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
Royal Parks Harvest Festivals
The Royal Parks are hosting three harvest festivals on different weekends this September. The fun begins in Regent's Park, with Tshirt recycling that turns...
Maritime Lecture Series
Uncover the history of the Thames with archaeologists and curators in this Thursday morning lecture series, presenting all the latest findings and research...
Queen’s House Re-opening
The Greenwich gallery opens its doors for the first time in a year to reveal the newly refubished Tulip Stairs, and a new commission by Richard Wright on the...
Join talks and follow a live account of the battle of Trafalgar, ending with a reading of Nelson's last diary entry and prayer to commemorate lives lost in...