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The Beer Shop

The Beer Shop

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

Babette

Babette

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

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.

Telegraph Hill Park

Telegraph Hill Park

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

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.

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.

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.

Petitou

Petitou

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

The Begging Bowl

The Begging Bowl

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

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

"The Nun's Head pub in Nunhead Green is so named as it stands on the site of a nunnery which was demolished, and the poor abbess lost her head and had it displayed on a pole!"

There's such a buzz around Goldsmiths University..12 minutes to Charing Cross, easy road connections to Essex and property that provides excellent value...

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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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  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!

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Child-friendly activities near Nunhead

BTRA Music and Movement

Buchan TRA Hall
A fun packed hour of familiar songs and rhymes with dance and instruments. Drop in session where children are encouraged to dance, sing and use their imagination. Website

GDND Twinkly Toes Ballet

The Ivy House Pub
Our pre-school Ballet classes are all about having fun whilst learning, giving your child an exiting but worthwhile introduction to ballet. Using a lovely mix of IDTA syllabus and creative movement, we aim to help blossom your children into wonderful young dancers. Website

The Nature Bug

Telegraph Hill Centre
The Nature Bug sessions are classroom based but there are regular opportunities each half term for some practical outdoor field work and some wildlife visits! Class sizes are restricted so that each child has the opportunity to participate fully in the sessions and can be given individual attention by the session leader. Website

Peckham Rye Muslim Women and Children Group

Peckham Rye Playroom
A drop-in session for muslim women with children under 5 and older siblings. Fun and exciting activities for you and your children. Find out about training opportunities. Meet other parents and share experiences. A drop-in session for muslim women with children under 5 and older siblings. Website

Twinkly Toes Ballet

The Ivy House Pub
Our pre-school Ballet classes are all about having fun whilst learning, giving your child an exiting but worthwhile introduction to ballet. Using a lovely mix of IDTA syllabus and creative movement, we aim to help blossom your children into wonderful young dancers. Website

Nimble Art Stories

The Dish and The Spoon
Join Becky for a session of magical stories and songs, told from memory with an accompaniment of live cello music, ukulele songs and puppets! Stories will range from traditional tales to new interpretations. Recommended for 18 months - 5 years, but younger children are very welcome. Come to 3 sessions, get a 4th free! Website

Ivydale Dad Stay and Play (every other Sat from 25/1)

Ivydale Children’s Centre
Do not miss this opportunity to play with your child/children and meet other dads/male carers!!! Painting, singing, drawing, fun activities. Website

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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