a foodie tour of Brixton

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On Monday last week I visited Brixton Village in London for a foodie birthday day trip.

Highlights of the day were great coffees and salted caramel chocolate brownie in Federation Coffee, and burgers with rosemary-salt chips and beetroot & apple coleslaw in Honest Burger. The burgers were absolutely amazing, and the staff there were so sweet; even when Joe threw chips all over the floor!

Just to offset the eating parts of the day slightly, we took a walk past Brockwell Lido and up the hill through Brockwell Park. The view over central London was a pleasant surprise when we reached the top; even though it was a little hazy we could see The Gherkin and The Shard.

I liked the feel of Brixton. I was worried it might have been spoiled slightly by the recent-ish regeneration and following influx of hipsters. Especially on a Monday, the place had a good, chilled out atmosphere; people shopping at the markets and sitting outside with their coffees. I’ll definitely have to go back for more snacking and wandering soon.

 

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2 thoughts on “a foodie tour of Brixton

  1. Siobhan Reply

    I love those umbrellas! Pity it would be unlucky to do something similar in the house 🙂

    1. hellomistermagpie Reply

      A little unlucky perhaps, but it would look very beautiful!

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