London Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich is bordered by Blackheath, Deptford, Charlton, and Lewisham. The area has seen a surge of redevelopment, with riverside homes being built such as Enderby Wharf, River Gardens, and Greenwich Millennium Village. Home to some of London’s best museums, parks, and markets, there’s enough to keep all ages entertained.
Did you know?
- The GATEway Project has started a driverless taxi service trial around Greenwich. You may also spot driverless takeaway robots along the streets.
- The Cutty Sark is 148 years old, it was built to last just 30 years and is now in its 3rd century.
- Henry VIII was born in Greenwich on 28 June 1491 at the Palace of Placentia that once stood on the site of the Old Royal Naval College.
- The Royal Observatory was founded in the 1670s by King Charles II.
Cutty Sark – Explore a British clipper ship and experience life as a Victorian sailor
The National Maritime Museum – Learn about maritime history through iconic exhibitions and art
Fan Museum – A museum showcasing beautiful fans from around the world
Queens House – Discover the history of Royal Greenwich
Painted Hall – The UK’s largest painted ceiling
O2 – Live music and entertainment arena
Emirates Air Line – See London from a different perspective on a cable car across the River Thames
Up The Creek – A comedy club for up and coming comedians, as well as open mic nights
Greenwich Theatre – Showing year-round performances of drama, musical theatre, family shows, and pantomime
Greenwich Picturehouse – An independent cinema showing a range mainstream and independent films
The Point – A great place to watch the sunset over the London skyline
River Thames – Visit the banks of the iconic River Thames
Greenwich Park – A 183 acre park looking over the River Thames
Royal Observatory – Explore space in London’s Planetarium
Greenwich Peninsula Retail Park has 13 high street stores under one roof and is open 7 days a week. For more high street and independent stores visit Greenwich Village which has stores including Oliver Bonas, Joy, Sophia & Matt, Shoe Embassy, Fly Jack, Meet Bernard, Water stones, Junk Shop (vintage antiques). The historic Greenwich Market sells a vast array of products from 120 stalls.
Sefa Turkish Food – Turkish restaurant charcoal grill meze & bar
The Vanbrugh – A quaint and welcoming pub with fabulous food
Pelton Arms – The Pelton pub is legendary for its live bands and is a B&B too!
River Ale House – A cosy Micro-pub
The Sail Loft – Serves fresh food and drinks with a side order of stunning views
Bill’s – Relaxed British chain restaurant
Cafe Rouge – Family friendly French chain restaurant
Sticks ‘n’ Sushi – Fresh food based on a unique combination of traditional sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill
Goddards Pie & Mash – Open since 1890 for a traditional pie, mash, and liquor, plus jellied or stewed eels
The Hill – Predominantly Mediterranean restaurant with airy rooms
The Cutty Sark – A riverside pub with amazing views, delicious food and a selection of drinks
Gypsy Moth – A British pub with individuality, character and quirky charm
Oliver’s Jazz Bar – Bar and live Jazz venue
The Greenwich Tavern – Country House style pub over three floors
Richard I – A pub featuring lots of outdoor space and serving award winning ales and British food
Prince of Greenwich – Quirky pub with mismatched interior design
Greenwich Union – The Meantime Brewing Company’s first pub to open, and it has become a firm favourite with Londoners and visitors alike
The Plume and Feathers – Oldest pub in Greenwich
Properties in Greenwich are mostly a range of Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian period properties and converted flats, along with modern riverside developments. Sought after areas in East Greenwich include the Halstow School Catchment area, Millennium Village, River Gardens, Enderby Wharf, Precision Park Vista, and Maze Hill. In West Greenwich sought after areas include Ashburnham Triangle Conservation Area, Gloucester Circus, Royal Hill, Crooms Hill, and Hyde Vale.
Greenwich Mainline to London Cannon Street in 14 minutes
Greenwich Mainline to London Bridge in 8 minutes
Deptford Bridge, Greenwich & Cutty Sark DLR to Bank DLR in 24 minutes
North Greenwich tube to London Bridge in 8 minutes
Maze Hill Thameslink to London Bridge & Blackfriars in 20 minutes
Maze Hill Thameslink to London Cannon Street in 17 minutes
Greenwich Clipper Riverboat
Emirates Cable Car
Foot tunnel to Island Gardens
Many bus links to surrounding areas