Will you love Bromley Common? Our local guide

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Bromley Common is an unincorporated village in Greater London, within the London Borough of Bromley. Prior to 1965 it was within the historic county of Kent. It is south of Bromley town centre and Bickley, west of Southborough and Petts Wood, north of Locksbottom and Keston, and east of Hayes. “

In Bromley Common, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Bromley Common? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Bromley Common to help you decide to move in there.

Pubs in the region

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Bromley Common. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Bromley Common.

Pub name Name Address Description
Bricklayers Arms 141-143 Masons Hill Bromley BR2 9HW A very handsome Victorian pub, conveniently situated for numerous bus routes. This Shepherd Neame pub is twice the original size since taking over the ironmongers shop next door when it closed. The pub has two split-level bars and a two-storey smoking area. In additional to the regular beers, Shepherd Neame seasonal beers are usually available.
Bromley Common Social & Athletic Club 33 Great Elms Road Bromley BR2 9NF
Broomfields Bromley Arena, Hayes Lane, Bromley Bromley BR2 9EF This new bar will be surveyed by Bromley CAMRA in the near future. This temporary record has been created to permit beer scoring, so please check the bar’s website or social media feeds (listed above) for the latest information.
Chequers 177 Southborough Lane Bromley BR2 8AP A historic weatherboarded building with a spacious interior. It has a dartboard and big screen for sport. There are regular quiz nights and good value food. In addition to the three regular beers, seasonal specialities from the Greene King range are sometimes available.
Cork n Cask 139 Masons Hill Bromley BR2 9HW Re-opened on 25th August 2023 as a “micro bar”, previously called the Bitter End Bar.
Shortlands Golf Club Meadow Road Bromley BR2 0DX Bromley CAMRA understands that real ale was introduced around August 2019. More information to follow.
Shortlands Tavern 5 Station Road Bromley BR2 0EY Runner-up Bromley CAMRA Pub of the Year 2014 and 2015. The pub is much improved following renovation in 2012. There is only one regular beer, but the other five handpumps serve a changing range of beers, mainly from non-mainstream breweries. The cosy atmosphere is enhanced by a real fire in winter. The many activities include comedy nights, live music, a book club, a knitting group, painting classes and even bingo. The pub also has a range of board games. Sister pub to the Pelton Arms in Greenwich.
Bird in Hand 62 Gravel Road Bromley Common BR2 8PF A popular and friendly local community pub tucked away in a quiet residential area of Bromley Common. Single L-shaped bar with wooden panelling. The walls are adorned with decorative plates and pictures whilst hops hang from the ceiling. There are also comfy seats around the fireplace, plus a couple of TV screens. The bar opens onto a larger and more modern well lit room. Overall, deceptively spacious with a large conservatory which can be used as a function room.
Hit or Miss 6 Chatterton Road Bromley Common BR2 9QN This new venue opened its doors for the first time on October 10th, 2022, in premises which were previously occupied by a computer repair and sales shop. It described itself thus: A cafe by day, a microbar by night. Pop in for locally roasted coffee and cake or a cask ale or local gin. The name is taken from a pub which existed in the road in the 19th century, the exact location of which is not known.
Two Doves 37 Oakley Road Bromley Common BR2 8HD A very pleasant traditional Victorian local pub .The pub is beautifully maintained with many original features including lovely stained glass windows and looks especially good at night. It also has an attractive garden and conservatory. Limited lunchtime menu.
George 29 Hayes Street Hayes BR2 7LE Originally dating from 1671, this former inn is in the heart of old Hayes, once an old village but now much expanded. Today, the George is a much modernised smart upmarket pub/restaurant. The menu changes with the seasons and is modern British, with some Mediterranean influences. But customers who just want to enjoy a pint or two without eating are also welcomed.
New Inn 59 Station Approach Hayes BR2 7EA The pub reopened in April 2018 having been closed for several weeks for refurbishment. The New Inn is a very handsome and imposing stone building. The interior is spacious with around 10,000 square feet of room. It was a traditional pub when built and is now independently owned, and incorporates a large restaurant. The bar area is very smart with separate dining areas. The upstairs events venue is equally plush, with chandeliers and is available for hire. There is regular entertainment in the evenings. The three guest beers tend to be mainstream choices.
Real Ale Way 55 Station Approach, Hayes Hayes BR2 7EB This family-owned micropub opened in July 2018, and offers a welcome new choice for local drinkers and rail commuters alike. The pub overlooks the entrance to Hayes station, and is served by numerous bus routes. The pub was joint runner-up in the local branch Pub of the Year competition in both 2019 and 2020.
Royal British Legion Hayes (Kent) Club 14 Station Hill Hayes BR2 7DJ The club is located in a residential street near the centre of Hayes. Inside it is comfortable and spacious. There is an active membership who run three darts teams, bridge evenings and various other events. The guest beer is sometimes served by gravity from a cask on the bar. Two parking spaces are available for disabled customers from 11-3 (Mon – Fri only). CAMRA members can visit the club and use the club facilities on presentation of their (CAMRA) membership card up to four times per year, but will be subject to the normal visitor charge of £1. If CAMRA members wish to make more frequent use of the facilities, they will be asked to join both the club (which is inexpensive) and the British Legion itself.
Crown Inn Leaves Green Road Keston BR2 6DQ Real ale was discontinued in Summer 2018, but has returned after the Covid lockdown, with new tenants in place. All real ale is from Shepherd Neame with up to three available, which may vary but could include Spitfire, Masterbrew and Whitstable Bay Pale Ale.
Greyhound Commonside Keston BR2 6BP Local CAMRA Pub of the Year for 2017. Located on the edge of Keston Common, this pub is popular with locals and walkers alike. Dogs are welcome. The pub is strongly engaged with the local community – beer festivals, morris dancing and fund-raising events are regularly held. There are also quiz and poker nights, and occasional live entertainment. The garden contains a tea-room which is available for meetings and other functions. Regular beer festivals are held, especially during the Easter weekend, when up to 15 non mainstream beers are normally available. The pub was acquired by Shepherd Neame from Enterprise at the end of June 2016 but many real ales from other breweries are available.

Restaurants

Bromley Common has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Shampan Bromley 38 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 327
Tiffin Choice 9 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 72
Pink Garlic, Indian Restaurant, Bromley 32 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 192
Mumbai Kitchen 36 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 74
Bromley Shish &Grill 46 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 99
Toby Carvery Crown 155 Bromley Common, Bromley 4.3 2524
Pizza Hut Delivery 22 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 137
Oriental Garden 85A Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 81
Pinh On 65 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 76
Peking Chef 5 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 71
Salisbury’s Traditional Fish & Chips 4 Salisbury Road, Bromley 4.3 203
The Chequers 177 Southborough Lane, Bromley 4.3 542
Fireball pizza 8 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 378
Roosty’s 13 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 40
Delicious 2 Chatterton Road, Bromley 4.3 17
Don Giovanni Restaurant 57-59 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 174
The Rosie Lee Cafe & Deli 24 Homesdale Road, Bromley 4.3 278
Domino’s Pizza – London – Bromley South 161 Masons Hill, Bromley 4.3 107
BROMLEY CHICKEN 163 Masons Hill, Bromley 4.3 71
Ho Lok 147 Masons Hill, Bromley 4.3 146

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Bromley Common, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

What type of green space is there in Bromley Common?

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Bromley Common in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Bromley Common, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

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Gyms in Bromley Common

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Bromley Common could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

What to do in Bromley Common

Bromley Common is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Bromley Common event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Bromley Common and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Bromley Common.

The amenities you might need in Bromley Common

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Bromley Common. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

What schools are in the area of Bromley Common?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Bromley Common vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Kindred Little Learners Havelock Pavilion, Havelock Road, Bromley 4.9 7
Bromley Education Centre Crown Lane, Bromley N/A N/A
Elite Theatre Arts 20 Chantry Lane, Bromley 5 20
Bromley Mindfulness at Bromley Common Common Methodist Church, Bloomfield Road, Bromley N/A N/A
TrinityVillageMusicTuition Flat 13, Burlington Apartments, 5 Mackintosh Street, Bromley N/A N/A
St Lukes Pre-school St. Luke’s Church Halls, 45 Southlands Road, Bromley 5 1
Bromley Trust Academy 23b Hayes Lane, Bromley N/A N/A
Kingswood Centre Hayes Lane, Bromley N/A N/A
Raglan Primary School Raglan Primary School, Raglan Road, Bromley 4.9 7
Little Elms Bromley 2 Hook Farm Road, Bromley 5 3
The Wonder Years Bromley Ltd The Scout Hut, 157 Bromley Common, Bromley 5 12
5th Bromley Scout Group 157 Bromley Common, Bromley N/A N/A
Groove & Move 20 Chantry Lane, Bromley 5 1
Ladybird Nurseries Limited Westcliff House, 106 Southlands Road, Bromley N/A N/A
Jovany’s School Rookery Lane, Bromley N/A N/A
Raglan Day Nursery Raglan Road, Bromley 5 1
Rccg Rock of Ages Bromley Rccg Rock of Ages, Raglan Primary School, Raglan Road, Bromley N/A N/A
THE LODGE PRE-SCHOOL & NURSERY LIMITED 88 Southborough Road, Bromley 4.9 22
MFLS| Marta Fernández Language Services 45 Homesdale Road, Bromley N/A N/A
효경이네 75 Homesdale Road, Bromley N/A N/A

Post offices of Bromley Common

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Bromley Common can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Chatterton Road Post Office 40 Chatterton Road, Bromley 3.8 17
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox Bromley 0 0

Tube & Train stations nearby Bromley Common

We assembled the train and tube stations of Bromley Common in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

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Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Bromley Common

Bromley Common has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Bridgeways Day Hospital 32-16 Turpington Lane, Bromley 4 1

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