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Dulwich and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Dulwich and surrounding areas

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

Jennifer Purchase

"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

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

La Gastronomia

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


Great pizzas, pasta and fresh fish!


The best Thai restaurant with always fresh produce, taste buds will be working overtime as each mouthful gives you more to think about. A truly unique experience!!!

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...

Herne Hill Market

A buzzing Sunday market, right near Herne Hill Station.

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.

Mayow Park

With a bowling green, play area and cricket pitches, Mayow Park is a great place to chill out at the weekend.

Crystal Palace Park

A fantastic spot for enjoying the sunshine!

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.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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


A great recently opened restaurant on Streatham Hill. Go here for something completely different to the other places in the area.

Performance 360

Crossfit and personal training gym based in the heart of the Crystal Triangle. Always a hard workout.

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"A number of well known faces call Dulwich home, including actor James Nesbitt, BBC presenter Huw Edwards and comedian Micky Flanagan."

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Heuristic Play

St. Barnabas Hall (entrance on Gilkes Place)
Heuristic Play is for the more active toddlers - the crawlers and the walkers. Heuristic comes from the Greek term 'I discover' and this type of play is one that allows a child to make discoveries through independent exploration and to learn for themselves with minimal adult interference. £8 class or £96 per 12 week term Website

Caterpillar Music

Waterside Centre
Amazing fun, music, action songs, puppets, instruments and exciting activities every week at Caterpillar Music - a creative learning experience for babies and young children... Website

Freedom Academy Performing Arts

Goodrich Primary School
Freedom Academy runs regular singing, dancing and acting classes for children aged 3 years to teens as well as extremely popular Holiday Workshops in South East London. Our sessions are a great way for children to develop self confidence, make new friends and learn new skills. At Freedom Academy our teachers are fully trained professional actors and teaching professionals who perform on stage in Londons' West End Theatres & UK Tours, alongside numerous TV/Film Credits. Website


College Lodge
Whippersnapper Music Classes are run across our two sites. At College Lodge in Dulwich Park the classes take place in our Cabin with soft floor and beanbags, music and puppets, hidden away in our sensory garden. Our classes last 45 minutes with a new theme each week and include inter-active songs, role play, dressing up, handmade props, djembe drums, musical instruments, puppets, disco dancing, bubbles and sensory lights. £5.50 per child (£6.50 drop in) £7.50 for siblings (£8.50 sibling drop in) - Website

Diddi Dance-Christ Church

Christ Church
At diddi dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class. Classes are suitable for both boys and girls ideally between 2-4 years, however we have had lots of children as young as 16 months join in. Website

Kingswood Library Baby and Toddler

Baby and toddler sessions are aimed at pre-school children and their parents or carers. Each session includes storytelling, songs, simple crafts and activities designed to stimulate young minds. A baby and toddler session will give your child -the chance to meet and interact with children of a similar age -development of concentration and comprehension skills -an introduction to a wide variety of books and story tapes -fun! Website
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