Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the Prime Meridian of the world but that doesn't mean the line of longitude is the only notable thing about the area. Greenwich features some of the great restaurants, pubs that celebrate the history of the area and museums that make seemingly mundane topics fascinating. It's time the area became known for more than an invisible line, so check out our guide to the many things Greenwich has to offer.
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Eating and drinking in Greenwich
Greenwich bars and pubs
Naval gazers will find plenty to satisfy them in one of Greenwich's many maritime-themed pubs (sink one in the Trafalgar or Cutty Sark taverns). Landlubbers can head to the Greenwich Union, which specialises in German beers. Think we've missed a great drinking spot in Greenwich? Let us know in the comment box below.
Restaurants in Greenwich
Greenwich can feel like a rural village that somehow wound up in the big smoke, but many of its restaurants have married the charm of inglenook eateries with the high quality of London fine dining. We pick our favourites in our guide to the best places to eat in SE10. Think we've missed a great restaurant in Greenwich? Let us know in the comment box below.
What's on in Greenwich this week
Above and Beyond
Experience the marvellous world of flight and aerospace innovation at 'Above and Beyond', an immersive exhibition offering a look at the past and future of...
Greenwich Craftisan Market
Greenwich Market's four-day arts and crafts market covers the whole bank holiday and features workshops by woodturners, weavers and jewellers.
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Red Bull Culture Clash
If dance music genres had a massive musical ruck to see which was the biggest, it wouldn't look entirely unlike Red Bull's gargantuan Culture Clash. Inside a...
Grand Medieval Joust
All ages can discover their inner Knight at this colourful medieval joust. Cheer on as riders compete in bouts, try on armour, taste medieval dishes and...
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
London theatre's free outdoor summer blowout is back