Swadesh  

 
 
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120 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8HD
 
 
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Weekdays: 5.30pm-11pm; Sat: 12.30pm-11.30pm; Sun: 12.30pm-11pm
 

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SwadeshThis small and cosy Indian on Lordship Lane is a great local curry house in East Dulwich that is perfect for everything from last-minute mid-week meals to parties and fun family nights out. Swadesh is loved by locals for their interesting and diverse Indian menu which steers clear from the regular curry house fare, and the glass-fronted dining room is smart and clean with wooden floors, leather banquettes and a cheery ambience. Popular items from the Swadesh menu include the Zafrani fish tikka roasted with saffron and fresh herbs; the smoked lamb dumplings with Lucknawi spices; and the aloo bora, deep-fried mashed potato stuffed with mint and ginger.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Denmark Hill Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
East Dulwich Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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157 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 | 1 minute from Swadesh
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127 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 2 minutes from Swadesh
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91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 4 minutes from Swadesh
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133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 20 minutes from Swadesh
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Levels 1 to 6 Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 | 20 minutes from Swadesh
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Havil Street, SE5 | 29 minutes from Swadesh
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Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 15 minutes from Swadesh
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113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 16 minutes from Swadesh
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Copeland Road, SE15 | 21 minutes from Swadesh
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 1 minute from Swadesh
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20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 4 minutes from Swadesh
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69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 4 minutes from Swadesh
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Near Swadesh
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.1 miles from Swadesh
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2.9 miles from Swadesh
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.9 miles from Swadesh
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 8 minutes from Swadesh
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 12 minutes from Swadesh
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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 16 minutes from Swadesh
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 4 minutes from Swadesh
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 12 minutes from Swadesh
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 12 minutes from Swadesh
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Bussey Rooftop Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Fifth Floor Roof, Unit B, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 20 minutes from Swadesh
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London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 31 minutes from Swadesh
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89 Brixton Village, SW9 | 31 minutes from Swadesh
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.7 miles from Swadesh
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 2.9 miles from Swadesh
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