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The neighbourhood has eight delicatessens...at least

The trade association for UK delicatessens is the Guild of Fine Food which is for ‘anyone making or selling top quality local, regional and speciality food and drink’ .  In 2008, they commissioned Compass Research to undertake and  independent Delicatessen & Farm Shop Survey.  Although the findings may not apply to local delicatessens they offer some useful insights into the national picture.  The findings include:

The survey identified several common features of ‘robust delicatessen businesses’:

The neighbourhood has a good selection of Italian and Portuguese delicatessens and they are all worth a visit.

Italo Delicatessen (Bonnington Square) Lisboa patisserie and delicatessen on South Lambeth Rd Mimi's Deli at corner of Brixton and Prima roads Tony's Delicatessen at corner of South Lambeth and Fentiman roads