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The Signal Pub

The Signal Pub

They are really invested in the community and host a wonderful night called Featured in Fifteen which is an amazing night curated bi-monthly.

Babur

Babur

Incredible Indian cuisine (and cocktails!) Hailed by Hardens, and impressive enough to rival anything in central London.

Matoom

Matoom

The best Thai restaurant with always fresh produce, taste buds will be working overtime as each mouthful gives you more to think about. A truly unique experience!!!

Babur

Babur

Incredible Indian cuisine (and cocktails!) Hailed by Hardens, and impressive enough to rival anything in central London.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A quirky, free, family-friendly museum and gardens.

Le Querce

Le Querce

The finest Italian restaurant I have ever been to, with a varied and fresh menu that caters for everyone from meat eaters to vegans and all in between without seeming to try! I book for anniversaries, birthdays, visits from friends - any excuse to attend the best restaurant I know of. It may not look particularly salubrious, but it is child-friendly by day and romantically candle-lit by night. I cannot recommend it highly enough!

Mayow Park

Mayow Park

With a bowling green, play area and cricket pitches, Mayow Park is a great place to chill out at the weekend.

Jam Circus

Jam Circus

A quirky pub that serves good food. It's also child friendly during the day.

Brown & Green Cafe

Brown & Green Cafe

This charming cafe sells delicious cakes and fried breakfasts. It's a great spot to visit on a lazy Sunday afternoon or after a jog around Mayow Park!

Catford Constitutional Club

Catford Constitutional Club

Very quirky, wonderful atmosphere, food and drink. Puts a completely different slant on Shabby Chic

Cherry & Ice

Cherry & Ice

A café serving delicious ice creams and milkshakes with the friendliest staff - they're so lovely and helpful and always make me feel welcome.

The Shop Revolution Marketplace

The Shop Revolution Marketplace

The Shop Revolution Marketplace host lots of unique events like poetry and craft nights, with all the items they sell produced by independent designers and jewellery makers. This picture was taken at a Miss Victoria's Floral Emporium flower arranging workshop.

Peckham Rye Park

Peckham Rye Park

It's historic nature - being the remains of an ancient Medieval forest where King John hunted deer!

Olivelli

Olivelli

Great pizzas, pasta and fresh fish!

East Dulwich Picturehouse and Café

East Dulwich Picturehouse and Café

This small cinema serves everything from cakes to meals, cocktails to coffee and screens small independent films alongside Hollywood blockbusters. There are even reclining seats and 'love seats' if that's what you'd prefer...

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Forest Hill, East Dulwich, Upper Sydenham, Catford, Sydenham, Peckham Rye, Lower Sydenham, Nunhead, Dulwich and Lewisham

"All-round entertainer Spike Milligan lived in the Honor Oak Park area on Gabriel Street and Riseldine Road when he moved from India in the 1930s."

Forest Hill's elevation ensures outstanding views towards the centre of the capital!

Jennifer Purchase

The independent shops and cafes and charming period properties make East Dulwich the perfect place to set up home.

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In the heart of Dulwich, Dulwich Park is beautiful on a sunny evening, either walking the dog or taking a leisurely stroll...

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  1. I love Honor Oak Park because it is a friendly, charming, inclusive area where neighbours look out for each other and it has great transport links.

  2. Loads of indie cafes and shops, great pubs, and a fab little museum and park!

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Child-friendly activities near SE23

Little Bubbles - Forest Hil

Forest Hill Methodist Church
Little Bubbles are exciting weekly activity classes for all children aged 12 months - 4 years old. Your child can come along and enjoy the physical fun of moving freely to funky tunes whilst expressing themselves in a warm, encouraging & happy environment! Full term: £72 Half term: £36 Full term (sibling): £36 Half term (sibling): £18 Website

Jelly Babies IAIM Baby Massage

St Hilda's Church
Take time out to enhance your special bond with your baby and meet new friends on this relaxed and friendly baby massage course. Courses run over 5 consecutive weeks and last around an hour. The classes are very relaxed and friendly and it's a wonderful opportunity to make new friends and spend some quality one to one time with your baby. Families with babies from newborn to one year are welcome but we also discuss how we can adapt the massage for the growing child, from crawler to teenager. Website

Farmer's Market

The Horniman Museum
A locally sourced locally sold market selling vegetables meat fish bread flowers hot food and much more. Website

Busy Bees at The Horniman Museum

The Horniman Museum
Activities change every week, with creative play, enchanting stories from around the world, simple art and craft, songs and a whole lot of Horniman fun, created with very young children and their carers in mind. On Tuesdays: Session passes for the first two sessions are available from the main entrance at 10.30am. The first 30 children waiting at the entrance to the Hands on Base at 12pm will be admitted into the third session. On Wednesdays: Session passes for the first two sessions are available from the Gardens Pavilion at 10.30am. The first 30 children waiting at the entrance to the Pavilion at 12pm will be admitted into the third session. Website

Little Acorns

ST AUGUSTINE
It is a wonderful opportunity for children to play together and caregivers to have some fellowship. This is not a drop off. Caregivers are expected to remain with their children. The children do remain the responsibility of the caregiver. The Little Acorns group is run by volunteers and we ask for a weekly donation of £1.50 per child to cover costs. If you are bringing more than one child (up to a maximum of three) the charge is £1.50 for the first child and then 50p for each Website

Mim's Mother and Baby Post-Natal Pilates Classes

Saint Hilda's Church
Friendly, local mother and baby post-natal Pilates classes in Crofton Park. A great way to recover from pregnancy and childbirth, strengthen and tone, prevent strains and injury, and bond with your baby! Classes are taught by a fully qualified instructor, certified to teach Pilates and Ante & Post Natal Exercise. Mums should be 6 weeks post natal or 12 weeks fir cesarean deliveries. Please consult your GP first if you have any concerns about exercising. Babies age 6 weeks to pre-crawling welcome. Babies will be actively involved in the class although it's best if you bring them in a car seat / pram so they have somewhere safe to be if they don't fancy joining in! Mats and bands are provided.

About SE23

SE23 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Forest Hill, Honor Oak, Crofton Park (part) and is covered by the Lewisham local authority.

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