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Peckham

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

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

Nadia Amzert

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

Jennifer Purchase

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

Chris Venter

What is your favourite place?

Where do Peckham locals go?

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!

Petitou

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

South London Gallery

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

Ganapati

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

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

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.

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 Begging Bowl

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

Lucas Gardens

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

Southwark Park

Between Canada Water and Old Kent Road, Southwark Park is a peaceful spot with a café and an art gallery.

Grand Union

The snug at the back of this quirky bar has been the venue of many birthdays and 6 nations parties (watching Wales winning two grand slams there!)

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.

Hisar

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

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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

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"Frenchman, Robert Hubert confessed to starting the Great Fire of London and was hanged. However, he wasn't actually in London when the fire started!"

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  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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