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patel brothers

189 Upper Tooting Road, London SW17 7TG, T:020 8672 2792

bags of rice

Established in 1973, this was one of the first Indian grocery shops in London. Specialising in Indian vegetables + groceries, for trade + retail. Everything you will need to cook your favourite Indian meals from a formidable range of spices, rice + pulses, pickles + condiments. Passionate about cooking, son Bhavesh Patel creates new as well as re-works Indian dishes, often inspired by products + ingredients from the shop. You can follow his culinary explorations here:

muscat butchers

13 Peckham Park Road, London SE15 6TR, T: 020 7639 3718

two butchers smiling

There has been a butcher's shop on this site since the turn of the century. This charming family business is very well established in Peckham, and has been serving up lovingly prepared cuts of meat for the last 38 years. Currently in the capable and friendly hands of the three sons of retired dad Vince. Supplying an ever increasing number of restaurants across London with top quality meats, good humour + have a loyal customer base amongst those in the know. Their home made Merguez sausages are legendary!

little india

191 Upper Tooting Road, London SW17 7TG

spoons for sale

A wonderful emporium of Indian homeware + gifts. This is a temple to stainless steel. Stocking a large range of implements from tiffin carriers, idli steamers to milk pails + thali trays. There is also a huge selection of incense, puja items, statues of Hindu gods and a great selection of devotional music.



mossspace is run by Sue Amos, landscape designer and plant specialist. Sue has been gardener for Ganapati since it's inauguration, and each year delights us with new surprises.

pam williams

graphic design featuring coloured horses

Originally from a fine art background Pam specialises in graphic design. She has been closely involved with Ganapati from the beginning, creating the logo, + designing all associated visual material, including the Ganapati recipe cards + more recently our website (with Kathryn Lewis). She brings warmth, humour and an eye for the absurd.


shop with coloured bricks in the window

Karin Hanlon has been creating artwork + decorations for Ganapati since our early days, both temporary + permanent. Her inventive use of unusual materials continue to bring new flourishes to the interior + exterior space.

andrew wood

Indian Ganesh elephant statue

Artist Andrew Wood has made our resident Ganesh statue. See the making of 'Ganapati Clayman' here.

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