A locals' guide to South Bermondsey
"The Brunel Museum is a great place to discover how our capital was constructed and how it become the city we love today."James Glen
"There are some lovely properties in Canada Water that have the most picturesque outlook, having been built around the water."Dan Woods
"Some of Canada Water's modern developments have amazing views of our beloved capital!"Thomas Holmes
Where do South Bermondsey locals go?
Between Canada Water and Old Kent Road, Southwark Park is a peaceful spot with a café and an art gallery.
Submitted by Polly
A family-run Italian with turbot bigger than my face! Their service is outstanding and one that we can all learn from and appreciate the lack of nowadays.
Submitted by Paul
The Captain Kidd
Serving organic beer to sip on a sunny London day and affording a garden directly overlooking the Thames. Many a pirate fantasy has been regaled in this public house.
Submitted by Paul
For when you need a mental workout, Peckham Library is open throughout the week, including Sundays!
Submitted by Alex
Amazing coffee house with such good coffee and lunchtime food. Great smoothies too!
Submitted by Olivia
A beautiful and high-quality restaurant serving the best fish meals in London.
Submitted by Igor
Pollyanna Training Theatre
Wonderful performance and arts activities for children.
Submitted by Sophie
Frank's Café in Peckham is a really cool bar with amazing views of London on the top of a multi-storey car park.
Submitted by Gemma
One of the cheapest cinemas in London at only £4.99 a ticket - all day, every day!
Submitted by Alex
South London Gallery
Contemporary art space with changing exhibitions. It also has a lovely café and art shop.
Submitted by Stephen
St Katharine Docks
Independent restaurants for dinner after a quick drink at The Dickens Inn or take a twilight stroll alongside the yachts.
Submitted by Chris
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.
Submitted by Emlyn
A fantastic South Indian restaurant at the Peckham end of Bellenden Road.
Submitted by Sally
Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus
An alternative commute into town or just a pure pleasure cruise, experience a reliable service with an onboard bar and coffee shop.
Submitted by Dominic
Why do you find South Bermondsey a great place to live?
"South Bermondsey is quiet and close to the center"
What do you like about South Bermondsey?
Did you know?
"In 1929, Peek, Frean and Co of Bermondsey were one of the most successful makers of biscuits in the world, however spotting a gap in the market, tasked their French biscuit master to come up with a new line. After experimentation with wheat dough and yeast extract, he stumbled upon...Twiglets!"
Explore South Bermondsey
Child-friendly activities near South Bermondsey
EPCC Heuristic PlayEast 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
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
New Mum New YouAll Saints Community Centre
A 12-week programme combining post-natal exercise with nutrition tips for mum and baby. Website
Peckham Library Sing-SongPeckham Library
Come along for a sing-song, for under fives, every Monday at 2pm to 2.30pm Website
Peckham Library Bookstart SessionPeckham 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 Baby and ToddlerPeckham Library
Baby and toddler sessions are aimed at pre-school children and their parents or carers. Each session includes storytelling, songs, simple crafts and activities designed to stimulate young minds. A baby and toddler session will give your child the chance to meet and interact with children of a similar age, development of concentration and comprehension skills, an introduction to a wide variety of books and story tapes, and fun! Website
Latino Bambino -- 6 sessionsDockland Settlement Community Centre
Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Our mum and baby salsa classes are also a great way to socialize with other mums and an opportunity to introduce your child to music and movement through Dance. Salsa Babies(tm) Class: Wednesday 11.00-11.45 Toddler Class (1-4 Years): Wednesday 10.00-10.40 6 consecutive weeks block is £57 (£9.50 per class). Discounted to £51 12 consecutive weeks block is £96 (£8 per class). Discounted to £86. Trial session is £10. Discounted to £9. Website
About South Bermondsey
South Bermondsey is an area of Southwark in southeast London. It is a largely industrial area and has been the home of Millwall Football Club since 1993 when the club moved to its new stadium in Zampa Road. The area is served by South Bermondsey railway station, with a possible future station at Surrey Canal Road. Nearby neighbourhoods include New Cross, Bermondsey, Peckham and Rotherhithe.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- New Cross
- Elephant and Castle
- Peckham Rye
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