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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.

South London Gallery

South London Gallery

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

Peckham Library

Peckham Library

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

Ganapati

Ganapati

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

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens

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

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.

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.

Babette

Babette

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

PeckhamPlex

PeckhamPlex

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

The Beer Shop

The Beer Shop

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

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.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

The Melange

The Melange

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

The Rose

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

"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!"

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

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Chris Venter

Peckham Rye is a vibrant and characterful area that never sleeps, with bustling markets and independent shops.

Michael Schult

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

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What locals say about Peckham

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

  2. 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.

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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 Sing-Song

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

Ann Bernadt Baby Group

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Stimulating activities for babies. 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

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

Peckham Rye Stay and Play

Peckham Rye Play Room
Fun filled activity sessions to stimulate the minds of young children and to help parents to become actively involved in their children's lives. Website

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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