Welcome to Joanna’s - Est. 1978

Seasonal modern British dishes served in a relaxed and informal environment

We look forward to welcoming you soon


Monday:  Closed

Tuesday:  Dinner 5:30-10

Wednesday – Friday:  Lunch 12-3  |  Dinner 5:30-10

Saturday:  Brunch 10-12  |  Lunch 1-3:30 | Dinner 5:30-10

Sunday:  Lunch 12-4


Please email all enquiries to: [email protected]

Reserve A Table

Babies and toddlers are welcome until 6pm, dogs are welcome on the patio but regrettably not in the restaurant

Private Dining

Over the years our ever popular private table has acquired many nicknames including ‘the train carriage’, ‘the booth’ or for those in the know ‘table 99’.

Harden’s 2022

“Local lively bistro in the heart of Crystal Palace, where if you get the right table you have gorgeous views north over the London skyline. It’s been around since 1978 but there is a reason it’s stayed for so long – it’s always an excellent experience, be it for brunch, lunch or dinner.”


Joanna’s was born in 1978, the concept of husband and wife John and Christina Ellner. The restaurant itself was half the size we see today and the theme was largely American. At the time the menu was one of the first of its kind in South London, showcasing various steaks, burgers and grills…

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56 Westow Hill
Crystal Palace
London SE19 1RX