Deptford in south east London has undergone quite a change in the last few years. Why? It's relatively affordable given it's proximity to central London and people priced out of other edgy boroughs have migrated south to this historic area that's rich in history and was once famous for boat building. It's ethnically diverse, it has the students of Goldsmiths college, and now lots of young professionals and families are starting to populate the new developments springing up around the area. Because of this there has been a steady increase the number of places to eat and drink. Here are a few of my favourites. Of course being a designer - the style and look of the place has influenced their inclusion on this blog - but that's not to say it's all about style over substance.