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South East London

A locals' guide to South East London

"One of the world's foremost art and design institutions, Camberwell College of Arts symbolises the area's vibrant arts and culture scene..."

Michael Schult

"Crystal Palace is a wonderful place for families, with quick commutes and the wide green spaces..."

Martin Debrah

"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

What is your favourite place?

Where do South East London locals go?

Kelsey House

One of my favourite spots in Beckenham! A bar and restaurant with rustic, trendy interiors.

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.

Peckham Library

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

The Crystal Palace Market

A unique culinary experience - choose your fresh produce from the market and then watch it be prepared into a tasty meal.

West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre

So many activities for adults and children. I personally love the exercise classes, Zumba and Boxfit.

Craft Beer Co.

Over 100 types of beers and an enormous variety of flavours to choose from. The perfect setting for after-work drinks.

The Bickley

This pub set within a beautiful period building next to Chislehurst Caves has a warm atmosphere, a wide range of ales and delicious pub grub.

Deli Nene

If you're looking for a tasty white hot chocolate whilst you get lost in a good book, a £5 English breakfast to cure your ills from the night before, a place to take the kids whilst you catch up with friends and loved ones, or a great daytime into nighttime date location, then Deli Nene is the place to go.

Shampan 2

A tasty Indian restaurant serving classic curries and speciality dishes too.

Alexandra Nurseries

Fantastic independent café, home and garden centre.

Crystal Palace Aquarium

Everything you need for your fish and reptile needs, even little critters like locusts!

South Norwood Country Park

Like having the countryside on your doorstep, it is a great place for a bike ride or a dog walk.

Surrey Street Market

Engrained in Croydon's history and open 6 days a week, you can pick up produce from pretty much any part of the world and it is also very cheap! My mum who still lives in Croydon is a fan of 3 bunches of bananas for only £1!

Mr Simms

Old fashioned sweets and American candy in abundance!

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 Catford, Hither Green, Lewisham, Downham, Forest Hill, Lee, Sydenham, Blackheath, Beckenham and Upper Sydenham

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"At 201 Deptford High Street, Peter Hahn, a baker was caught with his invisible ink letter writing equipment after one of his spy letters was intercepted. This in turn lead the police to capture a German spy called Muller. British Intelligence continued supplying information through this route whilst invoicing the Germans for the pleasure."

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