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A locals' guide to SE15

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

Chris Venter

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

Jennifer Purchase

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

Michael Schult

What is your favourite place?

Where do SE15 locals go?

PeckhamPlex

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

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.

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.

The Beer Shop

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

The Begging Bowl

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

The Melange

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

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.

Peckham Library

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

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!

Babette

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

Ganapati

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

Telegraph Hill Park

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

South London Gallery

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

Lucas Gardens

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

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Share your favourite place to go in or around SE15.

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

What do you love about SE15?

Why do you find SE15 a great place to live?

Hannah

"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."

March 2018

Sally

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

August 2015

Camille

"I love Peckham Rye because transport links are great. It takes 20 minutes by bus to get into the centre of London and 15 by train. The shops are great for food shopping and the area is bursting with culture."

February 2015

Marcus

"There's some really nice cafe's around. Peckham Rye is beautiful in the summer. Great transport links and London's most affordable cinema too =)"

January 2015

Steve

"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!"

December 2014

Local resident

"I love all the arty new spaces opening up around the 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 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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Child-friendly activities near SE15

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

Rye Oak Stay and Play

Rye Oak Primary School and Children’s Centre
An informal drop in session for you and your child to play and relax. Term time only. Website

Ann Bernadt Music and Movement

Ann Bernadt Nursery School
At Ann Bernadt Nursery, we realise how important it is for parents to take an active role in the development of their children. Using songs to help your child understand language and to improve their speech is a wonderful way that parents can interact and teach at the same time, and also have alot of fun along the way. Website

All Saints Toddler Group

All Saints Church
Children hold a special place at All Saints, and as a result a lot of time is dedicated to their well being and committed so that no child feels left out. As a result, there are various activities, groups, and special events which take place over the course of the year. All events and activities are made possible by our brilliant team of people who volunteer their time and energy to make them happen! Website

Ivydale Bookstart

Ivydale Primary School
Sing songs and rhymes, make music, play with puppets and toys and join in story telling. Website
  1. About SE15

    SE15 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Peckham, Nunhead and is covered by the Southwark and Lewisham local authorities.

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