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Nunhead Area Guide

A quiet suburb with pretty roads and period appeal

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Telegraph Hill Park

Telegraph Hill Park

The park with a view! Enjoy a picnic with a landscape of the most beautiful city line. #TelegraphHillPark

Peckham Rye Park

Peckham Rye Park

It's historic nature - being the remains of an ancient Medieval forest where King John hunted deer!

The Beer Shop

The Beer Shop

Lovely little craft beer micro pub with great music, staff and beer!

The Gantry

The Gantry

This delightful restaurant and bar is cosy inside during the winter, yet there's an amazing garden for the summer months.

The Rose

The Rose

This pub in New Cross has a great beer garden and serves a great Sunday roast.

Babette

Babette

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

Good Thymes Supper Club

Good Thymes Supper Club

A monthly supper club inside someone's home in Ladywell, where local people come to meet and taste some good home-cooked food. Every month there's a different theme.

Jam Circus

Jam Circus

A quirky pub that serves good food. It's also child friendly during the day.

Brockley Market

Brockley Market

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

Le Délice

Le Délice

Excellent cakes and coffee

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

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.

PeckhamPlex

PeckhamPlex

One of the cheapest cinemas in London at only £4.99 a ticket - all day, every day!

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.

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.

Why not explore the nearby areas of Peckham Rye, Peckham, New Cross, East Dulwich, Forest Hill, Deptford, South Bermondsey, Lewisham, Dulwich and Camberwell

"Peckham once boasted many orchards and gardens - local produce included melons, figs and grapes!"

The views from Nunhead Station is spectacular on a clear day - you can see all the way to Canary Wharf.

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Hop on a train from New Cross Gate Station direct to Shoreditch and stations close to the City and Canary Wharf.

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New Cross is as arty and cultural as Shoreditch and Soho, but with a strong South London identity...

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What locals say about Nunhead

  1. Nunhead has a lovely village-y feel while still being really close to bustling Peckham and New Cross. We have our own great restaurants, bars and shops close to Nunhead Green. A few favourites: great craft beer micro pub: the Beer Shop, lovely French bistro: Babette; amazing sour dough pizzas: 400 Rabbits.

  2. Nunhead has got to be the best place to live if you want to be close to the city, close to lots of green spaces, and close to lovely pubs and shops. Nunhead has a real mix of people with newcomers keeping the area vibrant. Sunday lunch at the Ivy House Pub with a jazz big band is a must!

About Nunhead

Nunhead is an area in the London Borough of Southwark. It is an inner-city suburb located 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Charing Cross. It is the location of the 52 acres (0.21 km2) Nunhead Cemetery. Gibbon Road is the location of Nunhead Station. The station is located on the line from Blackfriars to Sevenoaks and Victoria to Dartford. Nunhead has some fine examples of late Victorian/early Edwardian properties that can be seen on both Carden Road and Tresco Road.

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