Restaurant review: Tel Aviv inspired Bala Baya in Southwark

Israeli-born chef Eran Tibi brings Middle-Eastern cuisine to life with a casual flare at Bala Baya in Southwark… Photo: Bala Baya There is winter food and there is summer food. There are winter venues and there are summer venues. Bala Baya, in the Old Union Yard Arches in Southwark, is the latter. The all-day Israeli-inspired […]

Eat Out to Help Out: Le Pont de la Tour, with its terrace by Tower Bridge, is taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Eat Out to Help Out: The London Restaurants Offering the Best Deals

Let’s face it, a £10 discount won’t get you far at London prices! Fortunately, some generous eateries are going one better, offering extensions and supplementary offers to the Chancellor’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Pebblefest, London's first eco-friendly festival, comes to Flat Iron Square in April 2019

Pebblefest to Launch London’s First Ethical ‘High Street’

Pebblefest, a new eco-friendly festival, heads for London in April, bringing the capital’s first Ethical ‘High Street’ with it

Crystal Palace Concert Bowl

10 Quiet Green Spaces in South East London

Quiet parks & green spaces in south east London for walks, running and social distancing in Peckham, Crystal Palace, Blackheath, Lee, Sydenham, Camberwell and more

South east London's coolest new restaurants: Kudu, Peckham (photo: Claire Menary)

7 Exciting New Foodie Openings in South East London

From The Ivy Cafe to crêperies and cool new vegan hangouts, south east London boasts a number of exciting new restaurants and cafes that you simply have to check out

9 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare Week in London

Shakespeare Week is upon us, running from 12-18 March 2018, so The Resident picks out 9 ways to celebrate the Bard in everything from cocktails to afternoon tea and an interactive performance of Julius Caesar

Restaurant Review: Bar Duoro, Southwark, offers authentic Portuguese cuisine

Restaurant Review: Bar Douro, Southwark

Vicky Mayer trades the cold, damp London streets for the warmth of Portuguese hospitality at Bar Douro in Flat Iron Square, Southwark 

London 2018 property market forecast: White City Living

How the Night Tube Is Affecting Property Prices

Night owls who like to party could be sitting pretty if they own a property near one of London’s night tubes…

Meet the entrepreneurs breathign new life into Southwark's Old Union Yard Arches


For too long the South Bank has reigned supreme in SE1. Now, thanks to the regeneration of Flat Iron Square and the Old Union Yard Arches, it’s time for even more of Southwark to shine…

Union Street Cafe's Olive Garden will open in spring (image: Maya Beus)


This March, Gordon Ramsay’s Union Street Café will transform its industrial basement bar into an authentic Olive Grove for a unique and immersive Italian drinking and dining experience