Camden Town is on the map for any tourist to London – the markets, the fashion, the food, the whole atmosphere. Just down the road is a hidden treasure, a historic part of London’s culture that’s well worth a visit.

Drummond Street is a short bus ride away, very close to Euston station, and it’s a place to visit, take some photos, grab some food, and enjoy the atmosphere.

Drummond Street is best known for its Indian and Bangladeshi restaurants: perhaps try the buffet at the famous Chutney’s or Diwana Bhel Poori House, two of the first vegetarian Indian restaurants in the UK!

After lunch, head over to Ambala which has a huge selection of luxury Asian sweets and desserts. It’s one of the most Instagrammable places too with all the colours of the sweets. They are simply delicious.

ambala sweets

A little gem on a place is called Africa Kitchen… a small restaurant and art gallery with the friendliest staff.

Africa kitchen owner

How about a nitrogen ice cream? Yes… that’s a real thing. Milkman at 134 Drummond Street and has a choice of lattes, macaroons, brownie desserts, sweet and savoury crepes, and so much more for those with a sweet tooth. Take beautiful photos and get an ice cream!

milkman camden

i-Optix is the opticians of choice for most people who work in the area, they are experts and give a very personal service. Need glasses or sunglasses, this is the place!


Drummond Street also has some great pubs, so pop in on a sunny day to enjoy a drink. Exmouth Arms is a very cool pub with a good selection of craft beers, and the Crown & Anchor is a popular pub on Drummond Street too.

exmouth arms

Lastly, a very interesting shop is called Bio-Organix, which sells health supplements and healthy foods, herbal teas and so on, and the owner, Nepal-born Bak, can give you his tips on healthy eating and healthy living.


Visit to find out more, or simply head to Drummond Street, NW1 2HN, London, for a fun journey.

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