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

"I often pop into Pavilion Cafe in Dulwich Park - it's the perfect spot to take in the beautiful surroundings and they serve delicious food too."

Dominic Butler

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

Michael Schult

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

Michael Schult

What is your favourite place?

Where do Dulwich locals go?

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...

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!

Horniman Museum and Gardens

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

La Gastronomia

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

The Melange

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

Rocca

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

The Begging Bowl

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

Hisar

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

Olivelli

Great pizzas, pasta and fresh fish!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

Petitou

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

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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?

Sam

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

January 2015

Guilherme

"We have everything in Dulwich!"

January 2015

Ilkem

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

December 2014

W.M.

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

November 2014

Warren

"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

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"The name Dulwich is derived from "marshy meadow where dill grows", and in 1333 had a population of 100 people."

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Child-friendly activities near Dulwich

Little Bubbles

Herne Hill Baptist Church,
Little Bubbles are exciting weekly activity classes for all children aged 12 months - 4 years old. Your child can come along and enjoy the physical fun of moving freely to funky tunes whilst expressing themselves in a warm, encouraging & happy environment. Full term: £72 Half term: £36 Full term (sibling): £36 Half term (sibling): £18 Website

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

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

Boppin Tots


You can expect 45 minutes of fun and entertainment in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. There is no pressure at all for any child, or adult, to join in but with so many action and movement songs you'll find it hard to resist. SESSIONS COST JUST £4.50 with additional children at £2.50 each 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
  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.

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