Home Discover Local Life Dulwich

You are not logged in. Log in / Register



Plenty of open space, boutique eateries and schools create an ideal family setting

"Victorian houses line the streets of Dulwich and enhance the welcoming, characterful feel of the area..."

Michael Schult

"The independent shops and cafes and charming period properties make East Dulwich the perfect place to set up home."

Michael Schult

"In the heart of Dulwich, Dulwich Park is beautiful on a sunny evening, either walking the dog or taking a leisurely stroll..."

Jennifer Purchase

What is your favourite place?

Where do Dulwich locals go?


Delicious Italian food in delightful Dulwich Village - the linguine comes highly recommended!

Yama Momo

Situated in the heart of East Dulwich on Lordship Lane, if you like Japanese food, you have to try Yama Momo. Great atmosphere, food and drinks!

East Dulwich Picturehouse and Café

This small cinema serves everything from cakes to meals, cocktails to coffee and screens small independent films alongside Hollywood blockbusters. There are even reclining seats and 'love seats' if that's what you'd prefer...

La Gastronomia

A taste of the Mediterranean, this Italian deli also has a patio garden, where you can sit and enjoy their delicious dishes.


A lovely family-friendly café just off Bellenden Road that serves tasty homemade food.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Where every good night ends...Peckham's pool club open 24/7!

The Melange

A handmade chocolate shop and café that serves fantastic hot chocolate!


Arguably the best kebab on Lordship Lane! It's hard to break the habit of going every day for lunch...

The Bishop

A superb way to spend your evening, this newly refurbished pub in the heart of East Dulwich is the perfect place for celebrating with a cheeky champagne or two.

K & K Butchers and Grocers

On the corner of Choumert Road and Rye Lane there is K&K Butchers, which sells fresh produce, meats, fish, fruits and vegetables.

Le Chardon

Proper French food, an interesting 1880s Grade II listed interior and a piece of local history, as it used to be a David Greig shop. Put your handbag on the marble shelves and try the lobster, bouillabaisse or coq au vin and wash it down with a fabulous wine choice. I always have a good meal here.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A quirky, free, family-friendly museum and gardens.

The Begging Bowl

Thai street food with a tapas approach - a relaxed and friendly buzz, especially on the weekend.

Off the Cuff

A wine bar with cheese, live music and cheap drinks. They also sell furniture...

Herne Hill Market

A buzzing Sunday market, right near Herne Hill Station.

Know a great place?

Share your favourite place to go in or around Dulwich.

Let us know

Why not explore the nearby areas of East Dulwich, Herne Hill, Peckham Rye, Upper Sydenham, West Norwood, Brixton, Streatham Hill, Norwood, Forest Hill and Camberwell

What do you love about Dulwich?

Why do you find Dulwich a great place to live?


"I love the local Foxtons branch, they are so friendly!"

January 2015


"We have everything in Dulwich!"

January 2015


"I love the easy link into London, direct bus straight into town."

December 2014


"Good schools in the area, such as Dulwich College, J.A.G.S and Alleyn's School."

November 2014


"For families with children, The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a great destination and there's even an Aquarium too. My wife and I love to check out the museum exhibitions from time to time. We're also spoilt for choice for green spaces. "

November 2014


What do you like about Dulwich?

Let us know

"The name Herne Hill comes from an old spelling of "heron" that made its home here on the river Effra that used to run through it."

Explore Dulwich

  1. Food and Drink places Amenities

  2. Tube and rail stations Transport

  3. Schools, colleges and universities Schools

    School performance tables

  4. Shops Property

Child-friendly activities near Dulwich

The Creation Station Little Explorers

Mission Bubble
Our award winning 'Exploration' toddler art classes for babies, toddlers and preschool children provide the perfect solution for all your child's creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you! Here's how our weekly 50 minute 'Exploration'' arts and crafts activity classes can inspire your child's own journey of discovery and learning: Each term is 6 weeks, to block buy the cost is £45, for siblings this is £36 (the cost will be pro-rata if you join mid-term) Drop in is available at a cost of £8.00 per child and £6.50 for siblings Website

Power Pramming

The Lodge
Power Pramming is a brilliant work-out designed specifically for new mums! If you want to get fit and know that baby is safe and happy, Power Pramming is the way to go! Website

Baby Booters

Baby Booters is the much talked about and massively popular kiddies fun kick-about footie session. Targeted at the little 'uns between 18 months and four years of age this is a great chance to get your little one active and engaged. Website

The German Kindergarten

St. Faith's Community Centre
At the German Kindergarten we believe that learning should be a natural part of life. We strive to create an environment where children enjoy themselves and learn in a playful way. We strongly believe in learning through play close to nature. We promote bilingualism from early childhood. Before the age of seven is when two languages are most easily learned. The German Kindergarten staff are native German speakers. We emphasise storytelling and reading as a way to immerse the children in a German speaking environment. The German Kindergarten is a very popular pre-school. The waiting list operates on a first come, first served basis. However siblings and children in care will have priority. Visit our website to find the Fee Table for more information on prices. Website
  1. About Dulwich

    Dulwich is an affluent area of South London. The area is mostly in the London Borough of Southwark with parts in the London Borough of Lambeth. Dulwich, consisting of East Dulwich, West Dulwich and Dulwich Village lies in a valley between the neighbouring districts of Camberwell, Crystal Palace, Denmark Hill, Forest Hill, Gipsy Hill, Knights Hill, Herne Hill, Honor Oak, Peckham, Penge, Sydenham Hill, Tulse Hill and West Norwood. Dulwich is also known as the location of the Dulwich Picture Gallery and Dulwich College. Dulwich Village contains the original shopping street and still contains nearly all of its original 18th and 19th century buildings. It remains very uncommercialised and is a conservation zone.

    What are your favourite things about Dulwich?

    Local Estate Agencies

    Dulwich estate agents

    SE21 estate agents

  2. Nearby areas

    Why not explore some other local areas:

Feedback about living in Dulwich has been submitted directly by the public and may not neccessarily reflect the views of Foxtons. The description of Dulwich was modified from Wikipedia and is available under the Creative Commons licence. Land Registry data is Crown copyright.

All the views and contributions contained within Foxtons Local Life are those of the contributors. All content is assessed before publishing for taste, however free opinion is encouraged. Foxtons accept no payment or sponsorship for content that is posted about Dulwich.

Call 0800 369 8667 for further information about marketing your home, or to find out how much your property is worth