Welcome to Joanna’s Restaurant

A south London favourite since 1978, famous for our signature hamburger, cocktails and warm hospitality.

Our menu reflects our love of seasonal British produce. Window tables and the bar enjoy fantastic city views.

For tables of up to 5 please use the reservation form here. For tables of 6 or more please email [email protected]

Please note that Saturday all day and Sunday breakfast & lunch, the maximum size table we are able to accommodate is 8.

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Babies and toddlers welcome until 6pm

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’.

“A great local. Really reliable for every occasion, from breakfast through to taking the in-laws out for 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