Discover Brixton's broad range of culinary delights from tacos to curries
Whether it's fresh fish from a market stall or the amazing array of international cafés and restaurants at Brixton Village Market, Brixton has fast become a destination for hipsters seeking a buzzy atmosphere as well as great, affordable food. Don't believe us? Enjoy a Pakistani thali at Elephant, try London's most talked about pizza at Franco Manca or the spicy Thai food at KaoSarn.
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Once a rundown arcade, Brixton Village Market is now home to more than 20 new cafés, restaurants and takeaways and has become Brixton's culinary and cultural hub. On Thursday and Friday nights the market is open late and to the delight of customers there is live music and a wide selection of international cuisine on offer. View our video guide to Brixton Village Market
A second burger joint for Brixton, Bukowski Grill serves up Hereford beef patties and beef dripping-fried chips along side other grill classics such as ribs and hanger steak sandwiches. Read Bukowski Grill review
Rating: 4/54 Market Row, Electric Lane, London, SW9 8LD
Since opening in one of the arches on Brixton Market, Franco Manca has been showered with acclaim. It even won the Best Cheap Eats category of the 2008 Time Out Eating & Drinking Awards. Read Franco Manca review
Formerly the Gallery, the Lisboa Grill has retained the balcony dining area that once gave this lively local its name. Diners are whisked through a small, bustling takeaway to the main restaurant at the back. Read Lisboa Grill review
This café and deli (opened 2004) attracted fresh interest with the publication of owner Rosie Lovell's book, 'Spooning with Rosie', in summer 2009. The café is styled like a cross between boudoir and 1950s corner shop. Read Rosie's Deli Café review