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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Indie Cinema
“Secret local cinema built into a railway arch opposite the flat. Members only but you can get a temporary week pass!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Local convenience store a stones throw from the front door. Open from 7am till 11pm”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“This small cafe is run by Ade, who has been running the place almost single handedly since he was 18. He is seriously quirky and makes serious coffee!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Train Station
“Provides Thameslink services, including direct trains to Luton (for Luton Airport). ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“Best coffee in South London and pretty good organic food. Free wifi and lovely staff. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Boxing Gym
“Recommended by Men's GQ Magazine as one of London's best, this gym is located under the arches is for those wanting a real challenge. A real boxing gym but also offers classes to all strong at heart (including beginners like me!). The gym has a boxing ring, weights and punch bags, plus fitness and technique training sessions. Open: Monday to Friday 10am-10pm, with varied opening times on weekends- but always open from 6pm-10pm. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
“Chinese food, take away online, surprisingly good and decent prices....I order from here way more than I should”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Tiny little coffee shop but sells really good coffee and very good value for money!”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“This is the nearest train station connecting with Kings Cross/St Pancras and Luton airport. Also Surrey and Bedford.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Loughborough junction rail station is a short walk away and gets you into central London in a matter of minutes!”
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
“Cash only under £5, good selection of groceries and household items. Much more variety than the co-op across the road.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Stop
“Buses traveling east towards Camberwell and onwards. Catch the 35 up to London Bridge and to Shoreditch, East London Other buses P4 and 345 go to Dulwich Villlage, Peckham and Lewisham”
  • 1 local recommends