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Heap's Sausages

Heap's Sausages

Head here for the best breakfast in Greenwich! A great local family-run business...

The Gipsy Moth

The Gipsy Moth

An after work pint after a tough day in The Wharf? The Gypsy Moth pub is a favourite mooring. With riverside vistas and historical importance, Greenwich is best enjoyed with a pint of Meantime.

National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

Lots of quirky installations, a great little café and an ice cream parlour here too!

Paul Rhodes Bakery

Paul Rhodes Bakery

Delicious baked goods, friendly staff, yummy hot drinks and you can the watch the world go by at the Royal Navel College opposite.

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The observatory is a great place for all ages to visit. There are usually a number of exhibitions for all ages giving a history of time and space and the architecture is wonderful. During the evening you can see the green laser across the sky that shows the meridian line.

Tai Won Mein

Tai Won Mein

The craziest Chinese serving the BIGGEST plates of food one has ever seen!

The Pier Fish & Chips

The Pier Fish & Chips

Traditional fish and chips in Greenwich!

Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle

Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle

Amazing food and service. The best Italian food in Greenwich.

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark

Not only the venue for the Greenwich office Xmas jumper photo, you can get up close to the clipper and visit the museum of her history. Also

The Rose

The Rose

This pub in New Cross has a great beer garden and serves a great Sunday roast.

Papa Charlie

Papa Charlie

Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.

Zerodegrees

Zerodegrees

The food and wide range of beers brewed in house make this place so popular! They do scrumptious, fresh stonebaked pizzas and the views of Blackheath are great. A nice place for a drink and food.

The Greenwich Vintage Market

The Greenwich Vintage Market

Some great unusual finds here and it's open every day of the week!

The Point

The Point

One of the most secluded spots with amazing views over London. Not a tourist in sight and the perfect place for a picnic too.

Gail's

Gail's

Fantastic olive bread and a great place to pick up a sneaky afternoon snack!

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"Greenwich's Old Royal Naval College was used extensively in the filming of Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."

Having a picnic, chatting with friends or just reading a book in the sun..Greenwich Park is bliss on a sunny day!

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Sit back and take in the sites from south east London's modern penthouses....

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A place so integral and central to modern science, you can learn so much at Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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Breastfeeding Support

Quaggy 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.

Kleine Piraten German Baby & Toddler Group

Rachel McMillan Nursery School & Children's Centre
We are a playgroup for children from German families. We now exist for over 4 years. We play, sing, read - of course all in German. Parents can meet with other German-speaking families in the area over tea or coffee. Registration is not required and participation is free. Timings : Monday 15:00 - 16:30. Usually also open during half term. Website

Mother and Baby Pilates

Greenwich Pilates Studio
Pilates classes in Greenwich for all levels. Specialists in Pre & Postnatal Pilates. Mother and Baby Classes held three days a week. Pilates classes in Greenwich for all levels. Website

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The Plumtree Cafe
Come along and meet some local mums at our weekly Thursday Meet-Up. Its a great way to make new friends and knowledge share a host is normally available to greet you on arrival so please feel free to join us. Website

Tiptoes & Tappers

The Little Pilates Studio
Children's nursery dance, ballet, Tap and Modern classes. Fun and creative classes taught by friendly qualified teachers local to you. Registered with The British Ballet Organisation and Council of dance education and training. All teachers hold CRB/DVS certificates. Website

Monkey Music

St Alfege Church
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. Website

The Little Art-venture Club (6-11yrs)

The Conservatoire
All aboard for a fun packed exploration of the world of art with Art-venture Club. Designed to give your child the change to explore a range of materials and media from model making, printmaking, puppetry, painting and drawing, the planned activities will stimulate your child's creativity, increase their visual awareness, and above all inspire enthusiasm and enjoyment. Website

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