As people arrive back from their holidays and are launched back into the routine of cooking their own dinners, they begin to miss the fantastic food they tried on their travels. Sometimes it is easy to forget the delicious cuisine surrounding you that can perhaps match your holiday dishes, but we're here to remind you. Hither Green is a hub of divine food, offering fantastic burgers, authentic Vietnamese, classic British dishes and fragrant curries. Have we got your attention? We thought so. Banish those holiday blues, scrap packed lunches and cooking and head out for a treat.
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.