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Bob Dring and his brother ran this local butchers for 42 years and though they have since retired the picture on the wall behind the cash register still shows Bob on his beloved bicycle. Now Drings is run by the cheese shop next door but the family name remains as do their high standards. Combine a trip here with a stop off at The Cheeseboard next door and you can believe you're in a pretty countryside village. It's a far more neighbourly way to shop than the usual bulk buy at the supermarket. It's this friendly, personalised service - coupled with the excellent free range and organic poultry, pork etc - that makes it popular with the banking residents of Greenwich who are happy to queue out the door on weekends.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  27% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 8 minutes from Drings
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  41% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 27 minutes from Drings
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  38% off
South Quay, E14 | 33 minutes from Drings
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | Same location as Drings
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | Same location as Drings
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 23 minutes from Drings
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
 
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Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 7 minutes from Drings
Greenwich boasts a number of glorious markets offering a variety of traditional, hand-crafted goods, antiques, clothing and food stalls. The craft market is held at ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Greenwich Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Avenue, Se10 | 12 minutes from Drings
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Deptford Market Yard
London > Shopping > Markets
Market Yard, SE8 | 14 minutes from Drings
A lovely collection of shops, bars and restaurants, Deptford Market Yard makes good use of the 14 railway arches next to Deptford ... More
 
 
 
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Hidden Architectures: Saffy Setohy
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 1st July 2017 - 7.45pm
Drings, Royal Hill, SE10 | 2 minutes from Drings
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Chinese Whispers
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th to 23rd July 2017 - Various Times
Drings, Crooms Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from Drings
Chinese Whispers is a highly-comic look at the notorious exploits of a man who claimed to have salacious affairs with everyone from Oscar Wilde to the ...More
 
 
 
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We Live By The Sea
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th to 29th July 2017 - Various Times
Drings, Crooms Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from Drings
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Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 2 minutes from Drings
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 4 minutes from Drings
The Greenwich Playhouse is one of the most modern theatres in the London area. It's certainly not the biggest - it has seating capacity for 84 ... More
 
 
 
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Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 6 minutes from Drings
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK's best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Drings
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Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Drings
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a ... More
 
 
 
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Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Chesterfield Walk, Greenwich Park, SE10 | 8 minutes from Drings
Ranger's House is an 18th century, Grade I listed, red brick villa built in 1723 which became the official residence of the 'Ranger of Greenwich Park'. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Drings
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | Same location as Drings
... More
 
 
 
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The Hill
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Royal Hill, SE10 | 1 minute from Drings
A couple of years back, in 2005, the Barley Mow became The Hill and changed from an average local (with a dodgy clientele) to a gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Inside
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
19 Greenwich Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Drings
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 miles from Drings
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4.1 miles from Drings
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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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 12 minutes from Drings
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 10 minutes from Drings
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 34 minutes from Drings
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 35 minutes from Drings
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | Same location as Drings
... More
 
 
 
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The Hill
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Royal Hill, SE10 | 1 minute from Drings
A couple of years back, in 2005, the Barley Mow became The Hill and changed from an average local (with a dodgy clientele) to a gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from Drings
... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 8 minutes from Drings
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 28 minutes from Drings
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 35 minutes from Drings
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 8 minutes from Drings
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 9 minutes from Drings
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 35 minutes from Drings
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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Saturday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 24th June 2017 

Up the Creek 6 minutes walk from Drings

Observational and anecdotal material from fresh-faced, Brighton stand-up, Sean McLoughlin. Plus Jess Fostekew, Ben Norris and a guest MC....More

Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
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National Maritime Museum 8 minutes walk from Drings

A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 8 minutes walk from Drings

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
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Royal Observatory Greenwich 8 minutes walk from Drings

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Espera
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Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

Celso Pereira and Francesca Lissia perform circus/physical theatre on the theme of waiting, hoping and expecting....More

Seed
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Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

Pif-Paf creates stunning and constantly evolving work from the intimate to the extreme. Since 2005 Pif-Paf have taken audiences on ...More

Baba Yaga's House
Theatre | Until 25th June 2017 

Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

Performance inspired by centuries of Slavic fairytales from Dizzy O'Dare, a contemporary circus and outdoor theatre company producing a wide ...More

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Dance | Until 25th June 2017 

Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

A high energy outdoor show for children and family audiences. The show contains contemporary dance, acrobatics, innovative audience interaction, humour, ...More

Fillage
Dance | Until 25th June 2017 

Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

A mix of trampoline, acrobatics and juggling performed to original music by a fusion of two professional groups: a multi-skilled ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

Old Royal Naval College 8 minutes walk from Drings

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