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Tasty Jerk brings a taste of the Caribbean to Elephant and Castle

Local favourite Tasty Jerk is up and running in Elephant Park. After creating a name for itself at Southwark’s East Street Market, moving on to a successful pop-up at The Artworks, Tasty Jerk is back in the Elephant with a new restaurant. This will be welcome news to those who tried the food at Tasty Jerk in the past – …

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Elephant Park’s Restaurant Heroes

As a newly emerging food and drink destination for London, populated by young, independent businesses, Elephant Park’s retailer community has been hit particularly hard by COVID-19 and the necessary government advice on business closures. Despite that, some of them are demonstrating superb resilience and diversifying their operations to meet the current need. For example, Beza Ethiopian Vegan, has set up …

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Elephant Says Hi guiding you to Covid-19 Support

From where you can still order food & drink, to keeping yourself fit, supporting the mental health of frontline workers and more – Elephant Says Hi has compiled a list of helpful links to support you during this time. Check it out here. Launched out of the Loneliness Lab in September this year, Elephant Says Hi is a community initiative designed to encourage individuals, …

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Create a workout routine at home with these home workouts

The gyms are closed, but that’s no excuse to sit on the couch and eat crisps! (Although, you can if you want.) Here are some of our favourite exercises to do as part of your new workout routine at home, that won’t annoy the neighbours. Tricep Dips No workout bench? No problem! This home workout for your triceps is easy …

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Playlists to keep you motivated at home

They can be distracting, but they can also be really beneficial to our productivity. Our co-workers can cheer us up, keep us motivated, and make us laugh. We don’t realise just how much we rely on our colleagues until they’re not around us for eight hours a day. So, depending on your working-from-home-needs, we’ve compiled our favourite playlists to listen …

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The best tips for how to work from home

Working from home isn’t easy. Whether you’re a parent, carer, or just plain ill-suited to getting things done without supervision, the below advice should help you stay on track. Since everyone is different, this may not be the definitive ‘how to work from home’ list but it’s certainly what helped us to write this! We hope you can find some …

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Missing the office? Best office-themed tv or films to watch.

Offices are strange places. Whether they’re open-plan or sectioned off, big or small, full of your friends or people who don’t even know your name, the odd truth is that there are very few places where the majority of us spend more of our time. As a result, they can come to feel like home. A testament to this is …

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The Best Indoor Plants to Bring the Outside In

House plants are more than just nature-based eye-candy for the home, so while plastic replicas are an easy substitute for the real things, there’s one thing they don’t provide: Clean air. Now more than ever – when many of us are going whole days without leaving the house – we should be cashing in on what a simple houseplant can …

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Support Local

Please see stores below for individual updates and links. Beza Ethiopian Vegan Food Beza is open and offering a takeaway and delivery serive (via Deliveroo). Beza has been working with food-sharing services like Olio to ensure none of her delicious food goes to waste during lockdown. You can follow Beza on Facebook and Instagram. Koi Ramen Koi Ramen are offering …