dare you take on The Devastator? If gut-busting eating contests aren’t your thing, just trust us and try their Double Bacon Philly Cheeseburger. Or if you’re more about Southern flavours, their Southern Fried Chicken and Combos are definitely worth a try. All of their BBQ options are fresh from the smoker to your table, providing you with a fresh, veritable feast.

Kitchen 54, Peckham

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Kitchen 54 offers fast food that is truly American. We’d recommend the Philly Sloppy Joe and their Chicken and Waffles. This is true comfort food, served up in grease-proof paper to give that authentic American takeaway feeling. For those who want to get stuck into their burger, cutlery is optional. Plus, they also offer takeaway for when you want a bit of America in your front room.


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