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A locals' guide to BR1

"I love this stunning converted coach house set within breathtaking Sundridge Park Golf Course."

Ryan Ninnis

"There are some great new developments springing up in Beckenham"

Ashley Whitehouse

"Beckenham has many handsome period homes that are perfect for families"

Dominic Butler

What is your favourite place?

Where do BR1 locals go?

Ginger and Bean

A cute coffee shop in Sundridge Park with homemade cakes and toasted sandwiches. The coffee is to die for!

ASK Italian

Great pastas and wood-fired pizzas, you can always find voucher codes for this Italian chain.


As well as cakes and lunch items, Brodies main selling point is their milkshakes that they make out of any chocolate of your choice...

Bromley Civic Centre

Built in 1775, The Old Palace is a beautiful venue with immaculate grounds that is perfect for weddings.

Mascots Sports Bar

Massive portions and a number of food challenges - not for the faint hearted! You can sit in your own private booth with a TV and chow down on fiery chicken wings.


A superb Turkish restaurant in the centre of Bromley. The meze platters are the best!

Charter Market

Fresh fruit and veg, as well as some other great bargains!

Bar du Vin

Karaoke, members' club and late nights at the weekend, Bar du Vin is Bromley's only wine bar.

Cinnamon Culture

The best Indian food in the most beautiful surroundings and with great friendly service too.

Sofa Bar & Kitchen

Lots of comfy cushions and great snacks in this Bromley restaurant.


Great Mexican burritos in what was once a post office.


An Indian restaurant and bar, which even has a hotel too! Fantastic curries that are not your average Friday night food. Bit pricey but well worth it!


A great mix of Italian and Mediterranean cuisines, cheap prices and fantastic service!

Bare Necessities

An accessories shop on Regents Walk inside the Intu centre. It has every type of hair accessory you could need and lovely jewellery too!

Railway Tavern

Home to the best bangers 'n' mash and one of the hardest pub quizzes, this pub offers a wide range of Indian pale ales. It's a stones throw from Bromley North Station, so it's perfect for commuters who fancy a pint after work.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Bromley, Downham, Bickley, Shortlands, Chislehurst, Lee, Beckenham, Hither Green, Catford and West Wickham

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"Bromley is the largest of the London Boroughs that make up Greater London."

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Child-friendly activities near BR1

New Mum New You

Downham Health and Leisure Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips

Breastfeeding Support

Downderry Children's Centre
Come along to the breastfeeding cafe for a friendly welcome and refreshments as well as support and information to help you breastfeed your baby.

All The Arts Theatre School Bromley/Chislehurst/Mottingham

St Edwards Hall
ATA offers classes for tots to teens ( beginners to advanced) in drama, singing & dance with branches in Bexley, New Eltham & Mottingham taught by Ex-Brookside actress Lucy Morgans. Website

Ballet To Current Tunes!

The Lounge
Ballet class with a twist Website

Funky Chicks Dance Academy Chislehurst

The Lounge 1-3 White Horse Hill
The Funky Chicks Academy is all about personality. Suitable for ages 3 and over. Learn the latest moves to all the latest tunes. We encourage pupils to express themselves as well as building confidence and performance techniques. Every lesson is set to be tooooo much fun. Website
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