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Peckham

There's never a dull day in this South East London suburb

"Rye Lane Market is the perfect place to pick up bits and bobs any day of the week."

Jennifer Purchase

"The revival of the Arts scene in Camberwell makes this area a very exciting place to be..."

Dominic Butler

"Camberwell's residential streets are monopolised by elegant period properties and mature trees that heighten the area's family appeal."

Chris Campbell

What is your favourite place?

Where do Peckham locals go?

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

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

Ganapati

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

Peckham Library

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

The Melange

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

PeckhamPlex

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

The Begging Bowl

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

Petitou

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

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

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.

Lucas Gardens

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

The Beer Shop

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

South London Gallery

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

Babette

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

The Rose

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of South Bermondsey, Nunhead, New Cross, Peckham Rye, Bermondsey, Camberwell, Deptford, Rotherhithe, Elephant and Castle and Wapping

What do you love about Peckham?

Why do you find Peckham a great place to live?

Sally

"Peckham and particularly Bellenden Road has an array of cafes and amazing restaurants. "

August 2015

Local resident

"I love all the arty new spaces opening up around Peckham Rye Lane Station. Fantastic! I hope there are more and more and more coming. From art, to breads, to cakes, to street food, to coffee, to organic beer. And all close to my flat now."

September 2014

Local resident

"I like everything in Peckham!"

October 2013

You

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"Pink Floyd's 'Another Brick in the Wall' features vocals from the pupils of what is now known as The City of London Academy in Islington."

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Child-friendly activities near Peckham

EPCC Heuristic Play

East Peckham Children’s Centre
Heuristic play and sensory group for parents, babies and toddlers. These sessions aim to support learning through play, encouraging discovery and problem solving. Sessions are usually run throughout the holidays, but please call office to check. Website

Peckham Library Bookstart Session

Peckham Library
For children under 5, parents and carers at venues across Southwark. Bookstart sessions operate at term time only. We enable children to learn through play, stories and rhyme and encourage parents and carers to play with their child during the sessions. Website

Peckham Library Sing-Song

Peckham Library
Come along for a sing-song, for under fives, every Monday at 2pm to 2.30pm 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

EPCC Dad and Me (2nd Sat of the month)

East Peckham Children Centre
A monthly play session for fathers and male carers and their children. Website

Ann Bernadt Baby Group

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Stimulating activities for babies. Website

Bea's Baby Bop

The Victoria Inn
Music classes for babies and toddlers! Classes Run Throughout The Year, as opposed to only during term time, and therefore do not stop for half term breaks but continue on as normal! Website
  1. About Peckham

    Peckham is a district in south London, located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-east of Charing Cross. The main shopping street is Rye Lane and the large Peckham Rye Park is nearby.

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