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Ginger and Bean

Ginger and Bean

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

Cinnamon Culture

Cinnamon Culture

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

Aqua

Aqua

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

Railway Tavern

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.

Bar du Vin

Bar du Vin

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

Havet

Havet

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

Bird and Bun

Bird and Bun

Delicious spit roasted chicken that uses fresh ingredients.

ASK Italian

ASK Italian

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

Mascots Sports Bar

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.

Church House Gardens

Church House Gardens

Beautiful gardens that form a magical setting for outdoor performances on the open-air stage and in the amphitheatre.

Churchill Theatre

Churchill Theatre

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

Tamasha

Tamasha

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!

Charter Market

Charter Market

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

Bromley Civic Centre

Bromley Civic Centre

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

Bare Necessities

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!

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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.

Saturday Morning Drama for 5-7 yrs

Bellingham Leisure & Lifestyle Centre
Fun and creative sessions on a Saturday morning! Play drama games make friends and have fun. Weekly drop-in workshops. Parents/carers can wait or come back and collect their children at 11am. Website

Breastfeeding Support

Bellingham Baby Cafe
Come along to the breastfeeding cafe for a friendly welcome and refreshments as well as support and information to help you breastfeed your baby. Website

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

NCT Bumps & Babies in Beckenham

Deli Nene
Every Thursday during term times 3pm at Deli Nene Beckenham. An informal drop in for new and expectant mums. No need to book - just turn up for a nice coffee and chat! There's also a lovely secure play area full of toys for the little ones and an outside area for warmer days. Website

Happy Mondays - Parent Baby & Toddler Group

Beckenham Methodist Church
HAPPY MONDAYS is the NCT run playgroup open to all and is held every MONDAY 10 - 11.30am during term time. Tea coffee and biscuits for adults and squash water and snacks for the younger ones are available donations welcome. Singsong at the end! £1.00 for under 1s; £1.30 for over 1s. Maximum of £2.30 per family or child minder. There is always something going on so do drop in we look forward to meeting you. Website

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