Brixton Leisure & Entertainment
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Brixton is home to a public square and the Tate Library amongst other attractions, for instance take a visit to the Ashby Windmill, located by Blenheim Gardens, built in 1816, it was originally a flour mill, there are tours of the windmill available from April to October.
Brixton is also home to Electric Avenue, on of the first streets in the UK to have electricity. There is a good choice of shopping in the area, with the extremely popular Brixton market a must, here you’ll find food, vintage goods and other treats, situated in a pedestrianized area it is open seven days a week.
The Ritzy picture house is home to music nights and films festivals, built in 1911, it is like stepping back in time as it maintains its original style. Brixton is home to many creative types and there is a good arts scene in the area.
Brixton Restaurant & Bars
‘The Clink’ is an alternative location for a meal, this restaurant is based in Brixton prison and sees the inmates prepare and cook food as an aspect of their rehabilitation; this venue has increased in popularity due to its exposure on the popular TV series ‘Orange is the New Black’.
‘The Duck Egg Café’ is perfect for brunch, head to ‘French and Grace’ for Middle Eastern and British cuisine, for Caribbean ‘Fish, Wings and Tings’ is cheap, and cheerful, an afternoon espresso in ‘Federation Coffee’ is also a must.
‘Electric’ is a good nightclub for those looking for a drink and dance, as is ‘Hootananny’ a popular bar and club, with good food stalls and drinks available at the venue. ‘Seven at Brixton’ is perfect for an evening cocktail as is ‘Chicken Liquor’. For Thai cuisine try ‘Kaosarn’ and ‘Honest Burger’ for what it says on the label.
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