It’s commonplace now for Sushi to be served in meal deal packets, which means it’s easy to forget what authentic, fresh sushi can taste like. We think it’s miles better and so we’ve rounded up our favourite 7 independents that serve amazing Japanese cuisine across South London. For all South London diners who can’t get enough of bite-sized flavours of the Far East, you’ll know just what sushi-sceptics are missing out on. This is your chance to gather up your friends and show them what South London has to offer. Or maybe you’re here to look at the satisfying photos of perfectly rolled sushi, which is fine too.
The past decades have seen an influx of other cuisines into British life and no matter whether you are a die-hard Brit who loves some pie and mash or a seasoned traveller, its hard to deny these cuisines offer something special. It may surprise you that Catford could be your new go-to when you fancy a 'world trip' of sorts. Without the stressful airport parking and hotel transfers. Be prepared to enjoy the flavours of the Mediterranean, Italian delicacies and dishes of the Americas and the flavours of the Far East. Or maybe you still aren't convinced and just want a sandwich and a coffee. Well that's fine too. Catford has something to offer for all tastes.
South London is an incredibly diverse region, and is home to numerous different ethnicities that all contribute something different to the areas that they call home. There a number of different avenues through which different groups access each others cultures, and are able to some extent experience them. These include mediums like visual art and music, however, we're not here to talk about them, though they are worthy of discussion, no, we're going to be talk about a more overtly sensational medium - food. Though you can taste similarities between different cuisines, each and all have something about them that sets them apart - be it a reliance on particular ingredients native to the country, or a signature popular dish. There are even some cuisines that have become so established here that the cuisine served on these shores has mutated, for want of a better word, and there are dishes served that were developed in the UK - see chicken tikka masala. So here is a list of 25 different cuisines that you can try in South London.