Edgy, buzzing and alive, Brixton is home to eclectic crowds, cuisine and culture. It’s also a centre for a buzzing music and nightlife scene, with the Brixton Academy music venue, nightclubs Electric Social & Mass, and the Ritzy arthouse cinema. Home to many artists, musicians and creative types, Brixton is easy to reach via Tube. Make the journey to enjoy restaurants in Brixton that feature authentic flavours, along with a wide selection of world cuisines and some fantastic independent restaurants.
If you feel like some French flavour, head to Upstairs Restaurant which is on Acre Lane, a brief 8-minute walk from Brixton Tube Station. Upstairs is Michelin-rated, yet in Brixtonian style, it’s unpretentious, with a quirky, homely atmosphere. Chef Martin Reynolds’ menu options focus on the superbly seasonal, with choices like pork with quinoa and grapes or cod with black cabbage and smoked garlic.
If you’re looking for Brixton restaurants, you might be seeking something Caribbean in style, so amble on over to Bamboula, named after a traditional carnival queen dance. The setting is relaxed, and the decor bright and colourful. Just a couple of minutes from Brixton Tube Station, Bamboula offers authentic specials such as Jamaican curried goat, and ackee & saltfish.