Some places just have that certain something. The French have a phrase for it: ‘zat certain sumsing!’ Quirky spots you stumble upon and tell stories about. Lesser known marvels like bonkers bars, rickety restaurants or curious museums where the curator’s cats run wild. It’s not about price or prestige, no, no. It’s all charm and character. Places with personality. That’s a GLP, my friend. Come in and explore, then go out and explore.
This little corner of Portugal, between Lee, Hither Green and Blackheath stations, has been doing its thing in London for years. It was started up in the early 90s and over time has become known as a home of the finest seafood. Famed for a warm and informal atmosphere, it’s cute and cosy inside with candle-lit tables, hanging nets and vines and hand-painted murals adorn the walls on both floors. This is a true neighborhood gem.
A broad Mediterranean menu features oysters, calamari, octopus, monkfish and more – big portions will have you waddling home happy.
Thanks for the tip off: Jo Carter.
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