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South London Gallery

South London Gallery

Contemporary art space with changing exhibitions. It also has a lovely café and art shop.

Petitou

Petitou

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

Grand Union

Grand Union

The snug at the back of this quirky bar has been the venue of many birthdays and 6 nations parties (watching Wales winning two grand slams there!)

The Begging Bowl

The Begging Bowl

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

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Café in Peckham is a really cool bar with amazing views of London on the top of a multi-storey car park.

Ganapati

Ganapati

A fantastic South Indian restaurant at the Peckham end of Bellenden Road.

K & K Butchers and Grocers

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.

Toulouse Lautrec

Toulouse Lautrec

Live music and great food!

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens is a tranquil spot for whiling away a lazy Sunday.

The Melange

The Melange

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

Peckham Library

Peckham Library

For when you need a mental workout, Peckham Library is open throughout the week, including Sundays!

The Oval Lounge

The Oval Lounge

Under new management, it is good value for money and we have confidence in taking friends there. They serve excellent light lunches and suppers.

Peckham Springs

Peckham Springs

Thursday is the new Friday night! Peckham Springs under Peckham Rye Station is a food and drinks venue in an art gallery space.

Brockley Market

Brockley Market

Award-winning, bustling market selling seasonal produce and delicious street food.

Babette

Babette

Lovely food, wine and cocktails in a gorgeous French bistro housed in a converted pub in the heart of Nunhead.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Camberwell, Walworth, Stockwell, Kennington, Elephant and Castle, Herne Hill, Peckham, Vauxhall, Brixton and Peckham Rye

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South London's arts scene began in Camberwell and still remains today...

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Peckham Rye is a vibrant and characterful area that never sleeps, with bustling markets and independent shops.

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Tiny Gym

Camberwell Leisure Centre
Parent and child pay and play session for under 5's. Our specially adapted setup includes mini apparatus like rings and bars as well as mini beams and rebound equipment. The environment will help develop your child's balance, coordination, motor skills and social skills. Tiny Gym is a free play session so the coaches are on hand to supervise but there is no set structure apart from song time or story time at the end of the session. The sessions are open to anyone and no booking or membership is required. Website

Ann Bernadt Cook and Eat (2nd & 4th Wed of month)

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Come along with your toddler and cook exciting and healthy dishes. Date: Second and fourth Wednesday of every month Website

Ann Bernadt Music and Movement

Ann Bernadt Nursery School
At Ann Bernadt Nursery, we realise how important it is for parents to take an active role in the development of their children. Using songs to help your child understand language and to improve their speech is a wonderful way that parents can interact and teach at the same time, and also have alot of fun along the way. Website

Mulberry Centre Messy Play


Messy Play invites children under 5 with their parents for hand -on sessions involving art, crafts and lots of messy fun, indoors and in the garden. Sessions are coordinated by Loughborough Children's Centre. Website

Mulberry Centre Childminder Drop In


Mulberry Centre is housing drop in sessions for local childminders. Group is coordinated by Jessop Children's Centre. With two play rooms and lovely grounds, including a sand pit and play areas, it is a great space to visit and spend quality time with your young children. Website

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