A local guide to move in Chinbrook

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Chinbrook is an area of south east London, England, located 14 km (8.7 mi) southeast of Charing Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham. Chinbrook lies between Grove Park and Mottingham, approximately half a mile east of Grove Park centre and is generally considered part of Grove Park. “

What to do in the area of Chinbrook

There are always activities happening in lively Chinbrook. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Chinbrook page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Chinbrook snapshot.

The amenities you might need in Chinbrook

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

Post offices of Chinbrook

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Chinbrook can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
SKT XPRESS & POST OFFICE 317 Baring Road, London 3.9 37

Tube & Train stations nearby Chinbrook

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Chinbrook to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.


Health amenities that are in Chinbrook

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.


Schools around Chinbrook

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Chinbrook. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Eltham College Grove Park Road, London 4.2 37
Private dance teacher 23 Somertrees Avenue, London 3 1
Grove Park Pre-School 353 Baring Road, London 5 6
Marvels Lane Pre School Lions Close, London 2.8 4
Bright Clouds Nursery 13 Balder Rise, London 4.2 11
Mottingham Hall for Children Mottingham Lane, London 4.9 7
Coopers Lane Primary School Pragnell Road, London 4.8 9
Marvels Lane Primary School and Nursery Riddons Road, London 5 14
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School Harting Road, London 4.8 5
South London Piano Studio 5 Claybridge Road, London N/A N/A
Grove Park Lewisham Adult Learning Centre 323-335 Baring Road, London 4.2 6
New Lodge Riding Centre Mottingham Lane, London Area, London 5 9
Eltham College Junior School Mottingham Lane, London 5 6
John’s Piano Tutor Studio 7 Beaconsfield Road, London N/A N/A

In Chinbrook, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Chinbrook? 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 Chinbrook to help you decide to move in there.


Chinbrook is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Beijing 127 Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 43
The Baring Hall Hotel 368 Baring Road, London 4.3 263
The Rising Sun 356 Baring Road, London 4.3 68
Mottingham Sports Ground/Foxes hall and bar Grove Park Road, London 4.3 370
Eddy’s Fish Bar 105 Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 38
Indian Pan (Grove Park) 101 Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 69
KASTUMAMA 101 Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 N/A
Karibbean K Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 N/A
Perfect Fried Chicken – Blackheath 136 Marvels Lane, London 4.3 76
iViSecrets Vegan Fine Dining Lounge (iVeganiT) – Caribbean Asian Fusion Food Chinbrook Road, London 4.3 39
Resta Coffee 299 Baring Road, London 4.3 138
Sonali Tandoori 315a Baring Road, London 4.3 39
Quality Chicken and Ribs 311 Baring Road, London 4.3 116
SUYA ACADEMY United Kingdom 4.3 N/A
Burger Boulevard 350 Baring Road, London 4.3 132
Balticum Food Ltd 348 Baring Road, London 4.3 51
Bubble & Squeak cafe 384A Baring Road, London 4.3 94
Perfect Fried Chicken 644A Downham Way, Bromley 4.3 35
Meta Chicken & Pizza 640 Downham Way, Bromley 4.3 74
Metros 640 Downham Way, Bromley 4.3 4

Parks and green spaces in Chinbrook

One of London’s best features is its many green spaces. See if Chinbrook offers space for strolls or picnics.

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

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Chinbrook. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Poundland 580-586 Roman Road, Bow, London 3.9 618
Tesco Express 66 Vernon Road, Bow, London 2.8 249
Iceland Supermarket London 571-574 Roman Road, Bow, London 3.9 323
Old Ford Supermarket 389 Old Ford Road, Old Ford, London 4.3 34
5th Avenue Unit C, Bow Quarter, Arlington Building, 60 Fairfield Road, Bow, London 4.7 24
Akdeniz Supermarket Roman Road, London 4.5 194
Your Local Food & Wine 137, Omega Works, 4 Roach Road, London 3 137
Inci Food Centre, Roman Road 599 Roman Road, Old Ford, London 4.5 104
Cornucopia Market Bow Bevan Court, 246 Tredegar Road, Bow, London 4.3 81
Premier Unit 1, Caramel Court, Payne Road, London N/A N/A
Sainsbury’s Local 75-89 Wallis Road, London 3.3 72

Gyms in Chinbrook

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, Chinbrook 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

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a community stems from 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 Chinbrook, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Public houses of Chinbrook

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 Chinbrook. 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 Chinbrook.

Pub name Name Address Description
Brockley Brewery & Taproom Unit 28, Chiltonian Industrial Estate, Manor Lane Hither Green SE12 0TX Taproom open Weekends at the brewery’s new brewing site in Hither Green, opened in late 2019. Range of the brewery’s beers available to drink in or take out. Re-opened on 18th February 2023 after a period of refurbishment.
Crown Tavern 117 Burnt Ash Hill Lee SE12 0AJ Built in the 1860s as a multi-roomed pub, the ground floor has been converted into a single space with some separation between areas. As part of refurbishment a purpose built restaurant area (single storey) was added at the rear. Large beer garden at the front with parking and cycle racks at the rear. Function room with own bar on first floor is available for hire. Re-opened after extensive refurbishment on 11 August 2015 with six handpumps.
Duke of Edinburgh 394 Lee High Road Lee SE12 8RW A friendly Victorian corner pub which is the only riverside pub in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is situated next to the River Quaggy on the main road between Lewisham and Lee. The exterior is little changed since originally built in the 1870s. The interior is not so well preserved being a single room dominated by the front-facing bar. Usually has real ale available. Tuesday night is quiz night which starts at 8.15pm.
Lord Northbrook 116 Burnt Ash Road Lee SE12 8PU This spacious and tastefully furnished corner pub was acquired by Fuller’s in 2016. The interior has pastel shade walls and a rear conservatory restaurant area. Rustic tables and chairs abound and large picture windows give great street views. See the pub’s website for details of various music and other events held including vinyl nights and a fortnightly quiz. You can even listen to an audio book whilst visiting the lavatory!
Summerfield 60 Baring Road Lee SE12 0PS A Victorian house with en-suite letting rooms accommodation above. The U-shaped bar is of a traditional style, augmented with comfortable sofas. Patio seating out front with garden at rear. Quiz on Tuesday.

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If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Bromley See the guide here
Downham See the guide here
Longlands See the guide here
New Eltham See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Mottingham See the guide here
Lee See the guide here
Horn Park See the guide here
Eltham See the guide here
Kidbrooke See the guide here
Bromley See the guide here
Downham See the guide here
Longlands See the guide here
New Eltham See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Mottingham See the guide here
Lee See the guide here
Horn Park See the guide here
Eltham See the guide here
Kidbrooke See the guide here

Looking for a detailed analysis of the property market? Check out our analysis at a postcode level here.

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