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.
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
Great British Summer at The Refinery
The terrace at The Refinery will gain deckchairs, a white picket fence and a massive screen for the summer so that its customers can watch every last moment...
London Design Festival: A Bullet from a Shooting Star
This massive steel sculpture was commissioned by the London Design Festival in collaboration with Greenwich Peninsula, and references the industrial history...
Meet the Neighbours
The planets next door may not be home to intelligent life (that we know of) but there's still plenty of interesting things to learn about them. The Royal...
See your little landlubbers' imaginations take to the seas at these afternoon sessions for under-fives. Meet characters from the Cutty Sark's history, hear...