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A locals' guide to BR5

"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"

Ryan Ninnis

What is your favourite place?

Where do BR5 locals go?

The Bickley

This pub set within a beautiful period building next to Chislehurst Caves has a warm atmosphere, a wide range of ales and delicious pub grub.

Shampan 2

A tasty Indian restaurant serving classic curries and speciality dishes too.


I certainly recommend Balkon on Chatterton Road. It serves fantastic traditional Turkish meze and delicious grilled meats.


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!

Bromley Civic Centre

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

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!

Cinnamon Culture

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

Bar du Vin

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

Ginger and Bean

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

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.

Charter Market

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


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

Churchill Theatre

Lots of great shows throughout the year, including plays and world-famous music artists.


Great Mexican burritos in what was once a post office.


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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Chislehurst, Bickley, Sundridge Park, Bromley, Shortlands, Downham, Lee, West Wickham, Kidbrooke and Beckenham

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Child-friendly activities near BR5

Mothers & Others Playgroup (Term time only)

Orpington Methodist church hall
Every Monday 13:00-14:30 Come along and join us at our Baby and Toddler playgroup (term time only). Entry is FREE and there is no need to book! All parents and carers are welcome with children from birth. Dedicated baby area ride on toys refreshments (donations welcome!) An NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor will be present to give help advice and support between 1-2pm. No need to make an appointment simply drop-in. We are always in need of volunteers. Any questions or to get involved please contact Alison our Mothers & Others Coordinator via orpington@nct.org.uk Website

AMOR Yoga Studio, Baby and mummy yoga

Sidcup Library
The emphasis of the class is on Postnatal recovery of mum. It is not a baby massage class. 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

The Playrooms

Studio 74 - The Hall
A home-from-home ambiance, a place where you can relax knowing your little ones are within sight having fun. Kids play center, including: Under 5's Soft Play, Ball Pool, Classes for Little Ones, Arts & crafts, Classes for Grown Ups, Mini Cinema, Baby Disco, Fresh Food, Yummy Coffee, Free WiFi, Free Parking, Creche and After School Club. Website

All The Arts Theatre School Bromley/Chislehurst/Mottingham

The Centre Methodist Church
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
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