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Dirty Apron: Brunch in Deptford

Deptford seems to be going through somewhat of a re-brand, and we have mixed feelings about it. It's got very 'up and coming' lately. On the one hand, we feel saddened that the area is changing - the area that slowly nudged its way into our hearts because of its rough-around-the-edges-and-frankly-all-the-way-through-the-middle feel, which reminded us of the grittier bits of the East End where A was living when we first met. On the other hand, there is a definite upside to its growing hipsterdom: an explosion of trendy new shops, cafes, yoga studios and the like. We can't deny that it's nice to come out of our house in Greenwich and have so many new places to explore popping up just down the road.

One such place is Dirty Apron, one of a number of small units making up the marketplace of Deptford Market Yard. Just next to the station, units are built into repurposed railway arches. There's everything from clothing shops to hairdressers, and the notoriously quirky…

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