ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

Meet the Independent Traders of Elephant and Castle, affectionately known as ‘The Herd’.

The Herd retailers provide a wide variety of products and services, everything from fashion, clothing, textiles, haberdashery and home furnishing, to employment training courses, printing and electrical repairs.

Not forgetting, unisex hair salons and some of the most delicious cafés, authentic restaurants and international food available locally.

So whatever your requirements, The Herd are sure to have what you need. Come along and meet your friendly Independent Traders.

INDEPENDENT TRADERS DIRECTORY

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Lonnie’s International Hair Salon

Centre

Henock Woldesellassie Lonnie’s International Hair Salon caters for European and Afro hair and specialises in braiding, plaiting, perms and extensions as well as a range of colouring techniques including highlights, lowlights and tints,...

Speedy Courses

Centre

Frederico Rances Speedy Courses have been helping people get the employment qualifications they need for over 7 years (3 years at Elephant and Castle) and have helped over 4,000 people in those 7 years. With a fast-track record to get...

Lucy’s Hairdressing

Centre

Lucy Villamizar-Lizcano Lucy’s is a unisex salon which provides everything from cut to colouring. You can just drop in to Lucy’s, no appointment necessary. The salon also provides threading, waxing and massage....

Nicole’s Alteration and Repair

Centre

Claudia Bernal Claudia can provide alterations and tailoring for almost any item of clothing and textiles including items for the home such as curtains. If you have an item that requires alteration or repair, take it along to see Claudia....

Andrea’s Hair & Beauty Bar

Centre

Angela Coulson Andrea’s unisex hair and beauty salon has been at Elephant and Castle since 2009 and provides a walk in treatment store where you can get 95% of your beauty needs including nails, waxing, threading, piercing and make up....

Inara Transfers

Centre

Jorge and the team Inara Money Transfer has been trading inside the Elephant and Castle shopping centre since 1999. Specialising in international money transfers to support family and friends, low cost, secure and fast. Inara also...

Daddy’O Suyasuya Spot African Food

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Olajide Agbede Olajide, originally from Africa, came to England back in 1999 and has been a familiar face at Elephant and Castle since 2004. Serving authentic, traditional African dishes, Olajide’s food is sure to make you smile....

Miko’s Café

Centre

Lenin Erazo A South American family run business, Miko’s café has been serving traditional Ecuadorian dishes to Elephant and Castle customers for over 2 years. It is the delicious authentic taste that keeps customers coming back for more....

Sweet Nuts

Centre

Aliriza Garip Freshly made popcorn with a wealth of salted, unsalted and speciality nuts, ideal for that protein kick. With over 50 varieties of nuts plus dates, prunes and figs you are sure to find something you like....

Black Cowboy Coffee & Waffles

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John Otagburuagu John specialises in gourmet coffee, waffles and milkshakes. With a wide range of coffee roasts John has everything your taste buds need from a winter warmer espresso, cappuccino or latte to a summer frappuccino or...

Legacy Food Bar

Centre

Vinageorge and Raj Padiyil Vinageorge’s business partner worked in a café and 5 years ago decided to start one himself. Serving the community tea coffee and snacks. This is their first business for both partners who now have growing...

Kubolonia

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Jorge Nantaroj A family run business with a history of Thailand and Spain, Kubolonia serves authentic Thai and Spanish dishes which are freshly cooked to order. Enjoy the atmosphere with eclectic music to add that extra kick....

La Bodeguita

Centre

Diana Sach La Bodeguita Restaurant (Centre) Having celebrated their 21st Birthday, La Bodeguita is a well known destination in Elephant and Castle. Specialising in traditional Colombian dishes, spices and mixes. The name La Bodeguita...

El Guambra

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Marlene Galderon El Guambra is a family run restaurant that has been at Elephant and Castle for over three years. Specialising in traditional Ecuadorian dishes the restaurant is always a bustle of atmosphere, with a very friendly and...

Original Caribbean Spice (Market)

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Mrs Loroma Watson Specialists in Caribbean meals, freshly cooked on site every day. Well known faces within Elephant and Castle, sisters Loroma and Marcia have been trading their grab and go business in Elephant and Castle for over 25...

Watch Shop

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Zahir Qaderi Watch Shop has a wide variety of watches available as well as providing watch repairs. Also stocking belts, mens jewellery and mobile phone accessories. Watch Shop is the place to go for your mobile phone repairs too....

Tekk Room

Centre

Mr Emad Megahed Emad is originally from Egypt and came to England in the 90’s, settling in Hackney. Tekk Room provides the following services: Re-sell as well as repair 11 brands including Apple, PC’s, tablets, laptops and phones as...

Vinyl Vagabond/Music Emporium

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Alan Dodson Another well known face at Elephant and Castle, Alan offers an extensive range of vinyl and CD’s together with antiques and collectables. If you are looking for something a little unusual then Alan just might have what...

Laughland Communications

Centre

Kevin Stora Laughland Communications specialise in a host of electrical services including: mobile phone unlocking and repair, computer and laptop repair, screen replacement, wholesale and retail, music system set up, data recovery and...

Sam’s Computer Lab

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Samuel Botchway If you have an electrical item in need of repair Sam’s Computer Lab is the place to go. Sam offers an extensive range of repairs for computers, laptops, IMEE, and is a specialist in Apple products. TV, Amplifiers and...

Games and Gadgets

Centre

Saif Mithu A gaming specialist, Saif offers an extensive range of new and second hand games, consoles and headphones. With an extensive exchange service for games and tech and prices matched to CEX prices. Saif ensures he and his team...

Price Buster

Centre

Amul Patel Price Busters provide household and DIY goods with a full range of brands and have over 30 years of trading under their belt. With a strong ethos on customer service they are sure they have whatever you need for the home....

Mohammed Dar Luggage

Centre

Mohammed Dar Mohammed has been at Elephant and Castle for 13 years and knows his customers well. Provider of all forms of luggage including cases, travel bags and hand luggage bags as well as wallets, purses, handbags and shopping...

Magic Carpets

Abdulreza Heidari Abdulreza has been at Elephant and Castle for 18 years so is a very familiar face to customers. His range of soft furnishings and carpets ensures everything you need for a comfy home including Egyptian cotton bedding,...

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