Deptford Market Yard

Dinner & Drinks in Deptford

With the longer days and warmer evenings finally upon us, now is the time to enjoy some al fresco dining.

To help make your decision easier, we’ve put together a guide of the best al fresco dining spots in Deptford where Deptford Foundry, our collection of contemporary 276 new homes is also based…  

M’Arks of Deptford

M’Arks of Deptford is a popular restaurant and bar open from breakfast through to evening drinks. They proudly serve produce from local suppliers including meat from W H Wellbeloved butchers, which has been serving the Deptford community since 1829, and fresh bread from Paul Roads Bakery in nearby Greenwich, as well as craft beers from London breweries such as Beavertown and Wild Card.

Visitors can currently enjoy their meal al fresco  at the street side seating area which also has a canopy in case rain strikes!

Isla Ray

Located on Deptford High Street, Isla Ray is a quirky bar and café that has a beautiful outdoor space complete with colourful seating, cushions and plants. The menu offers a tropical, holiday vibe and includes tacos in various flavours as well as an extensive cocktail list. Be sure to head there on a Thursday evening to enjoy two for £10 on cocktails.

Deptford Market Yard

Since its launch in 2015, Deptford Market Yard has become a firm favourite with locals for its variety of restaurants, bars and independent shops in a unique setting. Those looking for light bites, full of flavour can head to The Tapas Room, which serves authentic, Spanish tapas, cured meat and cheese alongside an extensive wine list. For delicious cocktails in a kitsch setting, Little Nans is known for its award-winning cocktails; there are more than 80 different types to choose from, served in vintage teapots and vases.

Buster Mantis

Spread across two railway arches, Buster Mantis is a family-run bar, restaurant and event space serving delicious Jamaican food and drink. Menu favourites include jerk chicken burgers and jackfruit and sweet potato curry, and they’ve even introduced a BBQ this spring in their outdoor seating area. Pair your meal with one of their many rum-based cocktails.


Live in the heart of Deptford at our Deptford Foundry community. Get in touch with the team on 020 7526 9229 or to find out more about the one-, two- and three-bedroom homes available.

Published on 23|04|2021

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