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
Halloween Ghost Ship
Hop aboard the Cutty Sark this Halloween for spooky candlelit tours of the ship and terrifying tales of life at sea. A screening of the 1931 'Dracula'...
Mary J Blige + Maxwell
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Blige, who has been separately anointed the queen of R&B and hip hop soul, shares the bill with neo-soul showman...
Go below deck at the Old Royal Naval College for a tour of the underground tunnels and dungeons that will be ridden with ghosts and ghouls. The deceased will...
Van Morrison + Jeff Beck
The veteran singer-songwriter from Belfast, known to his fans as Van The Man, performs his rock, blues and folk hits in the company of iconic British rock...